Rowing Coach, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Shrewsbury SchoolShrewsbury, Shropshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Fixed-term, 14.5 hours per week, term-time, plus regattas 

The Royal Shrewsbury School Boat Club (RSSBC) was founded in 1866 and the boathouse is located on an idyllic stretch of the River Severn opposite The Quarry Park close to Shrewsbury town centre.

The School is nationally recognised as one of the leading rowing schools in the country and boasts an impressive 13 Henley Royal Regatta wins to its name. With the move to co-education, the girls’ crews at the RSSBC have quickly made their mark and in 2015 were one of only six schools nationally to qualify for the Henley Royal Regatta.

We now have a superb opportunity for someone who is a well-experienced Rowing Coach to come and coach our very motivated and talented pupils at Shrewsbury School.  You will:

  • be qualified to Level 2 or qualified by experience.
  • be highly motivational, with good experience of coaching young people.
  • have good organisational and communication skills.
  • work collaboratively and supportively with various stakeholders 
  • have energy and passion and have a flexible approach.

This is a part-time position, working during term-time with accommodation available.  You will have the opportunity to support a number of rowing regattas throughout the year where you will provide valuable coaching support to our rowing teams.  

Shrewsbury School has its own sport salary scale and may be able to provide accommodation.  

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Athol Hundermark, Director of Rowing by emailing

Closing date: 12 noon, 21 June 2019.  Interviews will be held week commencing 24 June 2019.  

For a full application pack including job description visit  Alternatively, telephone (01743) 280 834 or email

Applicants will undergo thorough child protection screening including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service.

More about Shrewsbury School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: The Schools, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 7BA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1743 280500
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A brief history of Shrewsbury:

Set above a gracious curve of the River Severn, amidst what Sir Neville Cardus described as “the most beautiful playing fields in the world”, Shrewsbury is a co-educational school of some 780 pupil...