Posted: 21 September 2016

Highland Swim Team-Performance Development Coach

Highland Swim Team
Highlands and Islands
Job Type:
Performance Development Coach
Contract (up to 220 days per year)
Closing date:
07 October 2016
Contract (up to 220 days per year) and will be reviewed

Scottish Swimming and sportscotland are working with Highland Swim Team Performance Development Swimming Programme and is currently looking to engage an enthusiastic, experienced Level 3 Swimming Coach to train swimmers living in the Highlands and Islands and mentor and support local coaches working with the member clubs of Highland Swim Team. 


  • A Level 3 Swimming coaching qualification and/or a proven track record of coaching and improving performance development swimmers
  • The ability to lead and deliver quality practice to the local swimmers
  • Ability to communicate effectively to swimmers, coaches and parents
  • Experience of selecting athletes for teams and competitions
  • Passion for the sport and for Scottish success



  • This Contract for Services role is available until 31/12/17 and will be reviewed thereafter with a view to extension through to 31/12/19 subject to agreement.
  • Requires up to 220 days per year which will be paid at a daily rate of £120. Reasonable travelling and other expenses will be paid in line with Highland Swim Team’s  Expenses Policy.
  • The successful Performance Development Coach will work directly with the Scottish Swimming Director of Performance and National Coach and sportscotland’s Regional Performance Manager for the Highlands and Islands
  •  There will be an expectation that the Performance Development Coach will perform necessary administrative duties in line with the role and make recommendations to the HST Committee on athlete selections for competitions and teams.


  • Please note your interest in this post by submitting a CV outlining your coaching experience and skills for the position to by Friday 7th October 2016.

  • It is anticipated that Interviews will be held on the week commencing Monday 24 October 2016.