Community Sports Coach

Location: Coram’s Fields, Kings Cross
Hours: 25 hours per week 
Salary and Benefits: £27,300 per annum (pro rata £19,500), Cycle to work scheme, training and development opportunities, discounted sport and hall hire, discounted childcare (holiday clubs), defined pension contribution scheme, free employee assistance programme (EAP)
Contract: Permanent

For 88 years, Coram’s Fields has provided pioneering services for children and young people from birth through to early adulthood, today these services continue to provide invaluable support to the local and wider community.  Our Sports Development Programme supports young people ages 3 to 19, providing a safe space with a wide range of engaging sport and physical activities, whilst also ensuring critical development opportunities for all young people, both in a practical context and in terms of their wider personal and social development.

Over the last ten years, we’ve established ourselves as one of the leading sport and physical activity providers of children and young people in Camden, engaging over 1500+ young people per year through our diverse Sports Development Programme, which includes trips, residentials, tournaments, overseas volunteering tours and sports qualifications and accreditations. We pride ourselves on working with those in most need of support and have excellent relationships with local schools, youth services and sporting organisations.

Fundamental to your success in the role will be a high level of enthusiasm for sport and exercise and an unrivalled commitment to the lives of children and young people, supported by an in depth understanding of the multiple challenges faced. Even more crucial will be your ability to turn this commitment and understanding into high impact services that provide tangible outcomes for those young people that we support.

You’ll be an inspirational sports leader, bringing a creative flair to your work with young people, harnessing the skills of those around you to deliver a truly exceptional sporting provision.

Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

How to apply

If you are interested in contributing to the work of this pioneering charity, please read the job description and person specification thoroughly and complete the application form. All completed application forms should be returned to us by email to or via post to Coram’s Fields, 93 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1DN.

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis, so applicants are encouraged to make early applications for the role should they be interested. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 14 days of applying; if you have not been contacted within this time then unfortunately on this occasion your application has not been successful. 

Diversity and inclusion matter to us. Coram’s Fields is committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, from a diverse range of backgrounds. We strive for our workforce to be representative of the communities that we serve, and we know that greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the families and children we work with.

Coram’s Fields is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of all children and young people. All those applying for a role with the charity are subject to robust safeguarding checks and will need to demonstrate clearly their commitment to safeguarding. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and all post holders are required to register with the DBS update service.