Sport Development Coach (Casual Contract)

This is an exciting opportunity to join the coaching and teaching 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 pool of coaches who support the delivery of various sports coaching programmes including:

  • PE development programmes within Primary Schools
  • Player Development Centres
  • Weekly coaching programmes
  • Disability sports coaching programmes
  • Goalkeeper training



  • Plan, deliver, and develop inclusive and challenging sports development initiatives which engage with a wide variety of children, young people and adults based within Suffolk and bordering counties
  • Deliver inclusive, engaging and fun Holiday Courses to young people during school holiday periods
  • Carry out and complete all tasks set by the Coaching Programmes Co-ordinator and any members of the Senior Management Team
  • Cover of fellow Sports Development staff sessions as and when instructed to do so by the Coaching Programmes Co-Ordinator



  • 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
  • Experience of working with and/or coaching children
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Able to attend events that fall outside normal hours of work
  • Existing knowledge and evidence of work in schools and/or sports organisations based across Suffolk
  • Able to gain an enhanced DBS certificate
  • Competent IT skills, with experience of Word, Excel, Outlook as a minimum
  • Able to work on own initiative within a busy environment


Location:   Ipswich, although delivery sessions may take place around Suffolk
Contract Type: Casual Hours
Hourly Rate: from National Minimum Wage up to £12 an hour (based on qualifications and experience)



Please apply by completing an application form and send along with a covering letter to Sam Burman, Sports Development Officer via email on [email protected].

Inspire Suffolk.  Reg. Charity No: 1101519

No agencies please.