Isle of Wight Cricket

Head Coach Job Advert

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Due to an internal restructure an exciting opportunity has arisen for the Isle of Wight Cricket Board to appoint a part time Head Coach.

The successful candidate will lead and coach on the county cricket programme, ensuring that the best opportunities are available to produce cricketers of the highest possible level. As the post holder you will be employed by the Isle of Wight Cricket Board and line managed by the Cricket Development Manager and ideally available to start on October 1st 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Salary: £7000.00
Hours: 660 hours per year - Flexible

Main Responsibilities
Responsible for writing and implementing the county age group winter and summer programmes
Coach and manage the Emerging Players Programme (EPP) & Academy Programme
Reporting of performance related information to the ECB, including EPP reporting, regional and national nominations
Lead and help develop the county coaching team.
Act as lead coach for two county age group squads
Lead coach for the Island Senior XI
Continue to enhance relationships with first class counties to provide opportunities for talented players to enhance their development, and to complement the Island player pathway
Oversee selection process for all County Age group squads
Act as the main contact point for all lead coach at clubs in relation to the selection of players for the county squads

Skills required for position
Must have significant coaching experience of county age group cricket
Good communication and time management skills
Good interpersonal skills
Minimum UKCC L2 Coach with a willingness to undertake formal and informal training or UKCC L3 Coach
Full, clean and valid driving licence and access to a car
Computer literacy, including MS office Applications
Up to date ECBCA membership
Excellent leadership skills
Good health record and free from injury
Experience of disabilities coaching
ECB Tutor

To apply for this position, send your CV and covering letter of application to Stuart Chatfield at IWCB, NEWCLOSE, BLACKWATER RD, NEWPORT, ISLE OF WIGHT, PO30 3BE or email to

Employment will be subject to a successful Disclosure & Barring Check being completed.

Closing Date for Applications: 13th September 2013 at 5pm Interview Date: 22nd September 2013
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