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Level 4 Sports Coach apprenticeship – Ipswich Town Foundation



Applications for this role are now closed.

17th June 2022

Employer description

The Foundation:

Following the acquisition of Ipswich Town in April 2021, there has been major investment throughout the Club and the Foundation under the new Management Team. Both the Club and Foundation are at the start of an exciting journey to return Ipswich Town to its former glories, and your involvement in this apprenticeship will pay a part in the overall success.

The Ipswich Town Foundation was set up to deliver an innovative range of football and sporting activities, to engage, inspire and develop as many people as possible. We represent Ipswich Town Football Club within the local and surrounding communities, acting as an extension of the club to engage with local people and make a genuine impact on their lives.

Main description

Ipswich Town Foundation are seeking six apprentices to join the Level 4 Sports Coach course.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Foundation working and learning in the football environment. There are opportunities to focus your learning in one of the following areas working with SCL Education offering the L4 Sports Coach apprenticeship; High Performing, Community Open Access, or Schools Sports Coach (further details can be found in the Job description).

Skills and Requirements:

Confident clear communicator with an upbeat manner whom possess excellent communication skills alongside the ability to develop strong working relationships.

• Level 3 Qualification in education (E)

• Previous experience in a sporting environment (E)

• FA Playmaker (E)

• Level 1 Sports Coaching qualification. (D)

• Have a fun and energetic nature. (E)

• Be an inspirational individual who can bring creativeness to Ipswich Town Foundation

• Be reliable and passionate over everything else as there will be interaction with many different people both internally and in the programmes and schools, you work in.

• Be able to relate to and engage with children between the ages of 4-18.

• Enjoy building strong relationships with parents and Headteachers.

• Undertake an enhanced DBS Check with barred list

How to apply

If you would like to join us at this most exciting time, please send your CV and covering letter to Luke Worley, Post 16 Football and Education Manager, luke.worley@itfc.co.uk

Closing date for applications is 1:00pm, Wednesday 22 June 2022.

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th June 2022.

Safeguarding Statement

Ipswich Town Football Club is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all employees to share this commitment and promote the welfare of these groups. Applicants will be asked about any previous convictions, cautions, reprimands, including those that are considered ‘spent’ as defined by the Rehabilitation Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amended 2013). Appointment to this role is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Check (with children’s barred list check) and references.

Equality Statement

The successful candidate must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 22/06/2022


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This job is located in Ipswich, Suffolk

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