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Bath Rugby has the following vacancies. If you have the relevant experience and are interested in applying, please send your covering letter and CV to Dawn Mowat, HR Manager, Farleigh House, Farleigh Hungerford, Bath BA2 7RW or dawn.mowat@bathrugby.com

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Please note that as we expect to receive a large response to our advertisement unfortunately only successful candidates will be contacted.

The Bath Academy (in association with Somerset and Dorset & Wilts) is looking to appoint rugby coaches to Head up the Developing Player programme.  

We are looking for a number of lead age group coaches and assistant coaches.

Applications & Interviews

  • Closing date for applications is 2nd January 2015
  • The positions will be interviewed on the 9th January 2015. 

To apply for any of these positions, please submit a one page coaching CV and covering letter to Danny Grewcock, Bath Rugby Academy Director, Farleigh House Farleigh Hungerford Bath BA2 7RW or alternatively send your application via email to HR Manager dawn.mowat@bathrugby.com.

Job Description Job Title: Developing Player Programme Lead Age Group Coach 

Responsible to: Developing Player Programme Manager, Bath Academy Manager, Lead Coach at Satellite Centre

Objectives of Programme 

The Developing Player Programme is committed to providing a high quality, player development experience, which encourages lifelong participation in the game and enables those with the greatest potential to be clearly identified. This programme is aimed at players aged between 13 and 15 

Outline of Role 

  • Lead a strong coaching team and ensure collaborative working to achieve the objectives of the programme. 
  • Be responsible for maintaining and developing relationships with key stakeholders. 
  • Coach development will be provided as part of this role. (All coaches working in the  DPP would be expected to commit to the coach development programme). 

Key Tasks 

  • Ensure effective communication to key partners, player and parents involved in the DPP 
  • Work with the DPP coaching team, establishing and maintaining effective coach to coach relationships and create a sense of unity centred on the programme objectives and motivations. 
  • Oversee periodic assessment days to benchmark young players and invite those with potential to attend the DPP. 
  • Monitor programme delivery to ensure it meets the needs of the players and the objectives of the programme. 
  • Ensure that the DPP coaches are using benchmarking in providing on-going individualised practice plans and feedback to all players within the programme. 
  • Continually self-reflect on own coaching practice and monitor & evaluate the coaching practice of others to challenge delivery with an aim of improving player experience. 
  • Commit to on-going formal and informal personal development and training to ensure that delivery practices, skills and knowledge are as current as possible. 
  • The successful candidates will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check and to comply with the appropriate RFU Regulations. 

Job Title: Developing Player Programme Coach

Responsible to: Developing Player Programme Lead Coach, Developing Player Programme Manager, Bath Academy Manager, Lead Coach at Satellite Centre

Objectives of Programme

The Developing Player Programme is committed to providing a high quality, player development experience, which encourages lifelong participation in the game and enables those with the greatest potential to be clearly identified. This programme is aimed at players aged between 13 and 15 

Outline of the Role

  • Work as part of a strong coaching team 
  • Coaching and personal development of youth athletes. 
  • Working collaboratively to achieve the objectives of the programme. 

Key Tasks

  • To work with the DPP Lead Coach, and as a part of the wider DPP coaching team 
  • Design and deliver the content and structure of the training sessions and other events.
  • To develop the players involved in line with the programme objectives.
  • To attend periodic assessment days to benchmark young players and invite those with potential to attend the DPP.
  • To deliver coaching sessions for DPP players in line with the agreed calendar.
  • To provide individualised practice plans for players. 
  • To continue the benchmarking and provide individualised feedback to players to support their on-going development.
  • To help develop support coaches assisting the programme. 
  • To commit to on-going personal development and training to ensure that delivery practices, skills and knowledge are as up to date as possible.

Person Specification

Developing Player Programme Coach

Skills and Education

  • It is expected that a DPP coach will have achieved, as a minimum, UKCC Level 2 award, or demonstrate experience in coaching talented young players.
  • A DPP Coach must be registered under the RFU Coach License Scheme.
  • As a DPP Coach it would be highly desirable to possess a First Aid Certificate.
  • A DPP Coach should be able to demonstrate significant commitment to their personal and professional development. (Evidence of this commitment is highly desirable). 
  • Has an understanding of Player-Centred Coaching and can adapt coaching style to meet the learning style of the participant. (Evidence of this is highly desirable).
  • Is able to use a variety of electronic tools as necessary and applicable to help the players improve.
  • Is computer literate – Able to communicate effectively over distance using E-mail and web platforms. 
  • Has the ability to converse with the players, parents and coaches to assist players with self-reflection and setting of appropriate development goals.
  • Has knowledge of physical and psychological development of young people and can work with specialists to develop appropriate development plans for maturing players. 

Qualities and Attributes

  • Adapts quickly and with enthusiasm to changes, and adapts work effort appropriately.
  • Can show evidence of a creative and innovative approach to coaching.
  • Able to connect with young people through an appropriate style of communications, dress, style and image. 

Other Information

Candidates for all positions:

• Will have the ability to plan, lead & deliver sessions under the guidance of the Bath Academy Manager
• Will have a player-centred approach in all contact with players, parents and staff
• Will have empathy with age group players recognising their needs and aspirations
• Will model good practice in coaching process, demonstrating a flexible and problem solving approach
• Will understand and abide by the principles of LTAD
• Will have in-depth knowledge of rugby techniques and skills. Works within the programme set out by the DPP Manager and in conjunction with the Bath Academy
• Will have an ability to assess players’ performance
• Will be self-reflective, willing to accept advice and attend CPD from RFU & Academy Staff
• Will be prompt and conscientious
• Will hold the potential & ambition to work towards gaining the Level 3 coaching qualification.
• Will possess a current and valid enhanced CRB disclosure certificate
• Will be a licensed RFU Coach
• Any Conflict of interest – personal or club – must be declared with application

Coaches must be able to commit to all DPP sessions. They will also be expected to attend coach education days held at Farleigh House. Coaches will also be required to adhere to a code of conduct. 

When are the dates for the DPP sessions? 

These will be set when the head coach has been appointed, they will be held on Sundays and half term days.

If I am successful in getting one of the DPP positions, can I still continue coaching other sides? 

Yes, providing you will be committed to all sessions and there is not a conflict of interest.

Who will be responsible for the administration of the programme? 

The DPP Manager will be responsible for all administration associated with the programme.  Depending on your role you will be expected to support the DPP Manager where appropriate.

Will Coach Education be available to DPP coaches? 

Yes at Baths Training Ground – Farleigh House.

Will DPP coaches get Bath coaching kit? 

Yes -DPP coaches will get Bath Kit

How many players will be in the DPP? 

There are three age groups U13s, U14s & U15s with about 120 players in each age group. Total 360 players.

Is there a Coach Induction Session for DPP appointed coaches? 

Yes all newly appointed coaches in the DPP will be asked to attend an induction session on January 18th 2015. This will include the start of the Bath Rugby Coach Education series, Safeguarding, Talent ID, and Code of Conduct. 

Are there any other perks of the job?  

The importance of your role as a Bath DPP Coach can not be underestimated.  We will endeavor to support your professional development in every way we can and promote coaches up our coaching pathway if appropriate.  A limited amount of match tickets to Bath games will be made available to DPP coaches.

Where will the roles be based?

Bath Rugby runs DPP satellite sites across Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire.  Appointed coaches will be placed at a suitable venue based on where you live.

 

 

Bar and Catering Staff Required

Bath Rugby Club is looking for friendly and reliable staff to join our legendary bar and catering team this season. 
We are looking for staff with a positive attitude towards their work and a flair for customer service. 

What we can offer you: 

• A role behind bar or with the catering team, depending on experience. 
• A shift every home game throughout the season 
• £6.31p/h for over 18s 
• Holiday pay quarterly 

What we would like from you: 

• Be a confident and sociable person 
• Deliver a high standard of customer service. 
• Fluent in English 
• Have coherent mathematic skills 
• Be able to use your own initiative and also work well as a team. 
• Able to commit to all home fixtures this season. 

Work is for HOME matches at the Rec
 only.

Please email your CV and a covering letter to bar.staff@bathrugby.com

 

Match day Stewards needed!

Stewarding opportunities are available at Bath Rugby, full training provided.  This role is only available for those over 18.

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