Downs Leisure Centre
Between £14.44 & £19.81 per hour (+ holiday pay) - Qualification Dependant
Closing date:
0 - 4 hours per week

Job Description

The Post in Context

  • To deliver the clubs recreational gymnastics programme to a high standard.


  • To deliver the Centres coaching sessions to the level of your coaching qualification.
  • To do the necessary preparation and set up prior to the session and liaise with other coaches as needed.
  • To assist the Head Coach running sessions and following instructions.
  • To provide positive and fun sessions.
  • To act as a positive role model and lead by example.
  • Demonstrate good coaching practice and provide motivation to all coaches and gymnasts.
  • To take the necessary action if a breach of rules is identified and notify the Manager at the earliest possible opportunity.
  • To have a responsibility for the safeguarding and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
  • To notify the Management or Welfare Officers immediately of any incidents, referrals, or disclosures or, if this is not possible, follow the Child Protection Policy guidelines.
  • To always act in a responsible and appropriate manner in accordance with the Centre and British Gymnastics code of conduct, ethics, and best practice.
  • To fulfil the duty of care towards all participants and members of the Centre.
  • To help raise the standard of gymnastics at the Centre.
  • To actively promote the Centre where possible.
  • To ensure accurate registers of your sessions are kept.
  • To communicate effectively with parents regarding your gymnast’s progress.
  • To deliver Award Schemes effectively, accurately, and regularly.

Person Specification

Skills Required

  • Good leadership skills and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with gymnasts, parents, and other members of staff.
  • Ability to understand the learning process and training principles.
  • Ability to motivate and assist gymnasts to develop new skills safely.
  • Knowledge of injury prevention - understanding how to reduce the risk of injury to gymnasts.
  • Good time management skills and punctuality.
  • Qualified British Gymnastics coach (Level 2 or Level 3 required).

Apply now

To apply for this or any position with Wave Leisure please email a copy of your CV and covering letter to info@waveleisure.co.uk, along with your name and contact details