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Sports Coach (Usk) – PlaySports Ltd

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Sports Coach (Usk)



After a very successful academic year, PlaySports are recruiting again! We have various exciting opportunities available for the upcoming 2018-2019 academic year, if you’d like to be part of our growing family, don’t miss out and apply NOW using the information below.

PlaySports are looking to recruit dynamic individuals who are enthusiastic and motivated to gain experience and develop a career in sport and P.E. We are looking for coaches who want children to take part in sport, enjoy exercise and gain new interests. Coaches also need to develop children’s basic techniques in sport and promote health through fun physical activity.

Duties will include planning and delivering educational and enjoyable sports sessions targeted at children aged 3 to 11. These sessions will take place through a variety of services such as breakfast clubs, PPA & supply cover, lunchtime sport and after school club sport.

Working hours are between 7:30am & 6pm, and are based before, during and after the school day. Therefore, we are looking for flexible individuals who are interested in both casual and part time roles. Please ask for further details during the interview process.

The following points are essential:
• Relevant A level (or equivalent) qualification in a sports related subject (e.g. BTEC sports coaching/development).
• Full Driver’s Licence and access to a vehicle.
• The ability to plan, deliver and evaluate a variety of fun and structured sessions to KS1 and KS2 children.
• Excellent leadership and behaviour management skills.
• The ability to communicate well with key partners such as school teachers, PlaySports staff and other relevant personnel.
• The ability to work as part of a team and as an individual under your own initiative.

The following points are desirable (you can possess one or more of these, and/or be working towards):
• A current Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
• First Aid Award.
• Child Protection/Safeguarding Award.
• A relevant degree qualification in sport, dance or drama at Second Class Honours (2:2) or above.
• A variety of coaching qualifications at various levels (e.g. leaders awards, level 1 and level 2) in a number of sports.
• Ability to speak fluent Welsh. (Essential when applying for Welsh Speaking Post).

*There are also specific opportunities for Welsh Speaking Coaches, if interested please mention this during the application process.

*Coaches rate of pay available – discuss during interview

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  1. Geraint Morris

    I have over 9 years experience working with young people in a number of environments and have always used sport as a tool. I would be interested in a position with yourselves to get back into coaching on a flexible basis. I look forward to hearing from you.

    • Kate Evans

      Hi Geraint,

      Thanks for your message. The WSA just signposts to the vacancies – you’ll need to speak with the organisation direct if you are interested in one of their roles.

      Best wishes


  2. Michael Griffiths

    Hi, I am interested in applying for the position of Sports Coach (Usk).
    How can I apply please?
    Kind regards

  3. Josh Rencken


    I am moving to Swansea at the end of the month. I am from South Africa and have been practicing as a Biokineticist (exercise rehabilitation) for a year. I have done a number of different coaching roles over the years and really do have an interest in passing my knowledge on to children. I would love to be able to use my knowledge as an exercise specialist in developing the correct bio mechanics in the youth. I am a sports lover and really do feel that sport can play a major role in a child’s life.

  4. Owain Palfrey

    Hi, I am interested in your sports coach vacancy that is advertised. I am happy to send my cv over and find out more information on this. If u could email me back on that would be much appreciated.
    Kind regards Owain.

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