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Cricket Academy Casual Coach

Closing date:
15 March 2019

Contract Type: Zero Hours

Hours: Varied hours from Monday to Sunday 0800 to 2200 as agreed with Marylebone Cricket Club (“MCC”) depending on the Cricket Academy’s requirements.

Good to very good availability in the summer months is required, especially at weekends.

Key Purpose of Role:

To provide coaching in the MCC Cricket Academy including one-to-one sessions, weekly term time group classes or holiday courses. To help and support the Senior Coach with coaching programmes, writing of certificates and administrative support within the Cricket Academy

Key Tasks and Accountabilities:

  • Coaching individuals and groups in the MCC Cricket Academy
  • Coaching a range of ages and abilities, starting from 3 year olds
  • Representing the MCC while coaching pupils from local schools as part of the Club’s community engagement programme both on and off site
  • Working with the senior coach to devise fun, engaging and challenging course content
  • Keeping up to date with best practice and techniques related to coaching
  • Umpiring and scoring of games
  • Preparing for coaching sessions including setting up equipment and using the Academy bowling machines including the Merlyn and TrueMan
  • Looking after the Academy equipment and ensuring it is all returned to its correct storage area
  • Business development through attracting new clients to the Academy
  • Duty officer shifts as required by rota including general Academy administration work (net bookings, holiday courses, appointment of coaches, reception cover etc.)

Variations of job relating to working hours:

The MCC Cricket Academy is not a 9 to 5 business and much of the coaching takes place at evenings and weekends. At this time we are looking for coaches only with good to very good availability in the summer months. Flexibility will always be required about the standard hours of work, which may vary from week to week depending on the Academy’s needs. Flexibility of timing for major matches will be required, depending on the needs of the Senior Coach and the activities in the Cricket Academy during matches

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