Football Coach

Location Croydon
Discipline: Leisure and Fitness
Job type: Flexible
Salary: £15.65 per hour
Contact name: Filipe Goncalves

Job ref: 190425

GLL is looking for a Football Coach to work at Waddon Leisure Centre. If you have the skills and ambition to join us as a Football Coach, there's never been a more exciting time to join us. This is more than a Football Coach job, it's a career. 

As a Football Coach you’ll be highly motivated and committed to engage and inspire pupils of all ages and abilities within a safe setting providing a fun, friendly and encouraging environment you’ll pass on your knowledge to help improve pupil’s football performances whilst teaching the fundamental footballing skills - you’ll get great satisfaction seeing pupils progress and develop. 

Your FA level 1 or above qualifications will ensure that you can comfortably deliver high-quality sessions at a variety of levels, abilities and age groups from children through to experienced adults. 

 

What you’ll do: 

  • You will be responsible for the delivery of a football programme which will be well structured, focussing on progression and the development of your pupils. 
  • The delivery of high quality coaching 
  • Improving the level of coaching and increasing the numbers on the programme 
  • Be aware of pupils status, nature and needs 
  • Maintain a good and positive image of the Centre to customers and the public generally by providing a welcoming, helpful and professional service. 
  • Setting up equipment 
  • Deliver first-class customer service 
  • Deal with customer queries 

As a leader within the leisure industry we can also offer scope to progress your career, and job variety like nowhere else. 

What you need: 

  • A can-do attitude 
  • A real focus on customer service. 
  • Passion and personality 
  • Knowledge of health and safety 
  • Be a great team player 
  • A coaching qualification (Level 2) 
  • A First Aid qualification 
  • Experience of coaching in a community setting 

As a charitable social enterprise owned by its staff GLL has a great range of benefits for its employees: 

  • A values driven organisation 
  • Learning & development to support career development 
  • Good pension schemes 
  • Discounted gym membership for you and your partner 
  • A full time permanent position / A part time permanent position of  / A flexible working position - SELECT ONE 
  • The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say on how we are run plus associated events 
  • Exclusive discounts on our villas in Portugal 
  • Exclusive discounts on our Ski chalets in Bulgaria 
  • Career Pathways, professional development is just the start. To ensure your stay on top of your game we provide training with practical and theory elements too 
  • Discounts across thousands of retailers (GLL Extras) 
  • 25% off Red Letter Days 
  • 25% off Buy a Gift 
  • 20% off GLL spa experience treatments and associated products 
  • Ride to work scheme 
  • Free eye tests and discounted glasses 

About GLL: 

As the UK’s largest leisure operator and charitable social enterprise, we offer a range of careers for everyone in our local communities. We manage over 400 facilities across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including public sport and leisure centres, elite sporting venues, libraries and children’s centres. 

Our people are from the communities we serve and help us make real changes in their local area. 

One of our core values is ‘More than a Job’, because working with us opens up a wide range of possibilities and opportunities for you, starting with how you work with us. To make sure we’re having a positive impact on our people, we also offer some flexible and part-time working options so you can make sure your new job works for you. Subject to vacancies, whether you are after a contractual commitment and a regular work schedule or the freedom of flexible hours, you may be able to choose an arrangement that works best for you and play your part in improving the health and wellbeing of your community. 

We offer two different types of work arrangements: 

  • A permanent employment contract - part time and full time 
  • A flexible worker engagement by joining our flexible worker pool 

If you are looking for a regular number of hours that you can work, and are flexible to meet the needs of a 7 day a week service, then a full-time or part-time permanent contract might be the right choice for you. 

So whether your ambitions lie in sport and leisure, events & catering, health & beauty, corporate support or working with children, you’ll be able to find your ideal new job at GLL. 

Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are Investors in People Silver Award employer. 

However you choose to work with us, you can be sure that you will be a valued member of our team, working with great colleagues, and making a real difference to people’s lives. 

We are an inclusive employer. We seek and welcome diversity in our teams. 

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.