An exciting opportunity has arisen for a cricket coach to advance the development of the game for children, young people and adults. The main objective will be to increase the participation levels in Durham.
The individual would be expected to provide coaching activities, games, festivals and competitions as well as promote opportunities for volunteering and club development. All activity will link into local club and county board programmes which promote access to sustainable participation.
Job Designation: Cricket Development Officer (full time post @ 35 hrs per week)
Salary Band: £19,000 – £23,000 per annum
Location: Emirates Riverside, Chester le Street
Reports to: Durham Cricket Board Ltd
Responsible to: Director of Development
Area: Durham Cricket Board Boundaries (Tyne to Tees)
Contract Period: Permanent
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
To be responsible for planning and delivering a co-ordinated development programme, providing quality coaching and club development in a friendly and professional manner at all times.
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Coach young people of all abilities and cater for a wide range of experience.
Retain young people in sport by ensuring a high-quality, enjoyable, young-personcentred experience and providing guidance on progression opportunities based on the young person’s interests and abilities.
To develop structured links between clubs and schools.
Develop partnerships with the relevant organisations.
Supervise /mentor / guide cricket volunteers.
Prepare and deliver programmes of work in consultation with Director of Development.
Deliver the ‘Chance to Shine’ project to their allocated clubs.
Work with clubs on the All Stars and Dynamos programmes.
Assist in the running of the DCB Junior League.
Provide quantitative and qualitative progress reports on their work programme.
Take responsibility for completing and returning all the necessary forms.
Work in designated communities with identified target groups throughout the district / county.
Operate in accordance with the Durham Cricket Staff Handbook and policies.
Work with local cricket clubs to assist with all areas of club development.
Promote local and national cricket programmes and projects.
Manage allocated areas of the organisations work programmes.
Attend meetings with partners on behalf of the Durham Cricket.
Be aware and comply with all relevant Health and Safety regulations and work procedures as highlighted by your line manager.
Ensure that all accident and incidents are recorded and those deemed to be serious reported immediately to your line manager.
Wear and maintain issued uniform or clothing as directed and to conduct yourself in a manner commensurate with the high-profile image of the Durham Cricket Board.
Maintain a flexible approach commensurate with the aims of the Durham Cricket Board.
Work unsociable hours as required.
Engage in a managed continuous personal development plan, based on learning centred approach and the requirement of the coaching role.
Agree to adhere to ECB ‘Code of Ethics and Conduct for Sports Coaches’, Equity & Child Protection Policies.
For further information on the role and details of how to apply, please got to: https://www.durhamcricket.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Cricket-Development-Officer.pdf