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Community Sports Coach

This position is for 22.2 hours a week and will include occasional weekend and evening delivery when required. Derbyshire Dales District Council are recruiting a Community Sport Coach, there will be a number of different sports activities on offer across our programs and we are looking for an innovative and dedicated individual to lead on delivery and join our excellent Sports Development Team.

Town Hall Matlock, DE4 3NN
Contact Name
Katie Burns
Contact Telephone
01629 761 389
Contact Email

About Community Sports Coach

It is important that potential candidates are enthusiastic about developing active children, bringing fun and exciting ideas to the team. We're looking for great communication skills, lots of energy and a proactive leadership style that will positively enhance children's experience of sport and physical activity. Applicants need to be passionate about physical activity and know how to have fun – if the coaches are having fun, so are the children.

We are looking for driven and dedicated individuals, passionate about sport and physical activity and their ability to engage people across all ages. We welcome applications from those who thrive on new challenges and the opportunity to make change, while demonstrating empathy and understanding of challenges and barriers to participation. The successful candidate should hold a level 2 national governing body coaching certificate and be capable to lead sessions independently.

The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience of creating and delivering high quality engaging activity sessions and working collaboratively with partners. They will work closely with organisations and communities to improve participation across the district.

This position is based in the Sports Development section of the Community Development department in the District Council Offices, Matlock. However, the majority of the work will be out in the community.

If you are unable to apply online, please contact Corporate Support on 01629 761126 or email for an application form.

For further information about the role please e-mail

Provisional Interview Date: Week Commencing 11th December 2023

To find out more about this role look at our Active Dales facebook page as this will give you an idea about all the work we do.

Supporting Documents:

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