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Do you have a passion for tennis and want to make it your career?

VTA is always looking to add new and enthusiastic team members to its growing business. Our award-winning organisation is built on a foundation of professionalism and excellence. VTA actively seeks in all its endeavours, to impact passion and commitment for tennis as a ‘sport for life’ to members of the club and community.

VTA is a value driven company who places high importance on its people, team and culture.

Our Vision: To be Victoria’s leading provider of tennis services to the local community

Our Mission: To ensure all VTA participants grow into confident tennis players. We achieve this by providing first-class tennis services with a commitment to accessible, affordable and inclusive programs and services.

Our values: Are the standard by which we conduct ourselves. They underpin everything we say and do. They are core to our business; they are enduring over time and are non-negotiable foundations for our culture.

Service & Respect

Integrity & Trust

Teamwork & Accountability

Benefits of Joining the VTA Team

VTA prides itself on providing an inspiring working environment that promotes collaboration and allows people to thrive. As part of your VTA journey we will help foster your growth by investing in the following areas:

  • Internal and External Coach Development Opportunities
  • Off court Professional Development
  • Business Opportunities
  • Apprenticeship Programs
  • Mentoring
  • Career Developmental Pathway
  • Flexible work hours
  • Great Inner-City Venues and an opportunity to work at multiple locations

Want to Join the VTA Team

If you pose the following qualities and are eager for a new challenge, then get in touch.

  • Have a passion for our game
  • Share values that align with that of VTA
  • Loves to work as part of a diverse team
  • Professional, motivated and organised
  • Inspired to continually develop
  • Has a passion to develop their own vision and career path in line with VTA
  • Tennis Australia Member
  • Formal qualifications or willingness to undertake

Contact us for further information on current opportunities.

Current Positions Available

Senior Coach (Full time)
Part Time Assistant Coach
Senior Coach (Full time)

Date posted: 01/08/2021

Overview 

The Victorian Tennis Academy [VTA] is looking to appoint a senior coach to join our growing team.  This person needs to be enthusiastic and a highly motivated tennis professional who can lead, support and develop our coaching program.

VTA operates in The City of Melbourne, Stoninngton and City of Monash and has over 1000 players participating each week in a range of coaching programs including Hot Shots and Cardio Tennis.  VTA’s strives to deliver inspiring, inclusive tennis experiences and we are looking for an active, fun and enthusiastic team members to create a great environment.

Qualities

  • Tennis Australia Junior Development or international equivalent or higher is required (or willingness and ability to acquire this level within 12 months.)
  • TA membership inc. Working with Children’s Check, Police Check and current 1st Aid is essential.
  • Excellent communication skills and a genuine passion for developing people and the game of Tennis.
  • Prepared to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.

The coaching role includes:-

  • Professional Development opportunities.
  • Scope for career development with admin, pro shop, marketing, and event management roles available within the company.
  • Competitive wages linked to qualifications and experience.

The position would require you to hit the ground running, so being professional, motivated and organized will be key characteristics of the successful candidate

The position will involve being a senior member of the VTA team focusing on,

  • Coaching Junior groups, squads & private lessons
  • Coaching Adults groups & private lessons
  • Delivering FITBIT Cardio Tennis.
  • Coaching large school groups during their curriculum Private lessons
  • Administrational responsibilities involved with coaching
  • Team seminars & workshops
  • Leading Cardio tennis challenge & events Junior staff training
  • Training & recruiting staff

Location

Fawkner Park Tennis Centre [South Yarra]

Powlett Reserve [East Melbourne]

Salary

$60,000/year

 

Part Time Assistant Coach

Overview

The Victorian Tennis Academy [VTA] is looking to appoint a part time assistant coach to join our growing team. This person needs to be enthusiastic and motivated and have the willingness to work in a team environment and continuously develop.

VTA operates out of 3 large venues in metro Melbourne and has nearly 1000 players participating each week in a range of coaching programs including Hot Shots, Cardio Tennis and Competitions. VTA strives to deliver inspiring, inclusive tennis experiences and we are looking for an active, fun and enthusiastic person to join the team.

Qualities

  • Tennis Australia Community Coach (or higher) and willingness to undergo Tennis Australia’s Junior Development Course within 12 months.
  • TA membership inc. Working with Children’s Check, Police Check and current 1st Aid are essential.
  • Excellent communication skills and a genuine passion for developing people and the game of Tennis.
  • Prepared to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.

The coaching role includes:-

  • Professional Development opportunities.
  • Scope for career development with admin, pro shop, marketing and event management roles all available within the company.
  • Competitive wages linked to qualifications and experience.

The position would require you to hit the ground running, so being professional, motivated and organised will be a key characteristic of the successful candidate

Location

Fawkner Park Tennis Centre [South Yarra]
Powlett Reserve Tennis Centre (East Melbourne)
Oakleigh Tennis Club (Oakleigh)

Tina Keown Managing Director
[email protected]
0439 031 046

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