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ESF Educational Services Limited (ESL) is a subsidiary to the English Schools Foundation, delivers a highly successful programme of after-school English and other language teaching and sports coaching for children across Hong Kong, and also operates four international kindergartens.

Senior Coach, Netball


The ESF Wildcats Netball programme in Hong Kong seek a qualified Level 2 Netball Coach Award holder to join their coaching team as a primary school netball coach in their After-School Programme with at least three years’ experience, in a similar coaching environment.

Candidates must be energetic, enthusiastic, have a passion for sport in general and will be expected to have a proven track record with suitable experience of working with young children between the ages of 3 to 12 years old. It is essential that candidates have experience of working with very young children in our core, primary school age-group market and can demonstrate experience of providing dynamic, progressive sessions to these young age groups through structured session planning in our After-School extra-curricular programme. Work experience in a community coaching environment will be extremely useful. Please note; evidence of coaching experience in a primary school setting will need to be provided at interview stage.

As with all sports coaching posts, this role involves unsocial working hours, including weekends. Weekend coaching involves delivering high-quality coaching sessions at venues across Hong Kong and also coaching competitive teams in league games and tournaments. The Wildcats Netball team members range in age from 5 – 18 years old.

In addition, as a member of the ESF Sports team, candidates will be expected to work during standard school holiday periods to deliver multi-sports coaching sessions in our Sports Camps and Clinics programme. Any additional NGB-accredited sports qualifications will be useful for this aspect of the job.


- Possess a current Netball Level 2 Coach Award accredited by a national governing body
- Minimum of three year’s recent experience in teaching netball to primary school students
- Fluency in English essential including excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Be passionate about sport, especially teaching netball and have an abundance of energy, enthusiasm and patience to work with young children
- Flexibility to adapt to changing environments, ability groups and weather conditions
- A commitment to work unsocial hours
- Possess a current First Aid and CPR certificate as well as computer knowledge in Microsoft Office applications
- Willing and enthusiastic about continued professional development, education and training

- Proven record of working with children in 3 – 12 year old age group
- Degree in a related area to this position (Teaching, Sports Science, Sport & PE)
- Possess a valid netball umpiring qualification
- Proven experience of working with schools
- Good organisational and planning skills
- Proven ability to use own initiative
- A confident and professional manner.
- Experience in dealing with volunteers and assistants
- Additional sports related qualifications

Qualified applicants who are not Hong Kong permanent resident or do not possess a valid visa to work in Hong Kong are welcome to apply for this position. We will be assisting with Hong Kong employment visa application for the successful applicant.

Closing Date: 21 May 2017
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