Soccer Coach - Sevenoaks
Soccer Coach - Pro:Direct Academy Coach
The New Beacon, TN13 2PB
Dates of Contract: 24th - 28th July 2017
The ProDirect Academy is a fun-filled course for children aged 5-14 years of all abilities. Each week is led by a Star Coach, who has played or coached at a professional football club and features football coaching, games, soccer challenges and activities.
Whether this is your first experience of football, or you regularly play for a club or team, our programme caters for all ability levels and is written so that everyone is continuously challenged in a fun environment.
What You Will Do
A typical day in the life of….
- Plan a variety of coaching sessions prior to the academy beginning with support from our curriculum or by using your own expertise!
- Deliver high quality coaching sessions based on age and ability, throughout each day
- Ensure every child is enjoying themselves at all times & generate a great academy atmosphere through fun, enjoyment & respect, maintaining high levels of safety throughout
- Work together in your team to get all equipment set up for a great day of coaching to begin
- Always welcome each parent and child in a professional and friendly manner
- Other Activities
- Deliver extra-curricular sessions. These may include: wet weather activities & worksheet completion tasks
- Actively engage children in our Extra Time Club
- Our Academies run from 9:30am – 4:30pm or 9am – 5pm (depending on location) with the offer of our Extra Time Club to parents, which adds an additional hour, each side of the day.
- You may be required to work in excess of 40 hours a week therefore you will be asked to ‘opt out’ of the 48 hour Working Time Directive
- Respond to incidents and/or emergences in line with company policy
- Adhere to Activate Camp’s brand standards
- Dress and act according to Activate Camp’s policy at all times
- Carry out any other reasonable tasks required
Your Safeguarding Responsibility
Activate Camps are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our attendees. A ProDirect Academy soccer coach must follow Activate Camps safeguarding and child protection policies and procedures at all times.
Wages And Benefits
You can earn between £240 - £500 per week (pro rata) depending on your age, qualifications and experience
We can also offer:
- Flexible job opportunities to suit your availability
- The opportunity to gain meaningful coaching experience
- IIRSM approved training and CPD opportunities
Who We Are Looking For
We are looking for coaches that:
- Are out-going and enjoy working with children between the ages of 5 - 14
- Have great communication skills
- Have a positive & hard working attitude towards their work
- Are team players that are always willing to help out whenever needed
- Hold a valid DBS certificate – Activate can split the cost if you need one processing
- Have a right to work in the UK
Our coaches will also have the following qualifications and skills:
- FA coaching qualification
- The capability to differentiate coaching sessions and drills
- Demonstrate excellent behaviour & group management skills
Training We Offer
- Attendance to our staff training weekend prior to the summer commencing is required
- Online training, including our Cardinus and IIRSM approved Risk Management in Sport and Childcare Settings Award.