Coach Required

Job Description & Person Specification

A special person is needed to join our team in a role teaching children and adults for both individual and group lessons of all levels.  This position requires an organized, enthusiastic, fun person who enjoys bringing the best out in others.

As part of the team you will need a strong sense of team work and can do attitude, this unique role offers many opportunities for career development and training.  Our diverse centre combines many parts of the industry from high level shows to grass roots riders. The team are vibrant and enjoy all this busy environment has to offer, you could be part of this.

Reporting to:  Chief Instructor

 Areas of Responsibility:

Promote Wellington Riding as a centre of excellence

Strong customer service focus and proven experience

Planning and delivery of high quality group and private lessons

Ability to teach both children & adults and establish a regular client base

To ensure clients and students progress towards their riding potential

Assist with junior & adult holidays

Actively support and assist with Centre Pony Club and other in-house clubs

Assist with planning and delivery of schools group lessons

To prepare & deliver stable management lectures up to Stage 3

Yard work will be required within the role including support to students, clipping, exercising

To support safe working practices and observe Employer’s Health & Safety policy                                      


Qualifications & Skills needed:

Qualified to minimum BHS Stage 2 Teach

Clean, full, driving licence (must be over 25 years to drive company vehicles)

First Aid – preferable but not essential as training can be given

Safeguarding Certificate – preferable but not essential as training can be given

Time management & planning of your day & working with other staff members

Administration skills – lesson planning

Enhanced DBS certification or the willingness to obtain certification is essential.


Person specification:

Proven track record of working within a similar position

The position requires commitment, focus and reliability

You must be flexible with regards to duties and hours

Attention to detail and pride in your job

Sound communication skills

Ability to work by yourself and with others

Ability to prioritise work and multi-task as necessary

Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines

Keeping line manager informed of any issues that may arise relating to all aspects of the role.

You will be a driver with your own transportation if (due to hours and distance from public transport networks).

Ensuring all processes and procedures are completed according to the necessary deadlines and are followed through efficiently.

Dealing with all clients in a professional manner on a daily basis


Other Important Information:

Opportunities – to compete in-house on centre horses, attend CPD at all levels.

Working hours – 46 hours per week, days off to be agreed but regular weekend working will be required.

Holidays – 28 days to include statutory holidays.  Due to the needs of the business these days are considered to be working days so an alternative day will be given as holiday.

Salary: Package dependent on individual suitability for the position.


Please apply by email including your CV and references to: