Posted: 25 June 2021

Bridge of Don Amateur Swim Club-Masters/Open Water Coach & Fitness Squad Coach

Bridge of Don Amateur Swim Club
Job Type:
Part time
Closing date:
23 July 2021

Bridge of Don Amateur Swim Club [BODASC] is looking for a level 2 qualified swimming coach to lead and manage our masters squad.  This is an exciting opportunity to deliver squad sessions within a competitive programme in Aberdeen.  Job share will be considered.

Position available:

  • Masters/Open Water Squad Lead Coach (over 18s) [up to 4 sessions per week].  Competitive rate of pay
  • Fitness Squad Coach [up to 4 sessions per week].  Competitive rate of pay.

Main functions:

  • Carry out your duties in a professional manner and be willing to cover other squads when required;
  • Attend competitions where required in order to provide feedback and support to swimmers and other coaches (including open water events);
  • Follow codes of conduct and child protection policies;
  • Provide a yearly plan to the head coach and to ensure that sessions plans are prepared and evaluated;
  • Attend training and coaches meetings when required;
  • Attend meetings out with usual poolside duties;
  • Communicate with all swimmers, parents and other participants of the sport in a polite, professional and friendly manner;
  • Complete any task that is considered necessary to ensure the effective running of the club; and
  • Committed to supporting the pathway from Learn to Swim through the club squads and into UoA [University of Aberdeen Performance Swimming]

Qualifications & Professional Membership:

  • Membership of SASA;
  • Qualified to UKCC Level 2 Coaching/Swim Teacher or qualified to Level 1 and prepared to undertake relevant training to successful qualification at Level 2; and
  • PVG Membership for Regulated Work with Children or willingness to obtain prior to a formal offer of employment being made
  • Experienced Level 1s may be considered

How to apply:

Please send your CV to Kelly Finnie, Head Coach at

Any informal enquiries can be made to the contact as above.

The closing date for applications is 23rd July 2021