Claires Court School Boat Club – Full Time Rowing Coach

The Role

We are looking to appoint a Rowing Coach, to join our existing team, from September 2022. You will coach all pupils and students from our senior girls’ and boys’ and Sixth Form. This is a full-time post working 35 hours per week all year round.

This is an exciting opportunity for a forward-thinking coach, or a competitive and passionate rower, who is committed to their own development and co-creating an engaging environment for our students to learn and progress to a national racing standard.

To be successful in this role, you must be:

  • Have relevant experience in a similar role, as a coach or highly experienced and committed rower. At a national level or above preferred.
  • Be able to create a training programme for the teams you are working with
  • Keen to contribute to the whole department so we continue to progress
  • Patient, with the ability to inspire confidence in others
  • Able to work on your own initiative and have a commitment to working within the team
  • Skilled in building excellent working relationships with students and colleagues
  • Flexible in your approach to work, with the ability to work outside normal working hours, as some weekend and evening work will be required

Above all you must want the very best for our students and be prepared to put their needs first. You recognise the importance of educating the whole child within a broad curricular and co-curricular programme, and of achieving high standards. In return, we offer a positive working environment, with supportive colleagues and regular opportunities for professional development and training.

Main duties / key responsibilities:


  • Support the day-to-day running of the boat club, events, camps and training by ensuring that the juniors have an engaging programme
  • To coach junior rowing at school, working alongside the existing team, ensuring that a full and structured rowing programme is delivered to the students, from beginner to national level
  • Work with the Head of Rowing and Rowing Manager to develop a coaching strategy in line with the best practice in the sport and secure agreement with fellow coaches
  • Maintain accurate record of all students progress
  • Produce academic reports for all students, as required
  • To submit any administration on the correct paper systems and in a timely fashion

Preparation and Maintenance

  • Communicate clearly to pupils and parents plans for term time and holiday arrangements.
  • Ensure equipment is prepared prior to each session
  • Responsible for the care and maintenance of our boat club equipment

For more information please see full job advert here or contact [email protected].

Applications must be received by 9am on Monday 4 July 2022. Please apply early as applications will be considered upon receipt; we reserve the right to interview/appoint prior to the closing date.

Application Dates: From Thursday 16th June 2022 to Monday 4th July 2022

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