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Career Opportunities

It’s great to hear you are interested in joining our team at Tees Active, you can find out more here about what it’s like to work with us. Below you will find a list of all current vacancies, each accompanied with the role details and job description. You can apply to any of these roles by downloading and completing an application form – please note, we do not accept CV’s for any of our roles. Please mark clearly on your application form which post(s) you are applying for. The same application form may be used if applying for more than one post but ensure it clearly displays the job references for all the posts you wish to be considered for.

Adventure Assistants

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to support our team in the delivery of thrilling, customer-focused experience on our adventure climbing activities. These casual roles are on an as and when required basis. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain new skills, experiences, in exciting and exhilarating settings.

  • Venue: Air Trail & GoClimb
  • Hours: Casual
  • Salary: Hourly rate £8.91 + £1.07 holiday pay
  • Closing Date: May 18, 2021
  • Closing Time: 12:00 pm

CASUAL ADVENTURE ASSISTANTS

AIR TRAIL AND GO CLIMB

Have you got a good head for heights and are looking for a new challenge?

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to support our team in the delivery of thrilling, customer-focused experience on our adventure climbing activities. These casual roles are on an as and when required basis. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain new skills, experiences, in exciting and exhilarating settings.

Job Reference: 172

As and when required                                             

Hourly rate £8.91 + £1.07 holiday pay

 

THE COMPANY

Tees Active is a charitable leisure trust that invests ‘every single penny’ of profit in to providing a variety of exciting and rewarding leisure activities to enable the local community to lead a healthier, happier, and more active life.

Based in the community our modern facilities, including state-of-the-art fitness clubs, an international standard white water centre and the North East’s leading Ice Arena provide the perfect environment for Tees Active to promote physical activity with the aim of inspiring active lifestyles, improving health and wellbeing and building stronger communities.

With over 250 employees Tees Active are committed to workforce training and personal development and the successful candidate will apply their knowledge, experience, and training to play an integral part in the future success of Tees Active.

 

Air Trail – at Tees Barrage is a state of the art, 4 levels high ropes experience, the tallest of its kind in the UK which offers a self-guided experience, zip rails and Sky Tykes for toddlers.

Go Climb at Billingham Forum is the biggest all-inclusive indoor climbing adventure within the Tees Valley with its 21 unique climbing walls. a 22ft vertical plunge slide, a daring leap of faith challenge and a spiral of rising towers,

 

THE ROLES

You will be self-motivated with the ability to work in these fast-paced customer orientated environments. The role involves instructing and motivating a varied range of customers of different ages and abilities to tackle and complete the challenges on these thrilling adventure attractions.

 

 SKILLS & EXPERIENCE 

The successful applicants will:

  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Enjoy interacting and motivating customers to build their confidence and skills
  • Have a good head for heights (subject to assessment)
  • Must be 18 years or older for Air Trail and Go Climb 17 years or older

(due to operating requirements)

  • Be required to have an enhanced DBS check.

 

TRAINING

  • Full Site-Specific Safety training will be provided including safety briefings, harnessing techniques, and rope work procedures

 

In addition, you must undertake Health and Safety Training provided by Tees Active and sign a training agreement.

 

HOURS

The hours available will predominantly be afternoons, evenings, school holidays and weekends.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

Please contact Air Trail on (01642) 678000 or Go Climb on (01642) 524542.

 

BENEFITS

In return you will be rewarded with excellent Company benefits including:

  • Free Swimming and Gym membership and discounted class rates
  • An opportunity to work alongside a dynamic and diverse professional team
  • Discounts on outdoor items from our North Shore shop.

 

TO APPLY

To be part of this successful organisation, please download an application via www.teesactive.co.uk/careers

 

Closing date:             Noon on Monday, 18 May 2021

Assessment date:     27 May 2021

 

Completed applications should be returned to recruitment@teesactive.co.uk or by post to: HR Team, Redheugh House, 3rd Floor, Thornaby Place, Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees, TS17 6SG.

 

C.V.s will not be considered.

 

Please quote relevant reference on your application form:  172

If we have not contacted you within 6 weeks of the closing date, we would thank you for your interest in the vacancy but on this occasion your application will not be progressed.

 

Swimming Teachers

We are looking for Level 2 qualified Swimming Teachers who can deliver a range of classes available through our Tees Active Learn to Swim scheme across our venues in Splash, Forum, Thornaby Pool and IB Leisure.

  • Venue: Stockton Splash, IB Leisure, Billingham Forum & Thornaby Pool
  • Hours: Casual & Contracted
  • Salary: £12.43/£13.84 per hour
  • Closing Date: May 21, 2021
  • Closing Time: 12:00 pm

SWIMMING TEACHERS

CASUAL & CONTRACTED POSITIONS

 

Positions available at Splash, Billingham Forum, Thornaby Pool and IB Leisure

 

CONTRACTED        £12.34 per hour plus annual leave allowance

CASUAL                   £13.84 per hour which is inclusive of £3.32 market force per hour and £1.50 holiday allowance per hour

 

Job Ref. 173

 

THE COMPANY

Tees Active is a charitable leisure trust that invests ‘every single penny’ of profit in to providing a variety of exciting and rewarding leisure activities to enable the local community to lead a healthier, happier and more active life.

Based in the community our modern facilities, including state-of-the-art fitness clubs, an international standard white water centre and the North East’s leading Ice Arena provide the perfect environment for Tees Active to promote physical activity with the aim of inspiring active lifestyles, improving health and wellbeing and building stronger communities.

With over 250 employees Tees Active are committed to workforce training and personal development and the successful candidate will apply their knowledge, experience, and training to play an integral part in the future success of Tees Active.

 

THE ROLE

We are looking to recruit Level 2 qualified Swimming Teachers to deliver a range of classes available through our Tees Active Learn to Swim scheme across our venues in Splash, Forum, Thornaby Pool and IB Leisure.

 

ABOUT YOU

You will need to be passionate about swimming and willing to go the extra mile to help our customers reach their goals by developing creative and innovative classes following the Swim England Learn to Swim Scheme.

 

An ASA/Swim England level 2 qualification or equivalent is essential. Previous experience would be beneficial, however the ability to connect with our customers and get on positively with people from all walks of life is more important.

 

Our Learn to Swim programme operates for 50 weeks of the year.

 

INFORMAL DISCUSSION

For information on these roles hours and shift patterns for each role please contact Diane Wilson (General Manager) 01642 528573 or email diane.wilson@teesactive.co.uk

 

BENEFITS

In return you will be rewarded with excellent Company benefits including: –

  • Free Swimming and Gym membership and discounted class rates.
  • Pension Scheme including employer contributions (applies to contracted employees only).
  • Bespoke professional training and development.
  • An opportunity to work alongside a dynamic and diverse professional team.
  • Discounts on outdoor items from our North Shore shop.

 

 

TO APPLY

To be part of our successful organisation, please download an Application Form via www.teesactive.co.uk/career-opportunities/

 

Closing date:               Noon Friday, 21 May 2021

 

Please quote Job Reference :173

 

Completed applications should be returned to recruitment@teesactive.co.uk or by post to: HR Team, Redheugh House, 3rd Floor, Thornaby Place, Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees, TS17 6SG.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT CV’S WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

 

If we have not contacted you within 6 weeks of the closing date, we would thank you for your interest in the vacancy but on this occasion your application will not be progressed.

Gymnastics Coach

We are looking for qualified Level 2 Gymnastics Coaches to deliver fun, innovative and safe Gymnastics courses to children of all abilities at Stockton Splash, Thornaby Pavilion & Billingham Forum.

  • Venue: Stockton Splash, Billingham Forum & Thornaby Pavilion
  • Hours: Casual
  • Salary: £12.34/13.84 per hour
  • Closing Date: May 21, 2021
  • Closing Time: 12:00 pm

GYMNASTICS COACHES

CASUAL & CONTRACTED POSITIONS

Are you self-motivated and passionate about Gymnastics? We are looking to recruit Gymnastics Coaches at Splash, Billingham Forum and Thornaby Pavilion to start from 21 June 2021 onwards.

  CONTRACTED         £12.34 per hour plus annual leave allowance Job Ref: 176

 CASUAL                    £13.84 per hour which is inclusive of £3.32 market force per hour and £1.50 holiday allowance per hour Job Ref: 177

 

JOB REF 176 Billingham Forum

1.75 hours Tuesdays (16.00 – 17.45) and 4 hours on Saturdays

 

JOB REF 177 Thornaby Pavilion, Splash  and Billingham Forum

Casuals.

 

THE COMPANY

Tees Active is a charitable leisure trust that invests ‘every single penny’ of profit in to providing a variety of exciting and rewarding leisure activities to enable the local community to lead a healthier, happier and more active life.

Based in the community our modern facilities, including state-of-the-art fitness clubs, an international standard white water centre and the North East’s leading Ice Arena provide the perfect environment for Tees Active to promote physical activity with the aim of inspiring active lifestyles, improving health and wellbeing and building stronger communities.

With over 250 employees Tees Active are committed to workforce training and personal development and the successful candidate will apply their knowledge, experience, and training to play an integral part in the future success of Tees Active.

 

THE ROLE

We are looking for qualified Level 2 Gymnastics Coaches to deliver fun, innovative and safe Gymnastics courses to children of all abilities.

Candidates must possess strong organisational and communication skills and of course should love working with children. If this sounds like you we’d love to hear from you!

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore the posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

 

ABOUT YOU

You will need to be passionate about gymnastics and willing to go the extra mile to help our customers reach their goals by developing creative and innovative classes.

 

You will hold :

  • UKCC Level 2 Gymnastic qualification
  • Child Protection Training (TAL will provide this on appointment)

You will be able:

  • To communicate effectively with participants, parents/carers, volunteers and team members
  • To demonstrate an understanding of Health and Safety when delivering gymnastic lessons
  • To mentor UKCC Level 1 Teacher of Gymnastic Instructors
  • To demonstrate enthusiasm, to inspire confidence and motivate participants.

Ideally, will have a valid First Aid Qualification.

Our Gymnastics programme operates for 50 weeks of the year.

 

INFORMAL DISCUSSION

For information on these roles hours and shift patterns please contact :

 

Splash on 01642 528683, Thornaby Pavilion on (01642) 526255, Billingham Forum on (01642) 524542.

 

BENEFITS

In return you will be rewarded with excellent Company benefits including: –

  • Free Swimming and Gym membership and discounted class rates.
  • Pension Scheme including employer contributions (applies to contracted employees only).
  • Bespoke professional training and development.
  • An opportunity to work alongside a dynamic and diverse professional team.
  • Discounts on outdoor items from our North Shore shop.

 

TO APPLY

To be part of our successful organisation, please download an Application Form via www.teesactive.co.uk/career-opportunities/

 

Closing date:               Noon on 21 May 2021

 

Please quote the relevant Job Reference(s) on your application form.

 

Completed applications should be returned to recruitment@teesactive.co.uk or by post to: HR Team, Redheugh House, 3rd Floor, Thornaby Place, Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees, TS17 6SG.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT CV’S WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

 

If we have not contacted you within 6 weeks of the closing date, we would thank you for your interest in the vacancy but on this occasion your application will not be progressed.

Leisure Assistant

Stockton Splash are looking for a Leisure Assistant to join their team! Find out more here.

  • Venue: Stockton Splash
  • Hours: 13 h.p.w
  • Salary: £6242.45 per annum
  • Closing Date: May 24, 2021
  • Closing Time: 12:00 pm

LEISURE ASSISTANT 

 

Temporary until end March 2022 with review

Stockton Splash  

 

Job Ref: 178 average 13 h.pw. £6242.45 per annum

Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun
OFF 3.30-6.30pm OFF 3.30-6.30pm OFF 1-8pm OFF

 

THE COMPANY

Tees Active is a charitable leisure trust that invests ‘every single penny’ of profit in to providing a variety of exciting and rewarding leisure activities to enable the local community to lead a healthier, happier and more active life.

Based in the community our modern facilities, including state-of-the-art fitness clubs, an international standard white water centre and the North East’s leading Ice Arena provide the perfect environment for Tees Active to promote physical activity with the aim of inspiring active lifestyles, improving health and wellbeing and building stronger communities.

With over 250 employees Tees Active are committed to workforce training and personal development and the successful candidate will apply their knowledge, experience and training to play an integral part in the future success of Tees Active.

 

SPLASH

This impressive wet and dry community facility has: 2 swimming pools, with a bubble pool, a two-storey health and fitness suite, café, multi-activity and meeting rooms.

 

ABOUT YOU

Applicants must hold a valid National Pool Lifeguard Qualification and have an up-to-date training record.

We are committed to safeguarding and therefore the Leisure Assistant post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

 

THE ROLE

Working as part of a team of Lifeguards monitoring the pool area and providing trained assistance to users in difficulty including when necessary administering first aid. The roles also involve providing excellent customer care, setting up activities and other general duties to ensure that the centre is clean and secure.

 

INFORMAL DISCUSSION

For further information and details about the role, contact a Duty Manager on (01642) 528683.

 

BENEFITS

In return you will be rewarded with excellent Company benefits including:

  • Free Swimming and Gym membership and discounted class rates
  • Pension Scheme including employer contributions
  • Bespoke professional training and development
  • Employee benefits package via Westfield Health
  • An opportunity to work alongside a dynamic and diverse professional team
  • Discounts on outdoor items from our North Shore shop.

 

 

TO APPLY

To be part of this successful organisation, please download an application via www.teesactive.co.uk/career-opportunities/

 

Closing date:             Noon Monday, 24 May 2021

 

Completed applications should be returned to recruitment@teesactive.co.uk or by post to: HR Team, Redheugh House, 3rd Floor, Thornaby Place, Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees, TS17 6SG.

 

C.V.s will not be considered.

 

Please quote the relevant job reference your application form.

If we have not contacted you within 6 weeks of the closing date, we would thank you for your interest in the vacancy but on this occasion your application will not be progressed.

Duty Manager

Tees Barrage International White Water Centre has an exciting opportunity for a skilled and motivated duty manager to manage and develop our unique site which offers a wide range of watersports and offers Air Trail, the largest high ropes course within the UK.

  • Venue: Tees Barrage International White Water Centre & Air Trail
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £25,587 per annum
  • Closing Date: June 30, 2021
  • Closing Time: 12:00 pm

Tees Barrage International White Water Centre & Air Trail Tees Barrage are looking to recruit a Centre Duty Manager

£25587 per annum                          

Job Reference: 175

Permanent contract Starting Summer 2021                     

37 hours per week

 

Tees Barrage International White Water Centre has an exciting opportunity for a skilled and motivated watersports coach to manage and develop our unique site which offers a wide range of watersports and offers the largest Air trail within the UK.

 

THE COMPANY

Tees Active is a charitable leisure trust that invests ‘every single penny’ of profit in to providing a variety of exciting and rewarding leisure activities to enable the local community to lead a healthier, happier, and more active life.

Based in the community our modern facilities, including an international standard white water centre, state-of-the-art fitness clubs, and the North East’s leading Ice Arena provide the perfect environment for Tees Active to promote physical activity with the aim of inspiring active lifestyles, improving health and wellbeing and building stronger communities.

With over 250 employees Tees Active are committed to workforce training and personal development and the successful candidate will apply their knowledge, experience, and training to play an integral part in the future success of Tees Active

 

TEES BARRAGE AND AIR TRAIL

Tees Barrage International White-Water Centre is a twin channelled artificial white-water course which offers White Water Rafting, Technical Rescue Training alongside Powerboat Training, White Water Kayaking, Canoeing and Team Building activities.

In addition to the White-Water course Tees Active also operate Air Trail Tees Barrage which opened February 2016. Air Trail consists of 4 levels, 17m high course.

 

 

THE ROLE

We are looking for an organised and motivated individual who will have responsibility for delivering high quality, safe and well delivered sessions to our varied client base, the day to day operation of the facility, ongoing staff development and oversee of our freelance staff team. You will be an experienced coach with the aptitude and maturity to lead a diverse team with an eye for detail and customer care.

ABOUT YOU

Applicants must be self-motivated, have the ability to manage the onsite teams and enjoy working with a varied range of customers of different ages and abilities.

 

Essential Skills/Qualifications:

  • Paddle sport Leader, Level 3 kayak, UKCC Level 2 with a 4 star or equivalent
  • Willing to undertake and obtain BC L1 Raft Guide/Stadium award
  • Marketing and promotion experience
  • Experience of managing staff including their training and development
  • Excellent knowledge of British Canoeing, AALA and Risk Assessment procedures
  • IT literate, capable of using MS Word, Excel, and Office packages.
  • Experience of working with bookings systems and keeping accurate records.
  • First Aid Certificate.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Enjoy interacting and motivating customers to build their confidence and skills.
  • Able to prioritise workload, to plan and allocate targets to meet deadlines.
  • Experience of managing a team.

 

Desirable:

  • RYA Powerboat Instructor
  • British Canoeing Coach Award
  • White Water Kayak Coach (MW)
  • White Water Canoe Coach (MW)

 

The successful applicant will be required to have an enhanced DBS check.

 

INFORMAL DISCUSSION

For an informal discussion, please contact Chris Gibbens, Centre Manager, Tees Barrage, on (01642) 528026.

 

BENEFITS

In return you will be rewarded with excellent Company benefits including:

  • Free Swimming and Gym membership and discounted class rates
  • Pension Scheme including employer contributions
  • Bespoke professional training and development
  • Employee benefits package via Westfield Health
  • An opportunity to work alongside a dynamic and diverse professional team
  • Discounts on outdoor items from our North Shore shop.

 

TO APPLY

To be part of this successful organisation, please download an application via www.teesactive.co.uk/career-opportunities/

 

Closing date:             Noon, 30 June 2021

 

Completed applications should be returned to recruitment@teesactive.co.uk or by post to: HR Team, Redheugh House, 3rd Floor, Thornaby Place, Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees, TS17 6SG.

 

C.V.s will not be considered.

 

Please quote reference 175 on your application form.

If we have not contacted you within 6 weeks of the closing date, we would thank you for your interest in the vacancy but on this occasion your application will not be progressed.

[i] Please note that this vacancy may close earlier than the published closing date depending on the number of applications received.  Early applications are therefore encouraged

 

plication will not be progressed.

Additional Information for Applicants

Equal Opportunities

Diversity delivers. We stand for equality and believe that everyone deserves to be treated fairly.

Investing in People

We share your ambitions and are committed to furthering the personal development of our teams through training opportunities, courses and professional qualifications.

Support & Encouragement

We respect and value everyone in our team. You will be working in a progressive, structured and supportive environment where you opinions and ideas will be welcomed.

Excellent Employee Benefits

Your health and wellbeing is our top priority. Our workforce benefits from free access to the gym, fitness classes, swimming and ice skating.

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