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Vacancies: Bristol Sport Foundation - Forever Sport coaches

Bristol Sport Foundation (BSF) has vacancies for a Head Coach, Dance Coach, Gymnastics Coach and Hockey Coach to join our expanding team.


Head Coach

Bristol Sport Foundation (BSF) invites sports coaches to apply for the position of Head Coach. 

As a BSF Head Coach, your role will be primarily be focused on micro-managing several schools that are part of our established and successful primary school PE and sports coaching programme, Forever Sport.

As well as providing first class coaching, you will be responsible for ensuring that all aspects of the programme are delivered to the highest standards. This will include curriculum time PE lessons, extra-curricular clubs and holidays sports camps.

Working closely with our Forever Sport specialist sport coaches, you will play a key role in helping children to fall in love with sport and enjoy being active.

The role will also involve working with primary school teaching staff to up skill and develop their confidence in delivering physical education. The post-holder will have a unique opportunity to further their sports coaching and sports development career, with a forward-thinking charity that harnesses the power of sport to positively change lives.

Individual Requirements

As a minimum, you must:

  • Hold a Level 2 UKCC coaching qualification
  • A minimum of two years’ experience of coaching children
  • A full valid UK driving license

You must have an understanding and commitment to equal opportunities in employment and sport, and an understanding of individual responsibility in complying with Health and Safety policies and arrangements. 

You will be able to communicate effectively and present a highly professional image when representing BSF, establish positive working relationships with staff in schools and balance a determined application of the role with a sense of fun and enjoyment. 

To open the full role profile, click here.

CONTRACT TYPE

Full time, one-year fixed term contract starting on Thursday, August 29th, 2019

BENEFITS

Branded coaching clothing, travel expenses, two complimentary Bristol City Football & Bristol Bears Rugby tickets per home game, yearly performance incentive bonus, continued professional development opportunities and regular team social events

ANNUAL LEAVE

20 days plus public holidays

SALARY RANGE

£15,000 - £17,500 (dependent on strength of application) plus bonus. OTE £15,975 - £18,625

TO APPLY  

If you are interested in joining The Bristol Sport Foundation team, please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter to tom.monks@bristol-sport.co.uk. Please email if you require further information

KEY DATES  

  • Application deadline: July 26th  
  • Shortlisted candidates informed: July 29th 
  • Interviews: July 31st

Start date: August 29th


Community Dance Coach

Bristol Sport Foundation invites dance teachers/coaches to apply for the position of Community Dance Coach.

As a BSF Community Dance Coach, your role will be primarily focused on the delivery of high-quality dance coaching to children through our established and successful primary school PE and sports coaching programme, Forever Sport. This will include curriculum time PE lessons, extra-curricular clubs and holidays sports camps.

Working closely with our Forever Sport head coaches, you will play a key role in helping children to fall in love with dance. The role will also involve working with primary school teaching staff to up skill and develop their confidence in delivering dance. The post-holder will have a unique opportunity to further their sports coaching and sports development career with a forward-thinking charity that harnesses the power of sport to positively change lives.

Individual Requirements

As a minimum, you must:

  • Hold a Level 3 Dance extended diploma qualification or an IDTA Teaching Award (applicants with a UKCC Level 2 in a different sport will be considered if they have an extensive Dance/Performing Arts background)
  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience of coaching curriculum Dance to children
  • A full valid UK driving license

You must have an understanding and commitment to equal opportunities in employment and sport, and an understanding of individual responsibility in complying with Health and Safety policies and arrangements. 

You will be able to communicate effectively and present a highly professional image when representing BSF, establish positive working relationships with staff in schools and balance a determined application of the role with a sense of fun and enjoyment. 

To open the full role profile, click here.

CONTRACT TYPE

Full time, one-year fixed term contract starting on Thursday, August 29th, 2019

BENEFITS

Branded coaching clothing, travel expenses, two complimentary Bristol City Football & Bristol Bears Rugby tickets per home game, yearly performance incentive bonus, continued professional development opportunities and regular team social events

ANNUAL LEAVE

20 days plus public holidays

SALARY RANGE

£15,000 - £17,000 (dependent on strength of application) plus bonus. OTE £15,975 - £18,095

TO APPLY  

If you are interested in joining The Bristol Sport Foundation team, please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter to tom.monks@bristol-sport.co.uk. Please email if you require further information

KEY DATES  

  • Application deadline: July 24th
  • Shortlisted candidates informed: July 25th
  • Interviews: July 29th

Start date: August 29th


Community Gymnastics Coach

Bristol Sport Foundation invites Gymnastics coaches to apply for the position of Community Gymnastics Coach.

As a BSF Community Gymnastics Coach your role will be primarily focused on the delivery of high-quality gymnastics coaching to children through our established and successful primary school PE and sports coaching programme, Forever Sport. This will include curriculum time PE lessons, extra-curricular clubs and holidays sports camps.

Working closely with our Forever Sport head coaches, you will play a key role in helping children to fall in love with gymnastics. The role will also involve working with primary school teaching staff to up skill and develop their confidence in delivering Gymnastics.

The post-holder will have a unique opportunity to further their sports coaching and sports development career with a forward-thinking charity that harnesses the power of sport to positively change lives.

Individual Requirements

As a minimum, you must:

  • Hold a Level 1 UKCC Gymnastics coaching qualification
  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience of coaching Gymnastics to children
  • A full valid UK driving license

You must have an understanding and commitment to equal opportunities in employment and sport, and an understanding of individual responsibility in complying with Health and Safety policies and arrangements. 

You will be able to communicate effectively and present a highly professional image when representing BSF, establish positive working relationships with staff in schools and balance a determined application of the role with a sense of fun and enjoyment. 

To open the full role profile, click here.

CONTRACT TYPE

Full time, one-year fixed term contract starting on Thursday, August 29th, 2019

BENEFITS

Branded coaching clothing, travel expenses, two complimentary Bristol City Football & Bristol Bears Rugby tickets per home game, yearly performance incentive bonus, continued professional development opportunities and regular team social events

ANNUAL LEAVE

20 days plus public holidays

SALARY RANGE

£15,000 - £17,000 (dependent on strength of application) plus bonus. OTE £15,975 - £18,095

TO APPLY  

If you are interested in joining The Bristol Sport Foundation team, please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter to tom.monks@bristol-sport.co.uk. Please email if you require further information

KEY DATES  

  • Application deadline: July 27th  
  • Shortlisted candidates informed: July 28th 
  • Interviews: July 30th
  • Start date: August 29th

Community Hockey Coach

Bristol Sport Foundation invites Hockey coaches to apply for the position of Community Hockey Coach.

As a BSF Community Hockey Coach your role will be primarily focused on the delivery of high-quality hockey coaching to children through our established and successful primary school PE and sports coaching programme, Forever Sport. This will include curriculum time PE lessons, extra-curricular clubs and holidays sports camps.

Working closely with our Forever Sport head coaches, you will play a key role in helping children to fall in love with hockey. The role will also involve working with primary school teaching staff to up skill and develop their confidence in delivering hockey. The post-holder will have a unique opportunity to further their sports coaching and sports development career with a forward-thinking charity that harnesses the power of sport to positively change lives.

Individual Requirements

As a minimum, you must:

  • Hold a Level One UKCC Hockey coaching qualification
  • A minimum of one years’ experience of coaching Hockey to children
  • A full valid UK driving license

You must have an understanding and commitment to equal opportunities in employment and sport, and an understanding of individual responsibility in complying with Health and Safety policies and arrangements. 

You will be able to communicate effectively and present a highly professional image when representing BSF, establish positive working relationships with staff in schools and balance a determined application of the role with a sense of fun and enjoyment. 

To open the full role profile, click here.

CONTRACT TYPE

28 hours per week, one-year fixed term contract starting on Thursday, August 29th, 2019

BENEFITS

Branded coaching clothing, travel expenses, two complimentary Bristol City Football & Bristol Bears Rugby tickets per home game, yearly performance incentive bonus, continued professional development opportunities and regular team social events

ANNUAL LEAVE

14 days plus public holidays

SALARY

£13,328 plus performance incentive scheme. OTE £14,202

TO APPLY  

If you are interested in joining The Bristol Sport Foundation team, please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter to tom.monks@bristol-sport.co.uk. Please email if you require further information

KEY DATES  

  • Application deadline: July 23rd
  • Shortlisted candidates informed: July 24th
  • Interviews: July 29th
  • Start date: August 29th