Sports Instructor / Coach Inverurie Area

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The Active Schools programme aims to develop more and higher quality opportunities for children and young people to participate in sport and physical activity.
A Sports Instructor/Coach volunteer will be required to instruct and coach a group of children in the rules and skills of a designated sport or sports.
There will be occasions when the instructor/coach will be responsible, on their own, for the team/group of children.

Organisation aims and objectives

To increase physical activity levels among school-aged children in general with a focus on girls and young women, young people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, young people with physical and learning disabilities, and young people in areas of socio-economic disadvantage. To improve motivation and attitude of children and young people to help increase achievements in all aspects of school and community life. To increase levels of sports participation in both formal and informal community settings. To increase numbers of young people acting as sports leaders, coaches and volunteers in both school and community settings.










Arrangements are flexible but generally volunteering will take place on a weekly basis with a minimum of 1 hour per week. There are opportunities to volunteer on a more regular basis or potentially an ad-hoc basis.


Experience required: Proven experience as a sports coach in one or more sports. Proven experience in working with children and young people. UK coaching certificate level 1 or equivalent transferable evidence and skills. There is a requirement for the volunteer to undertake a PVG Scheme Member Children check.
Travel details: Own travel arrangements will need to be made, if travel is required.
Minimum age: 12


Taster available: Yes
Training details: Volunteers are supported with mentoring, a full induction and ongoing support and CPD. There are opportunities for volunteers to gain awards and certificates to progress their skills and experience in delivering sport and physical activities.

Last updated 4 months ago