Boulders Head Coach Jobs

Boulders has a vibrant and dedicated team whose mission is to:
"Give everyone the opportunity to enjoy the benefits the world of climbing has to offer and help them achieve their climbing goals, regardless of age, ability or background."

Climbing offers opportunities to stay active, be healthier and happier, meet new people, challenge ourselves both physically and mentally and get out and explore the wider outdoors. It spans age, ability and background and offers an ever evolving challenge and opportunities to explore. Indoor climbing is the simple, accessible entry into this pastime. Start in your local centre with a friendly team providing all the advice, mentoring and equipment. From here, join our community and watch the adventure unfold. 

The Role

First established in Cardiff in 2008, Boulders opened a brand new bouldering centre in Cheltenham in August 2020. We now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced climber to join our team in Cheltenham as a Head Coach. We are looking for a passionate, committed climber who is looking to share their enthusiasm with our wide range of customers. This would be a full time post; however there is flexibility to adjust this role to suit the right candidate's availability.

The role will involve:

  • Working alongside our Chief Instructor to develop a full suite of Coaching programmes for all ages and abilities.
  • Being responsible for all aspects of coaching, from planning to delivery.
  • Training, monitoring, and assessing a team of instructors in order for them to deliver these programmes.
  • Managing and scheduling the delivery of our NIBAS programme.
  • Creating and running a youth bouldering Squad.
  • Engaging with, and helping to grow, our community of climbers.

The right candidate will:

  • Be an experienced climber that strives to share their passion for climbing.
  • Be committed to providing the best experience for our climbers.
  • Have relevant coaching experience, ideally across a variety of ages and abilities.
  • Have a good knowledge of Health and Safety issues relating to a busy climbing centre.
  • Have the ability to manage, train and mentor a team of instructors.
  • Have the relevant coaching qualifications
  • Have a high level of self motivation, being able to use their own initiative to achieve goals.
  • Be approachable, friendly, and a good communicator.

Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 depending on experience (pro rata)

If you are interested, please email your CV to

For more information visit Boulders Cheltenham

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