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Sports Coach - Part time

Cricklade Manor PrepCricklade

Cricklade Manor prides itself on being able to offer sport for all, at a level appropriate to the child. We are extremely fortunate to benefit from outstanding facilities including: a multi-purpose indoor sports hall, 8 acres of playing fields of which we have 1 x grass cricket wicket and 1 x astro-turf cricket wicket, 2 x astro-turf hockey pitches, 2 outdoor netball courts and a 4 lane 25m outdoor swimming pool.

Pupils benefit from 4 lessons of Games coaching per week of which 2 lessons are dedicated to fixtures. Our offering sees Boys’ play rugby in the Autumn, hockey in the Spring and mixed cricket and athletics in the Summer. Our Girls’ play hockey in the Autumn, netball in the Spring and mixed cricket and athletics in the Summer. 

We continue to raise the profile of sport across our school. In accordance with The Cricketer magazine ‘Good Schools Guide’ we have been listed as one of the Top 50 Prep Schools to offer cricket in the Country for the past 3 years. We have been awarded with the ‘Your School Games’ Gold award for delivering high quality PE and Games. We also successfully support a number of pupils with 11+ sports scholarship to top senior schools. 

Candidates are sought who can demonstrate:

• Suitable qualifications and playing credentials.

• An enthusiasm and passion for a range of sport, with a focus on: Rugby, Hockey and Cricket.

• A maximum of 3 points on your driving license.

• Ability to adapt sessions at short notice.

• Excellent communication and relationship-building skills.

• An energetic, proactive approach.

• Willingness to contribute fully to school life.

An affinity with independent schools would be advantageous, but experience within the sector is not a requirement.

This is a part time role offering a minimum of 10 hours per week, term time. The role is fixed  term until July 2022 where it will be subject to review.

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