Sports Coach – 12 Months Fixed Term (Part Time)

Bradford College

  • £20.54 per hour
  • West Yorkshire / Yorkshire
  • Fixed Term
  • Part Time
Posted 1 week ago

We have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic Sports Coach to join our fantastic Student Services team and assist in the effective development and delivery of a robust sports enrichment programme.

You will deliver sports enrichment sessions and promote various sports initiatives across the college to increase awareness of the events on offer and highlight the importance of healthy living to both students and the wider college community.

Please note that this is a Part Time role working 20 hours per week and will be Fixed Term for a period of 12 months.

Responsibilities include:

  • Deliver sports enrichment sessions that can be accessed by students across Bradford College
  • To deliver sports initiatives across the college to increase the awareness of sports enrichment and healthy living with students and the wider college community
  • Establish, build, and maintain working relationships and effective communication with the Personal Development Officer for Sport
  • Help develop and implement an annual sports enrichment programme
  • Raise awareness and profile of Sports enrichment throughout Bradford College
  • Support and coordinate coaching and club development programmes in college
  • Provide opportunities to positively promote the success of students through internal and external competitions
  • Complete all administrative tasks associated with the running of the sports enrichment activities
  • Identify students who are interested in participating in competitive teams and signpost them to the relevant clubs
  • Ensure all activities comply with health and safety requirements

For the full job description and person specification, please click here

Hybrid working is negotiable for this role. This means you may be able to work a proportion of your time on campus and some remotely. We are open to discussing this with you during the application process as we recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working.

The Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate will be learner and quality-focused with a commitment to our vision of working together to transform lives. You should be able to contribute to our journey to Outstanding, creating a positive working and study environment, and, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion should be embedded within your core values.

Education & Training

  • Level 2 Sports Coaching qualification
  • GCSE A*- C or nationally recognised level 2 qualification in Maths or equivalent. (e.g. CSE 1, O Level A – C) or prepared to pass a test prior to interview to demonstrate level 2 ability and then if appointed achieve within an agreed timescale.
  • GCSE A*- C or nationally recognised level 2 qualification in English or equivalent. (e.g. CSE 1, O Level A – C) or prepared to pass a test prior to interview to demonstrate level 2 ability and then if appointed achieve within an agreed timescale.


  • Experience of working in an education setting
  • Experience of planning, delivering and facilitating group work sessions.
  • Experience of engaging students in extracurricular activities
  • Experience of delivering to a variety of age groups and abilities
  • Experience of working with a diverse range of people
  • To have an understanding of Health & Safety in a sports environment

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early depending on the level of interest and number of applications so early application is advised.


Bradford College

At Bradford College, our ambition is to transform the lives of our learners, help them to aim higher and support them to achieve their goals.

Located in the heart of Bradford, we offer a wide range of courses at varying levels, with something to suit everyone. Undergraduate to postgraduate and professional qualifications to distance learning and short community courses.

We aim to attract and retain knowledgeable, passionate and focused individuals who can inspire, motivate and support both learners and colleagues. With a can-do attitude and desire for continuous self-improvement, you could make a difference in the lives of everyone at Bradford College.


Benefits of working at Bradford College: 

  • Generous annual leave entitlement – equivalent to 30 days of holidays, plus bank holidays
  • Additional college closure days, including 2-week Christmas closure
  • Local government pension scheme, with a generous 18% employer contribution
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Career progression opportunities – 54% of all vacancies are filled internally
  • Free sports and gym facilities
  • Free wellbeing initiatives and access to our exclusive staff indoor and outdoor wellbeing space
  • Confidential employee assistance service and on-site mental health first aiders
  • Access to Bradford College benefits hub, offering retail, travel, leisure and dining discounts and cashback
  • Discounts on greener travel – cycle to work scheme & local MetroCard and Northern Rail discounts
  • Access to hair and beauty treatments in our student-led Signature Spa
  • On-site dining facilities, including our award-winning Grove restaurant
  • A host of training development opportunities
  • Fantastic campus facilities, a short walk to public transport links in the heart of the City of Culture 2025
  • The opportunity to work for an organisation that is truly committed to creating a better future for all through education and training.

*If you have the drive to further develop your skills and abilities, you will be given the support and opportunities you need to enhance your career. This includes access to in-house training and CPD, professional and academic qualifications and mentoring.

Bradford College is committed to supporting and promoting diversity and inclusion amongst our staff and student body. We promote applications across all sections of the community, recognising the benefits a diverse workforce can bring and therefore particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in our workforce.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken for this post including a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please note that social media checks will also be undertaken during the recruitment process.

Please be aware it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children and vulnerable adults.


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