Premier League Kicks – Youth Engagement Officer 

Salary: £25,000 per annum, fixed term contract to 31.08.2022

Closing Date: Friday 17 January 2020                   Interview Date: Monday 27 January 2020

Watford FC’s Community Sports & Education Trust currently has a vacancy for a Youth Engagement Officer as part of a new and exciting project funded through the Premier League Charitable Fund, in partnership with BBC Children in Need. This post offers an opportunity to be part of a charity that uses sport, physical activity and learning as tools for social good.
 
The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and passionate individual with a proven track record of working with marginalized groups of young people aged 12-16 years, and supporting them to reach their full potential.  Some of these young people may have complex challenges in their lives and may be on the cusp of school expulsion or criminal activity.   The Officer will be based at our community hub in Harrow and will develop a youth offer by working closely with a range of partners, including the Met Police, Harrow Council’s Youth Offending Team, secondary schools, as well as parents and carers.  The Officer will also be expected to closely monitor and evaluate the impact and outcomes achieved throughout the duration of the project.  
 
The role will also include working on matchday activities and seasonal events run by the Trust, as and when required.
 
The ideal candidate will have the following experience, skills and qualifications:
 
• A minimum two year record of working with hard to engage young people in a range of settings. 
• Level 3 Youth Support Worker qualification or Level 3 Diploma in Youth Work Practice.
• Success in building relationships and working collaboratively with a range of partners. 
• Ability to plan and organize effectively, prioritise workloads and meet deadlines. 
• Ability to contribute towards internal and external evaluation processes. 
• Proficient IT skills.  
• Experience of working with budgets.
• A passion to make a difference through mentoring and training.
• A full and valid UK driving licence with access to a vehicle for business use.
 
Applicants will need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to work some evenings and weekends. In return for your dedication to this role we will support and develop the successful candidate.
 
Please return your application to Sophie.Read@Watfordfc.com or by post to Sophie Read at Watford FC’s Community Sports & Education Trust, Vicarage Road Stadium, Watford, Herts, WD18 0ER.
 
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
 
Watford FC’s Community Sports & Education Trust is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk.  The necessary Disclosure and Barring Service check will apply to this post.  The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
 

Premier League Kicks – Girls Community Coach 

Salary: £17,680 (pro-rata), 25 hours per week - two year fixed term contract

Closing Date: Wednesday 15 January 2020          Interview Date: Tuesday 28 January 2020

 

Watford FC’s Community Sports & Education Trust has a vacancy for a part-time Girls Community Coach as part of a new and exciting project through our London United partnership and funding from the London Marathon Charitable Trust. This post offers an opportunity to be part of a charity that uses sport, physical activity and learning as tools for social good. 
 
The person appointed will be responsible for coordinating and delivering the project, working with colleagues and partner organisations in Harrow and Hillingdon.  The successful candidate will consult with young people to identify suitable provision and will be expected to provide activities which overcome some of the existing barriers to girls and young women’s participation and engagement. We anticipate sessions will be provided after school, in the evenings and possibly at weekends, at a range of community settings. 
 
The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and passionate individual with a proven track record of working with females aged 8-17 years, and supporting them to reach their full potential.  The Community Coach will be expected to monitor and evaluate the impact and outcomes achieved, throughout the duration of the project.  The role will also include working on occasional matchday activities and seasonal events run by the Trust, as and when required.
 
The ideal candidate will have the following experience, skills and qualifications:
 
• A proven track record of working with young females in a range of settings. 
• FA Level 2 football coaching qualification. 
• Ability to plan and organise effectively, prioritise workloads and meet deadlines. 
• Ability to contribute towards internal and external evaluation processes. 
• Proficient IT skills.  
• Experience of working with budgets.
• A passion to make a difference through fun, engaging and focused delivery.
• A full and valid UK driving licence with access to a vehicle for business use.
 
Applicants will need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to work some evenings and weekends. In return for your dedication to this role we will support and develop the successful candidate.
 
Please return your application to Sophie.Read@Watfordfc.com or by post to Sophie Read at Watford FC’s Community Sports & Education Trust, Vicarage Road Stadium, Watford, Herts, WD18 0ER.
   
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
 
Watford FC’s Community Sports & Education Trust is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk.  The necessary Disclosure and Barring Service check will apply to this post.  The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
 

 

Shape Up Coach (Weight Management Programme)

 
Sessional Rate: £30 (Evening Availability Essential)
 
Watford FC’s Community Sports and Education Trust (registered charity no: 1102239) is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated and committed individual to this sessional role.
 
The key responsibility of the role will be to assist the running of each session delivering a Weight Management Programme to adults aged 18 to 65 years of age (25 per group). The weekly programme includes a 30 minute lifestyle education session followed by a 60 minute physical exercise session. The programme will consist of 12 weekly sessions and the courses run back to back year round.
 
Courses running across Hertfordshire & Harrow:
 
• Watford
• Harrow
• Three Rivers
• Hemel Hempstead
• Hertsmere
• St Albans
• Stevenage
• Broxbourne
• East Herts
• Welwyn Garden City
• Hatfield
 
Responsibilities:
 
• Setting up session equipment and making sure venue is fit for purpose
• Running physical activity sessions (with support) and taking charge of group exercise activities and games.
• Assisting the lead coach with the general running of each session and participant support.
 
The ideal candidate will have:
 
• A passion for Sport, Health & Fitness
• Be enthusiastic, punctual, reliable and confident in a group environment
• Hold at least a level 2 fitness instructor qualification (or be working towards)
• Excellent communication and inter personal skills
• A passion to make a difference through sport, fitness and education
• A full and valid UK driving licence

 

Seasonal Coach

Are you a teacher or student looking for work during half terms, evenings and/or weekends?

Do you want to make a positive difference to young peoples’ lives?  Do you want to play a vital part in an ever-growing organisation coaching a range of sport-based sessions to a variety of audiences?

Watford FC’s Community Sports and Education Trust deliver over 200 hours of coaching sessions and community activity across a wide range of educational, fun and engaging sport based programmes per week and we are seeking highly motivated, enthusiastic, creative and committed sport coaches to join our team to help support this delivery across Hertfordshire and Harrow. We are looking for seasonal staff to work on our half term, evening and weekend sports sessions, the successful candidate must be flexible, approachable and enjoy organising and leading sport sessions for a variety of young people.

The types of sport sessions you will work on include:

• Football holiday course’s (half terms & summer holidays)

• Matchday Packages (weekends)

• Football player development centres (evenings)

• After school sport sessions (late afternoons)

The ideal candidate will have:

• FA Level 1 (or above) in Football Coaching

• FA Safeguarding 

• FA First Aid

• A flexible approach

• Ability to engage with a wide variety of young people

• Ability to be adaptable in any situation

Applicants will need have a flexible approach to work. This position is for a casual worker, with hours varying according to assignments.

Watford FC’s Community Sports & Education Trust  are an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. The necessary Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will apply to this post.   

 


Schools Coach

Do you want to make a positive difference to young peoples’ lives? 

Are you available to coach throughout the school day and at after-school clubs?

Watford FC’s Community Sports and Education Trust deliver over 200 hours of coaching sessions and community activity across a wide range of educational, fun and engaging sport based programmes per week and we are seeking highly motivated, enthusiastic, creative and committed football coaches to join our team to help support this delivery across Hertfordshire and Harrow. 

The ideal candidate will have:

• FA Level 1 (or above) in Football Coaching

• FA Safeguarding 

• FA First Aid

Applicants will need have a flexible approach to work.. This position is for a casual worker, with hours varying according to assignments.

Watford FC’s Community Sports & Education Trust  are an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. The necessary Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will apply to this post.   


50/50 Matchday Raffle Seller

Location: Vicarage Road Stadium, Watford, Herts
Position: Casual – every home matchday
Salary: £7.05 /hr (plus commission)
Start date: ASAP
Closing date: Ongoing

 


 
Watford FC’s Community Sports & Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  The necessary Disclosure and Barring Service check will apply to this post.