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Casual Coach (Sport) & Casual Coach (Dance)

York Conferences Ltd
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
12.81 per hour
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Role Description

We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic Casual Sports Coaches and / or Casual Dance Instructors to join our team.


York Sport offers exciting, structured sport and dance themed parties for children of all ages. Our coaches deliver parties with energy, enthusiasm and excitement to create a fun and professional party atmosphere.


We are looking for sports coaches and dance instructors to join our team to work mainly at weekends, with further paid opportunities during school holidays at our successful sport and activity holiday camps.


Essential attributes:


  • Level 2 NGB sport coaching qualification or a recognised dance qualification (Sports coaches with a Level 1 coaching qualification will be considered for holiday camps only).
  • A friendly, outgoing personality with a positive can-do attitude.
  • An ability to motivate and enthuse groups of children with energy and enthusiasm.
  • Good behavioural management skills.
  • Excellent organisational, verbal communication and listening skills.
  • Reliable, punctual and hardworking.

Please note a DBS will need to be completed by successful applicants.

Other desirable attributes:


  • Experience of working with young children and / or previous coaching experience.
  • A passion for sport and / or dance.


The salary will be £12.81 per hour (inclusive of holiday pay), the hours of work are typically 1-4 hours per week term time only, subject to bookings.  Please note we cannot guarantee hours each week.  Hours of work will usually take place on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon.

For more information please contact Hannah Roberton, Sport Development Manager or Alex Wormald Sport Development Administrator

York Conferences Ltd. (YCL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of York. The Head Office is situated at the University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD. 

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community  – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

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