Current Vacancies

Cricket Wales Community Co-ordinator

(Ceredigion)

£17,000 Pro Rata (20 Hrs per week)

Temporary – 5 months Fixed Term

 

A vacancy has arisen within Cricket Wales for a Community Coach Co-ordinator for the Ceredigion area to help with the delivery of their development programmes.

Cricket Wales is the National Governing Body for junior and senior recreational cricket in Wales. Cricket Wales exists to Lead, Inspire and Influence the Growth, Quality and Accessibility of Cricket in Wales.

Over 40,000 children have taken part within the Cricket Wales community programme and over one third of all schools in Wales have received support. The community programme aims to increase junior club membership and over 3000 children have migrated to a community cricket club through the Cricket Wales community programme.

 

Closing date for applications – 13th March, 2015.

 

Further details of main tasks are included in the job description and person specification available to download. To apply, please forward a CV and covering letter to kerry.lloyd@cricketwales.org.uk or by post to:

Cricket Wales, SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff, CF11 9XR.




Cricket Wales Community Co-ordinator

(South / Central Powys)

£17,000 Pro Rata (20 Hrs per week)

Temporary – 5 months Fixed Term

 

A vacancy has arisen within Cricket Wales for a Community Coach Co-ordinator for the South/Central Powys area to help with the delivery of their development programmes.

Cricket Wales is the National Governing Body for junior and senior recreational cricket in Wales. Cricket Wales exists to Lead, Inspire and Influence the Growth, Quality and Accessibility of Cricket in Wales.

Over 40,000 children have taken part within the Cricket Wales community programme and over one third of all schools in Wales have received support. The community programme aims to increase junior club membership and over 3000 children have migrated to a community cricket club through the Cricket Wales community programme.

 

Closing date for applications – 13th March, 2015.

 

Further details of main tasks are included in the job description and person specification available to download. To apply, please forward a CV and covering letter to kerry.lloyd@cricketwales.org.uk or by post to:

Cricket Wales, SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff, CF11 9XR.


JOB DESCRIPTIONS - - CRICKET WALES COMMUNITY COACH AND CO-ORDINATOR (CEREDIGION)
and CRICKET WALES COMMUNITY COACH AND CO-ORDINATOR (South/Central Powys)


Job Title:          Cricket Wales Community Coach and –Co-Ordinator (Ceredigion)

                          £17,000 pro rata (20 hours per week)

                          Temporary – 5 months Fixed Term

Reporting to:  Cricket Wales Cricket Development Officer (CDO) for Gwent and Mid Wales


Job Title:          Cricket Wales Community Coach and –Co-Ordinator (South/Central Powys)

                          £17,000 pro rata (20 hours per week)

                          Temporary – 5 months Fixed Term

Reporting to:  Cricket Wales Cricket Development Officer (CDO) for Gwent and Mid Wales

                       

Main Responsibility  

 

  1. To co-ordinate and deliver the Cricket Wales community programme across the area described to sustain and stimulate growth within junior club membership.

 

Responsibilities to support the above outcome

 

  • To co-ordinate and deliver Cricket Wales community coaching sessions in identified clubs and their catchment schools
  • To deliver and support coaching sessions in a club setting designed to increase the ‘migration’ of young people from school coaching sessions to club activity;
  • To widen access to cricket for specific target groups including girls, people with a disability and Black, Minority & Ethnic Groups and disadvantage communities.
  • Under the direction of the CDO, work with the identified clubs to sustain and grow junior membership.
  • To deliver and support cricket competition within (intra) and between (inter) participating schools;
  • To deliver and support new competitive opportunities for club cricket including alternative formats of the game, in partnership with local leagues;
  • To co-ordinate and deliver Assembly Visits, Teachers Awards, Cricket Activators and other initiatives to encourage school engagement and the sustainability of cricket coaching in schools;
  • To mentor teachers and coaches to deliver high quality cricket activities;
  • Support the CDO to gather club audit data, club development planning and Clubmark accreditation for targeted clubs;
  • To complete monitoring and other reports as required by participating funding partners;

 

Management

  • The post will be line-managed on a day-to-day basis by the Cricket Wales CDO for Gwent & Mid Wales.



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PERSON SPECIFICATION

CRICKET WALES COMMUNITY CO-ORDINATOR (CEREDIGION)

Job Title: Cricket Wales Community Co-ordinator (Ceredigion)

Reporting to: Cricket Wales Cricket Development Officer (CDO) for Gwent and Mid Wales

CRICKET WALES COMMUNITY CO-ORDINATOR (South/Central Powys)

Job Title: Cricket Wales Community Co-ordinator (South/Central Powys)

Reporting to: Cricket Wales Cricket Development Officer (CDO) for Gwent and Mid Wales




ESSENTIAL
 DESIRABLE
 Qualifications
  • UKCC Level 2
  • Attended Safeguarding & Protecting Children Course
  • First Aid Qualification
  • Enhanced DBS Check (upon appointment)
Qualifications
  • Degree in a sport related subject
  • ECB Working in Schools
 Experience of:
  • Coaching Children & Young People (boys and girls)
  • Planning & delivering cricket coaching sessions in a school and sports club environment
 Experience of:
  • Adapting coaching activities to suit different environments
  • Coaching mixed age groups
  • Recruiting, training and mentoring volunteers and coaches
 Knowledge & Understanding of:
  • Cricket Clubs
  • Sports Development
  • Education sector
  • Child Protection & Welfare within sport Coaching mixed ability groups
Knowledge & Understanding of:
  • Physical Education at Key Stage 1 & 2
  • Physical Literacy models
 Skills:
  • Written & verbal communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Administrations skills
  • IT competent
 Skills:
  • Welsh speaker
 Additional
  • Full UK Driving Licence and access to a vehicle
  • Willingness to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends
  • A passion for cricket
 





Casual Community Cricket Coaches Flexible Hours per week £15 p/h

A number of vacancies have arisen within Cricket Wales and Glamorgan Cricket for Casual Community Cricket Coaches.
The areas that coaches are required are Cardiff, Vale of Glamorgan, Bridgend and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Cricket Wales is the National Governing Body for junior and senior recreational cricket in Wales. Cricket Wales exists to Lead, Inspire and Influence the Growth, Quality and Accessibility of Cricket in Wales. Glamorgan County Cricket Club is the only professional team in Wales and plays a vital role in promoting our national summer sport throughout Wales.

Glamorgan Cricket’s mission is to develop cricket as the national summer sport of Wales from the playground to the SWALEC Stadium.

Further details of main tasks are included in the job description and person specification available to download. To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to kerry.lloyd@cricketwales.org.uk or by post to Cricket Wales, SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff, CF11 9XR.

JOB DESCRIPTION
CASUAL COMMUNITY CRICKET COACHES

Job Title: Casual Community Cricket Coach/es

Reporting to: Cricket Wales Cricket Development Officer (CDO) for Cardiff, the Vale and Mid Glamorgan and/or Commercial and Community Manager, Glamorgan Cricket.

Cricket Wales and Glamorgan Cricket are looking to employ a number of casual community cricket coaches throughout Cardiff, The Vale of Glamorgan, Rhondda Cynon Taf and Bridgend to support our development programmes. Hours can be flexible and coaches will be paid an hourly rate of £15 p/h.

Main Responsibility
  • To deliver cricket sessions in schools and community settings to engage children and young people and promote cricket activity.
Responsibilities to support the above outcome

1 To deliver community coaching sessions in identified schools, clubs and a range of community environments;

2 To widen access to cricket for specific target groups including girls, people with a disability, Black, Minority & Ethnic Groups and disadvantage communities.

3 To deliver and support cricket competition within (intra) and between (inter) participating schools;

4 To mentor teachers, youth workers and club coaches to deliver high quality cricket activities;

5 To deliver cricket activity at the SWALEC Stadium for both Glamorgan matches and international cricket matches;

6 Work alongside partners capable of contributing towards cricket and adding value to the existing cricket offer (E.G. Sports Development, Communities First, Street Games, Cardiff City Football Foundation);

7 To promote Glamorgan Cricket membership, attendance at matches and other Glamorgan promotional initiatives at all identified schools and clubs, so as to develop links between local schools, clubs and Glamorgan Cricket, and to inspire children to develop within the game;

8 To complete monitoring and other reports as required by participating funding partners;