Assistant Coach (Rugby)

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College

  • FTE Salary: up to £26,220.00
  • Bristol / South West
  • Permanent
  • Part Time
Posted 3 days ago

Assistant Coach (Rugby)

Role Information:

Reference: REQ001106
Location: SGS WISE Campus
FTE Salary: up to £26,220.00 (Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience) 
Actual Salary: £15,732.00
Contract Type: Permanent, Part-Time
Working Hours: 22.2 hours per week
Monday 10-6pm, Wednesday Fixtures, Friday 8am to 4pm

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

SGS Sport is looking to recruit a forward thinking and enthusiastic rugby coach with a forwards specialism.

The main purpose of this role is to assist the Director of Rugby in the running of the Male Rugby ACE programme including the planning, delivery and reviewing of sessions within the SGS Sport Academy. In addition to this, the role will lead on the Rugby Development Group here at SGS College. The role includes responsibility for both team and individual development through yearly planning and supporting Individual Player Development through the SGS Sport IDP programme. 

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Leading on the Rugby Development Group at SGS Sport including the planning, delivery and reviewing of sessions throughout the year.
  • To assist the Director of Rugby in the delivery and running of the SGS Male Rugby ACE group.
  • To monitor the academic development of all SGS College Male Rugby athletes to the minimum standards as laid out by the Curriculum Director of Personal and Social Development.
  • Support with recruitment of students (80+) to the Rugby academy in accordance to targets set by the Director of Rugby and the Curriculum Director of Personal and Social Development
    As necessary liaise effectively with partner clubs and stakeholders in relation to player recruitment, development, training and playing programmes.
    Build relationships with local clubs at a variety of levels to enhance to the performance player pathway at SGS College across pre-16, Community Programmes (Senior) and Under 18 programmes.

Beneficial Skills & Qualifications

  • RFU Level 2 Coaching Award (Essential) or RFU Level 3 Coaching Award (Desirable)
  • First Aid and Safeguarding qualifications in place
  • A degree in Sports Coaching or relevant area
  • Sound knowledge of Rugby at Performance and Participation level across the board
  • Experience of working within the FE Sector and with Athletes aged 16-19
  • Experience of working within academy pathways

Please apply online by: Friday 26th July

Expected Interview Date: WC Monday 29th July


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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