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Athletics Coach - Brentwood, Essex

Ultimate Activity
Brentwood, Essex
£70 - £112 per day (plus 12.07% holiday pay)
Closing date
26 May 2022
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Athletics Coach

Reporting to: Athletics Lead Coach

Contract: Work available in the May half-term and Summer school holidays

  • Tuesday 31st May to Wednesday 1st June 2022
  • Monday 15th August to Thursday 18th August 2022

Hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Location: Brentwood School, Essex (CM15 8EE)

Pay: £70.00 - £112.00 per day (plus 12.07% holiday pay) based on experience and qualifications.

Summary of Position:

The role of an Athletics Coach is to deliver outstanding, structured athletics sessions to the children attending our academies, usually between the ages of 7 and 14. As well as leading sessions, coaches contribute to the high standard of physical, emotional and social care offered by Ultimate Sports Academies. Our coaches have a pastoral role as the leader of a group of children on camp, with the focus being on maintaining welfare and providing high quality care.


  • Deliver excellent, energetic coaching sessions where all children can develop their skills, be challenged and have fun.
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop and progress sessions for varying ages and abilities.
  • Provide challenging content in a safe learning environment.
  • Communicate effectively with children and their parents/guardians if required.
  • Analyse performance and suggest areas of improvement.
  • Supervise and engage with the children outside of session times.
  • Continuously promote the welfare of the children in your care.
  • Show high levels of energy, enthusiasm and professionalism, acting as a suitable role model for the children.
  • Live up to the Ultimate Activity Company’s promise of ‘Inspiring Children Every Day’ and behave in a manner that reflects the expectations of the company throughout your employment.

Essential Requirements:

  • Ideally hold a minimum UK Athletics L1 coaching qualification (or equivalent) or have experience playing to a high level.
  • Experience of working with children.
  • Able to tailor delivery and structure of a session according to age and ability.
  • Have an excellent working knowledge of all aspects of athletics – technical, tactical and physical.
  • Good organisation and communication skills. Candidates must be confident in their ability to lead a group of children and not shy away from responsibility.
  • Approachable, patient, and above all, passionate about athletics!

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience taking sole charge of a group of children.
  • Hold a Paediatric First Aid (12 hour or 6 hour) or First Aid at Work qualification.


The name says it all! We pride ourselves on being the best provider of activity camps in the UK. But here are a few reasons why...

• Best provider of activity-based holiday childcare for 4 to 14 year olds

• High Pay Rates we pay our staff the highest rates in the industry!

• Work in a fun and rewarding environment There really is no better holiday job!

• Work in the UKs best schools Immerse yourself in schools with the UK's best facilities and grounds

• Make friends for life with your team of fun and enthusiastic colleagues

• And so much more!

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Compass House
1 Farmoor Court
United Kingdom
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