Gymnastics Coach - Temporary

£16,458.24 - £17,948.15 per year
30 Sep 2016
07 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Glasgow Life is the charity responsible for inspiring Glasgow’s citizens and visitors to lead richer and more active lives through culture, sport and learning.

At Glasgow Life we believe in the transformational power of the services we provide for the citizens of and visitors to the City of Glasgow.  Glasgow Life has a significant role to play in ensuring Glasgow retains its position as a world class city following the 2014 Commonwealth Games.  We operate 156 venues across Glasgow including Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the Emirates Arena, Mitchell Library and the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.  In addition we are proud to be responsible for Celtic Connections, the Glasgow Club and the City’s 32 local libraries. 

As Sport and Physical Activity Coach (Gymnastics) you will work within the City of Glasgow Gymnastics Club, providing development and performance opportunities for selected gymnasts. Your key role is to support the successful Women's Artistic Gymnastics Performance Programme. You will work with identified groups of gymnasts and with coaches and other key partners to deliver effectively. You will monitor and evaluate gymnasts against agreed performance targets and establish and maintain effective communication channels with coaching colleagues, gymnasts and their parents.

To be successful in this role you have the following skills and experience:
• British Gymnastics level 4 (Women’s Artistic) or equivalent
• Considerable degree of experience and knowledge of gymnastics coaching
• Be a motivated and innovative coach with relevant coaching experience
• Knowledge of working within a club programme
• Flexible approach to work and able to work unsociable hours (evenings and weekends)To be successful in this role you have the following skills and experience:

Glasgow Life services are the top performing services delivered by or on behalf of Glasgow City Council.  Three of the top four scores for satisfaction are achieved by our services, including Museums and Art Galleries, Libraries and Sport and Leisure Facilities.  None of this would have been achieved without the considerable strength of our workforce – building on our commitment to make Glasgow a successful and vibrant city.

The hours for this post will be Mon 12-8, Tues,Thur & Fri 1-8, Sun 9-4pm plus planning and breaks.

This post is temporary for up to 12 months.


Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054.

Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request.

Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

Further Information

For further information about working for us please refer to our website Working for us

See also:
Person Specification.pdf
Role Profile.pdf