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Tennis/ Padel Coach

Job Summary

We are recruiting for a new Tennis/ Padel instructor to work in our resort in Lanzarote.

  • You would be hired as part of our rackets department but be part of our wider “Green Team”. The team consists of 65 different instructors who are specialist in the field they work in, for example swim, fitness, aerobics and watersports.
  • Working within the Green Team you might be required to work in other areas, like Sports Booking, morning runs, events, evening entertainment, etc.
  • You will teach around 4-5 hours on the court and this can be instructions for adults, children, personal instructions or tournaments. The other 3 hours of your working day will consist of working in other areas mentioned above or doing tasks such as restring.

Important information for when applying

  • We can only employ people with a passport from the EU community or with a Spanish residencia and work permit.
  • The position will require relocation to Lanzarote if you are not already living here.
  • Only applications in English will be taken into consideration.
  • The minimum period of employment for this job is 9 months, starting with 45 days probationary period.
  • A clean criminal report and child protection certificate will be required from new staff upon arrival.

Venue and Company description

Come work at the world’s biggest sports resort

  • We are the world’s biggest sports resort – and we continue to set the standard for active and fun holidays.
  • Our guests can enjoy more than 80 different sports on state-of-the-art facilities and 500 weekly activities and instructed lessons – all included in the stay! With almost 496 rooms spanning from one-bedroom apartments to luxurious suites, we host approximately 1600 guests at maximum capacity. We are also a beloved destination for many national sports teams and professional athletes.
  • The resort is located near La Santa village on the north-western coast of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands. It is an English speaking resort with the majority of guests from Denmark, United Kingdom and Germany.

Job duties and responsibilities

Work and responsibilities

  • Working as a tennis and/or a padel instructor at Club La Santa you will be working within the racket sports team consisting of 7-8 instructors. You will mainly be responsible for teaching tennis and padel instructions for groups and individuals. Your main tasks will be to coordinate tournaments, teaching all levels of tennis and/or padel in groups of around 12 people. We expect you to be able to teach classes with different focuses like serving, double tactics, volleys, forehand/backhand. Within the racket sport team we also offer personal instructions (PI´s) with a focus on deeper technical and tactical development which we expect you to teach. In high season and in special occasion you will also have the possibility to team teach classes with your fellow racket sport colleagues. As a part of the racket sport team, you might also teach instructions in badminton, table tennis and/or squash, as well as deliver the very best experience to Club La Santa guests.
  • Working within the Green Team you might be required to work in other areas, like Sports Booking, morning runs, events, evening entertainment, etc. You will teach around 4-5 hours on the court and this can be instructions for adults, children, personal instructions or tournaments. The other 3 hours of your working day will consist of working in other areas mentioned above or doing tasks such as restring.
  • You will refer directly to the In-Charge of racket sports (in Lanzarote). Furthermore, you will be a part of the Green Team consisting of around 60 sports instructors and with more than 450 colleagues across 3 countries, you will be part of a big hotel operation.

Candidate qualifications and skills

Candidate profile

  • Great communication skills. You are clear and great as a host when speaking to our guests. You know how to communicate in different settings, and you are aware of the difference between private and professional life with colleagues and guests.
  • Curious and open minded. You are curios and self-reflective. You are open minded, honest and have an interest in learning, developing, and sharing knowledge within the current trends of tennis and padel.
  • Diligent. You are looking forward to getting to work and wants to deliver to Club La Santa’s uncompromising high standards every day.
  • Teamwork. You are true to our agreements within the team, and you can meet deadlines and collaborate with a team.
  • Independent. As well as being good at teamwork we need you to be able to work on your own.
  • Responsible. You are responsible with tasks and self motivated in both high and low season.
  • Problem-solving and organisational skills. You are good at finding solutions and you have an interest in keeping our areas organized and tidy.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years teaching experience in either tennis or padel.
  • Preferable: Experience and knowledge in other racket sports like squash, badminton and table tennis.
  • Fluent in English. Secondary Spanish and/or Danish.

Benefits

What do we offer

  • Permanent full time contract with 40 hrs. working week and 2 days off
  • One free lunch will be provided on all working days
  • Holiday: 30 days a year + 18 extra days of holiday as compensation for work on public holidays including holiday pay
  • Subsidised shared accommodation within Club La Santa resort
  • Full use of world class sporting facilities at Club La Santa
  • Spanish Residency allowing for discounted travel within the Canary Islands and mainland Spain
  • A learning environment with different possibilities to develop professionally and personally
  • Support in organising the necessary documentation required for foreigners upon arrival in Spain

Job Summary

    Job Summary

  • Lanzarote Location
  • 27 Aug 2022 Published
  • Tennis Coach Listing type
  • 20220827E1CC Listing number
  • €1300 per Month Salary type
  • 30-40 uur Indication of working hours
  • 28 Sep 2022 Closing date
  • 01 Nov 2022 Starting date
  • Applications have closed
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