General Gymnastics or Women’s Artistic Coaches – Level 2

City of Edinburgh Gymnastics Club have an excellent reputation for high quality supportive coaching and the development of gymnasts at all levels. Our status as a limited company with charitable status and our strong financial position provides us with the perfect platform to develop our club for the future and support individuals who want to choose coaching as their primary career.

We have exciting opportunities for a highly motivated and enthusiastic L2 or above women’s artistic or general gymnastics coaches to expand our team and help develop our programmes.

Main responsibilities:

  • To plan, prepare and deliver engaging and progressive coaching sessions for recreational/beginner through to performance gymnasts, appropriate to your coaching level and level of gymnasts
  • To attend events as required
  • To provide mentoring and informal coach education

Salary: Direct coaching rate is £10.75 - £12.50 per hour dependant on qualification level and/or experience. Additional administration and management hours may also be available as part of the employment package

Contract: Part-time Permanent. This is an employed post and in addition to a competitive salary, offers 5.6 weeks paid annual leave.

Hours: 2 – 28 hours per week. We are happy to consider suitable qualified candidates who can only coach 1 session per week around other commitments. We can offer a degree of flexibility in the hours available within our programme which runs in the afternoon/evening on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and all day on Saturday.

Minimum Level 2 General Gymnastic or Women’s Artistic coaching qualification; high coaching standards; ability to communicate effectively with gymnasts and parents; ability to motivate and assist gymnasts to develop new skills; commitment to creating fun, safe, varied and engaging gymnastics sessions; excellent understanding of development pathways; understanding of individual learning processes and able to adapt training principles; ability to work well as part of a team and individually; excellent work ethic; and a personal commitment to continuous professional development.  Current Safeguarding and Protecting Children Certificate and PVG. 

If you are interested in this position or would like further information, please contact Kat Findlay at club@edinburghgymnastics.org

Date published: 25 November 2021
Date updated: 25 November 2021

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