Job Title: North Devon - Club & Community Cricket Coach

Salary - £21,075

(Auto enrolment pension, work mobile & laptop, clothing, healthcare plan + expenses)
Hours – 37.5 hours per week

    Devon Cricket Board Ltd

   3 year fixed term contract

Publication Date: Wednesday 15th June 2022

Closing Date: Friday 15th July 2022

The Devon Cricket Board (DCB) wish to appoint a full time North Devon Club & Community Cricket Coach to support the implementation of its strategic plan in the North Devon area.  This post is supported by Chance to Shine, the England & Wales Cricket Board and the Lords Taverners.

Devon Cricket Board Ltd seeks to employ a highly motivated and competent Community Cricket Coach to work as part of the cricket development team.  The successful candidate will join the existing team and will be responsible for supporting and delivering parts of the business plan of the DCB.

The post holder will be an integral part of North Devon, working to enhance the experience young people in education and clubs have within cricket.  This role will work towards the effective delivery of quality cricket across North Devon, coaching in the school and club setting

The successful candidate will have experience of working in cricket/sports coaching and working with various partners, developing core sporting activities and increasing the number of children taking an interest in cricket.

You will need to be passionate about and committed to cricket coaching at a local level.

Candidates must demonstrate both team working skills and the ability to work unsupervised using their own initiative.

Excellent communication, presentation and IT skills will be expected. Applicants must hold a full driving license and be able/willing to work some evenings and weekends.

This post will be based predominantly from the Barnstaplearea but linked to the Devon Cricket Office in Exeter.  For this role, it would be an advantage if you have experience of cricket/sports development at grassroots level and have a sound knowledge, appreciation and understanding of the game as well as experience of dealing with the education sector, voluntary sport sector and/or local authorities.

You will be a self-starter with energy and enthusiasm together with good administration and organisational skills. Equally you will be an excellent communicator with a passion for the development of cricket/sport for young people.

Devon Cricket Board is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

As part of our safer recruitment process all roles are subject to an enhanced or standard DBS check (as appropriate to the role) and two satisfactory references.

We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our services.

Devon Cricket Board is committed to being an Equal Opportunities Employer.

This post is for an initial 36 month fixed term period commencing September 2022 and reviewed after the initial fixed period, subject to future funding.

If you would like to be considered for this post please download the Job Description and complete an application form and submit it via the secure link below. 

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Applications must be received by 12:00pm on Friday July 15th 2022.  

Interviews will take place on Wednesday July 20th 2022.

Full details on the role including a person specification are available in the Job Description downloadable above or in the document section of the secure recruitment portal.  When completing your application, your supporting statement should explain why you are suitable for the post and your aspirations to support and develop the work of Devon Cricket Board

TO APPLY for the role firstly download and complete the application form available above or in the documents section of the secure recruitment portal. Once completed please click apply, enter your personal details and then upload your completed application form to this secure recruitment portal.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be made to Matt Theedom on either of the methods below:

Matt Theedom, The Devon Cricket Centre, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QN.


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