KICK CAREERS

KICK is run by a dedicated team of Staff, Trustees and Volunteers. We’re always looking for excellent people to join us.

We also regularly have opportunities for interns and work experience students to join our staff team. These are short term opportunities for you to help us, while we help you to learn coaching and other skills needed to work with young people.

Current Jobs

London/outside negotiable chief operations officer (Full-time)

locATION:

We are pleased to have a full-time position in London

To build capacity for the growth of KICK. Bringing operational clarity and focus to operational implementation of KICK’s strategic aims, overseeing and coaching key Directors. To assess and enhance the efficiency of KICK through key resource management approaches. To innovate and
improve key functions within the organisation. It will be important that the applicant is able to collaborate well with leaders as well as other key stakeholders in order to support the growth of KICK in size and development.

APPLICANTS WILL:

• Oversee and optimise operations, to review and improve efficiencies that can be made by the organisation.
• Planning for future budgets in line with the KICK strategy including setting strategic targets and driving organisational growth.
• Develop and oversee the delivery of the KICK fundraising strategy, sourcing new contacts and strategic partners.
• Leadership of the quality improvement plan and the management of schools and KICK Academies.
• Providing insight to human resources and recruitment as KICK continues to grow natonally.
• Establishing policies that improve and promote KICK’s vision, mission and culture.

Click below for relevant job Descriptions or contact beccilee@kick.org.uk

Relationship manager

Full-Time (12 Month Fixed Term Contract with opportunity to extend)

LOCATION:

We are pleased to have a full time position in either East Midlands, North West or North East. 

The relationship Manager will work closely with the Director of Quality to manage all timetabling of sessions within the Midlands, North of England and East of England ensuring coaches are placed strategically to the expectations of each individual school. The role includes directly managing a team of coaches and/or mentors and contribute to the strategic and spiritual direction of the charity. This role will also include working with the talent acquisition team to promote and attract new staff members to the organisation in areas outside of London.

APPLICANTS WILL:

• Full line management of coaches – responsible for team performance.

• On-going relationship management of schools ensuring a positive school retention figure.

• Schedule timetables for coaches and arrange cover from sessional pool where necessary.

• Working with the HR Manager to develop termly campaigns, through external advertising and where helpful recruitment events and festivals

• Developing Strategic Partners such as churches and organisations from which to source talent

• Working in partnership with the Quality Team to ensure all staff members are observedregularly and in line with the targets set.

• Ability to observe staff members across all services delivered at KICK and provide feedback.

Click below for relevant job Descriptions or contact beccilee@kick.org.uk

 

LONDON 

KICK sports and dance coaches/mentors  (Full time and part time available)

 

 LOCATION:

We are pleased to have job opportunities in Nottingham, Acton, Chelsea, Crawley, Balham and Isleworth 

An exciting opportunity to deliver quality sports sessions and/or mentoring within our schools on a weekly basis. The Coach/Mentor will be passionate about embedding values within each session and be committed to our mission, to transform young peoples lives with Gods love, through sport and support. 

APPLICANTS WILL:

  • Be passionate about delivering sessions of a high quality.
  • Have an understanding of the issues that young people face.
  • Engage well with children and young people with the ability to inspire and motivate.
  • Have an understanding of assessment and development for both classes and individual children depending on the service delivered.
  • Use sport as a tool to embed life skills/values within each session.
  • Be committed and excited by the mission of KICK to,  “Transform young people’s lives, with God’s love, through sport and support”.

Click below for relevant job Descriptions or contact beccilee@kick.org.uk

KICK Mentor Job Description

KICK Coaching Role Job Description

WEST MiDLANDS

KICK COACHES/MENTORS and Chaplians

(part time available)

 LOcation: 

We are pleased to have job opportunities in Worcester, Warwickshire and Coventry. 

An exciting opportunity to deliver quality sports sessions and mentoring within our schools on a weekly basis. The Coach/Mentor will be passionate about embedding values within each session and be committed to our mission, to transform young peoples lives with Gods love, through sport and support. 

APPLICANTS WILL:

  • Be passionate about delivering sessions of a high quality.
  • Have an understanding of the issues that young people face.
  • Engage well with children and young people with the ability to inspire and motivate.
  • Have an understanding of assessment and development for both classes and individual children depending on the service delivered.
  • Use sport as a tool to embed life skills/values within each session.
  • Be committed and excited by the mission of KICK to,  “Transform young people’s lives, with God’s love, through sport and support”.

Click below for relevant job Descriptions or contact beccilee@kick.org.uk

KICK Mentor Job Description

KICK Coaching Role Job Description

Bristol

KICK coaches/mentors and chap

(part-time available)

LOCATION:

We are pleased to have job opportunities in Bristol and Oxford 

An exciting opportunity to deliver quality sports sessions and mentoring within our schools on a weekly basis. The Coach/Mentor will be passionate about embedding values within each session and be committed to our mission, to transform young peoples lives with Gods love, through sport and support. 

APPLICANTS WILL:

  • Be passionate about delivering sessions of a high quality.
  • Have an understanding of the issues that young people face.
  • Engage well with children and young people with the ability to inspire and motivate.
  • Have an understanding of assessment and development for both classes and individual children depending on the service delivered.
  • Use sport as a tool to embed life skills/values within each session.
  • Be committed and excited by the mission of KICK to,  “Transform young people’s lives, with God’s love, through sport and support”.

Click below for relevant job Descriptions or contact beccilee@kick.org.uk

KICK Mentor Job Description

KICK Coaching Role Job Description

     

     

     

    How to Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter to beccilee@kick.org.uk. Your covering letter should include the following areas, and should be written with the job description and person specification in mind.

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    1. Why KICK?

    a. Tell us what has attracted you to KICK?
    b. Please include your passion for working with young people and how you have shown compassion for young people within your current experience.
    c. How have you shown excellence within your previous experience of sports, dance or mentoring?
    d. How have you incorporated appropriate values in to your coaching? If so, please share the outcomes you have seen.

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    2. Please tell us about your Christian experience. This is important as KICK is a Christian charity and the role involves sharing your faith.

    a. How could your Christian faith be incorporated in to sports coaching?
    b. Tell us how you are committed to a church (and other Christian groups’) activities.                        
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    3. How are you suited to leading and developing the work of KICK in an aspirational manner? Provide examples from previous experience.

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    4. What makes you stand out from others to make us bring you in for interview?

               

    We look forward to hearing from you!