Cricket Leinster is looking to engage a Development Officer/Coach for the midlands area on an initial fixed-term assignment primarily working with specific clubs and schools in the midland areas.
This programme is being undertaken on a pilot basis in collaboration with local clubs. The objective is to broaden the reach of cricket in midland counties, to introduce cricket to a wider audience and to support our local clubs in the ongoing development of sustainable youth playing structures.
This role seeks an energetic and enthusiastic individual who has a passion for supporting and developing people, and working with multiple schools, clubs and local organisations. The role combines coaching and development work and will be responsible for engaging young people across the region into becoming active members of the local clubs.
The successful candidate will need to be passionate about, and committed to, cricket development at a local level and for this role, it would be an advantage if the applicant has experience of cricket/sports development at a grassroots level coupled with a sound knowledge, appreciation and understanding of the game.
Candidates must demonstrate both team working skills and the ability to work unsupervised using their own initiative. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with energy and enthusiasm together with good administration and organisational skills. Equally the person appointed will be an excellent communicator with a passion for the development of cricket/sport for young people.
To apply please submit your CV and a covering letter and email it to email@example.com by 10.00am on Monday 15th February 2021.
Job Description: Cricket Development Officer – CL Midlands Region
Closing date: 10.00am Monday 15th February 2021
EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIRED
• Coaching: Proven track record of coaching experience at relevant level.
• Tutoring: Undertaking a Tutoring Training Course through ECB or Cricket Ireland.
• Full Driving Licence with access to own transport.
• Hold a current Garda Vetting Certificate, an up to date First Aid certificate, an up to date certificate of attendance at Safeguarding course, current year membership certificate of the Coaches Association.
Please note that applicants must be eligible to work in the Republic of Ireland. This appointment is a part-time contract position commencing in March 2021 with an estimated 140 day’s work per annum and an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the importance of this role.
For those who may be interested in applying for this position, the key accountabilities are as detailed below.