Football Development Officer in SKILLZ UK Ltd at Croydon, England, United Kingdom

Website SKILLZ UK Ltd

This listing is about SKILLZ UK Ltd in Croydon, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

Hi There ????⚽️

Thank you for showing an interest in our full-time coaching position. We are on the search for a new full time coach with a passion for player development, who possesses great energy and enthusiasm when coaching children. You will join our Super amazing small team of 8 (made up of 3 full time coaches, 2 office staff, and 3 part time coaches).



???? Salary: Our salary is wide ranging from £21,000 – £24,000 and this will be dependent on your level of experience and what you bring to this role

???? Benefits: 28-29 days annual leave inc. bank holidays | Company Pension | Coaching course incentive | Company iPad | Birthday off as extra day annual leave

???? Start Date: We are flexible on this but would love for it to be 7th March 2022

⏰ Hours and Shift Pattern: 37.5hrs per week working

Mondays: evening finish

Tuesdays: evening finish

Wednesdays: evening finish

Thursdays: DAY OFF

Fridays: evening finish

Saturdays: 8.30am -4pm

We do have a few requirements for you to be considered (there is no flexibility on the below) :

  • You must be CONFIDENT and ENERGETIC (no bores please ????)
  • Must live within a 30-35min drive of Croydon, South London / Surrey ????
  • Minimum of 2 years coaching experience of primary school children ⚽️
  • Minimum FA Level 2 qualified ⚽️????
  • A valid UK driving License with access to car ????
  • Must be able to work the schedule outlined above ????♂️



Initially you will be involved in our following programmes (full training provided of course), which will keep your weeks varied and exciting:

  • Toddler Football
  • PE Lesson teaching
  • Football sessions for primary school ages
  • Football team training
  • Football Birthday Parties

However as the year goes on and the role develops further, your focus will be on:

  1. Organising our grassroots football club
  2. Creating two new programmes – girls football and a development centre
  3. Bridging the gap between our Skillz players and our grassroots football club partnership


Skillz UK was founded in 2012 by Ashley Thomas. Our first ever class started with just 10 children attending.

The goal has been simple! To create football classes centered around CHILDREN (or our Superstars as we like to call them). This means lots of energy, themed games and tonnes of smiles! With a UEFA A license Academy Manager, UEFA B License Managing Director, and a team full of highly energetic passionate coaches, we deliver over 45 football sessions per week, plus support SZ United FC – who have 14 teams for the 2021-2022 season,.

To date, we now have over 500 weekly members within Croydon and Sutton at our children’s football classes, teaching an additional 400 per in our local nurseries and schools.


???? How to Apply: We would like to see your CV, but we are more interested in getting to know you. We have a few questions for you to answer which you should include on your covering letter including why you wish to join us:

  • Tell us something you have done to develop yourself recently?
  • Two words to describe your personality?
  • List the football coaching qualifications that you hold
  • Tell us why you would like to join us specifically for this role
  • List your coaching experience with primary school children
  • What do you currently do for work?
  • What is your plan for your coaching career?

❌ Closing Date: Wednesday 11th February 2022

????⚽️ So there you have it! If you are looking for an exciting career path to give you a fresh start we are definitely the place for you! We look forward to reading your application ????⚽️

Company: SKILLZ UK Ltd

Vacancy Type:  

Job Location: Croydon, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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