Holiday Camp - Gymnastic Coach

England Sports Group
Role
Job type : Holiday Camp - Lead and Assistant Gymnastics Coach
Pay between £8 to £25 an hour depending on age, experience and qualifications.
 
Self Employed Contract
 
England Sports Group are fully committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of children and
expect all staff to share this commitment.
 
England Sports Group
Based in Thames Ditton, ESG is a forward-thinking, independent sports provider founded by ex-professional
tennis player, Clinton Lamprecht. The company has been coaching children in sports since 1991. Today,
England Sports Group provides fantastic coaching for children in clubs, holiday camps, and classes at over 70
venues in Surrey and SW London with a variety of sports such as gymnastics, tennis, netball, football, rugby,
basketball, archery, and dance amongst others.
We are super proud to be the only sports activity provider who blends sport and mental wellbeing together for
a whole-person approach. Our 'Life Skills Through Sport' programme for children and 'Raising the Status of the
Sports Coaching Profession' are the two pillars of our philosophy. We have created a quality culture,
determined to develop every child and coach to their full potential.
Our future is exciting, now is the perfect time to join our professional team and be part of our new journey.
 
The Role Overview
As a Gymnastics Coach, you will be leading and assisting in our gymnastics holiday camps in Richmond,
Kingston or Esher.
Holiday Camps run in the school holidays Monday to Friday 9.45am to 5.15pm.
This will involve leading fun warm up games, engaging the children in different types of gymnastics
including artistic, rhythmic and acrobatic gymnastics throughout the day. Supporting children on the
apparatus – beams, bars, vaults, rings, bars and trampette (venue dependent). Supervising break and
lunchtimes.
There is also potential work at our term time classes in schools and clubs around the local area.
 
Role and Responsibilities
This is a self-employed position.
As a Holiday Camps Gymnastics coach, you will be responsible for a group of up to 10 children of
similar ages to coach gymnastics at an introductory and intermediate level.
You will be developing flexibility, strength, and coordination for gymnastics, teaching children
floor skills such as rolls, jumps, balances, handstands, cartwheels, walkovers, handsprings and
more. There will be floor routines with connective elements work and mastering skills on a variety
of gymnastic apparatus – beams, bars, vaults, rings and bars (venue dependent).
Key responsibilities include:
• Bringing energy and enthusiasm to every session.
• Being professional in your interactions with children, parents, colleagues, and schools.
• Being on time for all sessions
• Assisting with the safe set up and packing away of equipment, ensuring all equipment is
stored safely.
• Teaching relevant skills, progressions, and techniques
• Talking with parents about the progress of their children, when necessary
• Making sure health and safety procedures are being followed
• Being familiar with and following all club policies and procedures.
Staff training will be provided.
 
Requirements
Coaches with British Gymnastics Qualifications Level 1, 2 or higher will be preferred
17 years old minimum (dependent on qualifications)
Enhanced DBS – this can be done in the joining process.
First Aid Certificate (or willing to attend course)
Reliable & Punctual
Good communication skills
Enjoys working with children
You must be eligible to work in the UK
 
You must be able to speak English fluently
You must be currently living within a commutable distance of this position.
 
Standards & Quality
• Support and uphold the aims and ethos of the company.
• Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security,
confidentiality and data protection.
• Be aware of and support differences and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and
develop.
• Attend relevant company meetings as required and participate in training, learning activities as required.
• Complete our personal development training around ‘The 7 Habits’.
 
ESG Benefits
We invest in all our staff by providing CPD accredited courses and ongoing personal development training.
We have a dedicated Office, HR, and Marketing team to help support you.
Opportunity to join our Partnership Profit Scheme.
Flexible working options
Childcare support - if you have children (age 5-14) they may attend any of the camps, club, classes while you
are working.
Branded Uniform.
Become part of a team of professional coaches and gain experience working with children and young adults.
 
How to Apply
England Sports Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people
and expects its entire staff to share its commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to a satisfactory
enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records bureau disclosure. We will also ask for two
references. You must be eligible to work in the UK.
Please email your CV to our office team at [email protected]

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