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Community Trust Vacancy – Community Rugby Coach

Community Trust Vacancy – Community Rugby Coach

Sale Sharks are one of the leading professional rugby clubs in Europe with a prestigious title winning history that includes being crowned Premiership Champions and twice lifting the European Challenge Cup.

We are proud to reflect the core values of rugby union in demanding teamwork, respect, enjoyment, discipline and sportsmanship from our team and staff. These strong values have underpinned the club’s achievements and helped build a strong, winning mentality across all aspects of the business.

Success on the pitch demands even more success off the pitch. Sharks Community Trust is strengthening its rugby coaching staff, with a growing portfolio of schools’ programmes, coach and player development sessions, youth engagement sessions and rugby development camps.

Sharks Community Trust is looking to recruit a part-time, casual, Community Rugby Coach to play a vital role in the growth and development of existing programmes. Ideal candidates will have worked in a professional sports environment, have first class communication skills and a passion for rugby and talent development across the North West of England.

Job title: Community Rugby Coach
Company:  Sharks Community Trust
Contract: Casual
Salary: £20-£30p/h (depending on experience and qualifications)
Reporting to: various

Qualifications/Experience: Essential/Desirable:
ERCA Level 2 coaching qualification Essential
A Level or equivalent education standard Essential
Valid driving licence Essential
Community coaching experience Essential
DBS & RFU safeguarding certificate or working towards* Essential
First Aid Qualified/Certificate or working towards* Essential
Premiership Rugby Working in Community Sport Level 2 & 3* Essential

*These qualifications will need to be obtained within 6 weeks of working with the Sharks Community Trust

Attributes & Behaviours Essential/Desirable:
Strong interpersonal & organisational skills Essential
Ability to perform under pressure & adapt in an evolving business Essential
Knowledge in managing and being responsible for budgets Desirable
Microsoft Word and Excel skills Essential
Passionate about the development of rugby in the North West Essential
Ambassador of Sale Sharks Essential

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Engage with clubs and other key community partners of Sharks Community Trust
  • Plan, deliver and lead where appropriate with coaching sessions to meet the needs of a variety of programme aims – e.g. after school coaching, in school coaching, club coach development visits, residential/non-residential rugby camps.
  • Assist and lead where appropriate on community engagement events.
  • Report feedback on all activity via the Upshot online system with relevant data.
  • Reporting activity and output as required including capturing of social media content.



  • Exclusive CPD ran by the Sale Sharks Academy staff and its partners
  • An RFU Coach Educator mentor

This role is evening and weekend work only. The role is field based.

Sharks Community Trust is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

To apply please email: community@salesharks.com with a coaching CV including, coaching philosophy, coaching experience and qualifications.

Closing date: ongoing

Interview dates: ongoing, remote via Zoom

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Community Trust Vacancy – Community Rugby Coach
Community Trust Vacancy – Community Rugby Coach
Community Trust Vacancy – Community Rugby Coach