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  • Ref no: DEE02962
  • Published: 6/9/2019
  • Closes: 6/12/2019
  • Location: Dundee City Council – Various Locations in Dundee, DD1 1NL
  • Rate: £9.46 per hour
  • Contract Type: Casual/Relief
  • Position Type: Casual/Relief

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Leisure & Culture Dundee is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) SC042421. It was established by Dundee City Council in July 2011 to deliver leisure, sports, library, information and cultural services for the city. We have a range of exciting opportunities to join our vibrant Sport Development coaching team delivering sports opportunities across the city. We are currently seeking to recruit Lead Sports Coaches to deliver a recreational Gymnastics/Trampoline programme based within the Dick McTaggart Regional Gymnastics Centre and the Lynch and Douglas Sports Centre. Leisure and Culture Dundee offers tennis coaching opportunities within sports centres and parks with excellent opportunities across the city for all ages and abilities. Get involved in our Netball programme offering coaching and competition opportunities for juniors and adults across the city and help to develop the sport into the number 1 choice for girls and women in Dundee. Working in partnership with the Scottish FA, we are looking for sports coaches to plan and deliver our term time Football programme and Little Kickers programme in schools and sports centres working with preschool and school aged children of various backgrounds. We are also offering coaching opportunities within our Mini Hawks Athletics programme running in partnership with Dundee Hawkhill Harriers. Mini Hawks caters for beginner Athletes in P1 all the way to P7 offering the opportunity to build and improve Run, Jump and Throw skills and techniques across a wide range of Athletics events. When work is available you will be contacted. There is no obligation for Leisure and Culture Dundee to offer you work, nor are you obliged to accept work. The rate of pay is £9.46 per hour.


You will have a UKCC Level 2 Scottish Gymnastics, Trampoline, Tennis or Netball Scotland Level 1 (depending on which sport you are applying for) or a 1.3 SFA Coaching in the Game qualification plus relevant delivery experience.


As part of a dynamic Leisure and Sport section, you will lead in the delivery of the Gymnastics, Trampoline, Netball, Tennis, Football or Athletics programmes for Leisure & Culture Dundee, coaching to a variety of individuals and groups, whilst adhering, where relevant, to Scottish Governing Body (SGB) guidelines and specified coach to participant ratios.

The Individual

You will have a general interest in Gymnastics, Trampoline, Tennis, Netball or Football and have experience in practical paid/voluntary sports coaching and working with children/adults from a variety of backgrounds in a physical activity setting. You must have excellent organisational and planning skills with the ability to work in a team and work independently. You must be strongly self-motivated with excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with children and young people.Excellent interpersonal skills are essential and you must be flexible and adaptable. Must be willing to work flexible hours including weekend work where required, as well as undertaking personal development. This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to work being offered by Leisure & Culture Dundee.

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