This job is no longer available

Reposted 13 days ago

Tennis Coach - Self-employed

David Lloyd

About David Lloyd

David Lloyd is a fitness company. They have gyms across the UK and Europe.

Job description from David Lloyd

Would you like to join the largest Health and fitness operator in Europe?

We are super proud of our reputation as one of the leading Tennis operators in the industry. With our state-of-the-are facilities, exceptional indoor and outdoor tennis courts and all year-round coaching, our members' have the finest experience possible, whether they're holding a racquet for the first time, or showing real promise on the court.

As a self employed Tennis Coach your ‘office’ is a state-of-the-art club where you have access to unrivalled facilities and top of the range courts. You will deliver and train weekly junior and adult groups ensuring our members receive exceptional service, and benefit from a court booking system, all-year-round demand from our members and branded clothing in which to teach.

What qualifications, skills and experience do I need?
  • L3 LTA Tennis Qualification essential
  • Passion for health and fitness.
  • Enthusiastic and engaging personality
  • Experience in a premium customer service environment
  • Team Player

Up for the challenge? We would love to hear from you!

You bring the passion. We bring the purpose. We’re more than a Club. We’re a community. Be a part of it.

Map

Swindon

A map of the rough location for this vacancy

What employees say

Pay

    Needs improving
  • Most people aren’t paid a living wage

    Do David Lloyd pay fitness instructors enough to live on?

    Most people are not paid a living wage.

    How we know this

    71% of people say they are paid below the Real Living Wage for where they live.

    Based on data from 14 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and June 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

    The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

    The current rates are £12.00 per hour, and £13.15 per hour in London.

    Find out more in our explainer about the Real Living Wage.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get paid breaks

    Do fitness instructors at David Lloyd get paid breaks?

    Sometimes. Only some people get paid breaks.

    How we know this

    58% of people say they don’t get paid breaks.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and May 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should have paid breaks.

    You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t get sick pay

    Do David Lloyd pay fitness instructors sick pay?

    No. Most people don’t get proper sick pay.

    How we know this

    83% of people say they wouldn’t get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and June 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off without worrying.

    At a good job you should still get paid if you’re scheduled to work but can’t due to sickness. Your contract should say how many sick days you can take each year.

    This is more than the legal minimum, which says you should only get paid if you are unwell for 4 full days. See Citizens Advice for more details.

  • Okay
  • Some people do unpaid extra work

    Do fitness instructors at David Lloyd do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    Sometimes. Some people do unpaid extra work.

    How we know this

    50% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and June 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

Hours and flexibility

    Needs improving
  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do fitness instructors get of their shift pattern at David Lloyd?

    Most people don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working.

    How we know this

    • 36% of people with changing schedules report getting one week notice or less.
    • 9% of people with changing schedules report getting two weeks notice.
    • 27% of people with changing schedules report getting three weeks notice.
    • 27% of people with changing schedules report getting four weeks notice or more.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and May 2024.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

  • Okay
  • Some people worry about their hours

    Do fitness instructors at David Lloyd worry about hours?

    Some people worry about getting enough hours.

    How we know this

    67% of people report they worry about getting enough hours.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and June 2024.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

    A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

    This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

  • Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for fitness instructors to book a holiday at David Lloyd?

    Most people find it easy to book holiday.

    How we know this

    69% of people report it’s easy to book holidays.

    Based on data from 13 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and June 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Okay
  • Shifts can get changed at short notice

    Do David Lloyd managers change fitness instructors shifts at short notice?

    Some managers change people’s shifts at short notice.

    How we know this

    42% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and June 2024.

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

  • Okay
  • Some people find it hard to take sick leave

    How easy is it for fitness instructors to take sick leave at David Lloyd?

    Some people find it hard to take sick leave.

    How we know this

    62% of people report that it’s hard to take time off if they are sick.

    Based on data from 13 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and June 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off when you need to.

    A good job should support you when you’re unwell and have systems in place that will allow you to take time off to recover when you need it.

Workplace

    Okay
  • Only some people feel treated with respect

    Do fitness instructors at David Lloyd feel treated with respect by their managers?

    Some people don’t feel treated with respect by their managers.

    How we know this

    64% of people say they’re not treated with respect by their managers.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and June 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get proper breaks

    Do fitness instructors at David Lloyd get proper breaks?

    Some people don’t get proper breaks.

    How we know this

    60% of people report that they don’t get to take proper breaks.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and May 2024.

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people are stressed

    Is it stressful for fitness instructors to work at David Lloyd?

    Most people feel stressed here.

    How we know this

    71% of people say they often feel stressed at work.

    Based on data from 14 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and June 2024.

    Why this matters

    Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

    Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

  • Good
  • Most people enjoy their job

    Do fitness instructors at David Lloyd enjoy their jobs?

    Most people enjoy their job.

    How we know this

    67% of people report they enjoy their job.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and June 2024.

  • Okay
  • Only some people recommend their team

    Do fitness instructors at David Lloyd recommend working with their team?

    Only some people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    57% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 14 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and June 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t get enough training

    Do fitness instructors get enough training when they start at David Lloyd?

    Most people did’t get enough training when they started.

    How we know this

    69% of people report they didn’t get enough training when they started working here.

    Based on data from 13 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and June 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t get support to progress

    Are fitness instructors given support to progress at David Lloyd?

    Most people aren’t given support to progress here.

    How we know this

    In the last year, 75% of people report not being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and June 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

  • Needs improving
  • Head office doesn’t understand what’s happening

    Do fitness instructors think David Lloyd head office understands what's happening where they work?

    Most people think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work.

    How we know this

    91% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and June 2024.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t feel well informed by head office

    Do fitness instructors feel well informed about how David Lloyd is doing?

    Most people don’t feel well informed about how the company is doing.

    How we know this

    73% of people feel that they aren’t kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 2022 and June 2024.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, there should be a supportive relationship between the people working on the frontline serving customers and the people who own the company or work in head office.

    You should be kept informed about how the company is doing as a whole, both in good times and when things get tough for the business.

Find out more about working at David Lloyd

What David Lloyd employees say about their job

  • Best thing

    The team and free gym membership

    Worst thing

    Short staffed, stressful shifts, demanding members, higher up management out of touch, poor pay, no sick pay

    3.7

    David Lloyd Supervisor, March 2024

  • Best thing

    The team I am with

    Worst thing

    Over time, standard expectations that you can’t control

    7.1

    David Lloyd Operations manager, January 2024

See more reviews
  • Best thing

    The people and the fact that it is different everyday

    Worst thing

    Sometimes there is not enough time to get everything done and they keep changing the rules to be awarded your bonus

    6.9

    David Lloyd Operations manager, August 2023

  • Best thing

    the free membership

    Worst thing

    the heat, the lack of support, the members

    4.5

    David Lloyd Employee, June 2023

  • Best thing

    Short shifts are easy and work in my day

    Worst thing

    Boring
    Little management
    Excuses from management

    5.5

    David Lloyd Lifeguard, November 2022

  • Best thing

    Making new friends with work colleagues
    Doing things with colleagues outside of work

    Worst thing

    Supervisor constantly changing my rota & not giving me enough notice about this change.
    Not getting asked if I can do certain shifts

    5.5

    David Lloyd Chef, October 2022

  • Best thing

    Commission when paid it, as it is uncapped.

    Worst thing

    Not getting any commission at all if you do not directly hit or exceed your target.

    6.2

    David Lloyd Employee, July 2022

  • Best thing

    The teams great

    Worst thing

    Company is not the best to work for. Understaffed and under paid

    6.8

    David Lloyd Head chef, July 2022

  • Best thing

    The team

    Worst thing

    Lack of staff and unsociable hours

    6.6

    David Lloyd Chef, February 2022

  • Best thing

    Cqn leave early occasionally

    Worst thing

    Dont get paid if theres nothing to do

    4.6

    David Lloyd Beauty therapist, August 2020

  • More reviews from David Lloyd employees
Get job matches