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Tennis Coach
Boundary Park - Didcot

Location:
Boundary Park - Didcot, Oxfordshire
Min. Qualification:
Level 2
Min. Accreditation:
LTA Accredited
Job Type:
Full Time (21 hours or more a week)
Pay:
£33,000 Annually
Employer:
National Tennis Assosiation
Job posted on:
09 June, 2022
Closing date:
10 July, 2022

This is an employed position with National Tennis Association.

You will be supporting a growing programme alongside the Head Coach at Boundary Park.

The role will be as a Tennis Coach with an initial 20 hours of core group delivery, plus the opportunity to quickly build 10-20 hours of individual coaching sessions, with 10 players currently on a waiting list for lessons.

On-court delivery consists of delivering Academy Squads, LTA Youth Start and delivering Blue stage through to Adult group sessions on Mondays to Saturday excluding Tuesdays and Sunday for a day off or to teach individual lessons. Larger group work such as School tasters/assemblies and Camps are also available.

The successful candidate will be able to deliver an individual coaching business, which has a membership of over 500 players. There are no court fees to deliver individual coaching and the successful candidate will run a self-employed coaching business alongside delivering a group coaching programme.

Key Responsibilities :

1.To deliver and maintain a high quality, all-round coaching programme that caters for all ages and abilities.

2. To deliver an initial minimum of 20 hours of core group coaching per week and be available for individual coaching delivery. Group coaching hours are on afternoons, evenings and Saturdays. Full description available during interview.

3. To assess the programme quality and check results regularly alongside adapting where necessary to ensure the programme and venues usage continues to grow.

4. To undertake any other duties as may be required, such as coach meetings and off court training.

The successful candidate will quickly build a minimum of 10 hours of regular individual coaching sessions (as we have a current waiting list and lessons wanting to continue from the current Head Coach).

The total package in year one has the earning potential of £33,000 +

National Tennis Association (NTA) has been supporting tennis within the UK since 2004. We are a social enterprise, working alongside the LTA as a National Partner to inspire, develop and educate.

Our ethos is to attract more people into tennis. As the leading national operator of tennis, we offer a wide range of management solutions and programmes empowering tennis coaches to succeed.

NTA team comprises over 50 dedicated people, committed to making an impact. We put our workforce first. Working in positive and rewarding environments, as a team or in partnership, is the best way to get results. Trust is at the foundation of who we are, from the trust built with each other, to our customers, partners and community.

For more information about the venue, visit the National Tennis Association website - https://nationaltennis.org.uk/locations/didcot/

Benifits:

Salaried position for group coaching

Retain 100% income from individual coaching from self employment

5x weeks paid holiday on specific weeks throughout the year

Workplace perks – discount scheme (examples: cinema discounts, supermarket shopping discounts)

Workplace Pension

Personal Development Plan with NTA Managment and CDP courses

All equipment provided

Sponsorship with Tecnifibre and Adidas

The successful candidate must be experienced and comfortable working with kids aged 4-17 and be trained as an LTA Youth coach.

Essential:

Passion and enthusiasm for the game

Experience in delivering a wide range of coaching sessions.

A strong customer service ethos and desire to improve coaching services to all.

Professional manner and be reliable

Ability to offer professionalism and become a role model for players

To work on individual initiative and as part of a team

Motivation continued learning and self-development

Desirable:

Experience in working with the LTA and tennis clubs

Marketing coaching programmes in local communities and schools

Experience in using software packages (including ClubSpark)

How to apply

To apply for this role, please email a covering letter and your CV to Scott Paxton, scott@nationaltennis.org.uk. For any questions please contact Scott on 020 8152 2674.

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