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West Dunbartonshire Leisure Trust HQ Alexandria CE Centre Alexandria, G83 0NU
£25,110.62 - £27,099.77 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
14.5 hours per week

Job Description

As this role is part-time, term-time the salary is pro-rata to the hours worked. 

West Dunbartonshire Leisure are looking for an enthusiastic gymnastics coach to help deliver their gymnastics programme for children aged 4 - 15yrs.

Sessions are currently based at Dumbarton Gymnastics Centre and Clydebank Leisure Centre Monday - Friday evening from 4pm.

Candidates should have experience delivering gymnastics and a relevant coaching qualification.

Applications will be considered from those that are unable to commit to the full 14.5hrs.

We are looking for someone who;

* Has proven ability to motivate people/groups
* Has ability to work as part of a team
* Is highly self-motivated, imaginative, enthusiastic and possess good organisational and communication skills.

Please note that the successful candidate must hold a range of National Governing Body of Sport Level 1 qualifications or similar, a recognised first aid qualification and a recognised child protection qualification as this criteria is essential for the role.

The hourly rate for a lead coach starts at £13.76ph.


This post is considered as Regulated Work with Adults and/or Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. Further details of this scheme can be found here.

Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.


The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975. Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

The Individual

WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:

• Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer’s contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits
• A minimum of 25 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 35 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year
• Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support

Now that you have read the role and what we have to offer, we would love to hear from you. Please use the application to tell us your experience, and why you are the candidate for this role.

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