Casual Community Gymnastics Coach

Favourite Dumfries & Galloway Council
Ref no: DGA02084
Closes: Tuesday, 28th March 2017
Published: Tuesday, 14th March 2017
Location: DG One Leisure Complex, Loreburn Hall, Newall Terrace, Dumfries
Rate: £8.97 - £9.96 per hour
Hours: Variable
Contract Type: Casual/Relief
Position Type: Casual/Relief
Organisation: Dumfries & Galloway Council
Category: Sport / Culture / Library
Sub-category: Leisure


Casual Community Gymnastics Coaches
Level 1 - £8.97 per hour
Level 2 - £9.96 per hour

Are you passionate about providing high quality gymnastics tuition and looking for a new challenge?

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic, self-motivated and experienced Gymnastics Coaches to assist in the delivery of our extensive Gymnastics Programme at various Locations within Dumfries and Galloway.

We have a number of sessions which include delivering pre-school, school age and boys specific gymnastics sessions. You will be responsible for coaching gymnastics sessions and assisting with the administration and promotion of the Gymnastics Scheme.

A UKCC Level 1 Coaching Gymnastics certificate is essential. You will have excellent communication skills, be enthusiastic, reliable and have experience of working with children. You will also have experience of writing and following session plans and the ability to work with varying abilities of gymnasts. You must have excellent Customer Care skills. Ideally you will have a background knowledge of Scottish and British Gymnastics, and an understanding of Child Protection Issues. A First Aid Certificate and a knowledge of current Health and Safety issues are desirable.

Instruction will take during the daytime, evenings and weekends for which this rate of pay is inclusive.

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. From 28 February 2011, preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council.

Applicants who have been resident outside the UK within the last 5 years, if offered a position, in addition to a Disclosure Scotland Check, will be required to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the country or countries in which they were resident

For further information please contact Ewan McIntyre, Duty Officer on 01387 243550 or email

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