Head Swimming Coach, Kenya

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Braeburn Schools LtdKenya

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Start date: September 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive Local Salary
Contract term: Fixed Term


Braeburn International Schools are co-educational schools situated in Kenya and Tanzania, offering the National Curriculum of England and Wales to students between the ages of 2 and 18 years. Memberships include CIS, COBIS and IAPS.

A dynamic, experienced and energetic Head Swimming Coach is required for September 2017.

Applicants must have:

  • A University degree with a recognised teaching certification (QTS)
  • ASCA/WSCA Level 3 certification or higher
  • Lifesaving and first aid certification

The following would be an advantage:

  • Ten years or more of experience in swimming teaching or coaching
  • Management experience in Swim Program Management or related field
  • International coaching experience

This post provides an exciting opportunity for a highly driven and capable teacher to lead a well-established team of swimming teachers and coaches across nine campuses. Braeburn Swimming is a highly competitive swim team who compete both nationally and internationally. Our program offers training for all levels of swimmers. Our advance team currently train eight sessions a week plus an additional six dry land sessions. Our dry land sessions are run by the strength and conditioning coaches in the gym on site at our Gitanga Road, Nairobi, Campus.

The successful candidate will receive a two year renewable contract, medical cover, membership of the school pension scheme, accommodation and a competitive local salary.

Interested applicants should email their letter of application, CV, a recent photograph and the details of two referees by 13th August 2017 to the Primary Education Manager:

Applications will be considered as soon as they are received but please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted thereafter.

For further information about the school, please visit our website (below) or the team Facebook page:


The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people. Short listed applicants will be asked for an ICPC or the equivalent from the country of current employment.

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More about Braeburn Schools Ltd
Address: P O Box 45112 – 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
Telephone: +254 20 501 8000