Consultant Head Coach for Disability Cricket (Secondments and Consultants considered)

England and Wales Cricket Board

Location National plus International Travel
Salary Consultancy (rates outlined below). Please note perks and benefits do not apply to this role.
Team England Cricket
  • Closing: 6:00pm, 3rd Jan 2023 GMT

Perks and benefits

Life Insurance
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Additional parental leave
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid volunteer days
Cycle to work scheme

Candidate happiness

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Job Description


  • To oversee the individual and team development of the England Squad from a coaching perspective. Creating safe, positive, learning environments for all players and staff.

  • To provide high quality coaching and planning that is aimed at improving the performance levels of the England side both on and off the pitch.

Closing date for applications will be 3rd January 2023.

Interviews are expected to take place the week commencing 9th January 9th 2023, with a view to have a successful candidate in post before the 21st of January 2023.


The England and Wales Cricket Board is the national governing body for all cricket in England and Wales, supporting the game at every level – from grassroots to professional.

We believe cricket is a force for good that can have an enduring impact on everyone’s lives and we have an ambitious strategy to inspire a generation to say ‘cricket is a game for me’. It provides great entertainment. It teaches important skills, both physical and social.  It can help inclusion and social cohesion, bringing communities together.

The ECB welcomes applications from all backgrounds to ensure we deliver our Inspiring Generations strategy and fulfil our purpose to connect communities and improve lives through cricket.


  • Stronger As One Team – We are stronger together. We allow for individual strengths and beliefs but head in the same direction. We respect, support and really listen to each other along the way.

  • Push New Boundaries – We are bold, brave and curious. We challenge and don’t settle. We forge the future whilst remembering our roots.

  • Be The Best In The Game – On & Off The Pitch – We train hard. We strive to be our best to help the team be the best. We celebrate our victories and learn from our let downs.

  • Passion For Play – We are here to inspire & be inspired. We are serious about what we do, but don’t take ourselves seriously. We enjoy the journey and have fun.



Head Coach  - Disability Cricket

  • To Lead the management teamthat work within your impairment group squad

  • To integrate Domestic/DPL players into the squad when appropriate

  • To be an integral part of the Talent ID process of New Players

  • To co-ordinate and deliver a structured and comprehensive annual programme of cricket to develop each individual player within your squad

  • To work with other member of the coaching/management team to undertake discussions around training and competition

  • To work with other experts within Operations, Performance Analysis and Safeguarding to ensure the development of players and maintain safe environments for players to perform in

  • To play an active role with the management team in providing pastoral care and observations of players.

  • To be present at all agreed training sessions and England representative games/events

  • To understand health and safety requirements of England teams as well as support members of the management team to carry our their health and safety including safeguarding and welfare duties

  • To work in a professional manner, representing England and Wales Cricket Board


  • Level 4 Qualification (or Level 3 working towards Level 4)

  • Experience of working in High Performance Environments

  • Experience of working with High Performing Athletes with Impairments

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Enhanced DBS Check


  • £225 day rate (Level 4) for all domestic matches, training and screening days (£200 Level 3)

  • £250 day rate for all overseas tours (including Travel Days) (£225 Level 3)

  • £100 admin fee – at the discretion of EDCPM

  • There may be additional fees involved with touring / Marquee tournaments

Please note that:

1.     Along with insurance and certificates associated with your role, please send in appropriate business use insurance for your car, should you use it to drive to and from squad weekends and matches.

2.     The maximum amount you may be able to claim for out of pocket expenses for lunches is £12.00 per lunch. You may claim 40p per mile when driving your own personal vehicle. No alcohol to be claimed as expenses.

3.     During this contract, there will be no Friday Night stays unless agreed with the Disability Operations Manager. If a Friday night stay is agreed, then there will be no reimbursement for any expenses incurred.

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Tue 3rd Jan 2023


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Tue 3rd Jan 2023