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Closing date: Friday 1st December 2023

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Coaching Coordinator - Pathways


Closing Date for Applicants:
Friday 1st December 2023

Job Title:                      Coaching Co-ordinator (Pathways)

Reports to:                   Coaching manager

Based at:                      RDA National Office (Lowlands Equestrian Centre, Warwickshire)

Hours:                          Full time – 34 hours a week

Contract Type:             Permanent

Salary:                          £24,151 per annum

The staff and volunteers who lead and support our participant sessions, from newly trained side-walkers through to our advanced coaches, are our most valued assets, along with our beloved horses and ponies. Increasing the number of coaches on our pathways and maximising their potential and impact is at the heart of this role. Our coaches are already highly respected in the equine world, and we aspire to world class excellence and best practice.  

Role Purpose

To organise training and continual professional development for the coaching workforce within RDA, supporting RDA UK Coaching Objectives in line with our strategy; providing support for the rest of the Coaching Team, volunteers and member groups with a continual emphasis on delivery of service and the need to increase the capacity of RDA to work with more participants.

Specific Responsibilities 

  • To help develop and improve the provision of RDA Coaching, by working with the Coaching Manager and Working Groups, with particular emphasis on:

  • To provide ongoing support of RDA UK coach training modules in line with the coaching qualifications pathway

  • To provide administrative support to coaches and regional coach networks

  • To be pro-active in communicating with RDA Groups

The successful candidate will have the following experience:

  • Experience of planning managing and delivering projects to deadlines and within budget

  • Experience of managing multiple projects with ability to prioritise and multitask

  • Experience of working with a charity

  • Empathy with volunteering

  • Empathy with aims and values of RDA

  • A working understanding of inclusion, equality and anti-discrimination, safeguarding and best practice

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to manage a range of requests and views

  • Ability to work as part of a busy team

  • Uses initiative and proactively supports other team members

  • Ability to work independently to agreed targets

  • Computer literacy

  • Full Driving License

To apply please email your CV with covering letter stating your suitability to 

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