Fylde Rugby Community Foundation Casual Community Sports Coach with Engage Community LTD


Location – Fylde coast (FY8)

Fylde Rugby Community Foundation is looking to recruit enthusiastic and qualified Community Rugby Coaches within the Fylde, Wyre and Blackpool areas. This is due to recent expansion and demand, particularly within the school’s sector.

We need to recruit a Community Sports Coach to play a vital role in the growth and development of our existing programmes. The ideal candidates will have worked both in a community sports and school environment, have first class communication skills and have a passion for sport.


Essential Qualification/Experience

• England Rugby Coaching Award L2 or Equivalent – Essential

• Ability to travel to schools and community events within Fylde and Wyre areas for coaching assignments – Essential

• Previous community coaching experience in school and / or rugby club setting – Desired

• First Aid certificate – Desired

• Evidence of recent safeguarding training – Desired


Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities

• Deliver high quality rugby coaching to a variety of groups in schools, clubs, and sports camps

• Responsibility for monitoring and evaluation of relevant programmes

• Identify opportunities to extend, develop and promote the work of Fylde Rugby Community Foundation


Hours of work/basis of employment

Hours of work will be offered on a flexible basis for allocated blocks of weekly (and sometimes one- off) coaching sessions dependent on candidate availability. Working hours would occur during the school day (morning or afternoon blocks) during term time. Hours will be available on sports camps during school holidays to be discussed on a person-by-personbasis. The hourly rate for this work is an attractive one – to be discussed on application.

About us

Fylde Rugby Community Foundation (FRCF) work in conjunction with Engage Community Ltd who provide governance and framework to support the achievement of the charity’s aims and objectives. We are committed to providing an opportunity for all to be able to play and experience rugby union through schools and club opportunities. FRCF have a fabulous reputation for supporting all in the community through our designated programmes of support. FRCF works with over 9,000 beneficiaries and more than 90 schools every year. The coaching and management team continually drive quality within engaging sessions and community programmes to create ‘RugbyForAll’ promoting inclusive rugby experiences that positively impact the local community.


Requirements for applications

A) Please send a covering letter and CV to community@fylderugbyfoundation.com

Engage Community is committed to having a workforce that promotes inclusivity and celebrates diversity and we are an equal opportunities employer.

Engage Community is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of children and adults. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.