Posted: 04 September 2017 Grangemouth ASC - Head Coach Organisation: Grangemouth ASC Location: Grangemouth Job Type: Part-time Hours: 15 hours per week, excluding competitions Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience Closing date: 31 March 2018 Duration: Permanent Apply Grangemouth Amateur Swimming Club is based at Grangemouth Sports Complex. It is a competitive, non profit-making swimming club of approximately 130 swimmers. The club has a comprehensive training programme to cater for swimmers of all ages and abilities. Different training zones cater for swimmers from entry-level through to those competing at National, British and International level. Grangemouth Amateur Swimming Club is a participating club within the F.I.R.S.T. (Falkirk Integrated Regional Swim Team) Performance program. The club regularly organises and participates in competitive swimming galas ranging from time-trials, local meets and leagues, through to regional, district, national and international competitions. The club has enjoyed considerable success at all of these levels. Key responsibilities: Plan and deliver, in conjunction with the other coaches, a co-ordinated training programme for all swimmers to assist them in achieving their full potential with the objective of achieving national standards, if possible Set an appropriate competition calendar for the squad and attend competitions as required Submit meet entries within deadlines and attend to administrative tasks required for the efficient running of the squad Work positively with other members of the coaching team Develop a positive working relationship with the swimmers and their parents, feeding back on progress and ensuring effective communication Attend and contribute to coaching meetings and committee meetings, as required Requirements: UKCC Level 2 minimum (or equivalent), and able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of the principles of long term athlete development Ambitious, enthusiastic and highly motivated with a minimum of two years’ experience of coaching at Age group level or above Ability to work flexible hours to include early morning, evening and weekend training sessions as well as competitions Willing and able to work effectively with a large coaching and administration team and to develop positive relationships Complete an enhanced Disclosure Scotland check Abide by and promote sound ethics, Club policies and Scottish Swimming policies, in particular with regard to child protection, fair play and equal opportunities to all members Sign and adhere to the Coach’s Code of Conduct Attend appropriate training For further information, or to send an application (CV and 2 references), please contact the Club Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org The closing date for receipt of applications is 31st March 2018.