Lead Squad Coach Vacancy

The Borough of Harrow Swimming Club based in Harrow, Middlesex is looking for an Age Group Coach, adding to the strength and depth of our existing team.

The Role

The Lead Squad Coach (LSC) will be a part-time coach responsible for writing and implementing annual and daily session plans. They will also attend the Age Group squad competitions, as directed by the Head Coach as well as Club, County, Regional and National Competitions as required.

The (LSC) holds a supportive role in the ongoing development of the Club’s performance coaching programme and will assist the Head Coach with the Performance Age and Youth Squads.

The (LSC) will report to the Head Coach to develop the club’s competitive and training swimming programme, and to introduce greater stability and resilience to broader swimming coaching across the club. They must demonstrate the ability to communicate with parents and coaches and fulfil all required administration duties on time.

Reporting line: The Head Coach.

Remuneration: Hourly rate depending on qualifications and experience.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • UKCC Swimming Coach Level 2
  • DBS clearance.

Personal attributes:

  • Be an effective communicator, within the club and the community, and comfortable talking with parents, swimmers, fellow coaches and other key people and organisations.
  • The ability to build and maintain an effective working relationship with the HC, Operation Manager and other coaching staff, swimmers and their parents.
  • A flexible approach to working hours.
  • A great attitude and flexible ‘can do’ approach to your work which may include additional hours to ensure the job is done to the best of your ability.
  • Effective time management, planning and organisation.

This job description should not be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended to provide the framework within which the role of (LSC) will be developed and may be subject to adjustment in light of the changing needs of the club.

    • Closing date for application Saturday 7th September 2019. Applications must be made by submitting the following to Suzette Muhammad at bhsc@harrowswim.com
      • Cover letter.
      • A comprehensive CV, including 2 referees.

      Interviews with a shortlist of candidates are expected to be held during the week beginning 8th September 2019.

      All applications will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.