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Lead Football Development Coach X 2 - PART TIME

DATE: 21st December 2024


Minimum Requirements: FA Intro To Football or FA Level 2, UEFA C (or waiting to enrol / complete)

• 2 years coaching experience

• Energetic & proactive personality 

Start Date: September 2024

Contract: Part Time

Shift Pattern: Outlined below

Rate of Pay: £17.50-£22.50 per session (Annual Salary of £15,000 - £20,500)

Join Our Team as a Development Football Coach – Your Gateway to a Thriving Coaching Career!

Are you a dynamic and passionate individual with a love for working with children and football coaching? If so, we want YOU to be a part of Skillz UK's vibrant coaching team in Croydon, South London/Surrey!

Why You Should Choose Skillz UK - Croydon & Sutton:

At Skillz UK, we prioritize creating an extraordinary and enjoyable football development environment for everyone involved. Our player pathway ensures that children can embark on a seamless football journey, from toddler football to our football teams, supported by our links with a professional club. As a coach with us, you'll play a crucial role in shaping the future of aspiring young footballers.


What We Offer You:

- Professional Development: 4 sessions with our Head of Coaching to elevate your coaching skills and an incentive for passing your probation of a UEFA C license coaching course paid for

- Technology Support: Receive a company iPad to enhance your coaching experience.

- Work-Life Balance: Enjoy your birthday as an extra day of annual leave and paid annual leave, plus enjoy the flexibility of part time football coaching

- Career Growth: Unlock the opportunity to own your own Skillz UK franchise for a long-term and profitable coaching career or build this role into a full time position. All of our team are on a contracted PAYE basis giving you the job security you deserve. There is also scope to become qualified in other areas to help enhance the business further, for example social media and content creation (should you want this).

- Variety: Your week will include football sessions, toddler football classes, football camps, football team training, and multi-sport camps.


Your Impactful Role:

As a Development Football Coach, you will:

  • Engage with Various Programs: Contribute to football sessions for primary school ages, toddler football classes, football camps, football team training (u6-u15s), and multi-sport camps.

  • Facilitate Super Fun Sessions: Bring enthusiasm and creativity to make our sessions super fun and exciting for the children.

  • Build Relationships: Develop strong bonds with both the children and their parents, as well as the schools you work in.

  • Maximize Development: Implement our weekly session plans adapting them to your groups, maximize the children's abilities, and report back to our management and admin team after each day.


Your Ideal Schedule:

Part-Time: 14.5-18 sessions per week Monday-Saturday, plus half term and school holiday coaching:

POSITION 1 - 18 sessions per week

  • 3.20-4.20pm and 6-8pm (3 sessions)

  • Tuesday 4-5pm and 6-8pm (3 sessions)

  • Wednesday 3.15-4.15pm and 6-8pm (3 sessions)

  • Thursday 3.15-4.15pm, 6-8pm (3 sessions)

  • Friday: 2.45-3.45pm, 5-6pm (2 sessions)

  • Saturdays: 8.30am-12.30pm (4 sessions)

  • School holidays and half term 30-35hrs per week paid at an hourly rate

Potential for more sessions to be added in September​ during the day

POSITION 2 - 14.5 sessions per week

  • Monday: 12.30-1.30pm, 2-3pm, and 3.20-4.20pm (3 sessions)

  • Tuesday: 3.15-4.15pm (1 session)

  • Wednesday: 3.20-4.20pm and 5.30-6.30pm (2 sessions)

  • Thursday: 3.15-4.15pm, 6-7pm (2 sessions)

  • Friday: 10-11.30am, 3.15-4.15pm, and 6-7pm (3.5 sessions)

  • Saturdays: 9am-12pm (3 sessions)

  • School holidays and half term: 30-35hrs per week paid at an hourly rate

Potential for ore sessions to be added in September to Mondays and Tuesdays, including 6pm sessions and morning sessions 10.30am should you wish for these to be added to your schedule

How to Apply:

While we'd like to see your CV, we are more interested in getting to know you. Answer a few questions in your application to let your personality shine. Good luck!

Application Deadline: Friday 26th July 2024


Start Date: 1st September 2024

If you are seeking a dynamic career in football coaching with stability and opportunities for growth, Skillz UK is the place for you! We look forward to reading your application and welcoming you to our team.

About Us:

Skillz UK, founded in 2012, has grown from a class of 10 children to positively impacting almost 1,000 children per week in Croydon and Sutton. Our team, led by UEFA A and B license coaches, delivers over 50 football sessions weekly, supporting SZ United FC with 21 teams for the 2024-2025 season. Join us in creating football classes centered around children, where energy, themed games, and smiles are our key ingredients!

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