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Sports Coach Mentor - Bridgend

Location
4 Berghem Mews, Blythe Road, London, Greater London, W14 0HN
College
LMP Group
Hours
Casual
Salary
£250 per week
Posted
12th September 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
Expires
25th October 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
1269860
Start date
As soon as possible
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Job Title: Sports & Engagement Coach

Reports To: Alternative Education Manager

Location: Bridgend

Salary: £250 per week

Hours: Monday - Friday, 20 hours per week (Term time only)

Job Purpose

The Sports & Engagement Coach is passionate about young people and education and will use this in post to increase participation and engagement among the young people. The primary aim of this post is to deliver support, mentoring and coaching sessions to registered students who are part of our Alternative Education Courses. The Engagement Coach will require delivery of activities including team-building games, building social interaction and playing a pivotal role in mentoring, supporting the learner's needs and aiding retention of learners on the course.

About LMP Action

LMP Education are a youth training provider, a specialist education division of the Let Me Play organization, which engages with young people through providing alternative learning options, mentoring and our own education centres.

Key Responsibilities

  • To ensure that all engagement sessions are planned and delivered to a high standard.
  • To assist where necessary support those who need extra help by offering 1 to 1 guidance.
  • To support the participation, retention and progression of learners in their sessions.
  • Liaise with other staff members effectively.
  • Supervise the young people at all times.
  • To attend and engage in all relevant staff meetings, and maintain effective communication with staff, learners and other relevant organisations.
  • To undertake training and CPD as necessary and relevant to the post.
  • To be familiar with the LMP Code of Conduct and all operational, Health & Safety, Child Protection and Data Protection policies.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The Sports and Education Coach must have a passion for working with young people from different educational backgrounds, and be committed to raising standards, be reliable, enthusiastic and motivated. They must possess excellent communication, teamwork, leadership, ICT and management skills and be able to build and sustain effective working relationships with staff.

Education and Experience

  • DBS (essential)
  • 3 or more years of experience working with a variety of aged groups including 16 plus.
  • Experience of delivering training and working in diverse community and/or sports settings.
  • Experience of working with young people who are hard to engage with.

Work Environment

Your work environment for the nature of this role will be at a LMP Action venue, term time only. You will be supporting the LMP tutor & another engagement coach.

Confidentiality

The post holder must maintain the confidentiality of information about clients, staff and other LMP stakeholders. Some work is of a confidential nature and information gained must not be communicated to other persons except in the recognised course of duty. The post holder must always meet the requirements of the General Data Regulation Act.

Safeguarding, Prevent & Equal Opportunities

The LMP Group are committed to anti-discrimination and equal opportunities for all. We are equally committed to Safer Recruitment Policies, Safeguarding, the Prevent Duty and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. To achieve our commitment, we will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust safeguarding processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our staff and volunteers.

Pre-employment checks

Please be aware that upon a successful offer of employment the company completes digitalized right-to-work checks and DBS applications via an external provider - Vetting.Com

The company also completes an internal online social media search, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. 

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Safeguarding Statement:

Let Me Play Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.