Sir William Perkins’s School is a high-performing independent girls’ school for approximately 600 students aged 11 – 18 years.
Our Vision is to build confidence, integrity and excellence in a caring, innovative and happy community, so that each student leaves having been given the best possible chance of achieving their full potential, taking with them sound values, a breadth of skills and knowledge and ready to take on the world!
The Head is both a member of HMC and GSA.
Part Time Sessional Rowing Coach(s) - SWPS Boat Club
Start Date: Jan/Feb 2021 (start date negotiable)
We are looking to recruit part time rowing coach(s) will work under the guidance of the Head of Rowing or Lead Senior Coach in the day to day coaching and running of the rowing squads. The main purpose of the role is to teach the basic skills of sculling and rowing to the junior rowers, as well as working with our senior squad, as required.
The senior squad has produced international medalists at a J16 and J18 level and is working hard to continue to be medal contenders at Schools Head and National Schools. The School has competed in Henley Royal Regatta and wishes to build on this success.
In this role you will be expected to work after school and weekends only with the potential for holiday work, including residential training camps, on this basis Saturdays are an essential part of the role. Each term is on average 13 weeks and term dates are available on the School's website.
Our coaches are self-employed and will submit an invoice for payment of their services at the end of each calendar month.
As we work in a small term, the successful candidate(s) will need to be a confident communicators, who are approachable, patient and above all passionate about rowing.
We would love to hear from you if you have the ability to:
- Inspire and motivate students in Rowing to achieve their best
- Relate effectively and to earn the confidence of colleagues, students and parents/carers
- Use strategies that effectively support the School’s policies and procedures
And if you also have:
- Excellent organisational and time management skills
The SWPS Boat Club is a purpose built facility which includes: three boat bays where racing and training equipment is stored; a large training room with balcony; and a purpose built floating landing stage to launch crews onto the river.
How to apply
If you would like to join our team, your cover letter and application should be addressed to the Head, Mr C C Muller.
Helen Wood, our HR Manager, would be pleased to talk to you further about this opportunity, so please contact her (contact details are in the candidate information pack).
Vacancy will be live until Monday 18 January 2021 at 1pm
Applications will be considered on arrival and the School reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date. Interviews will be conducted firstly via Zoom.
SWPS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.
Sir William Perkins's School
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- Secondary School
- Girls school with students of age 11 - 19 years