Bexley Swimming Club are looking to appoint an ambitious, committed, and enthusiastic Development Coach who will work with the coaching team to deliver a structured training programme.
Organisation: Bexley Swimming Club
Contract Type: Self Employed
RLSS National Rescue Award for Swimming teachers and coaches (NRASTC)
RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualifications
Coaching; Swimming Coach Certificate or Level 2 Award (desirable)
Working Hours: Part Time (admin away from the pool, additional attendance at galas expected)
Location: Bexley – Sidcup, Bexleyheath, Mottingham
Salary: Competitive/negotiable dependent on experience
Closing Date: 29th of September 2023
Key responsibilities of the role include:
Deliver a coaching programme to meet the needs of the swimmers, enabling them to reach their full potential
Working alongside our coaches to deliver effective coaching sessions.
Ensure feedback is given to senior member of the coaching team.
Provide coaching support and feedback at competitions and meets
To be able to attend galas & encourage swimmers to compete.
Keep up to date with regulations and show an interest continuing professional development and a willingness to expand their
Report to the Head Coach and work well in a team to help support other coaches
Willing to provide cover / work increased hours if required including coaching our Masters squad
To follow and promote Wavepower.
Requirements and skills
Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
Understanding of health and safety in a swimming pool environment.
Be highly motivated, enthusiastic, and passionate about developing swimmers as people as well as athletes and enabling them
to reach their full potential.
Have experience of coaching in the appropriate swimming/coaching areas
To be punctual, reliable, and committed to the club and its goals and willing to go above and beyond what is expected.
To communicate effectively with swimmers, parents, other coaches and committee
Completed Swim England Safeguarding and Protecting Children training (or willingness to complete this prior to starting)
Full driving licence
National Pool Lifeguard Qualification
Completed Swim England Team Manager training.
Swimming Coach certificate or Level 2 Award
How to apply:
Please send your CV and a covering letter which explains why you believe you should be considered for this to firstname.lastname@example.org