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Vacancy Available: Head of Community at Ealing Trailfinders

Formed in 2005, Sports In Schools Ltd has built up a reputable reputation for working in schools on behalf of our clients delivering sports coaching and sports projects.

This direct work has culminated in the running and overseeing of full community departments for sporting organisations. An ambitious rugby club both on and off the field, initially a 12 month contract, however on being successful the candidate can be expected to secure longer term contracts in the future.


Head of Community for Ealing Trailfinders Rugby Club

Location: Trailfinders Sports Club, Vallis Way, Ealing, London, W13 0DD

Job type: Full Time Contract 40 hours per week.

Start date: 1st May 2018* – 30th April 2019 with options to continue thereafter. *This date could be later depending on current employers notice period. 

Salary: Competitive. Please ask in your covering letter and state current salary.


The Head of Community will develop and oversee a successful community department and deliver high quality sports provision to schools and for organisations.


a) Gain and develop a wide range of sports coaching contracts with schools and organisations.

b) Ensure and maintain high standards of coaching delivery across all programmes.

c) Work closely with local organisations and NGB’s with Rugby Union projects.

d) Ensuring the Community Department adheres to the current positive brand of Ealing Trailfinders Rugby Club.

e) Monitoring and evaluating the coaching with continued upskilling of coaches.

f) Produce P&L each month detailing all coaching/appearances that has taken place in the community.

g) Oversee all children match day entertainment and engagement.

h) Oversee the social media presence.

i) Organise periodically outside visits to organisations.

j) Produce a monthly newsletter detailing all activities ongoing or planned.


a) Minimum RFU level 2.

b) A recognised First Aid Qualification.

c) Knowledge and understanding of child protection issues including holding a current Safeguarding Children certificate. RFU ‘Play it Safe’ & ‘In Touch’ safeguarding courses are desirable.

d) An accepted Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure.

e) Experience of coaching young players.

f) An appreciation and experience of mentoring and developing other coaches.

g) Understanding of the National Curriculum and current teaching/coaching policies.

h) Willingness to work weekends when required.

To apply for the Head of Community position, please send your CV along with a covering letter to community@etprm.com by 5pm on Friday 2nd March with interviews week commencing 5th March.