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Cycling Coach - Preston

Job Title: Cycling Coach - Preston
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Preston
REF: CR/PE/004003

Job Description

Are you a cycling coach looking for some flexible work?

Salary: Up to £10.69 per hour (including annual leave)     

GLL, the UK’s largest leisure provider is looking for casual Cycle Instructors to work across Central Lancashire covering Preston, Chorley and South Ribble. Working hours will cover weekends, evenings and some daytimes. Working as part of the Sport and Health Development team, your aim will be to support people to learn to ride and gain more cycling experience with the overall objective of helping to improve the health and wellbeing of the local community.

Whether it’s for recreation cycling or active travel, you’ll be able to impart your passion for cycling onto people who may be nervous beginners or confident improvers. The team have secured funds to give us a fleet of bikes enabling you to teach those from 18 months old up to adulthood. The lessons will be delivered out and about within the community including in parks and schools.

You’ll thrive on seeing people learn, thrive and even face their fears over cycling – whatever their age. You should have experience of leading and assisting group cycle rides and cycle-related activities for the local community as well as coaching Learn to Cycle skills and delivering National Standards Cycle Training / Bikeability. You should have at least one of the following qualifications:

  • Cycle Ride Leader Qualification (e.g. British Cycling Level 1 or 2 Ride Leadership Award, Health on Wheels, CTC Leadership award)
  • First Aid Qualification
  • National Standards Instructor
  • Pre Pedal Trainer / Balance Bike Instructor (Highly Desirable)
  • Cytech or City and Guilds Cycle Maintenance and Repair (Desirable)


In return for your skills and experience, we’ll offer a range of benefits and all the support you’d expect from the UK’s largest leisure provider:

  • Pension schemes
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Discounted membership at our leisure centres
  • Career pathways
  • Ongoing training and development to help you to be the best


Closing date: 31st December 2018

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.

If you have the relevant qualifications and a passion for cycling APPLY NOW!