Sessional Coach (Basketball)

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College

  • FTE Salary: up to £23,154.00
  • Bristol / South West
  • Casual
  • Variable Hours
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  • Organisation Type:
  • Contract Term:
  • Expiry Date: 26/07/24
  • Job Reference: REQ001104
Posted 3 days ago

Sessional Coach (Basketball)


Role Information:

Reference: REQ001104
Location: SGS WISE Campus
FTE Salary: up to £23,154.00 (Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience)
Hourly Rate: £13.92 per hour
Contract Type: Zero Hours, Claims, Fixed Term
Working Hours: Monday 3-6pm, Wednesday PM Fixtures, Friday 8-12am

SGS is an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

Financial Rewards and Benefits:

  • Opportunity to make a positive impact within the community and on learners’ lives
  • Competitive Pension Scheme- Corporate and support roles have access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), a flexible and pension accessible from the age of 55, with generous employer contributions of 16%.
  • Generous Annual leave entitlement plus the 8 bank holidays- 25 days corporate and support functions, increasing to 30 days after 5 academic years’ service (Full-Time Equivalent).
  • Two weeks leave during the Christmas closedown period largely supported by the discretionary closure days provided by the College.
  • Extensive professional development with ongoing support for your personal & professional development, including 25% tuition discount for immediate family of SGS employees.
  • Family friendly policies and a proven commitment to supporting flexible working practices
  • Access to ‘My Lifestyle’ discounted shopping benefits, cycle to work scheme and a Technology Salary Sacrifice Scheme
  • Free Annual Eye test
  • All staff members can buy a TOTUM card(formerly known as NUS Extra cards), as part of being an affiliate member of the Students’ Union 
  • Staff have access and supported to be part of inclusive or sustainable staff networks and communities
  • Free car parking at all campuses (Except Queens Road Art School)
  • Access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources
  • Subsidised onsite catering services including Starbucks Coffee

South Gloucestershire & Stroud College has an excellent reputation for delivering further education and work-based programmes in a range of subjects – from business to sport, construction to media, GCSE’s and A Levels to Honour Degree level programmes.

Our experienced and passionate staff work hard to help students and colleagues achieve their personal challenges and career goals. We are proud of SGS and committed to making the College the best it can be. We are currently working hard to achieve “Outstanding” status after being classified as “Good” in our last inspection. For more information, please visit

The main purpose of this role is to plan, deliver and review sessions within the SGS Sport Academy. The role includes responsibility both team and individual development through yearly planning and supporting Individual Player Development through the SGS Sport IDP programme. Based on applications the successful application will either work within the Female Basketball provision or Male Basketball 2nd team.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Supporting coaching within the Basketball Academy provision for 16-19 year olds
  • Supporting holistic athlete development in collaboration with coaches, Strength and Conditioning coaches and Physios.
  • Supporting all athletes to develop through the SGS Sport Individual Development Plan programme.
  • Supporting with the Bristol Flyers Community Club run and operated by SGS College

Beneficial Skills & Qualifications

  • Level 2 Basketball England Coaching Award
  • First Aid Qualification
  • Safeguarding Qualification
  • Knowledge of performance and participation Basketball
  • A commitment to Continuous Professional Development.

Please apply online by: Friday 26th July 2024

Expected Interview Date: WC 29th July 2024

If you have any queries please contact

SGS College is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and any offer of employment will be subject to a number of conditions including a requirement for providing satisfactory references. In line with KCSIE and having regard to all relevant guidance, a range of checks and online searches will also be conducted for successful candidates, and a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure will need to be obtained as a requirement of the job.

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