Director of Swimming – Dawlish Swimming Club

June 07, 2024

Organisation: Dawlish Swimming Club and Trinity School

Contract Type: Permanent

Qualifications: Coaching Swimming: Swimming Coach Certificate or Level 2 Award

Coaching Swimming: Senior Swimming Coach Certificate or Level 3 Award

Working Hours: Full time

Location: Teignmouth

Salary: £33,000 – £39,000

Closing Date: 4th July 2024 23:59

Dawlish Swimming Club and Trinity School

Dawlish Swimming Club and Trinity School are seeking a dynamic, passionate and forward-looking Director of Swimming/Head Coach to design and lead the school’s new academy and the club’s swimming programme over the next five years and beyond. Both the club and school are at the start of a new phase in their journey and are ambitious about offering a distinctive, leading swimming offer in Devon.

This is a developmental role suited to someone interested in growing a project from its early stages.
Why choose this role?:

  • Inclusive, welcoming and vibrant swimming club and school working in close partnership
  • Open potential for growth, with full access to our own race standard 25m pool
  • Indoor and outdoor land training facilities and gym
  • Opportunity to attract and work with UK and international swimming scholars
  • Energetic, supportive and ambitious club committee and school leadership
  • Access to 50m Olympic pool in Plymouth and links with local sea swimming groups
  • Positive engagement with the local community and sponsors
  • Option of free full board at the school, either initially to help with relocation or longer term.

The ideal candidate will bring:

  • Leadership, to help shape and drive the delivery of our joint vision for club and school
  • Skill, enthusiasm, and commitment, to grow a 100+ young club membership into a thriving, competitive squad, and to attract and nurture talent to build the school academy
  • Engagement and inspiration, always positively looking for improvement and striking the right balance between performance and enjoyment
  • Qualifications: Swim England Swimming Coach or Senior Swimming Coach Certificate ASA Level 2 or Level 3 Coaching Award), although finding the right person for our partnership is what matters most so we welcome interest from all applicants keen to develop with us.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying, or would like to arrange an informal conversation about the role, please contact our Club Chair, Fran.

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