Job vacancy: General Recreational Gymnastics Coach

SOUTH ESSEX GYMNASTICS CLUB is seeking to recruit a General Recreational Gymnastics Coach to coach Gym-
School and various disciplines within the club.

The appointed person will coach general and advanced recreational classes across a variety of activities, and will work closely with the Gym-School Head Coach.

There may be an opportunity to coach Men’s or Women’s Artistic or Rhythmic gymnastics alongside the recreational programme depending on the candidate’s background and desire.

The post is on a full-time or part-time basis, will be for between 20 and 40  hours per week and include weekday evenings.

Pay will depend on the applicant’s current qualifications and experience.

Applicants should be of Level 1 UKCC or above (essential) and have previous experience coaching gymnastics in a club, school or local authority setting.

A high level of enthusiasm and the ability to work
independently and as part of a team are essential.

The post will be based within South Essex Gymnastics Club at the Basildon Sporting Village and at the Eversley Leisure Centre, Pitsea.

Travel and work within other clubs/venues may also be required.

The candidate must be flexible as contracted hours may need to be adjusted to assist in a club event or attend competition.


  • must hold at least a Level 1 BG Coaching Award.
  • able to manage/coach a group of gymnasts, while being able
    to take direction from Head Coaches/ Director of Coaching.
  • available to coach both during the week and at weekends.
  • be creative and passionate and able to work with young children. A current DBS check will be required.
  • show that they can work with a team of people, sharing ideas and
    taking action on agreed tasks.
  • be prepared to assist with events that may take place at SEGC, or
    at other venues, that may possibly not be in their regular working hours. This may include club displays and competitions.

If you would like to apply for the position, please email your CV and covering letter to or post to:

Recreational Manager,
Basildon Sporting Village,
Gloucester Park North,
Cranes Farm Road,
SS14 3GR.

The closing date for applications is Friday, November 30.

Successful candidates will be asked to attend an interview with a Trustee, the Assistant Director of Coaching and another Head Coach/Trustee.