County Pathway Coordinator
Salary: Circa £30,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
Location: East Midlands
About the role:
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the National Performance Pathway team. You will be responsible for a portfolio of work within the county and local player stage of the British Tennis Player Pathway in order to identify and develop a pool of players to the standard required for LTA Regional Training. This role involves driving the player development through the provision of excellent support to coaches and key staff across county programmes and Local Player Development Centres (LPDCs).
You’ll have a track record of developing or supporting the development of 10U/12U performance players. You will be able to build strong relationships with multiple stakeholders and have an in-depth understanding of the Tennis Landscape in Britain. You’ll have a deep understanding of talent attraction, identification and development of junior tennis players, as well as the standards required to be selected for Regional Training. You understand the components required for excellent training and can evaluate and support the improvement of the training environments.
About the team:
Our vision is to make Great Britain one of the most respected nations in the world for player development. Our Player Pathway is a strategic approach providing future potential champions a clear route for progression, from Mini Red to major tournament success. The Player Pathway delivers programmes at each stage of the journey, to ensure that the right players are training in the right environment, with the right coaching support.
We thought you may like to hear directly from our colleagues within the Performance team what they think about working at the LTA.
“As an organisation, the LTA fosters a hugely positive work environment that encourages and rewards, innovation, initiative, diligence and hard work. Being part of the high performance team is an exciting place to be, as we get to work on the front-line in order to enhance the game for our players, their coaches, and their families. All of which means we can have a direct and real impact on and how young players are developed, and the way tennis is played across Britain’.
Ian Yates, our Head of the National Performance Pathway”
“The LTA has been my employer since 2010 and I’m incredibly proud to work for British Tennis. In that time I have had the opportunity to work with an interdisciplinary team of highly motivated and committed practitioners who, on a daily basis, live the organisation’s values of teamwork, excellence, integrity and passion. With the launch of the new Player Pathway, I feel that this is an incredibly exciting time to join the LTA and contribute to the development of Britain’s best juniors and help us fulfil our mission to deliver a pathway for British Tennis Champions that nurtures people, teams and leaders.”
Martin Weston, our Lead National Age Group Coach
This is a field based role that will require travel over numerous counties within your allocated region.
We offer a competitive benefits package and a positive culture underpinned by our values (Passion, Teamwork, Excellence, and Integrity). We are passionate about our people and take individual needs seriously whether it is a request for flexible working or support with how best to make the most of working at the LTA.
We welcome applications from all backgrounds as we believe a diverse workforce is fundamental to achieving great things – our people make the difference.
If you require assistance in completing your online application please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and a member of our dedicated People Team will answer your query as soon as possible so that we can make alternative arrangements for you.
How to apply
Please ensure that you submit both a CV and covering letter when applying on the LTA career page at: https://jobs.lta.org.uk/templates/LTA/jobdetail_2774.aspx
The closing date for applications is 16 June 2019
Interviews will be held on 25 June 2019