6th June 2019
Go Ride Coach – South Job Opportunity (with a focus on the Bristol/Bath area)

Expiry date: 12pm - 21st June 2019

Location: Bristol/Bath

Salary: £22,500 per annum

Benefits: Group Pension, Gold Membership

Championing a lifelong passion for cycling.

Why British Cycling?

British Cycling is one of the world’s most successful sports governing bodies. From winning Olympic and Paralympic gold medals to inspiring almost two million people to ride their bikes regularly, we are committed to making cycling the number one sport and activity of choice in Britain. With more than 130,000 members and a new eight-year partnership with HSBC UK, cycling is in its best ever shape.

Could you play a role in finding the next Sir Chris Hoy or Laura Kenny? Do you have what it takes to inspire young people to be the best that they can be, overcoming barriers to inclusion and identifying new talent? Are you looking to develop your coaching career working for one of the world’s most successful governing bodies?

Go-Ride Coach – South (with a focus on the Bristol/ Bath area)

The role of a Go-Ride Coach is all about:

  • Planning, delivering and evaluating cycling coaching sessions in local schools and community settings to support the Regional Delivery Plan with a focus on the Fundamentals and Learning to Train stages.
  • Taking positive steps to identify and overcome barriers to participation amongst participants from disadvantaged backgrounds, prioritising access and inclusion as well as work with clubs to implement learning opportunities for coaches, club officials and volunteers.
  • Assisting in identifying talented young people and encourage their further development as a rider via British Cycling’s Performance Pathway.
  • As an Ambassador of the organisation, you will be promoting British Cycling products and services, including membership, to participants, clubs and other partners to maximise uptake and revenue opportunities.

What do we offer?

As well as a great starting salary, we will provide the support you need to deliver progressive coaching sessions in schools, clubs and throughout the local community, with the flexibility and freedom to make your own decisions to deliver great participation and an exceptional cycling experience for riders at all levels.

You’ll come up with ideas to appeal to participants in your local areas, like local promotional events and entry level racing opportunities, and work with our Regional team and colleagues at the National Cycling Centre to promote and celebrate these activities and events.

You’ll be a key part of a our Regional Team in British Cycling’s South Region and you’ll need to be located or able to work regularly in the Bristol and Bath area. You’ll also be one of a network of coaches performing the same role across the country, with who you’ll connect to share experiences and ideas.

What you need is:

We are keen to hear from skilled coaches with significant experience in establishing, delivering and co-ordinating participant programmes in a wide range of environments, including schools, clubs and community settings. A current UKCC Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Cycling qualification is desirable, but not essential, as training can be provided.

This is a profession which is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check will be required.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, race, colour, sex, marital status, religion, ethnic origin, nationality, disability or sexual orientation. Any appointment will be made on merit alone. For more information on British Cycling please visit the following page.

Applications closes: 12 midday 21 June 2019

Find out more and apply here