Tennis Coach

United World College of South East Asia| Date Posted: 17-Sep-2020
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Job Nature:
Permanent
Position Level:
Experienced
Qualification:
Diploma

Job Description

The Post

The Phoenix Tennis Coach is a key member of the Dover Campus Coaching team responsible for assisting and supporting the coaching team in the design and delivery of the entire tennis programme including the Competitive Team Tennis, Phoenix Squad, development, mini programmes and adult programmes.

Main Responsibilities 

COMPETITION COACHING

  • Where necessary assisting with the coaching of school teams (U11, U14, U19) and Phoenix squads. Contribute towards the yearly plan, subsequent seasonal, weekly and daily lesson plans.

  • Involvement in planning and running competitions for our school team players and phoenix squads.

  • Involved in assessment and feedback of all competitive players - including physical, mental, technical and tactical, providing a learning pathway and consistent feedback to players and parents throughout the year.

DEVELOPMENT COACHING

  • Working closely with the Head of Tennis to assist with developing the yearly plan, subsequent seasonal, weekly and daily lesson plans for all development coaching to ensure a smooth transition of tennis players from the mini and junior development programme into the competitive tennis team.

  • Involved in developing an assessment tool and regular feedback for development players.

  • Able to lead mini and development lessons with support from the coaching team.

  • Able to coach adult lessons with support from the coaching team.

  • Leading assistant coaches, to ensure they are maintaining a high level of coaching.

  • Conduct coaching during term holiday courses.

  • Adult coaching including ladies teams, cardio tennis, development coaching and tournaments.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with maintaining the tennis court facilities and equipment

  • Perform other tasks such as but not limited to, administrative duties assigned by the Head of Tennis

Person Specifications

  • Strong communication skills

  • An appropriate approach to age-group training (LTAD) focusing on the College Skill & Qualities, technical competence, motivation, enjoyment, team-building and long-term success

  • Strong organisational skills, including a working knowledge of sports tournament and programme organisation at a high performance level

  • Tennis qualifications- USPTA, ITF, RPT or equivalent with experience in development and competitive coaching  and a definite potential to inspire our players

  • A commitment to a holistic education and to the mission of the school

  • An ability to develop relationships based on mutual respect

  • Experience working in a school environment
     

Interested applicants, please submit an application via our portal by Wednesday, 5 Aug 2020.

About Us

UWCSEA welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. We are committed to safeguarding our students and protecting them from harm. In keeping with the expectation that all staff and volunteers share this commitment, those applying for a position at the College must be willing to undergo employment background checks and screening appropriate to the post.  If you have a strong sense of adventure and an exceptional level of commitment to teaching and learning, UWCSEA might be the perfect next step for you visit our website to learn more.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices and all appointments are subject to interview, satisfactory references, identity and criminal record checks.

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