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Assistant Gymnastics Coach
Aylestone Leisure Centre, Leicester, United Kingdom
United Kingdom
£4,196 - £4,633pa for 7 hours per week
Part time
17 Oct 2021
28 Sep 2021
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About the job

Would you like to become part of our growing Jump Leicester team? Are you a Gymnastics coach who can assist in the delivery of fun and engaging sessions for all ages and ability levels?

Jump Leicester covers our Gymnastics and Trampolining programmes across multiple leisure centres within Leicester. This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified coach to help grow and develop our recreational Gymnastics programme.

Join us as a Gymnastics Coach and you’ll become a valued member of our highly qualified, passionate, and dynamic team.

This is a part-time permanent post, working 7 hours per week which includes evenings and weekends. There are set days each week, however this may change to best suit our programme and centre.

Total benefit value (includes pension contribution and full holiday entitlement): £6,317pa

Your role

As an Assistant Gymnastics Coach, you’ll work closely with other coaches and our Sport and Physical Activity Programme Officer to assist in the delivery of recreational gymnastics sessions.

You’ll work alongside the Head Gymnastics Coach to deliver safe and engaging sessions.

You'll be responsible for assisting in the set up of equipment and will be able to identify and report and safety concerns.

As Jump Leicester is an official British Gymnastics Leisure Centre Partner, you’ll be using the new RISE Gymnastics programme and awards in your sessions and will be able to regularly assess members against set criteria.

Being an important part of the Jump Leicester team, your feedback and advice during our team meetings will always be appreciated.

What you'll need

You must hold either a UKCC Level 1 Women’s Artistic or General Gymnastics qualification, or a Gymnastics Activity Instructor Qualification.

With previous coaching experience, you’ll have a good understanding of the sport and be able to assist the Head coach when preparing for each session.

Using excellent communication skills, you’ll deliver high levels of customer service and be able to appropriately deal with irate or distressed customers.

You’ll be able to motivate and encourage members of all ages to ensure everyone feels confident within your sessions.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Bethany Edge via email [email protected] or call on 0116 454 6495

Assessment and Interviews will be 25th October 2021

What we can offer you

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy work/life balance.

You’ll enjoy generous annual leave, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working.

We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities.

In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains and help with relocation to Leicester, where appropriate.

Total benefit value (includes pension contribution and full holiday entitlement): £6,317

For an illustrative value of your benefits package, take a look at our benefits calculator.

Join us

We’re committed to recruiting a diverse and highly-talented workforce as we continue to build a council that is fitting and representative of our great city. That’s why we’ve designed our recruitment process to put you at your ease, make you feel welcome and bring the best out of you. We’ll do all we can to make our recruitment process as fair as possible. To help you with your application, take a look at the ‘our approach to recruitment’ page.
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