England Sports Group

Parkour Freestyle Term Time Gymnastics Coach

Job type: Part time

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 Freestyle Gymnastics / Parkour Coach, you will be leading and assisting in our gymnastics term time club gymnastics classes in Richmond.

Classes run Tuesday 6pm – 7.30pm and Saturday 9am – 12.30pm.

There is potential to work in our school classes 8am – 9am and 3.15pm – 4.15pm at local schools during term time and also our holiday camps Monday – Friday 9.45am – 5.15pm.

 

 

Role and Responsibilities

This is a self-employed position.

As a 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.

Requirements

Coaches with British Gymnastics Qualifications Level 1, 2 or higher will be preferred or Parkour UK certificate

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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