Active School are currently recruiting for the following roles. If you would like to submit and application, please email with an up to date CV and relevant cover letter.

After School Sports Coach

Active School are a growing provider of After School Clubs and School Holiday Activity Days in the Eastbourne area, East Sussex. Due to continued expansion we’re now seeking further coaches to coordinate our After School Clubs. We’re looking for an outgoing, enthusiastic, responsible person who has a willingness to learn, can show initiative and leadership skills and is ready to have fun!

You will be delivering sessions covering a wide range of sports and activities to children from Reception age to Year 9, at various schools across the Eastbourne area. Current schools: Gildredge House and St John’s Meads, with other schools currently in negotiation for a September start.

We welcome applications from Coaches or PE Teachers with either Qualified Teacher Status, a Level 1 or 2 NGB award, or a Sports Coaching degree (Foundation or Higher). We will request to see evidence of qualification if successful. Active School will work with you to ensure your time spent counts towards your CPD if applicable.

Ideally you will have previous experience of working with children. We’re looking for someone who can work both independently and part of team, who is solution orientated and capable of managing large groups.

Own transport is essential due to the need to transport Active School equipment from site to site. You will be expected to ensure all equipment for each session is correctly and safely set up, maintained throughout, dismantled and returned to storage.

As a coach for Active School you will also be providing appropriate support and guidance to your fellow coaches, volunteers and the participating children. Continued support and development will be provided to enable all coaches to succeed in their role.

It would be desirable if you have demonstrable experience and a qualification in a number of the following sports and activities:

  • Trampolining
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • Netball
  • Basketball
  • Handball
  • Dodgeball
  • Rugby
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Aerobics
  • Table Tennis

If you have experience in any other sports, please do mention within your application.

The coach is required Monday-Friday during term time from 3-5pm.
The position attracts a remuneration of £15ph, dependent on experience.
Start date is as soon as possible.
A DBS check will be required before a formal offer of employment is made.
Please provide a relevant cover letter with your application.


Please note, we also run School Holiday Activity Days, so there may be the opportunity to extend your working hours beyond those stated in this position if you wish. Remuneration does differ for this role, please enquire if interested, positions available from July.

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