Center Parcs

Soccer Coach - Bedford

Woburn Forest Village, Bedfordshire
£12.41 per hour
18 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Job Type
Part Time
We're a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.
Join the UK's number one short break destination. We are proud to have more than 7,000 team members across five Center Parcs Villages and Head Office, working to create memorable experiences for families in beautiful forest locations.
The Leisure Division provides a perfect opportunity for family bonding and spending quality time together. The standard of facilities is high, there is a huge variety of activities available and our focus is on delivering a quality experience that participants will enjoy and remember. There are activities to provide adrenaline-fuelled thrills and wild adventure to slower-paced creative activities and relaxing spa treatments. With indoor and outdoor activities and opportunities for all ages, there's something to suit everyone 365 days a year.
  • Annual profit share/management bonus
  • Staff Reward Scheme
  • Free use of leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets
As our Soccer Coach you will be responsible for delivering the Center Parcs Soccer Programme for children aged 18 months to 12 years. You will deliver safe and enjoyable coaching sessions for participants and teach practical drills to develop players' technical skills and ensure a fun, quality experience is had by all.
Your main duties will include:
  • Ensuring a safe delivery and environment for allocated activities whilst building a friendly rapport with all guests and colleagues.
  • Actively providing feedback/ideas to help develop the Center Parcs Soccer Coaching programme as a brand through regular F.A. updates or practical experience.
  • Maintaining and storing the equipment on site, ensuring all safety checks and cleaning requirements are carried out in accordance with Company guidelines.
Due to the sensitive nature of this role the successful applicant will be required to apply for disclosure with the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB).  This disclosure, together with other selection information, will need to be satisfactory to the Company for employment to commence.
You will be contracted to work 30 hours per 4 week period on a flexible basis. This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week, however shifts will usually be on a Saturday and Sunday between 7.30am and 6.30pm, working alternate weekends.
Essential requirements:
  • FA Level 2
  • First Aid at Work qualification
  • A minimum 2 years Football Coaching experience of supervising and delivering child coaching sessions
  • Ability to communicate effectively and build rapport with both adults and children
 Desirable requirements:
  • Sports Coach UK levels 1-4
  • FA Level 3 or 4
  • Previous work experience delivering and coaching multi sports
Closing date: 1 November 2016 at midday