Head of Womens Artistic Gymnastics - British Gymnastics

Head of Womens Artistic Gymnastics

We have a very exciting job opportunity at Revolution. We are currently recruiting for the role of Head of Women's Artistic
Gymnastics, ideally with an immediate start date.
For an application form, please email - [email protected]

CLOSING DATE - 6th January 2019

Revolution Gymnastics is Birmingham based, Selly Oak. At the start of this year, the club secured it's very own purpose built
facility, the facility is one of the largest in the country at 30,000sq/ft, with state of the art equipment, setups, training aids, pits
etc ... ideal for a successful, long-term womens programme.

The WA programme at the club is still very young, however the club's presence at regional level is continually increasing, this
role would ultimately be responsible for further enhancing the current programme and to lead the current WA programme,
which has a team of enthusiastic coaches who are eager for direction, leadership and the ability to learn from somebody who
has knowledge and experience to bring to the team.

The club is looking for a person with a minimum WA level 3 qualification and previous experience coaching, producing in-age
gymnasts with an impressive set of competition credentials.

This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced coach who is eager to lead a programme and develop a club.
For further details, please read full description below ...

The club will carry out risk assessments and treat members of staff in accordance with the codes of conduct and equality
policies. Whether paid of voluntary; members of staff will be treated equally and expected to meet the professional standards
of the club in conjunction with the club’s constitution and codes of conduct.

SALARY: Dependant on qualifications and experience.
Based on 28 – 30 hours of elite WA coaching per week, including office based administration, relevant to the
role. Additional hours (outside of contract) are available and will be added to monthly pay. Results based pay
bonus’ at the end of each year.

PAID HOLIDAY: 6 weeks per annum.

DIRECT LINE MANAGER:
- Programme & Performance Manager

RESPONSIBLE FOR: - The development, planning and delivery of all ‘Womens Artistic’ gymnastics groups.
- Ensuring the club’s presence at competitive events, to enhance the results of the current
WA team.
- Taking on lead and assistant roles within various coaching sessions.
- The development of the WA coaching team.

QUALIFICATION/ EXPERIENCE:
Essential: Current DBS / Safeguarding & Protecting Children / British Gymnastics WA Level 3 coach / Previous
experience producing in-age, competitive gymnasts with successful competitive results.

SKILLS REQUIRED
✓ Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with all members of the club.
✓ Ability to manage, lead and motivate a team of gymnasts and coaches.
✓ Prepared to make a regular time commitment to attend all WA competitions and to
ensure that all relevant training sessions are being delivered to the correct standards.
✓ Ability to show evidence of planning and organisation.
✓ Understanding of talent identification and to be willing to give equal opportunities to
gymnasts that show any kind of potential.
✓ Prepared to make a regular time commitment, by arriving at least 10 minutes prior to and
after a coaching session for setup and de-rig.
✓ To actively promote and maintain the club’s policies in leading by example.
✓ To provide leadership and guidance to coaches under your direction.
✓ Be willing to improve your CPD, knowledge and understanding by
devoting time to personal development.

ROLE PURPOSE:
Plan/ deliver to maintain and further enhance the current Womens Artistic competitive training programme and competitive
reputation of achievements and results. To ensure a constant flow of gymnasts participating in competitive WA gymnastics.

MAIN TAKS:
• Devise a quality training plan and schedule of events to ensure the WA gymnasts are fully prepared in order to
produce results at competitive level to the highest standard, - phase planners leading up to competitions, goal &
target setting for long term and short term, monitor and promote the continuous flow of gymnasts progressing into
higher ability groups. Ultimately to enable the club to be recognised as one of the “top” clubs in the region and to one
day break onto the national circuit.
• Responsible for distributing official documents and letters to the WA members.
• Responsible for competition entry forms and information to be passed onto the PPM.
• To be named coach at competitive events.
• To recruit potential volunteers and judges for the WA discipline.
• To ensure all WA sessions have adequate cover in place for staff absence.

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