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Athletics Lead Coach

Ultimate Sports Academies

Ultimate Activity Camps are for children aged 4 to 14 years. The Ultimate Activity Camps programme is tailored to each age group and children are also grouped by age to ensure they get the appropriate level of instruction and care, and make new friends of a similar age.

28 Mar 2022
Part Time
Closing date
Open Applications

Summary of Position:

The Athletics Lead Coach is responsible for the successful delivery of our academy programmes, whilst ensuring the welfare and safety of the children is always maintained. We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced professionals to help us follow through on our commitment to 'Inspire Children Every Day'.

Our Athletics Lead Coach will run the Academy each day, with the responsibility of ensuring the coaching programme is delivered to a high standard and that each young athlete is participating at a suitable ability level. As well as leading sessions, coaches contribute to the high standard of physical, emotional and social care offered by Ultimate Sports Academies.

You will be responsible for managing, motivating and supporting your small team of coaches to create fun and exciting athletics academies which promote participation, structure and skill development. You will ensure successful execution of all policies and procedures, liaising with parents, school representatives and Head Office.

For a full list of responsibilities and duties, download the Job Description

About You

Essential Requirements:

  • Hold a minimum UK Athletics L2 coaching qualification (or equivalent) or have experience playing to a high level.
  • Experience of working with children.
  • Able to tailor delivery and structure of a session according to age and ability.
  • Have an excellent working knowledge of all aspects of athletics – technical, tactical and physical.
  • Good organisation and communication skills. Candidates must be confident in their ability to lead a group of children and not shy away from responsibility.
  • Approachable, patient, and above all, passionate about athletics!

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience taking sole charge of a group of children.
  • Hold a Paediatric First Aid (12 hour or 6 hour) or First Aid at Work qualification.

Academy Dates:

May Half Term

Tuesday 31st May to Wednesday 1st June - Brentwood School, Essex
Thursday 2nd to Friday 3rd June - Tilsley Park, Abingdon


Monday 1st to Thursday 4th August - - Tilsley Park, Abingdon
Monday 15th to Thursday 18th August - Brentwood School, Essex

How to apply:

Please apply through our careers site

or alternatively email [email protected] with a CV and covering letter.

"Ultimate Activity Camps Ltd. is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity and satisfactory references."

Additional Information

Part Time
Job Type
Pay Information
£100.00 - £150.00 per day (with 12.07% holiday pay)based on experience and qualifications. Per Day

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