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Tennis Coach - Portcullis LTC & Blewbury LTC (South Oxfordshire)
Portcullis LTC (Oxfordshire) & Blewbury LTC (Oxfordshire)

Location:
Portcullis LTC (Oxfordshire) & Blewbury LTC (Oxfordshire), Oxfordshire
Min. Qualification:
Level 3
Min. Accreditation:
LTA Accredited
Job Type:
Full Time (21 hours or more a week)
Pay:
£23,500 - £29,375
Employer:
National Tennis Assosiation
Job posted on:
13 April, 2022
Closing date:
30 May, 2022

This is an employed position with the National Tennis Association. This consists of two venues featuring nine tennis courts, eight of which are floodlit. The coach will support a growing programme alongside the both Head Coaches in the coaching of the junior and adult timetable and other club activities. The Coach will also be taking on the responsibility of delivering at Molesford Prep School.

The role will be as a full time tennis coach with an initial 16 hours of core group delivery, plus the opportunity to quickly build 10-20 hours of individual coaching sessions.

On-court delivery consists of delivering LTA Youth Start and established group sessions which includes the delivery of blue stage through to adult group sessions on Mondays to Friday plus larger group work such as School tasters and Holiday Camps. This leaves Saturday and Sunday for individual sessions should you wish to work.

The successful candidate will be able to deliver an individual coaching business across all venues, which, collectively, has a membership of over 450 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.

It is expected the group coaching hours will grow. The successful candidate will quickly build a minimum of 10 hours of regular individual coaching sessions (as we have a current waiting list)

The salary is based initially on 16 x hours of weekly group coaching across 47 weeks of the year at a starting annual salary of £11,750. The role is also expected to earn an additional £11,750 - £17,625 within your first year from individual coaching. The total package in year one has the earning potential of between £23,500 - £29,375.

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.

Benefits:

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

Here are some key facts about Portcullis LTC and Blewbury LTC:

Portcullis has 5 courts, 4 of which are floodlit with a new Clubhouse. Blewbury has 4 courts, all of which are floodlit with a Clubhouse.

Users can access court bookings via ClubSpark

Inclusive coaching programmes for all ages and abilities, seeing approx 180 players per week

High quality team tennis played in the Oxfordshire leagues

Development and competitive junior players

For more information about Portcullis, visit - https://clubspark.lta.org.uk/portcullistennisclub or visit the National Tennis Association wesbite - https://nationaltennis.org.uk/locations/portcullis/.


For more information about Blewbury LTC venue, visit - https://blewburytennis.co.uk/or visit the National Tennis Association wesbite - https://nationaltennis.org.uk/locations/blewbury/

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 Google Apps and ClubSpark)

How to apply

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

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