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Head Gymnastics Coach

Location: Aylestone Leisure Centre

Job type: Permanent

Salary: £4820 - £5248

Total benefit value (includes pension
contribution and full holiday entitlement): £7156

Job reference: LCC02496

Hours: Part Time

Closing date: 3rd October 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 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 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.


Your role

As a Head Gymnastics Coach, you’ll work closely with other coaches and our Sport and Physical Activity Programme Officer to plan and deliver recreational gymnastics 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 of equipment and will confidently carry out regular safety checks. As Jump Leicester is an official British Gymnastics Leisure Centre Partner, you’ll incorporate the new RISE Gymnastics programme and awards into 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 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 Women’s Artistic or General Gymnastics 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 or call on 0116 454 6495

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.

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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