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Enrichment Coach Football

The British School of Brussels

Part-time

BSB is a not for profit, inclusive independent international school comprising 1,350 students from approximately 70 countries. Located in the parkland of Tervuren, we enjoy world class facilities set within an inspiring green campus, yet near all the amenities of the university city of Leuven and the capital city of Brussels. But what makes our school an exceptional place to learn and grow, and what really sets us apart, are the relationships we build, the culture of kinship we foster and the pursuit of quality in everything that we do.


We are committed to providing a vibrant and engaging holistic education for our students in a harmonious atmosphere. With everyone learning and working together to inspire success, we have created a thriving community with the notion of ‘one school’ at its heart. By balancing academic endeavour with pastoral care, and classroom-based learning with enrichment opportunities, we provide our students with the best opportunities possible to broaden their aspirations and horizons. 

Our curriculum is British based and uniquely adapted to the needs of our international and diverse student body. There is an Early Childhood Centre for children aged 1-3. Our Primary School offers a bespoke enquiry-based curriculum. Students in Year 10 & 11 study for (I)GCSE and BTEC courses. Post-16 students can choose from three internationally recognised pre-university examination courses: English A Levels, International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or BTEC.  Our Enrichment programme is exceptional, offering over 100 activities per week.

As one of the top performing schools in the world, BSB students go on to attend a wide range of top universities across the globe. We believe that our exceptional student outcomes and top world rankings are really a happy by-product of our unique culture built on care, curiosity, and collaboration.

The Role

The Enrichment Department (responsible for organising extra-curricular activities) is currently looking for part-time Football coaches for the year round (September – June) BSB Football programme across our competitive boys and girls u14 to u18 teams and junior recreational sessions.

Trainings are held on weekdays after school, with recreational groups training twice a week and competitive teams three times a week. Each session lasts between 60-90 minutes. There are weekly fixture commitments on weekends (and some midweek evenings), with our teams participating in a variety of local fixtures (September-May) and International tournaments in Term 1 (September-November). 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To act in accordance with school policy and procedures in relation to child protection and safeguarding

  • Act as a role model, demonstrate the highest standards of sportsmanship and develop attitudes in team members which foster respect for opponents, respect for officials and mutual respect

  • Take responsibility for ensuring that the equipment is correct and is kept in good working order

  • Be available for all home and away competitions, including weekly weekend fixtures

  • Attend all coaches meetings as communicated by the Head of Football

  • Make participants aware of their progress

  • Attend the season ending tournament and Sports Awards Evening

  • Plan and deliver coaching sessions appropriate to the ability of participants

  • Take direct responsibility for the conduct of one’s own team and have a shared responsibility with coaching colleagues for the members of other BSB teams throughout the season

  • Monitor the distribution and collection of playing kit each game and throughout the season

  • Additionally, some sports fixtures take place in other European countries so a willingness to travel is required

 

 

Qualifications / experience

  • A level 1 or 2 coaching qualification is applicable to the position being applied for

  • Provide an up to date First Aid Certificate or be willing to attend an approved course provided by the school

 

 

Desirable

  • Knowledge of the Royal Belgian Football Association rules (RBFA)

  • Previous experience of coaching a team affiliated to Royal Belgian Football Association (RBFA)

  • Ability to speak French and or Dutch would be an advantage

  • Ability to drive/own transport for local federation away games

 

 

Skills
We are particularly looking for coaches who are flexible, reliable, possess good communication skills in English and enjoy working with children. Any interested candidates must currently reside in Belgium or be eligible to work in Europe.

The person

  • Commitment to the BSB Guiding Statements

  • Committed to achieving the best at all times for BSB students

  • Belief that in learning and in life more is achieved together than alone

  • Committed to the safety and wellbeing of BSB students

In return, we offer

  • A part-time, seasonal contract 

  • An interesting position in an international environment

  • An attractive salary - BSB Operational scale – Band 3 representing a minimum of € 3.136,02 and maximum € 4.901,37 gross per month for a full-time role (pro-rated for part-time roles) depending on the years of relevant experience

  • Interesting extra-legal benefits 

Application process

The deadline for applications is Sunday 12th May 2024 at 20.00 (CET).
Please note that only applications sent in using the application form on the BSB website will be considered. No other submissions will be accepted.

We look forward to receiving your application. If you have not heard anything further from us by the end of May, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

To apply: click on the button below and scroll on the next page all the way down to fill in all your details.

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