Assistant Head of Rowing – Wimbledon High School

Required: As soon as possible

Salary: £30,000 – £34,000 p.a. (dependent on experience)

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

This is an opportunity for an experienced rowing coach to play a key role supporting the running of a hugely ambitious, thriving and motivated Boat Club at one of London’s top day schools.

Rowing is a popular sport at Wimbledon High School, with Wimbledon High School Boat Club a key part of the school community and the community on the river! In just five seasons, Head of Rowing, Gillian Lindsay (Olympic silver medallist and World Champion) has taken Wimbledon High School Boat Club to great heights, including the winning of silver and bronze medals at the National Schools’ Regatta, participation in the Henley Royal Regatta qualifiers and numerous wins in more local events.

The Assistant Head of Rowing will support the Head of Rowing in the over-all running of the Boat Club. They will be responsible for training sessions and will also provide support at competitions.

The ideal candidate will have a sound knowledge of health and safety, on and off the water, with successful experience of coaching rowing within a school as well as experience of rowing at a high-performance level. They will also have excellent knowledge of long-term development practices for young rowers.

About Wimbledon High School 

Wimbledon High School is a highly academic school for girls aged 4 to 18, located in the heart of Wimbledon, less than 20 minutes from central London.

Since 1880, Wimbledon High School has been educating girls to go out into the world and make a difference. We’re incredibly proud of that heritage, and the fact that we are a beacon school of the Girls’ Day School Trust.

As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further information and to apply please click here

The closing date for applications is 9am on 16 August 2022.

Interviews will take place on 22 August 2022.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

Application Dates: From Tuesday 2nd August 2022 to Tuesday 16th August 2022

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