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Disability Football and Sports Officer

3 weeks ago

Wigan Athletic

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Job Description

Wigan Athletic Community Trust is recruiting for a Disability Football and Sports Officer to provide specialist sports coaching to adults and children with a disability or with additional support requirements in school and community settings.

This is a fixed term contract, ending on 31st August 2023, working full time role [37.5 hours per week] with some evening and weekend work as and when required. Following this date the position will become permanent subject to performance and funding.

You will:

  • Provide opportunities for individuals with disabilities to take part in football and sports across the Wigan borough

  • Deliver high quality football and sports coaching in special schools as part of the Community Trust’s PE Curriculum offer

  • Deliver daytime and evening disability football and sport sessions

  • Identify and develop good working relationships with local community organisations or providers of support to individuals with disabilities.

  • Develop holiday provision for children with disabilities to take part in during school holidays

  • Provide all participants with opportunities to take part in a central venue league, ensuring there are teams that represents both adults and juniors

The successful candidate will have:

  • A clear passion to enhance life chances of people with a disability

  • A proven track record of working with people with a range of disabilities

  • The ability to communicate effectively with key skills such as empathy and compassion

  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills

  • A good knowledge of relevant organisations to support the development of a disability programme

Job Detail

Job TypeFixed Term
QualificationsAcademy Experiance
Salary£21000 - 24000


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