Squash Coach

Location Manchester
Discipline: Leisure and Fitness, Internal
Job type: Flexible
Contact name: Karen Heavens

Job ref: 178685

GLL is looking for an flexible Squash Coach to support the delivery of the squash programme at the several locations across Manchester. If you have the skills and ambition to join us as a Squash Coach, there has never been a more exciting time to join us. This is more than a coaching job, it's a career.  


As a Squash Coach, you will be responsible for the delivery of junior squash, school squash and adult squash sessions. The programme will require high-quality coaching sessions to implement good practices, progression and teaching points.


What you need:

*         Minimum England Squash Level 1 qualification.

*         Desirable England Squash Level 2/above qualification.

*         England Squash Enhanced DBS

*         Good energy, positive attitude and an ability to interact with pupils to keep growing the squash programme

*         Reliable, organised and punctual.

*         Good understanding of the characteristics and qualities that pupils expect from coaching sessions.  

*         Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and other legislation in relation to leisure centre operations. 


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


What you’ll do:

*         To provide safe and consistent coaching delivery for all ages and abilities of pupils.

*         Report to the Head Squash Coach with your ideas to grow the squash programme.

*         To ensure the safety and control of the pupils within the coaching session and to ensure that all relevant regulations applicable to the centres operation are enforced and complied with.

*         To respond as required to the many different situations which will arise. This will involve teaching pupils of different ages and stages, as well as a range of levels and abilities.

*         To actively encourage pupils to enrol on further courses and short courses.

*         To assist with new-enrolments and re-enrolments as required by the General Manager.

*         To ensure relevant administration procedures are completed including registers, lesson plans, Individual Record of Achievements and movement forms.

*         To maintain and complete relevant certificates in line with England Squash qualifications.

*         Update the Head Squash Coach on any CPD requirements.

*         To teach to the standard set within the Brand to ensure a consistent approach throughout all the centres.


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 full time permanent position – Change accordingly
  • 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, 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
  • 25% off Buy A Gift
  • 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.


To make sure we’re having a positive impact on our people, we also offer some flexible and part-time working options so you can make sure your new job works for you.


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 Silver Award employer.


As a charitable social enterprise, we are different. Our purpose is to improve the physical, mental and social well being of local communities. We are looking for people with purpose who are aligned to our values:


       BETTER SERVICE:* Better choice for all

       BETTER COMMUNITIES:* Making a difference

       BETTER BUSINESS:* Business that benefits the community

       BETTER PEOPLE:* More than a job


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


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