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Cricket Coach - Wallingford & Reading

Ultimate Sports Academies

Our academies have high quality coaches delivering progressive courses designed to improve players. Run during the school holidays at outstanding venues, children will leave our academies with new skills and a new enthusiasm for their chosen sport.

1 Jul 2024
Part Time
Closing date
23 Aug 2024

Summary of Position:

The role of a Cricket Coach is to deliver outstanding, structured cricket sessions to the children attending our academies, usually between the ages of 7 and 14. As well as leading sessions, coaches contribute to the high standard of physical, emotional and social care offered by Ultimate Sports Academies. Our coaches have a pastoral role as the leader of a group of children on camp, with the focus being on maintaining welfare and providing high quality care.

Title: Cricket Coach
Reporting to: Cricket Lead Coach
Contract: Easter Holidays
Hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm.
Locations: Moulsford Prep School (OX10 9HR) & Crosfields School (RG2 9BL)


• Deliver excellent, energetic coaching sessions where all children can develop their skills, be challenged and have fun.
• Demonstrate the ability to develop and progress sessions for varying ages and abilities.
• Provide challenging content in a safe learning environment.
• Communicate effectively with children and their parents/guardians if required.
• Analyse performance and suggest areas of improvement.
• Supervise and engage with the children outside of session times.
• Continuously promote the welfare of the children in your care.
• Show high levels of energy, enthusiasm and professionalism, acting as a suitable role model for the children.
• Live up to the Ultimate Activity Company’s promise of ‘Inspiring Children Every Day’ and behave in a manner that reflects the expectations of the company throughout your employment.

Essential Requirements:

• Ideally hold a minimum L1 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 cricket – 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 cricket!

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.

How To Apply:

Please click 'Apply Now' to email a CV and covering letter to Dave at Ultimate Sports Academies.

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