Sports Coach

Part Time
East Grinstead
Posted 1 week ago

Job Description Sports Coach


Pioneer Childcare have been providing high quality wraparound care to schools across Sussex for over 10 years, and we are looking for a skilled Sports Coach to join our team. This permanent position is well suited to an individual looking to inspire children to engage with sports and maintain a healthy lifestyle at our settings to the fullest of their potential with a thriving and supportive childcare Company.


  • Provide coaching in sports/active sessions at Club and Camp in line with a planned curriculum
  • Engage with the children to have fun, try something new and build on their skills
  • Submit session plans for review to ensure appropriate content and development
  • Ensure the safety of the children at all times
  • Evaluate your sessions and provide feedback, make changes when identified
  • Assess the strengths and weaknesses of the children in their sessions and identify areas for further development
  • Adapt to the needs and interests of the children
  • Engage all the children to participate and work with all abilities
  • To maintain all the sport equipment and that any faulty equipment is reported to the manager
  • Engage with the day-to-day running of club
  • Assist in collection of children from school to Club
  • Attend meetings necessary to your role: supervision, team meetings, training
  • Encourage children to exercise personal responsibility for their security and others, to take steps to ensure their personal safety and understand their social responsibilities (in person and online) through group discussions, informal discussions, club ground rules and behaviour expectations.

Working hours and benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Training and support
  • Company pension
  • Holiday pay
  • Team events
  • Overtime during school holidays


  • Committed to promoting sports and activity to all the children at club
  • Ability to have lots of fun with the children
  • Committed to high quality childcare
  • Ability to communicate instructions and commands in clear simple language
  • Thorough planning for all ages and abilities
  • Proactive thinking and planning

Education and Experience

  • One years’ experience coaching with children
  • Experience in developing and progressing children

Pioneer Childcare is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Any job offer is subject to obtaining two positive references and the completion of an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  There is also the requirement to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK.

As an employer Pioneer Childcare are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health of all our staff and reasonable adjustments will be made during the application and interview process.

Job Features

Job CategoryChildcare, Sports Coach
Salaryup to £9.99 per hour
Contracted weeks38 weeks a year, plus overtime if required
Hours06.45-9.00am – 2.45-6.30pm
LocationEast Grinstead
Experience1 to 2 years working with children

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