National Synchro Coach - ASA Level 1 or Level 2

Swim England
Job Type:
Fixed-term contract
Working Hours:
Part time
Closing Date:
23rd August 2017
Job Reference
Swim England

Swim England, based in Loughborough, are seeking a national synchronised swimming coach to join our team on a temporary basis, covering maternity leave. This is an exciting opportunity working within the Talent Development department. You will be responsible for coaching the senior duet on a day to day basis, the top England Talent Squad during training sessions/camps, and assisting in the development of the performance environment of the athlete’s day to day training environments.

The role is for 20 hours per week. You will be home based with weekly travel to Bristol and Aldershot.

Swim England is the national governing body for swimming in England. We help people learn how to swim, enjoy the water, and compete in our sports of swimming, diving, water polo and synchronised swimming.

Reporting to the England Synchro manager you will be responsible for delivering coaching and providing technical expertise at all England/GB training camps/sessions and at identified domestic and international competitions for junior and senior athletes. You will have an in-depth knowledge of synchro coaching and a supporting understanding of the various sports science, medicine and performance lifestyle disciplines and how they along with coaching create a progressive elite environment.

The successful candidate must:

  • Have a relevant coaching qualification
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have knowledge of the GB talent pathway and club environments
  • Have the ability to plan, implement and manage complex programmes of work within agreed timelines.

So if you feel you have the suitable skills and attributes for this position then we would like to hear from you. This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please be advised that we cannot offer visa sponsorship and that you must have right to work status to apply or be considered for this role. If you are a non UK/EU National, you must have an appropriate working visa to undertake employment.

Interview date: 30 August 2017 .

Applications after the closing date will not be considered for shortlisting.

How to apply

To apply for this role please:

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