KCST | Coach Vacancies

KCST | Coach Vacancies

in #KillieStories July 28, 2017

The Kilmarnock Community Sports Trust are recruiting sessional Community Football Coaches. 


The post holders will deliver a coherent coaching programme for players of all abilities throughout East Ayrshire including pre-school programme 2 -4 years, football centres 5 – 12 years, school programme 5 – 12 years and holiday camps.
There may also be the opportunity to become involved in additional coaching programmes that the club deliver for anyone who excels.

Candidates must have a minimum of Scottish FA Level 1.3 (Coaching in the Game) on Scottish FA Children’s Pathway and some experience working with the aforementioned age groups. We’re looking for motivated and innovative coaches with good communication skills and a flexible approach to work. We offer various coaching hours at an attractive hourly rate.

Skills and Attributes Required

Coaches should have the ability to:
• Motivate participants
• Communicate effectively
• Make things FUN.
• Use time efficiently and effectively
• Forward plan
• Make use of appropriate equipment and adapt if necessary
• Use initiative

Main Duties:

• To deliver football coaching sessions appropriate to the age and ability of the participants.
• To carry out risk assessments and report any incidents / accidents to the Trust immediately.
• To ensure that all Trust equipment is in good working order and assembled properly – to report to the Trust any equipment that needs attention.
• To ensure that the Trust’s Codes of Conduct are adhered to.
• To keep up-to-date registers for all activities.
• To assist in the cross promotion of Trust activities.
• To attend continuing professional development as required.
• Money Handling
• To adhere to National Governing Body (SFA) guidelines.
• Any other task which is deemed necessary by the Trust as it grows

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and feel you have what it takes then please send a letter highlighting relevant experience and an up to date C.V to:

James McHarg
Kilmarnock Football Club
Rugby Park
Rugby Road

Closing date is Wednesday 9th August