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Do you have the skills to oversee, manage, and maintain our coaching quality?

Samba Soccer Schools are searching for an experienced football coach to manage our coaching staff and supervise the quality of our football classes.

The role of ‘Head of Coaching’ requires exceptional management and leadership skills as you take on significant responsibility.

Please read the details below carefully before submitting your application and only apply if you meet the eligibility criteria.

What does the role include?

Here is an overview of the six areas our Head of Coaching would oversee and what each would entail:

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Quality of Classes

Supervising and maintaining the high standards of coaching at Samba Soccer Schools. This includes ensuring quality control of weekly classes and holiday camps, setting up emergency coaching contingency plans and acting as a hub for coaching enquiries.


Overseeing the hiring process of new coaching staff across multiple venues. This includes managing job adverts, conducting the interviewing process and offering contracts to prospective coaches

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Managing staff training at various stages throughout the year. This includes monitoring and delivering the coach education programme (new staff), refresher courses (half terms) and annual training.


An ongoing process dealing with rising issues and documenting changes. This includes managing a weekly list of pressing issues, updating registers and staff timesheets, and contacting staff and parents via text/email in the event of a class cancellation.

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Technical Syllabus

Ensuring the Samba Soccer Schools coaching content is updated and functional. This includes designing/updating session plans, managing the skills app and updating skills tutorial videos.


Our Head of Coaching will act as our safeguarding lead and will be responsible for updating and maintaining our company policies.

Become an integral part of the Samba Soccer Schools team!

We do things a little differently at Samba Soccer Schools and we would like to offer you the opportunity to be a crucial part of that.

Our ethos is all about doing things the Brazilian way – injecting fun, flair, and freedom into everything we do.

As our new Head of Coaching, you would benefit in a variety of ways…

Career Progress

There is plenty of scope for career progress as our brand continues to grow in London and beyond through franchising.

Rewarding Encounters

This role is all about helping others develop and improve.

Leadership Responsibilities

Our Head of Coaching will play a large part in shaping the company’s future.

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Establishing Relationships

Working closely with coaches, our Head of Coaching provides the platform to really get to know our staff members.


Competitive Salary

This role comes with a competitive starting salary for the right candidate.


Transferable Skills

This role will equip our Head of Coaching with invaluable skills and experience.


Sense of Community

We work really hard to create a sense of belonging for everyone at Samba Soccer Schools, including staff.


This is a senior full-time position at Samba Soccer Schools. If you’re interested in the role and meet the below criteria, we would love to hear from you!

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum FA Level 2 in coaching football
  • Playing experience
  • Football coaching experience (essential)
  • Previous experience working in a similar capacity
  • Leadership/Management experience
  • Access to a personal vehicle
  • Proficient user of Excel and Word

Our Values

At Samba Soccer Schools, we adopt a very particular set of values. Our Head of Coaching must share our values below.


  • Dependability: Reliable, trustworthy and does what they say they will!
  • Passion: Truly loves what they do and is proud to let people know!
  • Work Ethic: Never lets a minute go to waste. 
  • People-orientated: Sociable – has a good understanding of human behaviour and knows how to adapt.
  • Team Player: Willing to sacrifice for the greater good of the team!

If you think you have what it takes, we’d love to hear from you!

Further details:

  • Start Date: November/December 2021
  • Hours:
    Sat & Sun: 9am-5pm
    Mon, Tues & Thurs: 9am-6pm
    (40 hours per week)
  • Salary: £18-20k (Experience dependent)
  • Head Office: 206, 71-75 Shelton St, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9JQ


So what are you waiting for? If you believe you’d be a good fit for the role and would relish the opportunity, fill out the application form below.

Apply Today

Fill in your details below and you can expect to hear from our team within 48 hours. Don’t forget to add a cover note and upload your CV at the bottom!