Swim England is striving to create a happier, healthier and more successful nation through swimming and aquatic activity. We strive to inspire everyone to enjoy the water in the way that suits them. As the recognised national governing body for swimming, artistic swimming, diving and water polo in England, we help people learn how to swim, enjoy the water safely, and compete in all our sports. Swim England is an incorporated organisation with charitable status.
About the Role
We are seeking a Para-Swimming Talent Coach to join our team on a fixed term contract for 10-12 months.
This is an exciting opportunity working within the Sports Development Directorate as part of a busy Swimming & Para-Swimming talent team responsible for delivering the Para-Swimming talent programme and developing the para-swimming coach workforce.
Reporting to the Para-Swimming Development Manager, you will be responsible for working with athletes, parents and their home programme coaches, developing the para-swimming workforce to enhance the athlete journey and work with Swim England regional partners to develop the para-swimming pathway. To find out more about the role, download the full job description and person specification document by selecting the apply now option located on this page.
The successful candidate must:
- Have previous experience of mentoring and developing coaches;
- Have strong coaching abilities and ability to self start;
- Have knowledge of Para-Swimming;
- Have knowledge of athlete development frameworks;
- Be willing to undertake a DBS check.
Previous experience / knowledge of the Para-Swimming pathway would also be advantageous.
So if you feel you have the suitable skills and attributes for this position then we would like to hear from you.
The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on Wednesday 29 September 2021.