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Qualifications Development Leader

Swim England
Contract Type:
No minimum/required qualifications
Working Hours:
Full time
£30,782 - £32,021 – Depending upon experience
Closing Date:
13th November 2019 23:59

Swim England based in Loughborough is seeking a Qualifications Development Leader to join their team on a permanent basis.

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.

The Swim England Qualifications team are responsible for creating and awarding qualifications and development opportunities for aquatics around the world. All qualifications are created to inspire the aquatics workforce to deliver the best aquatics experience for all.

We are seeking a Qualifications Development Leader to join our team on a permanent basis.

This is an exciting opportunity working within the Swim England Qualifications Department as part of a busy team, you will be responsible for managing the development and continuous improvement of a portfolio of high quality qualifications, CPD and related products that meet the needs of the aquatics sector and regulatory requirements as specified by Ofqual and Qualifications Wales.

Reporting to the Head of Swim England Qualifications, you will be responsible for ensuring that new and existing products meet industry standard and needs. You will manage the progress of development projects and work with a range of stakeholders including regulators, technical experts and approved training centers.

The successful candidate must:

  • Have previous experience of project management and working within the educator sector
  • Have excellent computer literate skills with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Be self-motived with a high level of attention to detail

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. 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.

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.

How to apply

To apply for this role please:

  • Click the apply button to complete our application statement.
  • Send your CV and cover letter, outlining the skills and experience you can bring to this role referring to the advert, person specification and job description, to the email address given on the application statement. 

This should include any personal interests and unpaid activities. Include as much detail as possible to support your application, we receive hundreds of applications so make yours stand out! (We would recommend at least 300 words.)

Applications received without all elements above will not be considered for shortlisting.

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