Lead Academy Coach Position 2023

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, self-motivated coach to join a professional coaching team in delivering an elite basketball programme within school and alongside a community programme with Sussex Storm. The school competes in the College Basketball League (CBL T2) and in national and county competitions for years 7-14 student athletes. Basketball is at the heart of the academy programme, with a professional approach across the board.

The role is ideal for an ambitious coach who would like the opportunity to develop and progress their coaching career. We are looking for someone with excellent basketball knowledge, combined with strong interpersonal and leadership skills. The role is primarily on delivering delivering small group and team practices of year 7-14, leading & assisting with our CBL Boys & Girls Academy programme & coaching in the Dynamik National Schools Competition.

The school’s partnership with Storm Basketball Club will allow a separate working arrangement to be made directly with the club for additional hours, which will require the flexibility to work regularly at weekends and some evenings. In this role the successful candidate should have excellent knowledge and understanding of the game of basketball and the operation of club basketball. This role will offer opportunities to deliver in the community & national league programmes.

The successful applicant will have to meet the requirements as set out in the Person Specification which accompanies the Job Description. Presentation of the Application Form and covering letter will form part of the selection process as will practical testing and interviews on the day. Shortlisted candidates must be available for interview on the date indicated.

The preferred method of communication in connection with this vacancy is by email. This is how invitations to interview will be sent. Please ensure that you check your emails and junk or spam folders on a regular basis.

Application forms and details about the post are attached and on the website. All enquiries and completed application forms with covering letter / statement should be sent to hr@holytrinitycrawley.org.uk by the closing date or earlier.

Applications close on Monday 10th of July.

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