Community Rugby Coach

The Community Rugby Coach will deliver on existing projects to develop Rugby across Greater
Manchester and the wider North West community in addition to developing match day programmes and

Roles & Responsibilities:

There are a number of key aspects to this role. The successful candidate will;
• Develop, plan and deliver high-quality sessions that engage, enthuse and progress all those
involved. This will include a variety of programmes in a variety of settings:
o Engagement, retention and transition sessions as part of Project Rugby delivery
o Holiday camps
o Match day activities
o Support Sharks Community Trust’s delivery of all programmes.
• Engage, inspire and empower young people to enjoy participating in sporting sessions and
to help participants to reach their full potential at whatever level that may be.
• 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 including capturing of social media content.
• Work alongside other team members to support in other areas of the organisation as and
when required to promote best practice.
It is key to this role that candidates:
• Understand and implement the Trust’s Safeguarding policy, procedures and best practice
guidelines and to use this understanding to ensure safe working practices, appropriate reporting of
concerns and contribute positively to a safe environment
• Continuously evaluate the success and standards of their work and that of others, through rigorous
self and departmental reflection and analysis. This includes creating a CPD plan.
• Are able to work flexible and unsociable hours where this is required by the role.
• Demonstrate the Sharks Community Trust’s values at all times.
• Promote Sharks Community Trust and Sale Sharks brand and ethos in a professional and positive
• Be committed to applying and promoting equality, diversity and inclusion across Sharks
Community Trust and comply with all charity policies and procedures.
• Are able to work evenings and weekends as this role will involve numerous visits to
grassroots clubs and schools across the region to develop matchday partnerships and

Qualifications & experiences :


  • Level 2 Coaching Rugby Union award
  • A positive attitude towards professional
  • development and their own learning
  • Experience of working with young people.
  • Experience of working on rugby/sport-based projects
  • An understanding of safeguarding procedures.
  • Experience of working in a community outreach setting.
  • A passion for sport and the community and making a difference.
  • Full drivers’ license and use of a vehicle


  • Level 1 or 2 sports coaching award in a second or multiple sports
  • Experience of working with hard to reach young people.
  • Experience of delivering activities that promote rugby development.
  • A background of Youth Work

Personal Attributes

  • A passion for the community and making a difference.
  • A friendly, positive ‘can do’ and courteous attitude.
  • A commitment to the aims, vision and values of Sharks Community Trust
  • Time management skills to be able to plan and regulate workload including the ability to prioritise demands and thrive under pressure.
  • Ability to work within a team and foster good working relationships.
  • Meticulous standards.
  • Highly motivated, determined and conscientious.
  • Good judgement and knowing when to seek advice or support.
  • Flexible, helpful and responsive.
  • Full drivers’ license and use of a vehicle

Salary – £19k – 20k, full time 37.5 hours a week

Location – Greater Manchester

Send your CV and covering letter through to by 20th July 2022.