Assistant Tennis Coach

Location Mitcham
Discipline: Leisure and Fitness
Job type: Flexible
Salary: £13.15
Contact name: katie Martin

Job ref: 189228

GLL is currently looking for a Tennis Coach's based at Canons Leisure Centre. Join us as a Tennis Coach and play a key role in the developing our customers tennis skills. This is your chance to deliver safe, consistent lessons that give people real confidence on the courts.


As an experienced tennis coach, you’ll thrive on supporting people to achieve their potential. Taking a pupil’s nature and needs into account. Tennis Coach's draw on their knowledge of practices, progression and teaching points and apply it in the most effective way. Naturally, there’ll be some administration involved, but rest assured that almost all of your time will be spent doing what you do best, teaching people to become stronger tennis players, whether in a group or one-to-one, and from children to adults.


We’re looking for tennis coaches who are approachable, with the friendly, patient nature needed to build people’s trust, motivate pupils and encourage with praise. You’ll need to be LTA Level 2 or above. A good Knowledge of health, safety and other relevant legislation will be vital too, as will an understanding of Child Protection Policy.


What you will do: 

  • Maintain a good and positive image of the Centre to customers and the public generally by providing a welcoming, helpful and professional tennis service.
  • Comply with the commitments outlined in the ‘Customer Charter’, ensuring that standards are maintained as stipulated.
  • Ensure the safety and control of the pupils within the tennis lessons and to ensure that all relevant regulations applicable to the centres operation are enforced and complied with.
  • Actively encourage pupils to enrol on further courses and short courses.
  • Understand and follow the Safeguarding Policy and Procedure & Behaviour policy contained within the tennis product.
  • Record and complete relevant awards in line with expected standards, ensuring that the levels are obtained
  • Teach to the standard set within the product manual to ensure a consistent approach throughout all the centres.


As a leader within the leisure industry we can also offer scope to progress your career, and job variety like nowhere else.


In return, you will get:

  • Industry leading rates of pay
  • Discounted membership at our leisure centres
  • Discounts across thousands of retailers (GLL Extras)
  • A fantastic pension scheme
  • 25% off Red Letter Days
  • 25% off Buy A Gift
  • 20% off GLL spa experience treatments and associated products.
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Free eye tests and discounted glasses
  • The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we are run plus associated social events
  • Exclusive discounts on our villas in Portugal
  • Exclusive discounts on our Ski chalets in Bulgaria
  • Health assurance
  • Career pathways, professional development are just the start. To ensure you stay at the top of your game, we provide training with practical and theory elements too.