Wimbledon High School – Rowing Coach and Equipment Manager

Wimbledon High School seeks an experienced rowing coach to assist the Head of Rowing in the overall running of its a hugely ambitious, thriving and motivated Boat Club. Specifically, but not exclusively, you will run the Junior 13 and Junior 14 rowing programme, including school holiday training camps. You will also deputise for the Head of Rowing in their absence.

Rowing is a popular sport at Wimbledon High School, with WHS 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 WHSBC 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. As Rowing Coach and Equipment Manager, you will play a key role in continuing this success.

The successful candidate will have proven coaching experience within a school environment, ideally supported by relevant coaching qualifications. You will be an inspirational leader but equally a team player capable in teaching specific rowing styles in harmony with the Head of Rowing’s vision. Part of the role will include transporting both boats and pupils to competition venues and the boat club, therefore a full clean minibus and trailing driving license is required. The ability to carry out minor boat repairs is also needed.

Benefits

  • 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 more information please see the following page.

Application Dates: From Friday 19th November 2021 to Thursday 2nd December 2021

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