Kingston Head Coach - England Sports Group - Salary £25,000 - Closing date 4 June 2021

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  • Kingston upon Thames, UK
  • Apr 16, 2021
Full time coaching

Job Description

We are looking for a reliable and enthusiastic Head Coach  with a professional, hardworking, positive attitude and excellent communication and timekeeping skills.  
The ideal candidate must have a desire to improve other skills as we would put them through the leadership programme : The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.
Each club has school’s links where we coach gymnastics, dance, tennis and multi-sports sessions.  The  responsibility of the Head Coach is to coordinate and manage a team ensuring efficient delivery of all sessions.

You will be reporting directly to the Operations Managers and Chairman of ESG.

Key Responsibilities include:

*Coaching and managing the team in the club and school classes as well as our holiday camps.
*Coaching in the club classes, schools and holiday camps 
*Managing a team of tennis, gymnastic, dance and multi-sport coaches working at the club and school programmes.
*Developing and growing the club through new school links, new classes and getting more players developing their skills by doing a 2nd class with us.
*Working with assistant coaches in classes to help them progress as coaches and continue to build the strong team ethic.
*Actively support and encourage juniors to start competing in competition in ESG tournaments and other LTA sanctioned tournaments.
*Identify young talent amongst the juniors and getting them to play more sports to feed the ESG High Performance Academy.
*Creating invoices to arrange payments between the office staff and customers. 
*Deliver high quality individual lessons.

Other responsibilities include:
*Bringing energy and enthusiasm to every session.
*Being professional in your interactions with children, parents, colleagues and schools.
*Being on time for all sessions
*Safeguarding of the children
*Safe set up and packing away of equipment, ensuring all equipment is stored safely.
*Teaching relevant skills, progressions and techniques
*Talking with parents about the progress of their children, when necessary
*Making sure health and safety procedures are being followed
*Being familiar with and following all club policies and procedures.
*Minimum level II sport qualification or a degree
*Driving is desirable.
*Coaching experience
*Fluent in English
*You need to have a love for working with children
*Great communication skills and a “can do” attitude.
*Highly organised, with strong attention to detail combined with a passion for learning and self-improvement.
*Ideally located in or near the area.
*Be willing to work hard

This is a self employed position.