Sports Coach

Sports Coach
Full-time, 3 Vacancies
1 Permanent, 2 fixed-term (February 2020 – October 2020)
Salary: £18,092 per annum
Based at Inverclyde National Centre, Largs, KA30 8RW

sportscotland is the national agency for sport in Scotland. Our vision is an active Scotland where everyone benefits from sport.

Inverclyde National Sports Training Centre has been inspiring sportspeople for more than 60 years. In 2016 Cumbrae National Water sports Centre celebrated its 40th birthday. Now, thanks to a £12m investment from the Scottish Government and sportscotland, Inverclyde & Cumbrae is once again taking up position as a leading venue for sports development in Scotland.

Are you passionate about helping those who are keen to develop in sport? If so, this may be the role for you!

sportscotland is looking for enthusiastic and talented Sports Coaches to join our Schools & Education team at Inverclyde National Centre, who will assist and lead in the day-to-day delivery of sports and recreation activities at the Centre and the coaching of sports and recreation activities as required.

We are looking for someone with HNC in Sports Coaching, Sports Studies or a relevant subject, as well as a National Governing Body Coaching Award (Level 1) in a suitable discipline. You must also have a valid First Aid certificate.

As the Sports Coach, you should have practical experience of working in a sports and recreation facility or outdoor sports centre within the leisure industry. You should also have experience in planning and delivery of coaching sessions with coaching experience of school aged children.

Ideally the successful candidate will have a strong understanding of outdoor learning principles and knowledge of the Health and Wellbeing outcomes within the school curriculum.

In return for the above, we offer employee benefits such as flexible working, generous holidays, childcare vouchers, fantastic discounts, a great pension scheme (19.3% employer contribution), support with your personal development and much more.

To apply for any of these roles, please send your CV and a cover letter specifying which vacancy you would like to be considered for, detailing why you meet the requirements, to

We are a Disability Confident employer. If you have any difficulties with your application because of a disability please get in touch and we will discuss how we can help you.

Closing date for completed applications: 15 November 2019

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Date published: 01 November 2019
Date updated: 01 November 2019


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