Sports Lecturer/Football Coach
Two Full-time, Permanent Positions Available
Location: BCA, Maidenhead
We are seeking two inspirational and dedicated individuals to join our teaching and coaching team in the delivery of educational and academy football programmes.
Under the direction of the Head of Football you will be responsible for the coaching provision across our Maidenhead United and BCA academy teams, where you will take responsibility for the management of one of the teams on Wednesday afternoons. You will implement the academy coaching programme working towards the clubs philosophy and vision in developing the academy players, not just technically and tactically, but also their personal, social and employability skills. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced coach to work within a full-time programme with players aged 16–19. Ideally you will be required to have a UEFA B Licence (minimum) along with relevant experience coaching youth teams and/or adult players, however we may consider applicants with a Level 2 coaching qualification with relevant experience.
The candidates will be self-motivated and highly enthusiastic to teach on our Level 1 to Level 3 Sports programmes. Responsibilities will include planning, teaching and assessing full time students across our range of FE programmes. Course management responsibilities will also form part of the role, whereby you will inspire and motivate students to achieve their full potential both academically and practically.
The successful candidates should hold, or be willing to work towards, a teaching qualification and hold a sports related degree, although we would consider candidates with significant industry experience who are seeking to move into education. You will also demonstrate strong communication, organisational and administrative capabilities.
This role is based at BCA, however the successful candidate may be required to travel to other college sites within Windsor Forest College Group from time to time to carry out this role, post-merger.
To apply please visit our careers page and complete the online application form.
Please ensure you pay particular attention to the supporting statement of the online application form making sure to include details of how you meet each of the essential criteria listed on the person specification.
Please note, early applications are encouraged as we may choose to close this vacancy early if we feel we have a number of suitable applications.
Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 3rd July 2023
Interview date: TBC
Reasons to join us
● Generous annual leave entitlement and pension scheme
● A wide range of learning and career opportunities
● Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
● Tax free childcare, cycle to work and local business employee corporate discount schemes
● Free on-site parking
● Various health and wellbeing benefits (including free use of the College gym)
Commitment to Safeguarding
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.
BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
It is proposed that the Berkshire College of Agriculture will merge with The Windsor Forest College Group on 1st August 2022. All appointments from this date will be made on The Windsor Forest College Group terms and conditions of employment.