Level 2 Coach, multiple venues in Bucks

Closing Date: 16 Mar 2018

  • Level 2
  • Buckinghamshire
  • Accredited
  • Full Time
  •  Contact Employer
  • International Tennis Coaching Ltd

Job Description

We are looking for a coach to help us maintain and grow our coaching programme at 3 tennis clubs and several schools in Buckinghamshire This position would be ideal for a coach who would like to further their career by taking on increased hours and responsibilities. The successful candidate will help run an effective and successful coaching programme. We also offer a very competitive payment structure. We are looking for a coach to assist the coaching team with a wide range of coaching services including mini tennis, junior, adult beginner/intermediate classes, school work, tournaments and holiday camps. There will also be individual lessons available to coach as well. The coach will be self-employed. This position would suit an experienced level 2 or preferably a level 3 coach. It is essential that the applicant has a car as we do work at 3 clubs and several schools in the area. The successful candidate will also have a valid first aid certificate, DBS, public liability insurance and a valid coaching licence.

Overview of the venue/company

The Tennis Clubs requiring assistance are: Farnham Common, Chalfont St. Peter and Stoke Poges Tennis Clubs which are situated in South Buckinghamshire. All 3 tennis clubs have floodlights which enable year-round coaching. Farnham Common Tennis Club has 6 macadam courts and is part of Farnham Common Sports Club which has the following sports sections (cricket, squash, rugby and hockey). The club also has a licensed bar, a pool table, changing rooms and a wide range of fitness classes on offer in the activities room. The activities room can be used over the winter to coach mini tennis when it is too wet/cold to play outside at Farnham Common. Chalfont St. Peter Tennis Club has 4 newly resurfaced Tiger Turf Courts (3 with floodlights). Stoke Poges Tennis Club has 3 Tiger Turf Courts (2 with floodlights). The clubs combined memberships are around 400 tennis members. We have links with 7 primary schools, and 2 secondary schools. The mission is to grow each clubs’ respective coaching programmes and memberships by offering high quality coaching services. We also have very close links with our local Sports Partnership LEAP. Are you looking for an exciting new coaching post? Our set up could be the answer for you!

Personal specification 

The ideal candidate for this position will be someone who has passion and dedication to offering a first-class service. While a few years of experience coaching are useful for this position it is not essential as we can mentor the right candidate. We also have a small amount of funding available to assist with further qualifications if the successful candidate would like to continue moving up the LTA qualification rankings.

How to apply

The start date for this position is 16/04/18. Applications should include a one page cover letter and CV which can be sent to: s.wright@internationaltenniscoaching.com. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview which will take place w/c 19th March. A decision will be made on the successful applicant on the 2nd April.