Posted: 19 August 2014

Hailes Swimming Club - Level 2 Coach

Hailes Swimming Club
Job Type:
Level 2 Coach
Part time - 4 hours coaching per week and participation at Galas.
£15 per hour
Closing date:
30 September 2014

Hailes Swimming Club is a junior developmental swim club which works to improve swim techniques across the four swim strokes.  Our members range from 5 to 16 years of age and are coached according to ability.  We are affiliated with Scottish Amateur Swimming Association (SASA) and are working in conjunction with them to achieve SwiMark status.  We participate in competitive galas and are members of the Forth Valley Junior League (FVJL).   


To improve performance of athletes in a safe and positive environment, while working alongside other club staff to deliver a well organised, appropriate and effective programme.


  • To provide quality coaching programmes to the ability of all athletes
  • To assist the athletes to achieve their full potential with the objective of achieving district / national / international / world class standards
  • To support in the leadership and coordination of the coaching team, and provide advice and support to assistant coaches and helpers
  • To provide clear, progressive and accessible development paths for athletes and coaches of all abilities, and give feedback on progression
    • To support club development initiatives
    • Abide by and promote sound ethics and club policies; child protection, fair play and equal opportunities to all members
    • Liaise with the club management committee to ensure there are regular and appropriate competitive opportunities for members
    • To attend and contribute to appropriate club meetings


  • Motivational
  • Good organisation and communication skills
  • Ability to make the session enjoyable
  • Efficient and effective time management
  • Show an appropriate level of technical knowledge
  • Approachable and friendly
  • A willingness to learn and develop 


  • Complete an enhanced Disclosure Scotland check
  • Sign and adhere to the Coach’s Code of Conduct
  • Attend appropriate training 


  • Scottish Swimming UKCC Level 1 TEACHING AQUATICS  Essential
  • Scottish Swimming UKCC Level 2 TEACHING AQUATICS  Desirable
  • Scottish Swimming UKCC Level 1 COACHING SWIMMING Essential
  • Scottish Swimming UKCC Level 2 COACHING SWIMMING Essential
  • Appropriate CPD
  • Safeguarding & Protecting Children Workshop
  • Up to date PVG 


The successful candidate would be expected to commit to 4 hours coaching per week and participation at Galas.


£15 per hour 

To make an application please contact

Fiona McEwan- President on 07813784383 or e-mail  a short CV expressing your interest to