Flexible Tennis Coach

Location Manchester
Discipline: Internal
Job type: Flexible
Salary: ££14.53
Contact name: Karen Heavens

Job ref: 180125

GLL is looking for a Tennis Coach to work at the Manchester Tennis and Football Centre but also support programmes across our other Manchester venues.  


If you have the skills and ambition to join us as a Tennis Coach, there's never been a more exciting time to join the team. Our Tennis Coach sits within our junior and adult brands division with the majority of our sports courses being delivered to children; nationally over 120,000 children attend our sports courses. 


As a Tennis Coach you’ll be highly motivated and committed to engaging and inspiring participants of all ages and abilities within a safe setting. Providing a fun, friendly and encouraging environment you’ll pass on your knowledge to help improve participants Tennis performances whilst teaching the fundamental skills - you’ll get great satisfaction seeing participants progress and develop. 

Your LTA level 2 or above qualifications will ensure that you can comfortably deliver high-quality sessions at a variety of levels, abilities and age groups from children through to experienced adults. 

What you need: 

  • A can-do attitude 

  • A real focus on customer service. 

  • Passion and personality 

  • Knowledge of health and safety 

  • Be a great team player 

  • A coaching qualification (Level 2) 

  • A First Aid qualification 

  • Experience of coaching in a community setting 


What you’ll do: 

  • You will be responsible for the delivery of a tennis programme which will be well structured, focusing on progression and the development of your participants. 

  • The delivery of high-quality coaching 

  • Improving the level of coaching and increasing the numbers on the programme 

  • Be aware of participant status, nature and needs 

  • Maintain a good and positive image of the Centre to customers and the public generally by providing a welcoming, helpful and professional service. 

  • Setting up equipment 

  • Deliver first-class customer service 

  • Deal with customer queries 


As a charitable social enterprise owned by its staff GLL has a great range of benefits for its employees: 

  • A Values driven organisation.  

  • Learning & development to support career development 

  • Good Pension schemes 

  • Discounted gym membership for you and your partner. 

  • A Flexible position with the potential opportunity to secure a contracted role 

  • Industry leading rates of pay 

  • 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 and 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. 

  • Discounts across thousands of retailers (GLL Extras) 

  • 25% off Red Letter Days 

  • 20% off GLL spa experience treatments and associated products. 

  • Ride to work scheme 

  • Free eye tests and discounted glasses 


About GLL: 

As the UK’s largest leisure operator and charitable social enterprise, we offer a range of careers for everyone in our local communities. We manage over 400 facilities across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including public sport and leisure centres, elite sporting venues, libraries and children’s centres. 

Our people are from the communities we serve and help us make real changes in their local area. 

One of our core values is ‘More than a Job’, because working with us opens up a wide range of possibilities and opportunities for you, starting with how you work with us. To make sure we’re having a positive impact on our people, we also offer some flexible and part-time options so you can make sure your new job works for you. Subject to vacancies, whether you are after a contractual commitment and a regular work schedule or the freedom of flexible hours, you may be able to choose an arrangement that works best for you and play your part in improving the health and wellbeing of your community. 


We offer two different types of work arrangements: 

  • A permanent employment contract - part time and full time 

  • A flexible worker engagement by joining our flexible worker pool 


So, whether your ambitions lie in sport and leisure, events & catering, health & beauty, corporate support or working with children, you’ll be able to find your ideal new job at GLL. 

Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are Investors in People Gold Award employer. 

However, if you choose to work with us, you can be sure that you will be a valued member of our team, working with great colleagues, and making a real difference to people’s lives. 


We are an inclusive employer. We seek and welcome diversity in our teams. 

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