Sports Coach

Job Description and Benefits

Multi-Sports Coaches are part of a team responsible for the delivery of a high-quality, school-holiday, United Adventure Camp experience, ensuring children aged 5 to 17 are active, having fun and learning together.

About the Role

Reporting to a Site Manager, Sports Coaches are specifically responsible for a group of similar-age children, leading them in a range of activity sessions as part of our award-winning Multi-Active Programme.  Activities include regular sports such as football, tennis and badminton, active games and team building activities. Activity sessions typically last between 30 – 60 minutes.

We promote Active-Coaching – high-energy, fun and inclusive activity sessions that get every child active and having fun.

Person Specification (Ideal but with some flexibility)

Availability between 8am-6pm, Monday to Friday, during the school holidays, for the duration of shorter seasons, and a minimum of 3 consecutive weeks during summer season.

  • There are also shorter hours and week opportunities and there’s some flexibility around work or study commitments.
  • At least 6 months’ experience working with children from 5 – 17 years
  • At least 3 months’ experience coaching a sport or active games

Level 2 or higher qualification in:

  • Primary or Secondary Teaching
  • Sports Coaching
  • Physical Education
  • Paediatric First Aid (training opportunities are also available)
  • Vibrant, resilient, team player
  • Flexible and adaptable


Working with United Adventure Camps during the school-holidays offers you pay, high-quality employment and valuable experience.

  • Weekly pay rate: £370 to £515 per week (based on age and experience)
  • High quality, enjoyable and worthwhile experience
  • Career development and the potential of regular employment with us
  • Working in an experienced staff team of coaches and managers who provide a strong support network
  • Experience the joy of developing others in leadership, communication, coaching and working with children
  • Enjoy delivering market-leading activity programmes
  • Work in first class facilities and locations – the best universities and schools in the UK
  • Benefit from a proven training and onboarding process
  • Make a difference to the lives of children from a variety of backgrounds – you’ll be contributing to the health of the nation

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