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Dundee City Council Various Locations in Dundee, DD1 1NL
£11.96 - £0 per hour
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Job Description

Leisure & Culture Dundee is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) SC042421. It was established by Dundee City Council in July 2011 to deliver leisure, sports, library, information and cultural services for the city. Leisure and Culture Dundee, in partnership with Dundee City Council, is looking to recruit Active Schools Lead Sports Coachs (Rugby) to join our successful Active Schools Team. These exciting roles require candidates to have the desire and commitment to coach and use Rugby to improve lives of children and young people through safe coaching practice. In addition, candidates should have rugby coaching experience, experience in organising sports programmes and events and experience of engaging with children and young people through sport and physical activity. If you think you have all the above, and hopefully more, then Active Schools Lead Coach (Rugby) role is for you. You will be working on a casual basis within the Active Schools Team, located at various schools in Dundee.


UKCC Level 1/Coaching Essentials Level in Rugby


As part of a dynamic Leisure and Sport Section, you will contribute to the section’s social objectives by developing rugby programmes in schools within the Active Schools services. You will assist in the delivery of Cashback School Rugby Programme, by leading rugby coaching sessions in primary and secondary schools to improve the services and increase lifelong participation for Dundee children.

The Individual

Candidates should have extensive experience of coaching rugby with children and young people. Candidates should also have experience of working with children from a variety of backgrounds in a physical activity setting and experience in supporting other coaches and volunteers. In addition, candidates should have excellent organisational and planning skills, ability to work in a team and independently and be self-motivated. Can communicate effectively with children and young people. Other skills include excellent interpersonal skills, flexible and adaptable, excellent leadership skills and the ability to motivate and enthuse others. The candidate must be willing to work flexible hours and must be willing to undertake personal development. Must be willing to work flexible hours including weekend work where required. Must be willing to undertake personal development. This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Leisure & Culture Dundee.