Specialist / Evening Coaching Vacancies

This is an exciting opportunity to join the coaching team at one of Suffolk’s most energetic charities. Inspire Suffolk is committed to using sport to inspire, motivate, educate and improve the health and life chances of young people in Suffolk who are in need. We are currently looking to add to our coaching team who support the delivery of various sports coaching programmes including:

  • Our ‘Football Coaching Centres’ aimed at 4-12 year olds, which focus on technical and tactical progression.
  • Our ‘Turn Up & Play’ initiative, which are free to access sports sessions for 5-16 year olds. We offer a wide range of sports for young people to try and use as a platform for social, personal and physical development.

Our extra-curricular provision is delivered throughout the week (Monday – Saturday), and you will need to be available to work from 4:30/5:00pm on weekdays, and 8:30am on a Saturday.

Purpose of Role:

  • Plan, deliver and develop inclusive, challenging and enjoyable sport sessions.
  • Manage equipment and admin to comply with Inspire Suffolk policy and procedure.
  • Meet the deadlines set by Programme Co-ordinators to aid Inspire Suffolk’s continuous development and operations.


Essential Qualifications and Experience:

  • FA Level 2 Qualification (minimum) or Equivalent Level 2 (National Governing Body) Sports Qualification.
  • Other NGB (National Governing Body) Level 1 or 2 Qualifications – Core Sports.
  • Up to date safeguarding and 1st aid training.
  • Experience of working with and/or coaching children.
  • Experience of coaching a range of sports.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to be organised and work using own initiative.
  • Able to gain an enhanced DBS certificate.
  • Full and clean driving licence, with use of a vehicle.


Role Details

  • Location: Based in Ipswich, although delivery of sessions will take place around Suffolk.
  • Contract Type: Casual Hours
  • Hourly Rate: Dependant on experience and qualifications (£6.66 – £9.23)


Application Process

Closing date: Ongoing

Interview date:  TBC


Please send a completed application form with a covering letter highlighting the qualities you believe you can bring to our charity to Rebecca Anderson-Brown at Flagship at [email protected] 

Inspire Suffolk.  Reg. Charity No: 1101519   No agencies please.