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VACANCY: HEAD COACH, WOMEN'S CRICKET


Job Title:

Head Coach, Women’s Cricket

Company:

Warwickshire County Cricket Club

Location:         

Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham

Salary:

Competitive salary

Contract type:

3 years Fixed-term, full-time

 



About Us

Warwickshire County Cricket Club is on a mission to be the best cricket business in the world. Our home is Edgbaston Stadium, one of the leading venues in world cricket, renowned for its atmosphere and has played host to some of the biggest and most iconic moments in cricket.

 

We have been pioneers for new innovations in our sport…and the next step is the launch of our new, fully-professional Bears Women team that’s set to compete in a revamped national competition structure next year.

 

Are you the first Bears Women Head Coach?

 

Are you ready to make history? We are seeking a Head Coach to lead our new women's team. This is your chance to shape the future of women's cricket and inspire the next generation of talent!

 

Step into a pivotal role where your strategic vision and leadership will drive the success of our women's team. You'll be at the forefront of creating an environment where our players can thrive. This is more than just a coaching role—it's an opportunity to create a legacy.

 

You will be a driven, ambitious, visionary leader, able to create and execute strategic plans that drive improvement and delivery. With your strong leaderships skills, you will be expert at building winning teams, effectively managing players and support staff. Your exceptional emotional intelligence and communication skills will enable you to connect and empathise with all stakeholders. You will have a deep understanding of the game's technical and tactical aspects, with a proven coaching history, leveraging modern technology to enhance performance and learning.

 

You will be responsible for crafting and communicating a cutting-edge performance programme that encompasses the entire season, including training and individual performance plans. You will foster a safe, inclusive, and growth-oriented environment where players thrive holistically. Using your skills, knowledge and experience, you will implement and communicate best practice processes, policies, and structures across the team.

 

Our Values

We are Bears, and our values are the heartbeat of everything we do:

 

·       Passion: Genuine passion for what we do

·       Respect: Our history and who we are

·       Innovation: We’re not afraid to be different

·       Diversity: In our people and thinking

·       Excellence: We want to be the best

 

Why join us?

When you join us, you're not just joining a team; you're becoming part of a cricket family that thrives on excitement, camaraderie, and a relentless pursuit of victory.

 

This is not just a job; it's an opportunity to be part of something extraordinary. We offer more than just a career; we offer an experience:

 

·       Passionate Environment: Immerse yourself in the exciting world of cricket, surrounded by like-minded individuals who live and breathe the game.

·       Cutting-Edge Facilities: Work at Edgbaston Stadium, a world-class facility that hosts some of the most thrilling cricket and live events.

·       Exciting Benefits: Enjoy perks like an enhanced pension contributions, private healthcare, Christmas shut down, wellness week, and more!

·       Career Development: Unlock your potential with career development opportunities and a chance to make your mark in the cricket industry.

·       Team Spirit: Be part of a team that celebrates success, supports each other, and makes a real impact.

 

How To Apply

Ready to take the plunge into an exciting career with Warwickshire County Cricket Club?  This recruitment is being managed by Elite Performance Partners, please send your CV and include why you are interested in the role to apply@eppglobal.com by Monday 8th July 5pm 2024.

 

Equal Opportunities In Employment Policy Statement

Warwickshire Cricket Foundation partners with Warwickshire County Cricket Club. Together we will ensure that all existing and potential employees receive equal consideration, and is committed to the elimination of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of gender, race, disability, colour, ethnic and national origin, nationality, sexuality, marital status, responsibility for dependants, religion, trade union activity and age (up to 65). 

 

It is the intention of Warwickshire County Cricket Club that its work force, at all levels, should reflect the composition of the City’s population.  To achieve this Warwickshire County Cricket Club will take active and positive steps to eliminate discrimination, reduce the effects of past discrimination and to promote equality in employment.

 

Safeguarding Statement

Warwickshire Cricket Foundation and Warwickshire County Cricket Club is proud to be at the forefront of safeguarding in cricket. Our commitment extends beyond the cricket field, emphasising the importance of fostering an atmosphere of trust, respect, and protection. Through continuous training, awareness programs, and the implementation of best practices, we strive to create an environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and empowered.  We understand the responsibility that comes with engaging with children, young people, and vulnerable adults, and we remain vigilant in upholding the highest standards of safeguarding in all facets of our operations.  As such, roles involving any type of Regulated Activity or any interaction with children, young people or vulnerable adults are subjected to a safer recruitment process: ECB DBS clearance is mandatory before taking up the role.  

 

Safer Recruitment Statement

Warwickshire County Cricket Club and Warwickshire Cricket Foundation are firmly committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment for children and adults to enjoy the game. It is essential that Safer Recruitment practices are followed to ensure all staff and volunteers are suitable for their role, appropriately vetted and supported by the club.

 

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