The Modern Apprentice community coach programme is a partnership between Scottish Rugby and rugby clubs, schools or local authorities and Skills Development Scotland (SDS).
Our Modern Apprentices gain valuable experience and professional qualifications in rugby coaching, child protection, refereeing and first aid.
Full time posts are available in various locations throughout Scotland.
We offer a vocational qualification pathway, linked to local rugby clubs which involves working towards a Modern Apprenticeship Level 2 in Sports Coaching: Rugby Union or Level 3 in Leisure Managment
Depending on the programme you are in, your duties will be:
Interested candidates should be aged 16-19 years old and not in full-time education or employment. You will also need to have a club, school or local authority as a sponsor.
If you have difficulty identifying a suitable sponsor, please contact email@example.com for assistance.
Candidates will be employed full time with Scottish Rugby as Modern Apprentice Community Coaches.
Successful candidates will be expected to comply with all health and safety and child protection procedures, and attend all Scottish Rugby in-service training and local council development training as required. Candidates will also be required to meet the deadlines set for portfolio completion.
You should be able to demonstrate an interest in rugby with experience of coaching rugby and/or working with children/young people being advantageous. Computer literacy with working knowledge of MS Office packages (Word and Outlook) is essential.
Candidates should also be able to demonstrate good written and oral communication skills and demonstrate good organisational and time keeping skills.
Applications are now closed for 2014/5 entry.
Please contact Claire Scott, Coach Development Administrator (Claire.Scott@sru.org.uk 0131 346 5167) should you have any questions.