Isle of Wight Coordinator – Chelsea Football Club

Job Description
JOB TITLE: Isle of Wight Coordinator
DEPARTMENT: Foundation
REPORTING TO: Hampshire Officer
JOB FUNCTION: To support, oversee and deliver high quality sports provision on the Isle Of Wight and across the county of Hampshire
LOCATION: Isle of Wight
CONTRACT: Part Time (25 hours per week), FTC 17 months.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
• To lead and co-ordinate the development of the Hampshire wide sports development programme with a focus on the Isle of Wight.
• To effectively plan and to deliver a comprehensive school activity programme across the Isle of Wight and Hampshire.
• To deliver and support in the effective planning required for all soccer schools delivered on the Isle of Wight and Hampshire.
• To support and underpin the wider Hampshire team with all relevant admin duties.
• To lead and deliver on the Isle of Wight Foundation Development Centre(s) ensuring a comprehensive games programme is in place.
• To support a local College Academy programme on a day to day basis.
• To work closely with the Football Development Programme Coordinator to understand all of the financial aspects around each of the programmes.
• To understanding and develop relationships with key partners within public and private sector.
• To oversee and support sessional and volunteer staff through relevant training and mentoring.
• To seek sporting opportunities across all areas, to then enhance the delivery programme.
• To be a positive role model, creating a safe, positive and fun environment in which to motivate and encourage young people to motivate.
• To support the team in building relationships where possible and relevant with local authorities, government departments, football authorities, education authorities and other appropriate agencies.
• To carry out duties with regard to relevant legislation, policies and procedures.
• To undertake any Foundation activities that maybe required in addition to the role.
• To implement a recruitment drive where and when necessary in line with the business need.

MEASURES OF PERFORMANCE:
• Quality of delivery under all main responsibilities.
• Growth of programme above set budget targets.
• Ensuring the College Academy programme starts in September 2020.

PERSONAL SPECIFICATION:
Qualifications:
Essential
• 1st 4 Sport Level 2 FA coaching award.
• In date Safeguarding children & first aid certificate.
• Five GCSE’s including maths and English.
• Clean driving licence.
• CFCF Premier League enhanced CRB disclosure.
Desirable
• 1st 4 Sport Level 3 or 4 FA coaching award.
• Other sports qualifications.
• A levels, degrees and/or masters.
• Mini bus licence or D1.

Experience:
Essential
• Overseen a project or team to achieve set targets.
• Working with and in line with a budget.
• An understanding of community sport, specifically football.
• An understanding of the Every Child Matters framework.
Desirable
• 5 years of varied coaching experience.
• To have coached at a centre of excellence level.

Skills and abilities:
• Able to deliver safe high quality coaching sessions and ability to mentor and educate.
• To supervise young people / participants and volunteers.
• Communication skills – to young people as a positive role model, sessional coaches, teachers, parents, youth managers, steering groups and local partners.
• Multi-tasking and problem solving.
• Ability to work in a confident and flexible manner and understand the importance of private and confidential material.
• Ability to network, be resourceful and cross sell activity
• IT literate.
The Employee must at all times carry out his/her responsibilities with due regard to Chelsea FC Foundation policies and procedures in particular Health & Safety, Financial Authorisation, Confidentiality and with regard to the Data Protection Act. The Employee must act to protect all young people and vulnerable adults that are in their care or attending the Company’s premises. The Employee must report any misconduct or suspected misconduct to the Foundation Safeguarding Lead.
Chelsea Football Club and the Foundation is fully committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults at risk (vulnerable groups) that are in our care or attending our premises. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
The Employee 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 relations amongst Employees and customers.
The above Job Description is not intended to be exhaustive, the duties and responsibilities may therefore vary over time according to the changing needs of the Club.

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