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Hi There 🙂⚽️


Thank you for showing an interest in our full-time coaching position. We are on the search for a new full time football development officer, with a passion for player development, who possesses great energy and enthusiasm when coaching children. You will join our Super amazing small team of 8 (made up of 2 full time coaches, 2 office staff, and 6 part time coaches).



💸 Salary: £21,000 - £23,500 and this will be dependent on your level of experience and what you bring to this role


🤩 Contract Details:

  • FULL TIME contract

  • 37.5hrs per week, working across 4.5 days per week

  • 28 days annual leave inc. bank holidays

  • Company Pension

  • Coaching course incentive

  • Company iPad

  • Birthday off as extra day annual leave


📅 Start Date: March 2023


⏰ Example Hours and Shift Pattern: 37.5hrs per week working

Mondays: 11.15am - 8.30pm finish

Tuesdays: 12pm - 8.30pm finish

Wednesdays: Day Off

Thursdays: 10.30am-7.15pm

Fridays: 11am - 7.30pm finish

Saturdays: 8am - 12.30pm (occasional afternoon work until 4pm, once a term)


⚽️ Minimum Requirements:

  • 2 years coaching experience of primary school children ⚽️

  • FA Level 2 / UEFA C qualified ⚽️🤩

  • CONFIDENT and ENERGETIC persona (no bores please 😴)

  • A valid UK driving License with access to car 🚗

  • Must live within a 30-35min drive of Croydon, South London / Surrey 🏡

  • Must be able to work the schedule outlined above 🏃‍♂️

  • Clean DBS or able to obtain one through us



The Role:

Initially you will be involved in our following programmes (full training provided of course), which will keep your weeks varied and exciting:


  • PE Lesson teaching and management of school project

  • Football sessions for primary school ages

  • Football team training


However as the year goes on and the role develops further, your focus will be to assist our Football Development Manager with:

  • Developing new Football Academy sessions

  • Developing our Girls Football Programme further

  • Creating a Development Centre session



📲 How to Apply: We would like to see your CV, but we are more interested in getting to know you. We have a few questions for you to answer in your application. Good luck!


❌ Closing Date: Wednesday 28th February 2023


🙂⚽️ So there you have it! If you are looking for an exciting career path to give you a fresh start we are definitely the place for you! We look forward to reading your application 🙂⚽️





Skillz UK was founded in 2012 by Ashley Thomas. Our first ever class started with just 10 children attending.


The goal has been simple! To create football classes centred around CHILDREN (or our Superstars as we like to call them)! This means lots of energy, themed games and tonnes of smiles!


With a soon to be UEFA A license Academy Manager, UEFA B License Managing Director with Premier League academy experience, soon to be UEFA B licensed goalkeeper coach, and a team full of highly energetic passionate coaches, we deliver over 45 football sessions per week, plus support SZ United FC - who have 18 teams for the 2022-2023 season,.


To date, we now positively impact almost 1,000 children per week in Croydon and Sutton at our children's football classes, football club, and holiday camps business.


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