News > Voluntary Water Polo Head Coach: Swim England Women's Senior Team - ASA Level 2

Organisation: Swim England
Job Type: Voluntary
Working Hours: Part time
Location: Home based
Closing Date: 5 April 2019

Swim England is seeking a Water Polo Head Coach for the Women’s Senior National Team to plan, prepare and a lead a programme of development for all players to compete for the National Team. The position is fixed term, for an initial two year period with review prior to possible extension for further two years.

You will support a programme of development for all Assistant Coaches and other support staff, designed to enhance their knowledge, skills and abilities. You will produce a clear programme of development activity for the squad through the next two years and, subject to review, two years after.

The location of all training, camps and/or competitions will vary. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake both travel in the UK and overseas as considered appropriate by the Water Polo Talent Officer and as required by competition schedule.

Swim England is the national governing body for swimming in England. We help people learn how to swim, enjoy the water, and compete in our sports of swimming, diving, water polo and synchronised swimming.

The successful candidate must:
  • Have a current coaching qualification
  • Have coaching leadership experience within a national Water Polo programme
  • Have an understanding and commitment to safeguarding, equal opportunities in employment and sport
  • Be able to demonstrate leadership qualities

Find out more about the Swim England family via the menu links and the relevant Level 2 Award in Coaching Water Polo/Water Polo Coach Certificate

Coaching: Level 2 Award in Coaching Water Polo/Water Polo Coach Certificate

So if you feel you have the suitable skills and attributes for this position then Swim England would like to hear from you.

Swim Ebgland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Swim England is  committed to inclusion and embrace the spirit of all equalities legislation. Where possible Swim England will always make reasonable adjustments for accessibility to anyone who requires it.

Please be advised that Swim England cannot offer visa sponsorship and that you must have right to work status to apply or be considered for this role. If you are a non UK/EU National, you must have an appropriate working Visa to undertake employment.

Closing date: as above. Applications after this time will not be considered
Interview dates: Thursday and Friday 11 and 12 April 2019. Interviews may be conducted via Skype.

How to apply

To apply for this role please:
  • Complete the Application Statement.
  • Send your CV and cover letter outlining the skills and experience you can bring to this role referring to the advert, person specification and job description to the email address below. This should include any personal interests and unpaid activities. Include as much detail as possible to support your application, we receive hundreds of applications so make yours stand out! (We would recommend at least 300 words.)

Applications received without all elements above will not be considered for shortlisting.

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10:47:00 26.03.2019