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Plymouth Schools and Community Officer

ARGYLE Community Trust is looking to recruit a Schools and Community Officer primarily to deliver in a number of school settings and also to work on the trust’s new facilities based at Manadon.

The main focus will be to deliver sport specific and fundamental coaching within primary schools and our extended community provision and to help support the sports participation department with their remit. In addition, the post holder will also be responsible for working as part of the facilities staff at Manadon Sports Hub.

The role will consist of taking bookings, liaising with customers, checking facilities, money handling and will include key holder responsibility.

The candidate must have good, in-depth knowledge of the school curriculum and school sport. Experience of football and multi-sports coaching in a wide range of settings, including schools, sports centres and in varied community work for young people aged 3- 14 years old is essential.

We would also expect the candidate to have a number of other sports coaching qualifications and be computer literate. The coach must be able to undertake key administrative duties that are associated with the role.

As a registered charity, Argyle Community Trust works in close conjunction with Plymouth Argyle Football Club, to support a diverse range of people across several sectors where sport has proven to be the ideal tool for creating lasting engagement with many individuals.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Argyle Community Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all participants on our programmes and promotes robust policies to ensure that our staff and volunteers adhere to safe practices.

The successful candidate will be subject to undertaking enhanced DBS checks prior to employment.

How to apply: If you can meet the specifications and would like to become part of the Argyle Community Trust team, please complete the attached application form along with a covering letter to:
Jason Chapman
Deputy Community Manager
Argyle Community Trust
Home Park
Or e-mail

Closing date for applications: Friday 12th January 2018

Electronic Application Form

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