Posted: 08 June 2022

Elite Squad Assistant Coach/Lead Academy Coach

The Royal School
Job Type:
£18525 (this includes a £6000 accommodation benefit)
Closing date:
27 June 2022

Elite Squad Assistant Coach/Lead Academy Coach vacancy




Swimming Club

Salary Range:

£18525 (this includes a £6000 accommodation benefit)

Responsible to:

Head Coach/Principle

Hours of work:

Full time

Status of position:



Start Date:

1st September 2022




Application closing date

Midday 27th June 2022


The Royal School swimming programme is dedicated to providing opportunity and encouragement for all of its swimmers to make an uncompromised commitment to the pursuit of excellence.


The Role


Plan and deliver sessions for the Academy Squad whilst developing the program. In support of the Head Coach, deliver sessions for the Elite Squad.


  • In partnership with the coaching team, motivate, lead and set the standard for all swimmers in the club
  • Have involvement in all planning and delivery throughout the club
  • Maintain and enhance great communication throughout the club          
  • Attend regular coaches’ meetings
  • Assist in ensuring that all coaching sessions are covered during coach absences
  • Support and develop volunteer coaches working within the programme
  • Attend all designated meets
  • Create & maintain a personal development plan to ensure continual professional development
  • Maintain an excellent working relationship with local clubs in the county and region
  • Ensure compliance with Swim England policies including welfare and child protection
  • Ensure all administration is completed within deadlines





Essential Qualities/Qualifications


  • Ability to motivate and lead
  • Driving licence
  • Level 1 coach
  • Computer skills
  • Safeguarding & Protecting Children
  • DBS/ Eligible to work with children


Desired Qualities/Qualifications


  • Level 2 coach or higher
  • Dryland qualification
  • NRSTC or Pool Lifeguard
  • First aid



Benefits include


Accommodation (individual apartment) inc of utilities, bills, washing etc

Full board

Pension 5% contribution from The Royal School

5 weeks annual holiday

All CPD in line with PDP


Mobile phone

Competition expenses covered



Visit our website or social media for further information.

Please complete and return your

  • Application
  • CV
  • Covering letter

to by midday on the 27th June 2022.

If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact