Lead Cricket Coach

  • Employer Academies of Sport
  • Town / City Oxford
  • Job Type Temporary
  • Salary £100 - £125 per day
  • Position Type 3 Day(s) Contract
  • Closing Date 27/07/2018
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Academies of Sport offer elite sports coaching in cutting-edge skills and strategies to young sportsmen and women, aged 9-15yrs, during the school holidays. We are looking for inspiring, enthusiastic and qualified coaches to lead in the delivery of our 3 day cricket academy this Summer at St Edwards School, Oxford (31st July – 2nd Aug)

Lead Cricket Coaches will be required to:

  • Be responsible for ensuring the coaching programme is delivered to a high standard
  • Manage a small team of coaches to help deliver energetic coaching sessions
  • Liaise with parents, providing feedback where appropriate
  • Develop and progress coaching sessions for the various ages and abilities
  • Provide challenging content in a safe learning environment
  • Analyse performance and suggest areas of improvement
  • Show energy, a positive attitude and enthusiasm
  • Have excellent knowledge in all aspects of your sport (technical, tactical, physical and mental)

Requirements

  • Relevant ECB cricket coaching qualification (Level 2 minimum, Level 3 or above preferred)
  • Ideally experienced at international or senior level, either playing or coaching
  • Ideally first aid qualified
  • Experience coaching younger cricket players and working with parents
  • Able to deliver excellent structured coaching sessions where all children are learning, developing, being stretched, challenged and having fun
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Approachable, patient, and above all, passionate about cricket!

Further Info

  • Dates: Work available in the school holidays: Half Terms, Easter and Summer
  • Hours: 8:30 – 4:15pm
  • Opportunities nationwide
  • Branded uniform provided
  • All coaching appointments will be subject to relevant pre-employment checks required to work with children including references, enhanced DBS checks and other necessary vetting processes

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