Emanuel School – Boathouse Manager

Emanuel School has an exciting opportunity for a well-qualified and experienced individual in the role of Boathouse Manager.

The Emanuel Boat House is one of a very few exclusive rowing sites on the tideway, and the postholder will manage this key site for Emanuel school. You will work closely with the Director of Rowing to provide an excellent state of rowing equipment, site facilities and support services, assuming responsibility for the checking and promoting of safe practice in rowing. In addition to this, you will be accountable for ensuring Boat House facilities and equipment are well maintained and compliant to allow rowers to race and compete at the highest levels safely. The Boathouse manager may be required to assist with coaching as and when required but is not likely to lead a rowing squad.

A self-motivated and robust individual, you will bring a wide skillset to this role, including the ability to coach from a launch as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Extensive experience in rowing and maintenance is essential to success in this role, balancing this with rigorous Health & Safety or regulatory compliance experience. A clean driving licence with D1 endorsement and towing endorsement is essential, along with the ability to drive with boat trailers.

This role requires flexibility on hours and will entail some weekend and evening work. Time off in lieu will be awarded and taken in agreement with the Director of Rowing.

Holiday rowing and racing takes place and there will be busy times of the year between February & July.

In return, we can offer the following benefits:

  • Defined pension contribution scheme, with up to 10% employer contribution and life insurance cover
  • Free lunches
  • Simply Health healthcare plan, including flu jabs, online GP service and counselling
  • Discounts in local shops, restaurants and businesses
  • Season ticket loans and ride to work scheme
  • Training and development support

For further details and to apply please see here.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 31 January 2023 at 9am.

Do note that interviews may be held at any stage after applications are received, so candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible.

Start date: April 2023 or as soon as possible

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. Emanuel School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Salary: GBP £32,000 - £35,000 per year (depending on experience)

Type: Full Time, Permanent

Application Dates: From Wednesday 25th January 2023 to Tuesday 31st January 2023

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