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Head Trampolining Coach
Aylestone Leisure Centre, Leicester, United Kingdom
Aylestone, Leicester
Leicester
United Kingdom
£8,264 - £8,997 for 12 hours per week
Part time
17 Oct 2021
LCC02444
06 Oct 2021
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ABOUT THE JOB

Would you like to become part of our growing Jump Leicester team?

Are you a trampolining coach who can run 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 trampolining programme.

Join us as a Trampolining Coach and you’ll become a valued member of our highly qualified, passionate, and dynamic team who deliver sessions from our 'Trampolining Hub' at Aylestone Leisure Centre.

This is a part-time permanent post, working 12 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.

YOUR ROLE

As a Head Trampolining Coach, you’ll work closely with other coaches and our Sportand Physical Activity Programme Officer to plan and deliver recreational trampolining sessions.

You’ll oversee any lower level coaches or volunteers within your session to ensure best practice is maintained.

You'll be responsible for the safe set up and pack away of large equipment and will confidently carry out regular safety checks.

As Jump Leicester is an official British Gymnastics Leisure Centre Partner, you’ll incorporate the trampolining proficiency awards into your sessions to be able to regularly assess members against set criteria.

Being an important part of the Jump Leicester team, your feedback and advice will always be appreciated. During team meetings you’ll report on your sessions progress and assist with the ongoing review of the programme.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

You must hold a UKCC Level 2 Trampoline Gymnastics or equivalent qualification.

With previous coaching experience, you’ll have a good understanding of the sport and be able to adapt sessions to best suit each member.

Using your knowledge and expertise of the sport, you’ll mentor and assist lower level coaches and volunteers within your sessions.

You’ll demonstrate excellent organisational and planning skills within a recreational sporting environment.

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


Closing date: 17 October 2021
Assessment and Interviews will be week commencing 11th 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.

For an illustrative value of your benefits package, take a look at out benefits calculator. The total benefit value including salary, pension contribution and full holiday entitlement is £12,268 for 12 hours work per week.

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To apply click on the Apply Now button below and follow the instructions.

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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