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Leicester Tigers Inclusive Rugby Development Officer - Job Vacancies

Leicester Tigers Inclusive Rugby Development Officer

David McDonald / david.mcdonald@tigers.co.uk
David McDonald / david.mcdonald@tigers.co.uk
Leicester Tigers Community Department, LE2 7TR
Full Time
Placed On
Mon 11th September, 2017
12:00am - Fri 29th September, 2017
Sport / Activity
Rugby Union
Leicester Tigers are recruiting.

Reporting to the Community Managers

Main function:

  • To be part of the team which is responsible for the management and implementation of those activities which form an essential part of the Club's Community Development Programme.

Main Tasks:

  • To work on the PRL / RFU New Heads of Agreement initiative, developing a wide reaching programme meeting the delivery KPIs and outcomes prescribed in the community funding agreement.
  • To specifically lead on Tigers BAME engagement, recruiting new players to rugby, working with the local BAME community to develop interest and a continuing pathway to developing sustainable club rugby opportunities.
  • To assist in recruiting and coaching new players to rugby from the specific demographics of SEND and LSEG as directed by the Heads of Agreement from various community locations.
  • To deliver an exciting and attractive coaching and physical activity programme which stimulates the interest of young people and community leaders in a variety of locations within the Tigers Community area.
  • To develop an ongoing Rugby pathway at local clubs for all participants, working in partnership with the RFU and Clubs to ensure a quality outcome for all.
  • To assist in the organisation, communication & administration of the Programme ensuring all interested parties are engaged and informed throughout.
  • To coach on and assist in preparing, promoting and running the Tiger's Rugby Camps and Match Day programme on a domestic and international basis.
  • To help plan, develop, deliver and administer various Community and Leicester Tigers Foundation Programmes and activities.
  • To help establish a constructive relationship with teachers, pupils and local rugby clubs, and so generate more interest in Tigers, generating leads and opportunities for the group sales team.
  • To support any other community initiatives with which the Club is associated.

Key Skills:

  • Minimum Level 2 RFU Coaching Qualification with a desire and willingness to improve and deliver professional excellence in all sessions.
  • Understanding of the issues of BAME, SEND and LSEG groups, within society and their interaction within the context of community / club sport.
  • In possession of, or having the ability to achieve, a clear and valid NGB linked DBS Enhanced Clearance.
  • In possession of a full and valid Driving Licence, with access to own vehicle.
  • Hard working and motivated team player, ability to work on ones own initiative.
  • Confident and organised, good communicator.
  • Ability to work within, and adhere to, NGB rules and age grade guidelines demonstrating a sound practical awareness of Child Welfare related industry concerns.

Supporting Documents:

inclusive-rdo-vacancy-sept-2017.docx (MS Word, 17.4 Kb)

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