Rowing Coach/Administrator/Assistant Boatperson
The School has a long-established national reputation for rowing, and has a thriving Boat Club: approximately 100 boys and 50 girls row and scull from J14 upwards. Pupils are encouraged to compete in a range of different types of boats and to compete to the highest level of school and youth international rowing. This post involves three distinct roles: taking a load coaching role for rowing/sculling; assisting the Master in charge of Rowing with Boat Club administration and assisting the Head Boatman in all aspects of the running and maintenance of the boathouse, grounds, coaching launches and fleet of racing boats. Previously this has been a developmental position and previous post holders have moved to take on significant roles in other clubs. It is likely that the selected candidate will have ambitions to follow a similar pathway but will already have acquired a breadth of experience to undertake a leadership role within the coaching team.
If you have experience in both sculling and sweep oared boats, proven success as a rowing coach working with juniors and excellent organisational and administrative skills we would welcome your application. Success as an athlete or coach at national or international level is desirable but not essential.
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Closing date: midday Tuesday 28th August 2018
St Edward’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we aim to create and maintain a safe environment for our pupils, where they feel respected and supported. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to become familiar with our policies and procedures for child protection and security. All staff are required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.