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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.

Gymnastics Coach

We are looking for qualified Level 1 and 2 Gymnastics Coaches to assist in the efficient and safe delivery of Junior Gymnastics courses at Splash Leisure Centre, Stockton-On-Tees on a Saturday morning.

  • Venue: Splash
  • Hours: Saturday 9:00am - 13:00pm
  • Salary: £9.03 - £12.03 per hour

Saturday 9.00-13.00

£9.03 – £12.03 per hour dependent on level of qualification

We are looking for qualified Level 1 and 2 Gymnastics Coaches to assist in the efficient and safe delivery of Junior Gymnastics courses at Splash Leisure Centre, Stockton-On-Tees on a Saturday morning.

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!

For more information about the role please contact a Duty Manager, Splash on (01642) 528683.

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


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

  • Free Swimming and Gym membership and discounted class rates
  • 24 days holidays plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Pension Scheme including employer contributions
  • Bespoke professional training and development
  • An opportunity to work alongside a dynamic and diverse professional team
  • Discounts on outdoor items from our North Shore retail outlet

x6 Sports Coaching Apprenticeships

We have successfully worked with Coach Core and the Lifetime Training Group Limited since 2016 to deliver a Community Activator Coach Intermediate apprenticeship level scheme. At Tees Active, we have been supporting young people to take their first steps into the exciting world of leisure. A high number of our apprentices go on to secure employment with us once their apprenticeship has finished, which highlights our commitment to nurturing talented young people at the beginning of their journey.

  • Venue: All Venues
  • Hours: 30 hours per week
  • Salary: £124.50 per week
  • Closing Date: December 11, 2020
  • Closing Time: 12:00 pm
Opportunity Overview
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If you are successful with your application, your role will involve:

  • Helping to inspire your community to develop and lead a healthy, active lifestyle
  • Shadowing experienced and highly skilled professionals who will guide and mentor you to make the most out of your time with us.
  • Assisting with the planning and delivery of sessions, taking the lead with small groups as directed
  • Assisting with the reporting of participant progress and development
  • Maintaining the health and safety of sessions/activities at all times
  • Sharing knowledge and ideas with other Coach Core apprentices, to help improve coaching delivery and lifeguarding skills.

We are committed to safeguarding and therefore the role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

About You

You must be enthusiastic about wanting to work within the sport and physical activity sector, be able to swim and meet the basic fitness criteria to fulfil the demands of undertaking the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification and regular mandatory lifeguard training. You will also be committed to inspiring others to be more physically active. No prior coaching experience is required, but a willingness to learn, develop and challenge yourself is essential.

You will:

  • Possess a passion for physical activity and healthy lifestyles
  • Be organised and able to work effectively in teams and as an individual
  • Maintain a professional approach to work at all times
  • Be able to relate well to, motivate, and encourage others being conscious of being a positive role model at all times
  • Have an enthusiastic attitude to life and work
  • Have the ability to make learning and work fun

Personal Qualities

You must be committed to completing your apprenticeship

Desired Qualities

No previous qualifications are required.

Future Prospects

This programme may lead to possible progression into full and part time coaching roles, further qualifications, Level 3 apprenticeships and employment in within the leisure sector.


You will also be rewarded with excellent Company benefits including:

  • Free Swimming and Gym membership and discounted class rates
  • Pension Scheme including employer contributions
  • 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 retail shop.

Informal Discussion

If you would like to chat about this role please contact Roy Broadbent, Area Operations Manager, – Mobile 07917 087334 or Dee Carty-Burland, HR Manager, – Mobile 07917 587666.

To Apply

To be part of our successful team please download an application via the red button above.

Tees Active

Tees Active is a charitable leisure trust that reinvests every penny to provide 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.

Coach Core

Coach Core’s vision is to drive social mobility through apprenticeships and sport, so that every young person can reach their true potential and inspire those around them.

Coach Core Middlesbrough is one of 14 programmes across the UK. In each Coach Core location, employers and other partners work together to provide a unique and exciting range of events and opportunities for all young people.

Successful applicants will be based full time with Tees Active and will also be able to access a range of additional qualifications including a National Pool Lifeguard certificate and events not seen on any other apprenticeship programme.

A dedicated tutor will deliver a weekly group education session for all apprentices, allowing you to learn and share ideas from a range of different coaching environments. They will also to support you through the qualification and help you put your learning into practice at work.

You will also be supported by an experienced mentor within your workplace, who will be there to help you plan and deliver engaging and inclusive sessions. This member of staff will also help you to reflect and develop on your coaching and lifeguarding practice as you progress through the programme.

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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