Central YMCA



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Closing Date

30 April 2023

Job Description

About Us
Central YMCA is transforming. This is an exciting time to join us as we look forward toward growth and progression and focus on our purpose to advance the education, health and wellbeing of our communities. We want to create improved access to life-changing opportunities and enable everyone to achieve their potential, live a fulfilled life and contribute positively to society.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Central YMCA is open to applications from all backgrounds. We are committed to championing equity, acceptance, and inclusion, and provide everyone who works with us the opportunity to reach their potential.

Our doors are open to all and if you connect with our mission, vision, and values, we welcome you to come and be part of our team.

If you require any support or reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to assist.

About the Role
We have an exciting opportunity for a School Sports Coach to join our fun schools team. This role is offered on a casual basis to work at our YMCA Club in Central London.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering fun sporting activities to primary school children across central London. The main responsibilities include:
– The delivery of fun, innovative and engaging sporting activities

– Plan appropriate sessions across all age groups

– Ensure health and safety standards are always met

– Building positive relationships with parents and teachers

– Making sure that child progression is the focal point when delivering every session

– Helping out with one off sporting activities and events across the YMCA

– Collaborating with other team members across the YMCA where needed

Safeguarding responsibilities

This role will involve daily contact with learners, and you will be engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
All staff and volunteers have a responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people, and/or vulnerable adults for whom you are responsible and with whom you come into contact.
The Charity’s Safeguarding Policy is available from Central YMCA website.
About You
The successful candidate will have:

– A high level of enthusiasm

– Good knowledge and understanding of different sports

– Have experience working across all age groups across the primary sector

– Good behaviour management

– Willing to adapt and be flexible when needed

– Willing to travel across central London

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our team and make a real impact in the community. If this sounds right for you, please apply now!

Central YMCA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to successfully completing pre-employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure, the receipt of satisfactory references, relevant original ID documentation and examination certificates.

Regulated activity: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Charity is therefore permitted to ask shortlisted applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) to assess their suitability to work with children. Should you be shortlisted, you will be required to complete a disclosure form prior to interview

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