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Job Title : Community Boxing Coach - Bristol
Employer : Empire Fighting Chance - Easton
Location : Bristol, Gloucestershire, BS5 0YJ
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Fitness and Active Leisure
Vacancy Reference : VAC-42550
Vacancy Short Description : The Royal Foundation have launched Coach Core, innovative and exciting sports coaching apprenticeship targeting young people who wish to gain further education and employment in sport.


Qualifications Required : You do not have to have previous experience of coaching the sport as full training and support will be given.
Vacancy Full Description : Empire Boxing are looking for somebody to teach and mentor young people, teaching them physical and non-physical attributes of non-contact boxing. Deliver technique sessions, physical education and health and well-being education.

Those who demonstrate commitment and a will to want to better themselves in this sports coaching programme will then be offered 14-18 month employment working and training for 30 hours a week on Coach Core beginning February 2019. You will work towards your Community Activator Coach Apprenticeship L2.

Coach Core Benefits
·Achieve qualifications and vocational training that matches the criteria required by employers within the sports industry.
·Mentoring and experience of working alongside professionals from the industry including Sports Development Officers, experienced sports coaches and personnel from National Governing Bodies.
·Practical experience of working in the industry at sports event, in schools, in clubs and coaching within sports venues.
·An opportunity to meet new people of a similar age, have fun, become a role model and give something back to the community.
·The opportunity to attend exciting events and training throughout the apprenticeship

In July 2012, The Royal Foundation launched Coach Core; a new, innovative and exciting sports coaching apprenticeship targeting young people who wish to gain further education and employment in sport. Since then, apprentices in cities across the UK have been able to enjoy an intensive but incredible opportunity to become educated and employed for 14 - 18 months with some of the biggest sports providers and clubs in the industry.
With a full support team in place, apprentices have thrived both with their professional and personal development as we look to enhance the lives and opportunities for all Coach Core students from the first day to the last.
Successful applicants will be involved in a paid full-time sports coaching training programme to support your development and prepare you for future employment. At the end of the 14 - 18 months, you will leave with recognised qualifications, new skills, knowledge and a wealth of experience working as a trainee sports coach plus the opportunity to attend events unique to this programme.

The apprenticeship will consist of;
• Work with young people one-to-one or in a group.
• Prepare for each session, plan a variety of activities week on week including a technical session with demonstrations, drills, core work, stretching and a mentoring slot
• Make use of a tool box of activities to engage young people, ‘make it fun’ whilst also dealing with emotions and adapting the session format as appropriate
• A link between the young person and the school, building trust and encouraging open communication
• Write up session notes at the end, provide a more detailed file note for one-to-one sessions
• Meet school contacts regularly to review group/individual’s progress
• Manage own referrals and be the face of ‘Empire Fighting Chance’
• Command respect and trust from young people by sharing knowledge and expertise of boxing whilst also encouraging young people to have a voice and express themselves
• Share experiences and learning with the other coaches
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 30 hours shift work inc. evenings and weekends
Weekly Wage : £111.00
Application Deadline Date : 18/03/2019
Possible Start Date : 25/03/2019
Personal Qualities : N/A
Skills Required : Candidates must be enthusiastic about wanting to work within their chosen coaching area and be committed to the 14 - 18 month apprenticeship.
Future Prospects : Possible progression onto further qualifications
Training to be Provided : Community Activator Coach Apprenticeship L2
Key Skill in Application of Number Level 1
Key Skill in Communication Level 1
Employee Rights and Responsibilities Workbook (ERR)
Personal learning and thinking skills
Other Information : The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.90 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £6.15 an hour for 18-20 year olds, £7.70 for anyone aged 21 to 24 and £8.21 for those over 25. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). These rates apply from 1st April 2019.
Things to consider : The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early
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