Do you have what it takes to join our amazing team?

Bee Active value professionalism and positivity, we have an outstanding reputation locally and are always looking for talented people to join our team and help us to spread the buzz.

If you are ambitious, clever, hard-working, can inspire all children to participate in sport, exercise and physical activity, promote active, healthy lifestyle choices, be good role models and champions for change … Then we would love to hear from you!

To successful applicants we offer:

  • Full induction training and support
  • Uniform, computers and sports equipment required are all provided
  • Lots of overtime opportunities
  • All business mileage remunerated
  • Regular training opportunities provided (5 training days per year)
  • Contracts of employment including holiday pay
  • 1 ‘free pass’ for family to use on Bee Active childcare services

Join our growing team of Sports Coaches!

Children in search of a Bee-rilliant, inspirational and experienced Sports Coach to make a difference to their future!

At Bee Active our mission is to keep people connected, healthy and active. We are the areas leading sports coaching company and we are currently recruiting for both full-time and/or part-time Sports Coaching positions to satisfy a surge in demand for our services. 

If you are ambitious, clever, hard-working and want to make an impact on the lives of the children and their families in our local communities, please read on…

Responsibilities

  • Manage time to plan and deliver physical education sessions to schools, organisations and holiday clubs that are participant-centred, engaging, fun, progressive and high quality, meeting Company quality standards.
  • Lead a team at our Sports Holiday Clubs, ensuring Ofsted requirements are consistently met
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with students, parents, school staff and
  • organisations, liaising with them regularly to ensure they remain satisfied with the coaching service provided.
  • Communicate knowledge of National Curriculum for PE with other professionals
  • Ensure the safety and welfare of all children is maintained at all times
  • Monitor student performance and provide feedback to students, school staff, parents and organisations.
  • Actively promote sport and healthy living to young people, schools and organisations.
  • Ensure all company standards, policies and procedures are strictly adhered to by self and others within Bee Active.
  • Undertake the necessary planning and administration for each activity session to ensure the programme meets the needs of all participants, complies with health and safety regulations and industry standards
  • Proactively support the development of other coaches within Bee Active, including Work Experience Placements, Sports Leaders, Apprentices and other Coaches.

Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills & computer literate
  • Strong planning, time management and organisational skills 
  • Ability to use initiative and solve problems
  • Teamwork and adaptability

Knowledge and Experience

  • Full understanding of all Bee Active standards, policies and procedures in particular Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Young Adults
  • Experience teaching or coaching PE in schools (preferably primary) for 12 months or more
  • Awareness of school policies and procedures
  • Awareness of relevant policies and procedures relating to the position including safeguarding children and vulnerable young adults, health and safety, equality, inclusion, etc.
  • Good knowledge of National Curriculum for Physical Education from EY to KS2
  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrate knowledge of a variety of exciting physical activities, assessment methods, behaviour management and inclusion strategies
  • Secure knowledge of child development

Desired Qualifications

  • Degree in sports development and coaching or similar
  • Level 2/3 Certificate in supporting the delivery of school sport qualification or similar
  • Qualified to level 2 in a range of sports 
  • 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Multi-Skills Development in Sport (QCF)

Benefits

  • Access to Company vehicles and insurance if available
  • Flexible working hours
  • Annual training allowance
  • Uniform, computers and sports equipment required for the role are all provided
  • Business mileage remunerated
  • Overtime paid pro rata
  • Regular training opportunities provided (5 training days per year)
  • Holiday Pay and Statutory Sick Pay – additional loyalty holiday awarded each year from year 1 – 5
  •  1 ‘free pass’ for family to use at Bee Active childcare services

Prerequisites

  • Hold a full UK driving licence and have access to a vehicle suitable for the role.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, this post may involve some evening and weekend
    work.
  • Must be over the age 18
  • This post involves working with children and, if successful, we will seek character and / or professional references. 
  • Enhanced Disclosure DBS, Paediatric First Aid (12-hour course), Certificate in Safeguarding Children will need to be obtained. (Can be provided if required)
  • Applicants who will be undertaking early and/or later years childcare (or the management of such childcare) will be required to complete a declaration that neither they, nor anyone who lives in the same household, is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.
  • Most importantly… you must be happy, friendly and fun.

Apprentice Sports Coaches.

Could you be the next star to join the growing team at Bee Active? We’re passionate about keeping people connected healthy and active and are currently recruiting for the position of an Apprentice Sports Coach. The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, willing to learn and work well as part of our team and completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a permanent position. 

Responsibilities

  • Support the Bee Active team in planning, administration and delivery of physical activity/education in schools, nurseries, care homes, enrichment events, holiday clubs and in the community.
  • Supporting a variety of learning activities following instructions.
  • Building a rapport with participants and managing behaviour and participation during sessions.
  • Preparation of resources and equipment

Skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literate 
  • Strong planning, time management and organisational skills 
  • Ability to use initiative and solve problems
  • Teamwork and adaptability

Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience of volunteering or working with children of primary school age or in a primary school environment. 
  • Awareness of relevant policies and procedures relating to the position including safeguarding children and vulnerable young adults, health and safety, equality, inclusion, etc.

Desired Qualifications 

  • 1st4sport Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership (QCF) or similar qualification
  • 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Multi-Skills Development in Sport (QCF)
  • Working towards a Level 2 NGB qualification

Prerequisites

  • Hold a full UK driving licence and have access to a vehicle suitable for the role.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, this post may involve some evening and weekend
    work.
  • Must be over the age 17
  • This post involves working with children and, if successful, we will seek character and / or
    professional references. 
  • Enhanced Disclosure DBS, Paediatric First Aid (12-hour course), Certificate in Safeguarding Children will need to be obtained. (Can be provided if required)

Holiday Club Casual Coaches.

Could you be the next star to join the growing team at Bee Active? We’re passionate about keeping people connected healthy and active and are currently recruiting for the position of a Holiday Club Casual Sports Coach. The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, willing to learn and work well as part of our team to make the school holidays the best days of the year! 

Responsibilities

  • Support a variety of learning activities following instructions from a Senior Coach
  • Building a rapport with participants and their families maintaining positive relationships
  • Managing behaviour and participation during sessions
  • Preparation, maintenance and safe storage of resources and equipment
  • Manage time to plan and deliver physical education sessions that are participant-centred, engaging, fun, progressive and high quality, meeting Company quality standards.
  • Ensure Ofsted requirements are consistently met
  • Ensure the safety and welfare of all children is maintained at all times
  • Actively promote sport and healthy living to young people
  • Ensure all company standards, policies and procedures are strictly adhered to by self and others within Bee Active.
  • Undertake the necessary planning and administration for each activity session to ensure the programme meets the needs of all participants, complies with health and safety regulations and industry standards
  • Proactively support the development of other coaches within Bee Active, including Work Experience Placements, Sports Leaders, Apprentices and other Sports Coaches.

Skills

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Patience and stamina
  • Energy and Enthusiasm
  • Ability to use initiative and solve problems
  • Teamwork and adaptability

Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience of  working with small groups of children aged 4 -12 in an activity leadership role 
  • Awareness of relevant policies and procedures relating to the position including safeguarding children and vulnerable young adults, health and safety, equality, inclusion, etc.
  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrate knowledge of a variety of exciting physical activities, behaviour management and inclusion strategies
  • Secure knowledge of child development and Special Educational Needs

Desired Qualifications 

  • 1st4sport Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership (QCF) or similar qualification
  • 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Multi-Skills Development in Sport (QCF)
  • Working towards a Level 2 NGB qualification 
  • Level 3 in childcare or similar qualification

Benefits

  • Full induction training given
  • Uniform, computers and sports equipment required for the role are all provided
  •  1 ‘free pass’ for family to use at Bee Active childcare services
  • Participate in trips and feature activities free of charge
  • Be part of an energetic and enthusiastic team 
  • Permanent employment possible beyond this position to successful applicants

Shifts

  • Early – 7:45am to 3:45pm
  • Mid – 9:15am – 3:45pm
  • Late – 9:15am to 5:15pm
  • Full Day – 7:45am to 5:15pm

Prerequisites

  • Be able to travel to various venues around Stoke-on-Trent
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and shifts to suit the needs of the Business
  • Must be over the age 18
  • This post involves working with children and, if successful, we will seek character and / or
    professional references. 
  • Enhanced Disclosure DBS, Paediatric First Aid (12-hour course), Certificate in Safeguarding Children will need to be obtained. (Can be provided if required)
  • Applicants who will be undertaking early and/or later years childcare (or the management of such childcare) will be required to complete a declaration that neither they, nor anyone who lives in the same household, is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009. 
  • Most importantly… you must be happy, friendly and fun.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks, such as an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check and referencing.

Applicants who will be undertaking early and/or later years childcare (or the management of such childcare) will be required to complete a declaration that neither they, nor anyone who lives in the same household, is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.

We also offer real world coaching experience for young people.

Apply now for work experience, placements and volunteering with Bee Active