Activity Leader - SEN
Be part of the future of leisure in Peterborough!
Are you passionate about fitness and leisure and focused on creating an excellent customer experience? Do you currently work in a customer-facing role where you thrive on leading by example? If so, we want to hear from you.
Vivacity is excited to be moving forward in the next phase of its journey as part of Peterborough Limited and we need the best people to help us grow. Our new management structure will enable us to develop our leisure facilities across Peterborough to offer our customers a great experience and succeed on our mission to Keep Peterborough Active.
What can we offer you?
- Variety – we manage 10 venues across the city where no two customer journeys, activities, or daily routines are the same.
- Expertise – learn from our team of highly experienced leisure experts.
- Development – enhance your career through training opportunities and new qualifications.
- Employee benefits – free gym membership and discounted memberships for family/friends, money-saving schemes, support services, pension, and life assurance.
To plan, prepare and deliver purposeful & safe sport based session suitable for the level of ability of the participants.
To ensure that all aspects of the session apply with the Sports Development Team’s Normal Operating Procedures.
To correctly complete any necessary administration and maintain accurate and up to date records in the session specific folders.
To provide session plans before an activity and guide assistant(s) to support delivery.
To ensure all equipment is collected and stored correctly at the end of the session to comply with all necessary Health and Safety requirements as required to undertake these duties.
To supervise the safe dispersal of participants giving proper consideration to parents’ requests but also remain with any children that haven’t been collected
To inform parents/carers if their child is involved in an accident no matter how slight and/or the behaviour of their child should they go against the Sports Development’s Team’s Discipline Policy.
To ensure compliance with the Vivacity’s Equalities Policy and Child and Vulnerable Adult’s Safeguarding procedures
Communicate with your assistants to ensure both know what the session plan will look like
Risk assess the area, equipment and participants prior and during the session and note any discrepancies – monitor safety, keep participants on the set task and follow correct practice and progressions.
Has overall responsibility for the session
Arrive no less than 15 mins prior to session starting
Contact SDT member if they have any concerns about the session/safety
Complete the incident forms if an accident / incident occurs no matter how slight
Take the register and collect money (whilst assistant sets up)
Ensure that feedback is collected at the end of each session / or session block
Minimum of 12 months experience whether it be voluntary or paid in a coaching or leading capacity in sport
Higher Sports Leadership Award Level 3 or A National Governing Body of sport qualification level 2 + Community Sports Leaders Award Level 2
Has excellent verbal communication skills
Ability to control and hold a group’s attention
Interested in sports coaching / development
Ability to plan and assess activities
Ability to react professionally under pressure
Seeks to increase their learning and experience through gaining new coaching qualifications
Has a clear Enhanced DBS screen
Holds a clean driving licence and has a car to get around in.
Vivacity is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate.
Vivacity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will undertake relevant checks including DBS checks where appropriate and this role will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure.