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Balance & Beam Gymnastics has been trading since 2006 & are setting the standard for progressive motor-skill development, by providing children with a foundation of confidence through non-competitive, gymnastics-based programmes. Our Parent/Child, Pre-School and Primary School classes are all taught in a fun, safe and nurturing environment, which encourages children to develop at their own pace building confidence & self-esteem.

We offer a premium, curriculum based programme with weekly themed lessons for children from 4 months – 12 years. With us being non-competitive, classes here are great fun, structured but not too strict. Every week here is different so lots of opportunity to risk take, problem solve, socialise & make new friends.

We also do half & full day Holiday / Activity Camps for 3 – 10 Year Olds. During School Holidays and on Sundays We host Amazing Birthday Parties

I’m looking for sporty people who want to develop their teaching skills and gain invaluable experience along the way. Gymnastics would be advantageous but any sporty/active person would be a great addition to our team.

We’ve got the parent/child classes covered by existing staff so it would be children from 3 years through to 12 that we need assistance with.

Hours Required  – Saturdays & Sundays Predominantly

Saturdays From 10.00 – 5.15pm

Sundays From 11.30 – on our Party Rota

(Possibly Tuesdays From 4.00 – 7.30pm)

If you could attend our staff training sessions on Monday at 2.45 - 4.00pm that would be extremely helpful as we plan our week’s activities then. 

Who Should Apply

If you are energetic, self-motivated & conscientious looking for a fun and challenging opportunity working with children then you would be perfect for the role

You would also need to be someone who’s fun, bubbly & very smiley - an ex-gymnast would be good but not essential. Having a background in child development, physical education, sports, or drama would also certainly a plus as is customer service experience.

If you have the above attributes and/or love keeping fit yourself then this role would be great for you as full training will be given

You would need to be able to keep your energy levels up as you would be teaching back to back classes. We get very hands on with the kids, no standing on the sidelines!!

Some of the key benefits & attributes of working here:

Be part of an exciting, dynamic team of instructors

Great friendly working environment

See how fun it can be teaching children in a positive way

Develop your people skills (adults and children)

Learn from an expert & dynamic team of instructors

You will be teaching non-competitive gymnastics classes to children 3 – 12 years

Be hard-working, reliable & dependable

Develop your Time Management Skills

Develop transferable skills, if moving on into the Primary/Secondary teaching sector

Great stop-gap & hands on experience studying & working

Develop your public speaking skills

Learn how to deal with conflict

Become a positive role model

Become a valued employee

Learn how to work as part of a team

Delivering the high standards of our gymnastics based developmental programme

Develop a great work ethic

Work on your own initiative

Learn how to value customers

Provide excellent customer service

Learn how to be a better communicator

Help children to feel good about themselves

Help children develop risk taking, turn taking, sharing, social skills

Learn how to deliver a structured programme of activities

Full training given on site in our weekly training session

Training & support is given whilst in classes including shadowing existing instructors

Great Pathway for your future career development

Earn money !!

About Balance & Beam

f this sounds like the position you have been looking for, please forward *details of your experience*in a covering email together with your contact information and CV to:

Yvonne Shuttleworth
Gym Director
Balance & Beam Gymnastics
Festival Way
Stoke on Trent
ST1 5PU

yvonne@balanceandbeam.co.uk 

www.balanceandbeam.co.uk

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: NMLW

Experience in gymnastics would be advantageous but not essential:

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