Scottish Rugby is now recruiting Modern Apprentice Community Coaches for season 2012-13
Are you interested in working in rugby development?
Do you want to get some valuable work experience in a sports environment?
Do you want to work in a professional, exciting environment?
IF SO, THE MA COMMUNITY COACH PROGRAMME COULD BE FOR YOU.
The SRU and Perthshire RFC are looking for our next Modern Apprentices to join the Development Team for the 2012/13 season.
We offer a vocational qualification pathway, linked to local rugby clubs which involves working towards a Modern Apprenticeship Level 2 in Sports Coaching: Rugby Union or Level 3 in Management (of rugby programmes in the community). You will receive a range of experiences and relevant coaching and professional qualifications in rugby coaching, child protection, refereeing and first aid.
Key duties, depending on the programme you are in, will be;
• Manage/support the delivery of a coaching programme for primary and/or secondary school aged children during curriculum and after school.
•Create and manage school to club links
•Deliver high quality rugby coaching sessions to schools and clubs
•Manage/support the coaching and organisation of club youth programmes
•Manage/support the organisation of rugby festivals and events
•Assist and manage the administration of local rugby development
•Assist with and manage the monitoring rugby activity in their area
•Completion of portfolios for the MA Award
•Act as a role model and ambassador for Scottish Rugby
Interested candidates should be aged 16-19 years old, and not in Full Time education or employment.
Candidates will be employed full time with Scottish Rugby as Modern Apprentice Community Coaches
Successful candidates will be expected to comply with all Health and Safety and Child Protection procedures, and attend all Scottish Rugby in-service training and local Council development training as required. Candidates will also be required to meet the deadlines set for portfolio completion.
Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate an interest in rugby with experience of coaching rugby and/or working with children/young people being advantageous. Computer literate with working knowledge of MS Office packages (Word and email) is essential. In addition candidates should be able to demonstrate good written and oral communication skills and show good organisational and time keeping skills.
If you would like to apply please contact James Wade on firstname.lastname@example.org for the relevant forms and from there please forward your application form to email@example.com or post your application, along with your sponsor form, to Human Resources, Scottish Rugby Union plc, Murrayfield, Edinburgh EH12 5PJ.
If you have any questions whatsoever please don't hesitate to contact James.