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Independent Board Member

Swim England Qualifications
Contract Type:
No minimum/required qualifications
Working Hours:
Zero hours/casual
Closing Date:
12th December 2021 23:59

Swim England Qualifications based in Loughborough, is now seeking an Independent Borad Member to join the Swim England Qualifications Board to drive forward our ambitions, for a four year term.

With strong values based around quality, purpose, togetherness, fun and resourcefulness, we are looking to connect with inclusive and inspirational leaders with the commitment and ambition to promote and enable our mission.

The role is voluntary with expenses reimbursed according to prescribed Swim England’s policies. The minimum time commitment is 6 days per year, inclusive of 4 board meetings. The Board meetings will take place virtually, with one per year to be attended in person at the head office: SportPark, Loughborough University Campus, Loughborough, Leicestershire.

If you feel you have the suitable skills and attributes for this position then we would like to hear from you.

To find out more about the role, download the full recruitment information pack (accessed via the apply button) which includes further information about the role, the opportunity and contains the terms of reference for the Swim England Qualifications Board.

About You

We are particularly keen to source candidates with:

  • A sound understanding of regulatory practice in education who can apply their knowledge of working within the compliance requirements of organisations such as Ofqual and Qualifications Wales in a Board setting
  • Experience of working within an education and/or awarding organisation setting 

No previous non-executive/Board member experience is required, induction and support will be provided by experienced Board members, making this a great development opportunity for the right candidate.

Experience in aquatic or membership sports is not essential, but a passion and dedication to supporting our future and goals will be. Applicants who bring knowledge and skills from other sectors to share best practice and continuously improve our relevance and reach would be welcomed.

If you feel you have the suitable skills and attributes for this position then we would like to hear from you, please apply outlining your specific knowledge, skills and experience in the application form and how this could be transferred to this position.

Our Swim England Qualifications Board Chair is also available for informal discussions about the role, please make contact with us to arrange this.

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. We are committed to inclusion and embrace the spirit of all equalities legislation. Where possible we will always make reasonable adjustments for accessibility to anyone who requires it.

Closing date: As above.

How to apply

Please click the apply button to be redirected to Swim England's recruitment page where you can register and apply.