Community Sports Coach

Job Description

Colchester United’s Football in the Community is a registered charity that provides high quality sports and education programmes to children, young people and adults from across the region. 

The role as our Community Sport Coach offers an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join a progressive team at Colchester United Football in the Community. 

We are seeking a driven, energetic and ambitious individual to plan and deliver a co-ordinated programme, in line with our charitable objectives and targets. 

As this position is a key appointment our organisation, you will have the tenacity to achieve targets and the creativity to overcome obstacles. You will be a leader and have the ability to inspire and motivate people from all backgrounds and communities. 

Job Purpose: To deliver high quality multi-sport school & community based coaching for all ages enabling individuals to develop their abilities to their potential and enjoy physical activity which will encourage them to sustain activity levels. Provide support to the Senior Team to deliver funded projects for Colchester United Football in the Community 

Are You Eligible: To be eligible for shortlisting a candidates desirable qualifications would be; NGB Level 2 coaching qualification, FA Youth Modules, up to date Safeguarding and Emergency Aid. All eligible candidates must have a full UK driving licence and DBS checked 

How to apply: Please send your CV with and a covering letter how you are suitable for this role to Head of Community - Corin Haines, by email to

Closing date: Friday 9th February 2018 5pm

Interview period: 12th – 17th February 2018