Velodrome Coach: Glasgow Life

£25,514.03 - £27,504.07
Location: Emirates Arena, 1000 London Road, Glasgow, G40 3 HG
Ref: GLA11915 

Glasgow Life is looking for a Velodrome Coach to join us on a full-time permanent contract.  As a Velodrome Coach you will be joining our in-demand sports team. You will be part of a dedicated team which supports Glasgowlife Sport.  

As a Velodrome Coach you’ll be joining our Glasgow Life Sport Cycling Programme, playing your part in encouraging people to live an active Glasgow life. Through sport and physical activity, we promote inclusion and wellbeing throughout the city. From Glasgow Club to our Learn to Swim programmes, the services we provide allow people to experience the life-changing benefits of participating in sports at all levels. Read more on our website. https://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/sport  

Glasgow Life is the charity which inspires people to lead richer, more active lives through culture and sport. Simply put, we believe that everyone deserves a great Glasgow life. We do this by delivering innovative cultural and sporting programmes and events which improve the mental, physical, and economic well-being of Glasgow. Glasgow Life also creates unforgettable experiences for tourists, strengthening the city’s visitor economy. We help put on world-class events, conferences and festivals which enhance Glasgow’s international reputation. Glasgow is the first city to be named European Capital of Sport twice sport and was also the first place in the UK to be named a UNESCO City of Music. 

As a Velodrome Coach, you’ll be an integral part of the team by delivering cycling sessions within our Glasgow Life Sport Cycling Programme. Reporting to the General Manager and working alongside an established team.

If you’re interested in joining us as a Velodrome Coach you’ll need: 

  • British Cycling Track DSU Level 2 qualification
  • Or qualified within the new British cycling Coach award Framework

You can read the full person specification for this role under the ‘Job Attachments’ section.                                                                                                                             
Our city-wide contracts mean you will be flexible to work in any of our locations. Our Glasgow Life Emirates Arena has great links to public transport and free parking. This role is working daytime, evening and weekends.

We believe in the transformational power of the programmes and events we provide for the people and visitors of Glasgow. If you would like to be a part of what we do, we’d love to hear from you.
Important Dates: Closing date 2 June and interviews are provisionally scheduled for w/c 10 June 2024.

Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment. Please note successful candidates for the above position will be required to pay for their PVG Membership/or Scheme Checks.

Benefits at Glasgow Life 

  • A holiday allowance of 30 days plus 6.5 public holidays (for full-time roles). This will rise to 35 days after 5 years
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme – which pays 19.3% in employer contributions 
  • Discounted Glasgow Club membership and money off in our museum shops and online store
  • Option to buy extra annual leave
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Flexible retirement
  • Family-friendly policies 

Diversity matters at Glasgow Life

We're determined to reflect the extraordinary diversity of Glasgow in our workforce. Glasgow Life is on a journey to develop a workplace that reflects the communities we serve. Where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We're a Disability Confident and Carer Positive employer and invite candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Read more about our commitment to equality and diversity on our website. 

To apply for this vacancy online please visit Velodrome coach - GLA11915 | Glasgow Life | myjobscotland 

Closing date is 11.59pm on Sunday 2nd June 2024.

Information is available in alternative formats, on request.

Date published: 13 May 2024
Date updated: 13 May 2024

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