Job Opportunity: NK Academy Coach

Job Title: NKA Coach x2

Hours per Week:               10 Hours per week. Monday to Friday. 3pm – 5pm. (Inclusive of School Holidays)

Rate of Pay:               £8.75 per hour

Responsible to:          Academy Coordinator

Post Duration:            Until June 2019 (Minimum)

Purpose of the Post

The successful applicant will be responsible for the delivery of the North Kelvin Academy after-school project. The NK Academy engages young people from the north-west of Glasgow in the pursuit of sporting excellence through participation in games, skill mastery and technical training in a variety of sports. The NK Academy Coach will also be responsible for overseeing the delivery of workshops and activities that promote personal and social development and develop positive lifestyle choices. This project is supported by the Scottish Government’s Aspiring Communities Fund and the European Social Fund (ESF).  

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure quality delivery of the North Kelvin Academy at a delivery site in the north-west of Glasgow

  • The delivery of NKA curriculum to be delivered at each delivery site

  • Maintain a strong relationship with all partners and participants in the programme

  • Regular contact with the coordinator and ensuring all registers and programme data is up to date and stored safely

  • Abide by the club ethos and philosophy

  • Promote the improvement of physical and sporting activity along with positive lifestyle choices

  • Abide by and promote sound ethics and club policy, child protection, fair play and equal opportunities to all members

  • Report monthly to the Academy Coordinator

  • Any relevant club business as directed by the club management committee

Qualifications and Experience

  • HND in relevant sports field (working towards)

  • Relevant sports coaching qualifications

  • Sport First Aid Qualification

  • Experience of delivering educational workshops

  • Strong leadership, organisational and communication skills

  • Enhanced PVG clearance


Applications should take the form of a detailed CV with a covering letter explaining why the candidate is suitable for the job.

Deadline for applications will be 5pm on Thursday 11th Oct 2018



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