As a Bristol Sport Foundation Community Coach, your primary role will be the delivery of high-quality PE and sport, alongside our head coaches in our partner schools. As well as providing first class coaching, you will be responsible for ensuring that all aspects of the Forever Sport programme are delivered to the highest standards.

Working closely with our Forever Sport head 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 One 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. 

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Full time, fixed term contract starting on Monday, November 4th, 2019 and finishing on August 26th, 2020.

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

17 days plus public holidays

£14,014 – £15,500 pro rata (dependent on age and experience) plus bonus. OTE £14,930 – £16,505 pro rata

If you are interested in joining the Bristol Sport Foundation team, please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter to Please email if you require further information


  • Application deadline: October 15th  
  • Shortlisted candidates informed: October 16th 
  • Interviews: October 18th
  • Start date: November 4th