Agile Coach Trainer

Chicago, US - Permanent


AWA is a different type of organisation. We have a strong vision for making working lives better. This usually makes people lives outside of work better too. We are changing the way people behave and organise themselves at work across the globe. Our mission is to equip the planet with the skills needed to solve the types of business and social problems that we face today.

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Our method is to develop ourselves first so that we can help others. We are working as a deliberately developmental organisation, one that develops ourselves, our relationships, and our clients.

We grow our employees with generous training and professional development. We use coaching, facilitating, mentoring, and training to help develop others and ourselves.

AWA is the world’s leading community of practice, training, and coaching organisation. We run a global network of business community meetups and support other communities and conferences to share knowledge, ideas, and experiences freely.

We operate on the cutting edge of business change.
We are a small company with an office in London and Chicago, and a global network of trainers, coaches, and partners.

Opportunity to work with AWA as an Agile Coach Trainer

We have a fantastic opportunity for someone who lives in, or commutable distance from Chicago to help change the way people work across the United States.

You would be the first employee in the US that is based in Chicago. You will work alongside our US Based Business Development Executive as well as our global team to continue building our reputation, client and partner relationships, by providing transformational coaching and training. At AWA we don’t just stick to our roles, we work as a team and pride ourselves on being able to work together on whatever is needed. You will be part of, and supported by, a global team. We care about each other and our mission.

You will contribute to all three areas of the AWA business; community, training, and coaching. Currently the focus is to develop our training content and to collaborate with all members of the global AWA Faculty to build the best training possible. You will be part of a growing training team to deliver this content on public and private courses in the United States.

We look after a lively global community of active participants who are also making a difference to the world of work. You will have the opportunity to organise, participate in, and work with the community to enhance the skills and share our work with the wider industry.

We are expanding the range of our training courses, the number of classes we run, and the depth of our services to clients. We are also focusing on growing our systemic and professional coaching approach to organisational change and are looking for you to contribute and learn with us in this exciting approach to building better organisations. You will help lead this global expansion in North America


This role is for someone who wants to become the best at what they do. Where the quality and integrity of their choices matters more than the quantity. We have a mission, we are changing the way business works, and we are making people’s working lives better. If that resonates with you and you want an opportunity that will send you around the world, and invite you to contribute to the world’s best training materials, and deliver that content to business leaders across the globe, then get in contact and tell us about you.


We have many opportunities that are ready for the successful applicant, so a pre-existing level of experience and knowledge is required to take advantage of these exciting engagements. We work with you to develop new skills, but these are the starting point of which we expect:

  • Willingness to help out in different areas as well as your specialty. We are a small company and we all help out with everything
  • Be guided by a clear set of values that put people first
  • Be comfortable training and facilitating groups of up to 24 people
  • Be able to train in the manner of what we are teaching about. For example, listening more than talking, holding psychological safety whilst challenging, and facilitating with neutrality
  • Have some kind of professional coaching experience with a preference for a certified class and an optional bonus of ICF accreditation
  • Have experience working with the team of teams or whole product scope (more then 40 people)
  • Have experience working with senior managers
  • You will need to be comfortable explaining agile processes such as Scrum, LeSS, and Kanban to teams, management, and leaders

All applicants must either be a US citizen, or have the right to work in the US. We cannot accept any applications if you do not already live and work in the US and have the ability to travel abroad.


To apply for role of the Agile Coach Trainer please email your CV / resume to with the following information:

  • Description of why you want to work with AWA in this role
  • What top 3 things would you want to achieve for yourself in the first year at AWA
  • In your opinion, what is the most important thing happening in our industry right now?
  • Your salary expectations

AWA values diversity and inclusion. We are stronger when we open our minds and remove judgement. We believe in a better working world for everyone. We do not discriminate against anyone for any reason. We believe in equal opportunities. We hire based on suitability for the role, required experience, and on how well you would be able to work with us in a global team. You must be a resident and have the legal ability to work in the United States.

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