GLL, the UK’s largest leisure provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises, is looking for Gymnastics Coaches based at Workington Leisure Centre in Workington, Cumbria for our lessons and courses for children and adults. Gymnastics is a key area of focus and investment for us. We’re a key player in 2012 Olympic legacy and in turn, our gymnastics courses are more popular than ever. With over 51 training facilities, including four impressive, sought-after purpose built gymnastics training units, we teach gymnastics to over 10,000 children and trampoline to over 1,500. Although we’re proud that our courses are so popular and have waiting lists for people to join, our aim is to get as many people off of those waiting lists and into lessons – and that’s where you come in.
The fact that you’re passionate about gymnastics is an understatement. You’ll live and breathe gymnastics and want to share that passion with your pupils and colleagues alike. A good all-rounder, you’ll also specialise in any of a number of disciplines that we teach such as men’s and women’s artistic, rhythmic, trampoline and acrobatic. You’ll be able to teach all groups from young children to adults and all abilities from those who enjoy gymnastics as a hobby to our elite pupils and medal winners.
An experienced coach, you’ll be qualified to Level 1 or 2. You’ll thrive on seeing others develop and as your courses and lessons will be your own to lead and plan, you’ll influence their success and growth. Ensuring the lessons are enjoyable, you’ll be able to think on your feet and be creative with the facilities around you, still making sure that your pupils are constantly observed and kept safe. Due to our size and scale, there will be plenty of hours available for you to coach and the bigger our courses get, the more opportunity there will be to further develop your career with us. We invest in our people as well as our facilities and we aim to upskill and progress people throughout their time with us.
In return, we offer a range of benefits that you’d expect from the UK’s largest leisure provider:
- Pension schemes
- Discounted membership at our leisure centres
- Career pathways
- Ongoing training and development to help you to be the best
If you have the passion and skills for this role, apply now.
The welfare and safety of the children in our care is of the utmost importance to us at GLL. We follow safer recruitment procedures to ensure that our staff are checked and appropriate to work with children and young people. Therefore we’ll require you to complete an enhance DBS check before you will be allowed to start work.
All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.
GLL is the UK’s largest leisure and cultural services provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.
GLL is an equal opportunities employer.