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Work Experience

Redditch, UK

Job Type

1 Week Voluntary

About the Role

Supporting our coaching team at school sessions, sports clubs or our own academy sessions. You will be expected to help set up sessions, preparing for children's arrival, help demonstrate activities with the coach and children, be a positive role model with your body language and appearance, engage with the children and help them in their activities with understanding, use appropriate communication / language at all times, help pack away equipment. A confident candidate will earn the opportunity to lead some parts of sessions under our staffs supervision.


Work hours vary. We run sessions from 9am - 7pm most days and have occasional weekend work too. We will discuss a plan that fits for both parties.

We have limited places available each year and receive multiple requests so please apply early. Thank you.

Candidates may have the opportunity to extend their role beyond their work experience assignment into a coaching role.


Applicants must be able to demonstrate:

  • Learning in a Sports related subject such as Physical Education

  • Confident, outgoing personality

  • A desire to learn about the sports coaching industry

It would be desirable for you to be able to demonstrate:

  • Previous experience volunteering to coach children at a sports club, school or similar

  • Experience in playing a variety of sports recreationally

Applicants absolutely must be:

  • Well mannered

  • Punctual

  • Fun

  • Enthusiastic

  • Approachable

  • Reliable

  • Kind

  • Proactive

You may be required to have an enhanced DBS check depending on age

Being able to get to sessions at different locations on your own accord would be preferred but we may be able to support you with transport depending on your location.

About the Company

AU Sports has been established in the Sports Industry since May 2016, working in partnership with local schools, sports clubs, local authority and other children's organisations. We provide Sports Coaching in a variety of settings during daytime, evenings and weekends.

Our philosophy is child-centred. We create an environment where children are engaged, active and having fun. Our staff are encouraged to be innovative, enthusiastic, approachable and kind. Reliability is a core value that sets us apart in our industry.

We value our personal connections with the community that we serve and as we grow, work ever harder to maintain the child-centred, family friendly ethos of our business.

Deadline for Applications

Friday, March 31, 2023 at 11:00:00 AM UTC

How to Apply

Send us an email using the Apply Now button with information supporting your application and any evidence you can to demonstrate the attributes mentioned. Let us know why you want to carry out your work experience placement with AU Sports.

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