Weekend children’s sports coach

  • Employer Rugbytots East Dorset
  • Town / City Bournemouth and surrounding
  • Job Type Part-time
  • Salary £8 - £15 per hour
  • Closing Date 01/04/2020
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Rugbytots Coach – Job Summary

Rugby tots offer fun, structured play sessions for children aged from 2 to 7 years old.  Our coaches deliver sessions with energy, enthusiasm and excitement, to create an atmosphere that is unique and engaging for children and parents alike.  We do this by delivering our specifically designed programme for each age group in a fun, dramatic and entertaining way, taking the children on a journey of sporting imagination whilst teaching them how to catch, pass kick and run with the ball and play as part of a team.  The main objectives are for the children to have fun and grow in confidence during their time with us.

We are currently looking for dynamic individuals to join our team of Lead and Assistant coaches. We offer part time hours at weekends (typically Saturday and/or Sunday mornings) with further opportunities for midweek sessions in the future.

Rugbytots Lead Coach – main responsibilities:

  • Lead, motivate and engage with the children in your classes
  • Work though the Rugbytots programme of games and tasks to teach the basic core skills used in rugby in a fun and structured environment
  • Demonstrate games and skills with enthusiasm and energy, and provide positive feedback to the children
  • Plan the sessions, ensure class start and finish on time, and engage with parents

Assistant Coach – main responsibilities

  • Help set up the venue for classes and individual activities
  • Demonstrate games and skills with enthusiasm and energy, and provide positive feedback to the children
  • Identify and help children who need extra assistance or encouragement
  • Ensure the children have fun

Essential attributes

  • An outgoing, dynamic personality
  • An ability to engage with children with energy, enthusiasm and excitement
  • Excellent organisational, verbal communication and listening skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Ability to work in the UK

Please also note that a DBS check will need to be completed by successful applicants.

Desirable attributes:

  • Experience of working with young children and/or previous coaching experience. This is desirable but not essential for somebody with the personality we are looking for
  • A passion for sports (desirable but not essential)

What we offer:

  • Competitive rates of pay (between £8 and £15 per hour depending on experience and role).
  • Full training (including Paediatric First Aid for Lead coaches)
  • Uniform, coaching manuals and equipment
  • Being part of an ever-growing team and company.

Please send your CV and a covering email to dorset@rugbytots.co.uk

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