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Casual Summer Camp Coaches

York Conferences Ltd
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University of York - Heslington Campus
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Department: York Commercial Ltd

Based at: University of York - Heslington Campus

Hours of work: Various

Contract status: Casual

Role Description

We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic Sports Coaches to join our team to plan and deliver a range of high quality, fun sports and activity sessions to children between the ages of 6 and 14 during the school Easter and summer holidays.

This is a seasonal role with many hours on offer across 8 weeks of the year.

Essential attributes:

  • Level 1 or Level 2 NGB Coaching Qualification or a teaching qualification.
  • Experience of working with young children.
  • A friendly, outgoing personality with a positive can-do attitude.
  • An ability to motivate and enthuse groups of children with energy and enthusiasm.
  • Self-driven with an ability to work off own initiative.
  • Good behavioural management skills.
  • Excellent organisational, verbal communication and listening skills.
  • Reliable, punctual and hardworking.

Desirable attributes:

  • Previous coaching experience.
  • A passion for sport.
  • First Aid qualification.
  • Safeguarding training.

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

This is a casual vacancy so coaching hours cannot be guaranteed every session/week.

Dates of Camps:

The Camps will run during the following 8-weeks:

  • w/c 6th April (Easter 4-day camp)
  • w/c 20th July / 27th July / 3rd August / 10th August / 17th August / 24th August / 1st September

Ideally, we are looking for coaches who can commit to full weeks and ideally a number of the weeks on offer.

Rate of Pay:

Lead Coach: The rate of pay will be £12.81 per hour (inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay rate).

Assistant Coach: The rate of pay will be £7.70 per hour (under 25's) or £8.21 per hour (25 and over).

Further information:

Please contact Hannah Roberton, Sport Development Manager or Alex Wormald Sport Development Administrator via email: for further information.

York Commercial 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.

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