Community Sports Coach

  • Job Reference: FITC/Sports Coach
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2022
  • Recruiter: Football in the Community
  • Location: Colchester, Essex
  • Salary: £18,000 to £22,000
  • Sector: Football in the Community
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Colchester United’s Football in the Community (CUFITC) is the official charity partner for Colchester United Football Club. We provide high quality sports and education programmes to 8,500 children, young people and adults from across the region each week.

CUFITC are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dedicated and confident Community Sports Coach on a full time basis, to join our teaching and learning team, delivering across all strands of the organisation.

The successful candidate will share our organisational values. They will be responsible for delivering high-quality provision within our community, adopting our session methodology and schemes of work.

As this position is a key appointment in our organisation, you will have the tenacity 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.


Position:                              Community Sports Coach

Location:                             Shrub End Community and Sport Centre, Boadicea Way, Colchester, C02 9BG

Reporting to:                     Community Performance Manager

Contract Type:                  Full Time

Number of Hours:           40 hours per week

Salary                                    £18,000 - £22,000 (dependent on experience)

Benefits:                             As part of your involvement with Colchester United Football in the Community the following benefits are available to staff:

  • Company pool vehicle
  • Business mobile phone
  • Opportunities to work match days for Colchester United Football Club
  • Access to bespoke CPD from our partners including the Premier League, English Football League, The FA Professional Football Association and other key partners
  • A pension scheme is available for eligible applicants


Download our Job Pack for the Community Sports Coach here.

Closing date: Friday 2nd December (Please note this may close earlier if suitable candidate is found)

Interview date: Ongoing

Proposed start date:  Before January 2023