Gymnastics Coach (Level 2 or Level 3 qualified)

Wave Active
Seaford, East Sussex
Ranges from £14.44 to £19.81 per hour (qualification dependant)
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

Job Details

Role: Gymnastics Coach (Level 2 or Level 3 qualified)

Location: Downs Leisure Centre, Seaford

Hours: 0 - 4 hours per week

Salary: Ranges from £14.44 to £19.81 per hour (qualification dependant)

Closing Date: 29th February 2024


Wave Active is an award-winning charity and social enterprise, supporting local communities with facilities, activities, and services to inspire active lifestyles.                          

Our purpose is “Inspiring Active Lifestyles” and vision, “To be at the heart of the improvement of health and wellbeing in the Community”.

Managing 15 leisure facilities and Newhaven Fort, across the Lewes District and Eastbourne Borough of East Sussex we are passionate about providing opportunities that support individuals to gain, regain or maintain: health, fitness, and wellbeing.


Offering a range of activities across our facilities and multifunctional spaces, our team is dedicated to creating an approachable environment enabling individuals to prioritise their health and wellbeing journey.

As a charity, formed in 2006, Wave Active continues to ensure all surplus revenues generated from activities are reinvested back into the community in the form of: facility developments, refurbishments, employment opportunities, new programmes of activity and to support those with health conditions to make health improvements.


The Post in Context

  • To deliver the clubs recreational gymnastics programme to a high standard.



  • To deliver the Centres coaching sessions to the level of your coaching qualification.
  • To do the necessary preparation and set up prior to the session and liaise with other coaches as needed.
  • To assist the Head Coach running sessions and following instructions.
  • To provide positive and fun sessions.
  • To act as a positive role model and lead by example.
  • Demonstrate good coaching practice and provide motivation to all coaches and gymnasts.
  • To take the necessary action if a breach of rules is identified and notify the Manager at the earliest possible opportunity.
  • To have a responsibility for the safeguarding and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
  • To notify the Management or Welfare Officers immediately of any incidents, referrals, or disclosures or, if this is not possible, follow the Child Protection Policy guidelines.
  • To always act in a responsible and appropriate manner in accordance with the Centre and British Gymnastics code of conduct, ethics, and best practice.
  • To fulfil the duty of care towards all participants and members of the Centre.
  • To help raise the standard of gymnastics at the Centre.
  • To actively promote the Centre where possible.
  • To ensure accurate registers of your sessions are kept.
  • To communicate effectively with parents regarding your gymnast’s progress.
  • To deliver Award Schemes effectively, accurately, and regularly.


Skills Required

  • Good leadership skills and ability to work as part of a team. Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with gymnasts, parents, and other members of staff.
  • Ability to understand the learning process and training principles.
  • Ability to motivate and assist gymnasts to develop new skills safely.
  • Knowledge of injury prevention - understanding how to reduce the risk of injury to gymnasts.
  • Good time management skills and punctuality.
  • Qualified British Gymnastics coach (Level 2 or Level 3 required).



Wave Active Ltd is a charitable not-for-profit Trust working to inspire active lifestyles through providing high quality, affordable and accessible health and fitness facilities and activities for our community. Every penny you spend with us goes into running our centres and any surplus we make is reinvested into developing even better facilities and services for you to enjoy.

Nominated for Not for Profit of the Year 2019 at the Sussex Business Awards.

Our Centres

Company info
01323 490011
Wave Active Limited
Downs Leisure Centre
Sutton Road
BN25 4QW.
United Kingdom

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