George Heriot’s School – Assistant Head of Rowing

We are seeking to recruit an appropriately experienced Rowing Coach to provide coaching for pupils from August 2020.  Candidates should be able and willing to coach pupils at Senior School stages.

The position is for weekday afternoons and Saturday mornings during term time and will require travelling with pupils to away fixtures as required, including at weekends. Furthermore, attendance at a residential Easter training camp may be required.

Please note that applicants must hold a valid First Aid certificate.

Further details

Part-time, fixed term (1 year) – term time only
20 hours per week


Actual salary £10,296.51 – £14,666.77 per annum (£22,234 – £31,671 FTE) depending on qualifications and experience

Additional payment will be given for time worked outside of contracted hours, including attendance at events.

Hours of work

20 hours per week, variable as follows:

Monday to Wednesday:                   2:00pm – 5.00pm
Thursdays:                                          3:00pm -5.00pm
Saturday:                                             Staffing fixtures (times will vary depending on venue)

How to apply

Applicants are invited to submit a letter of application accompanied by their CV and the completed application form for the attention of The Principal, C/O The HR Manager to:

By email:        [email protected] 



By post:

George Heriot’s School
Lauriston Place

Closing date for applications is noon on Friday 4 September 2020.

Additional Information

Heriot’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and the successful candidates will be required to obtain membership of the PVG scheme.

George Heriot’s Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

 George Heriot’s School is governed by George Heriot’s Trust, Scottish Charity number SC011463

Application Dates: From Monday 24th August 2020 to Friday 4th September 2020

Stay up to date...

Get the latest rowing news, tips, event info and updates straight to your inbox.

Sign up now!

Love Rowing

British Rowing’s charitable foundation

Love Rowing supports projects to increase the accessibility of rowing. Donate today!

Find out more