South London


Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Application deadline

28th February at 23:59 hours

Responsible to: Programme Manager
Location: South London
Starting salary: £25,000 per annum (negotiable depending upon qualifications, skills and experience)
Contract: Permanent, full-time

About Us

At Greenhouse Sports, we believe every child deserves a fair chance to succeed.

Greenhouse Sports aims to develop life skills for young people in London’s most disadvantaged communities through outstanding, intensive sports programmes delivered by inspirational coaches. We use the power of sport to inspire and motivate young people so they can reach their full potential.

Our coaches work full time in mainstream secondary and Special Educational Needs (SEN) schools and community clubs to provide sport programmes across the capital that equip young people for life.

The Role

We are looking to recruit a qualified, skilled Basketball Head Coach to lead our new programme. The role will be based at Coinsborough College and will include planning and delivering a comprehensive high-quality coaching and mentoring programme. Our programmes typically include a combination of non-curricular breakfast, lunch and after-school coaching sessions, one to one or small groups sessions (where agreed with the school) and develop regular competitive opportunities for all players. You will also be required to deliver half term and holiday camps during the school holidays.

As a coach you will also work closely with the Impact Team to collect high-quality data to demonstrate the effectiveness of what we do and to quantify the difference we make to our young people. Data is collected at designated times throughout the year and includes; case studies, questionnaires, skills and fitness testing. Our coaches also regularly review the young peoples’ progress and set targets for their future development.

Greenhouse Sports is committed to Safeguarding & Child Protection and you will ensure that all policies and procedures are adhered to at all times and will maintain accurate records of all registered participants, staff and volunteers at all planned sessions.

The Person

To be considered for this role you must hold a minimum of NGB Level 2 (or equivalent) coaching qualification and have experience of successfully delivering and managing top quality basketball programmes for children and young people in a school, community  or sports club setting. You will also  demonstrate strong mentoring skills and experience, as well as being a confident and capable IT user with excellent administrative and organisational skills needed to effectively plan and manage the programme and capture all relevant data in a timely manner.

You will be highly passionate about the Greenhouse Sports mission, values and beliefs and helping young people learn and develop.

All Greenhouse Sports employees are provided with comprehensive Continuous Professional Development support and are expected to commit fully to Greenhouse’s Safeguarding & Child Protection policy.

To Apply:

For further details please download the job description for a detailed breakdown of responsibilities.

Click here to download an application form.  Please email the completed application form to jobs@greenhousesports.org

Late applications or CVs alone will not be accepted.

Please note that the successful candidate will be starting in April.

Closing Date: 28th February 2020

Skills and ability testing will also form part of the selection process

Greenhouse Sports is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children therefore applicants must be willing to undergo child protection training and screening including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check and obtaining satisfactory references from past employers.