Performance Age and Junior Swimming Coach, Bournemouth

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Bournemouth Collegiate SchoolBournemouth
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on experience and residential status
Contract term: Permanent

Bournemouth Collegiate School Swimming Club is affiliated to the ASA South West Region and is one of the leading competitive swimming clubs in Dorset. The club has a proven track record in producing National and International athletes, from GB Internationals, National medallists and National qualifiers.

We are now in an exciting period of the Club’s development and are keen to appoint an ambitious, determined Coach to join the team. Working closely with the Head Coach, the successful candidate will help facilitate the development of our age group programme and will be responsible for producing the next generation of elite athletes at BCS.

The role is full time and will include providing additional support in land work sessions, and cover in the absence of the Head Coach.

The successful candidate will have their ASA/UKCC Level 3 Coaching Qualification or equivalent. We may consider Level 2 qualified coaches who are close to achieving Level 3 in the near future.

The successful candidate will have experience of developing swimmers through to a minimum of County/Regional level and must be confident working and communicating with a wide range of people from the swimming community.

They will co-ordinate training under the guidance of the Head Coach and must be highly motivated and passionate about developing talented young people to the highest possible levels. They will be able to demonstrate excellent organisational and time management skills. A detailed knowledge of talent identification and long term athlete development are essential. This role will include attendance at targeted open meets throughout the year, set by the Head Coach

The successful candidate’s development and progression will also be a central focus and in return the candidate will be expected to coach across all levels, ages and abilities.

Accommodation in the Boarding house is available if required.

As part of United Learning, we offer excellent opportunities for professional development. United Learning has teamed up with ‘Edenred’ to provide employees with a great selection of flexible rewards including salary sacrifice schemes and access to a variety of retail discounts.

To find out more about the School, please visit our website at

If you require any further information about the position, please contact the Director of Sport Richard Harrison-Poole,

For any queries relating to the application process, please email

BCS is an equal opportunities employer, and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All positions in School will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).

To comply with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, all prospective employees will be required to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.

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Closing date: Thursday 10 May 2018

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