Little Kickers Coach

Little KickersCorkPart-time

We are now recruiting for the position of Coach and Head Coach.

Coaches - Cork and Limerick

We are expanding our team in Cork and Limerick and are looking for coaches for our Little Kickers program for children aged 18 months to 7 years.

We are looking for individuals with a bubbly personality, experienced with young children, extremely outgoing and capable of engaging and entertaining children ensuring each one leaves your class with a big smile on their face.

A passion for sport is essential as well as being physically fit for this energetic role. Classes run weekend mornings so you must be available at this time.

Excellent rates apply.

Head Coach - Cork based

We are looking for an experienced coach capable of working with pre-schoolers or an experienced childcare professional / teacher who loves sport

A willingness to come on board with what we are trying to achieve is essential. Our classes are play orientated with a different playful theme every week. You may be a pirate, a shark, a dinosaur, an elf or a firefighter, you need to be able to leave your inhibitions at the door and perform for children in front of their parents to ensure they leave our class after having a great time.

If you are passionate about sport and love working with children please send us your C.V. with a cover letter outlining why you think you are suitable for the job - please refer to the responsibilities and requirements below and outline how your experience matches those.


Staff co-ordination:

  • Co-ordinate staff rosters and ensure there is sufficient cover in each venue
  • Attend venues to cover staff weekend mornings where necessary or review classes to ensure quality of coaching
  • Assist business owner with staff training and development

Staff coaching:

  • Coach staff on the Little Kickers program ensuring all staff meet the required standard and follow session plans / guidelines provided

Class coaching:

  • Deliver Mega Kickers program to children aged 5 to 7 years in various locations in Cork.
  • Cover staff on annual leave or otherwise absent from weekend classes.

Kit Holder:

  • Transport kit and equipment to classes or collect from classes and hold until the following weekend


    Football Coaching Qualification:

    This position will involve the roll out of our Mega Kickers program for 5 to 7 year olds so the minimum qualification for this position is National D Licence. You must have this qualification or be in the process of achieving this to be considered for the role.

    Management / Leadership Experience:

    This is a management position within our organisation. You must have some leadership, management or train the trainer experience to be considered for this role. You must be confident in your ability to train and coach our existing panel of coaches so that they can continually develop as coaches

    Coaching / Teaching / Childcare Experience:

    We are looking to recruit someone who has experience working with children either in a childcare setting or a sports coaching setting. You must be able to confidently and vocally direct a class of up to 18 children aged 18 months to 7 years creating a fun, positive and energetic experience under close observation from parents and guardians

    You must be capable of assimilating and following the Little Kickers programme incorporating the Little Kickers core principles and philosophy into each session. You will be capable of adapting the session plans provided to reflect your own coaching style and the spirit of the class. Training will be provided

    You must be physically fit and healthy to coach for up to 4 consecutive hours with short breaks in between

    Available to work afternoons (4pm to 6pm - 3 days per week) and weekend mornings

    The Mega Kickers program will run mid week in the late afternoon

    You will be available to work weekends, Saturday and Sunday mornings and have no regular commitments that will preclude you from working scheduled hours

    Own transport is essential

    You will be required to carry gear and equipment for classes. It is not possible to take this on public transport or walk any distance with it. Some travel to Limerick may be required

    This is a part time position with estimated hours 8-10 per week. Number of hours per week will vary according to the needs of the business

    Competitive remuneration including a generous bonus structure and share option long term to be discussed with suitable candidates

    To apply for either of these roles, please forward an up to date C.V and covering letter outlining to us your suitability for the position which you are applying for.

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