Job Vacancy- Cricket Community Coach

Northants Cricket are looking to recruit a Cricket Community Coach to support our team in delivering high quality professional cricket activities within our Schools programmes.

Job Description

Hours:                              37 hours per week

Salary:                              Depending on Experience – Includes expenses and Pension

Contract Type:              Permanent

Location:                         Working within Schools and the Community around Northamptonshire

Responsible to :             Schools Programme Manager

Managed by:                  Cricket Development Manager

Job Specification

To deliver schools cricket coaching in line with the Northants Recreational Cricket Strategy objectives.

Coaching Delivery

  • To deliver our Chance to Shine Primary Schools coaching programme, plus any other schools coaching as directed by the Northants Schools Plan
  • To deliver assemblies introducing our Cricket programmes and signpost participants to local progression opportunities
  • To deliver coaching within our Disability programmes
  • To deliver our Summer Camp coaching programmes
  • To support the delivery of ECBs Nationally recognized participation programmes e.g. All Stars Cricket and Dynamos Cricket
  • Coordinate and deliver teacher Continual Professional Development (CPD) with the Schools Programme Manager
  • Support School competitions and festivals
  • Support deliver of community activity (e.g. Chance to Shine Street) where appropriate
  • Record data relating to coaching delivery

General Support

  • To support as directed all aspects of Northants Recreational Cricket CIC’s operation
  • To support Northamptonshire County Cricket Club in different capacities on Matchdays

To Achieve Northants Recreational Cricket’s Objectives

  • Delivering a Nationally recognized, high quality, safe cricket programme which supports more people playing the game at the level and ability of their choosing
  • Providing a coordinated and progressive structure and pathway which enables cricketers to maximize their potential

Person Specification

Safeguarding Statement

Northamptonshire County Cricket Club are committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our services


  • Applicants must have a clean Driving Licence and access to their own transport
  • Applicants must have a minimum Level Cricket 2 Coaching Qualification
  • Applicants must have a valid First Aid Certificate undertaken in the last 3 years
  • Applicants must have a valid Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate
  • Valid Safeguarding Young Cricketers (Safeguarding and Protecting Children)
  • Experience of delivering sport to primary school ages


  • Excellent communication skills, enthusiastic and inspiring when delivering to children and young people
  • Excellent keyboard skills, be computer literate and knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • A flexible approach with the ability to adjust to different requirements as priorities change


If you require further information about this post, please contact Matt Long, Schools Programme Manager on or call 01604 609256 .

If you would like to be considered for this vacancy please send a covering letter accompanied with your recent CV to

Please note interviews will take place in the w/c 3rd February and will involve an interview and practical delivery