Orchard Gymnastics – Full time Head of General Gymnastics - British Gymnastics

Orchard Gymnastics – Full time Head of General Gymnastics

Orchard Gymnastics operate from a permanent facility based in Yeovil, South Somerset. The club has a membership of 1000 and offers classes in pre-school, general gymnastics, freestyle, tumbling & team gym. 

Formed 11 years ago the club has won numerous awards including British Gymnastics Club of the Year, SWAGA Club of the Year and County and District Sports Clubs of the Year. Competition squads enjoy continued success at regional, zonal and national levels. 

The club are looking to appoint a ‘Head of General Gymnastics’ to lead and further develop the club’s general gymnastics and schools programmes. The position will suit an enthusiastic, professional and highly motivated individual with a passion for general gymnastics. The successful applicant will form part of the clubs’ management team and be involved in the future development of this highly successful club.

Job description:
Overall responsibility for club’s general gymnastics programme to include:
Yearly and sessional planning
Coaching of sessions 
Manage coaching team and oversee effective delivery of programme
Manage gymnasts badge reward system
Organise annual club competitions
Interact with customers
Work with local schools 
Contribute as part of clubs’ management team

Qualities:
Have a passion for general gymnastics
Well organised and motivated
Leadership qualities
Strong communication skills 
Able to work as part of a team
Be flexible and adaptable to the needs of the role 

Qualification and Experience:
Minimum BG level 2 in WA/MA or L3 in GG 
Current DBS
BG Safeguarding training
Experience in coaching General Gymnastics 
Preferred experience in managing others and liaising with schools.

Salary
Starting salary from £22k to £25k dependent on qualification and experience + work place pension + CPD opportunities. This is a full time position with evening and weekend work. 

Covering letter and C.V to Barry Phelan, Orchard Gymnastics, Unit 4 33 Oxford Rd, Pen Mill Trading Estate, Yeovil BA21 5HR or [email protected].

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