Schools Cricket Coach

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Schools Cricket Coach

We are seeking a Schools Cricket Coach with a dedicated focus on delivering the Chance to Shine programme within schools across Leicestershire and Rutland.

Uptonsteel County Ground, Grace Road, Leicester, LE2 8EB
Contact Name
Sharron Hunter
Contact Telephone
0116 2832128
Contact Email
Leicestershire County Cricket Club In The Community

About Schools Cricket Coach

Job Role: Schools Cricket Coach

Contract: 12 Month Fixed-Term (potential extension subject to funding)

Salary: £19,000 - £20,000 (depending on experience)

Reports to: Interim Community Team Lead Officer

Weekly hours: A total of 35 hours per week, with flexibility over specific days worked and an emphasis on matchdays during the cricket season.

Location: Uptonsteel County Ground, Grace Road, Leicester, LE2 8AD

Job Profile: Schools Cricket Coach with a dedicated focus on delivering Chance to Shine within schools across Leicestershire and Rutland.

Main Duties:

1. Promote and deliver Chance to Shine Primary School Programme.

2. Promote and influence Chance to Shine portal and school resources sign up.

3. Primary School curricular and extra-curricular cricket activities and coaching.

4. Work with Cricket Development Officer – Young People to coordinate All Stars Cricket tasters/assembly visits.

5. Teacher CPD delivery.

6. Drive National Cricket Week promotion to schools and clubs and support other communities.

7. Project manage schools in Charnwood, Hinckley and Bosworth, North West Leicestershire and Melton areas.

8. Promote all Leicestershire CCC activities and offers.

9. Administrative duties to monitor, evaluate and report on sessions via Chance to Shine Portal.

10. Deliver and support competitions.

11. Identify and record case studies for promotional and monitoring/evaluation purposes.

General Duties:

1. Support school competitions and support festivals.

2. Coordinate and deliver leadership training in conjunction with Club Development Officer – Young People (Schools).

3. Signposting participants to local progression opportunities.

4. Engage junior cricket clubs to support LCCC programmes.

5. Support delivery of community activity (eg, Chance to Shine Street) where appropriate.

6. Promote opportunities for casual coaching staff, manage casual coaches.

7. Responsible for maintenance of relevant web pages.

Person Specification:

1. Specific Qualifications - Minimum of ECB Foundation Coach qualification or equivalent - Valid Disclosure and Barring Certificate - Valid Safeguarding Young Cricketers (Safeguarding and Protecting Children) - Valid First Aid Certificate - Eligibility to work in the UK

2. Excellent keyboard skills, be computer literate and have a good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel, Outlook etc).

3. A flexible approach with the ability to adjust to different requirements as priorities change.

4. Previous experience of working with young people in a coaching role, ideally in a school environment.

5. Own transport with a clean driving licence is required.

To apply: If you would like to apply for this vacancy please email your CV and a covering letter to

If you would like any further information about this vacancy, please contact, Interim Community Team Lead Officer on

Application deadline is Friday 10th February 2023 and interviews, including a practical assessment, will take place during the week commencing 20th February.