Sports Coach - Preston Lodge

  • VO85345


Description

Aqua Fun, Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Ballet, Basketball, Boccia, Bowls, Breakdancing, Cheerleading, Climbing, Cricket, Crossfit, Daily Mile, Disability Sport, Fencing, Fitness, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Hip Hop Dance, Hockey, Indoors, Leadership, Netball, Outdoors, Physical Activity, Rugby, Running, Street Dance, Strength & Conditioning, Surfing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tap Dance, Tennis, Trampolining, Volleyball, Wakeboarding
Opportunities for individuals to be involved in coaching or leading various sports and activities through the Active Schools programme throughout East Lothian. Whether you are new to coaching or an experienced coach we can provide you opportunities to work with school aged children in a sporting environment with an opportunity to lead or assist with activities.
Active Schools East Lothian is a joint initiative between East Lothian Council and sportscotland. The programme was identified as a key element of the Scottish Executive's drive to get more people in Scotland active, a commitment outlined in the National Physical Activity Strategy.
The main aim of the Active Schools East Lothian is to offer school aged children the motivation and opportunities to adopt active, healthy lifestyles throughout their school years and into adulthood. They do this by supporting and sustaining a network of volunteers, coaches, leaders and teachers who in turn deliver extra curricular physical activity and sport before, during and after school and in the wider community. To help our volunteers we provide training opportunities through 'fit to coach'.
'More People, More Active, More Often'
The Active Schools team consists of 5 primary and 6 secondary coordinators. All primary and secondary schools in East Lothian have a coordinator assigned to their school. These coordinators are responsible for working in partnership with Schools, Sports Development and Local Clubs to increase the range of quality opportunities for pupils to become physically active.
Each primary coordinator is in charge of developing programmes for 5 to 7 schools in a cluster. There is a full-time secondary co-ordinator in each High School responsible for developing sport and physical activity. These co-ordinators develop extra-curricular programmes and assist with curricular delivery by offering alternative activities.
Interested in volunteering with Active Schools? Please contact your local
Active Schools Co-ordinator for further information.

Organisation aims and objectives

The main aim of the Active Schools East Lothian is to offer school aged children the motivation and opportunities to adopt active, healthy lifestyles throughout their school years and into adulthood. They do this by supporting and sustaining a network of volunteers, coaches, leaders and teachers who in turn deliver extra curricular physical activity and sport before, during and after school and in the wider community.

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The time commitment can be very flexible but we would expect volunteers to commit to at least one school term. Most clubs will run once per week.

Restrictions

Experience required: leadership, communication skills, good time keeping and reliable
Travel details: This opportunity takes place at the Primary Schools and High Schools. You would need to arrange your own transport to the venue.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Training details: Active Schools coordinator will give all relevant documents for information. Visit place of work with ASC to be shown venue, procedures etc & introduced to relevant people. ASC will support first session. Review meeting scheduled & training offered.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 3 months ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.