Football Development Coach - FULL TIME

DATE: 26th November 2021


Thank you for showing an interest in our full-time coaching position. Whether you are an experienced coach, or are a coach that is actively coaching now but looking to gain more experience, this is the right place for you. We are on the search for a new full time coach to join our Super amazing small team of 7 (made up of 3 full time coaches, 2 office staff, and 3 part time coaches). 


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 centered around CHILDREN (or our Superstars as we like to call them). This means lots of energy, themed games and tonnes of smiles! With a UEFA A license Academy Manager, UEFA B License Managing Director, and a team full of highly energetic passionate coaches, we deliver over 45 football sessions per week, plus support SZ United FC - who have 14 teams for the 2021-2022 season,.

To date, we now have over 500 weekly members within Croydon and Sutton at our children's football classes, teaching an additional 400 per in our local nurseries and schools. 



💸 Salary: Our salary is wide ranging from £20,000 - £23,000 and this will be dependent on your level of experience and what you bring to this role 

🤩 Benefits: 28-29 days annual leave inc. bank holidays | Company Pension | Coaching course incentive | Company iPad | Birthday off as extra day annual leave

📅 Start Date: 21st February 2022

⏰ Hours and Shift Pattern: 37.5hrs per week working

Mondays: 10.30am-8.30pm

Tuesdays: 9.30am - 6.15pm

Wednesdays: 10.30am-6.15pm

Thursdays: DAY OFF

Fridays: 12pm - 6.45pm

Saturdays: 8.30am -3.30pm


📲 How to Apply: We aren’t interested in your CV. But we are interested in getting to know you. Send us a covering letter of why you wish to join our awesome team, and we have a few questions for you to answer on our application (all need answering). 



We do have a few requirements for you to be considered:

  • You must be CONFIDENT, ENTHUSIASTIC and ENERGETIC (no bores please 😴)

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

  • Minimum of 2 years coaching experience of primary school children ⚽️

  • Minimum FA Level 2 or Sports Coaching Degree ⚽️🤩

  • A valid UK driving License with access to car 🚗




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

  • Toddler Football

  • PE Lesson teaching

  • Football sessions for primary school ages

  • Football team training 

  • Football Birthday Parties

During your time in the office (around 15hrs per week), your focus will be on:

1. Organising our birthday parties

2. Session Planning


So there you have it! If you are looking for an exciting career path to give you a fresh start, or to help you develop as a coach (and your business knowledge); we are definitely the place for you!

We look forward to reading your application :)