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Lead Community Tennis Coach - Waltham Forest, East London

Job Title: Lead Community Tennis Coach - Waltham Forest, East London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Essex
Salary: £24K
REF: PR/PE/003983
Contact Name: Jon Pettit
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Job Description

GLL, the UK's largest operator of tennis facilities, is looking for a 12 month Fixed Term Lead Community Tennis Coach to bring further innovation and growth to our tennis programme in the London Borough of Waltham Forest, East London. The role will primarily be based at Ridgeway Park Tennis Hub, with some time also spent at the new Waltham Forest Feel Good Centre and the local park tennis courts. This is an unusual opportunity for a full-time role in in the tennis industry.

You'll live and breathe tennis. Your passion for the sport will give you the drive you need to grow participation in the sport. We already have over 100 people in our tennis lessons each week in Waltham Forest and we have plans to double this by next year, as well as increasing court usage by 20%. That's where you come in. You'll work closely with our local management and community teams to develop innovative new ways to get more people, of all ages and backgrounds, into tennis. What's more, you'll work closely with the LTA and get to coach too - so you'll be able to see the success of your initiatives in action.

You'll need to be LTA Level 3 qualified and have experience of coaching adults and children. Excellent communication skills will be vital as you'll do everything from managing your coaches to answering emails, speaking to customers face-to-face and attending meetings with our key internal and external stakeholders.

To help you to be your best, we offer the following:

  • Pension schemes
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Discounted membership at our leisure centres
  • The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we're run plus associated social events
  • Career pathways
  • Ongoing training and development to help you to be the best

If you're great with people and can lead and inspire a team, apply now.

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

To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible.

GLL is an equal opportunities employer.