Lead Part Time Dance Coach (Term Time)

Overview

As a Lead Dance Coach, you will be leading our after-school multi-sports classes in local schools in and around the areas we work in that are close to you.

The areas we work in and around are:

Chertsey, Esher, East Molesey, Guildford, Hampton, Teddington, Twickenham Kingston, Richmond & Weybridge

Term time sessions are in local schools Monday – Friday and generally the times are 3.30 – 4.30pm.

Holiday Camps run in the school holidays Monday to Friday 9.45am to 5.15pm.

There is also potential work at our club programmes during the week after school classes and on Saturday mornings.

 

About us

England Sports Group works with over 70 schools across Middlesex & Surrey, with a variety of sports such as gymnastics, dance, tennis, netball, football, rugby, basketball and archery amongst others.

Our 'Life Skills Through Sport' programme for children and 'Raising the Status of the Sports Coaching Profession' are the two pillars of our philosophy. We have created a quality culture, determined to develop every child and coach to their full potential.

We currently coach over 2,000 children a week and we want to release the potential in all of the children we teach.

 

The Role:

As a lead dance coach, you will be responsible for the care and teaching for a group of up to ten children, all within similar age groups, to help with their understanding of different dance techniques.

The main elements within the class you will be focusing on is developing children’s flexibility, strength and stamina, teaching the fundamentals of dance including the positioning of the arms and feet, as well as concentrating on working from the corner with leaps, turns, pirouettes, travelling phrases, kicks sequences and more. You will come prepared with choreographed routines and sequences to teach to the class, as well as leaving time in the term for children to experiment with what they have been taught by creating their very own floor routines, either in partners, groups or individually.

Coaches who are currently or have been previously involved in Dance Education will take favour, as well as those with RAD OR ISTD qualifications and undergraduate or postgraduate Dance Degrees.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Bringing energy and enthusiasm to every session.
  • Being professional in your interactions with children, parents, colleagues and schools.
  • Being on time for all sessions
  • Safeguarding of the children
  • Assisting with the safe set up and packing away of equipment, ensuring all equipment is stored safely.
  • Teaching relevant skills, progressions and techniques
  • Talking with parents about the progress of their children, when necessary
  • Making sure health and safety procedures are being followed
  • Being familiar with and following all club policies and procedures.

 

 

Requirements:

Coaches with Dance qualification are favourable.

Must be 18 years old minimum

Ideally have sporting qualifications

DBS Checked

Reliable & Punctual

Great class management

Highly personal with great communication skills

A love for working with children

You must be eligible to work in the UK

You must be able to speak English fluently

You must be currently living within a commutable distance of this position.

 

The Benefits:

You will be invited to attend Personal Development training.

Dance training sessions will be provided.

Potential of work at our club programmes during the week after school classes and on Saturday mornings.

 

Job Type: Part Time / Self-Employed

Rates of Pay:

Term Time: £18.00 to £20.00 /hour depending on your age, experience and/or qualifications.

 

To apply please send your CV to [email protected]

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