Posted: 27 March 2014

Assistant Head Coach (Swimming)

University of Edinburgh
Office base: Centre for Sport and Exercise, University of Edinburgh, 46 Pleasance, Edinburgh, EH8 9TJ
Job Type:
Assistant Head Coach (Swimming)
UE05 scale {£20,972 - £24,289 plus a 15% premium band allowance}
Closing date:
18 April 2014
Interview date:
06 May 2014

The University of Edinburgh seeks an ambitious Assistant Head Coach (Swimming) to assist the Head of Performance Swimming in coaching athletes within the University’s highly rated Performance Swimming Programme.

Working as part of the University’s top rated sporting community, and collaborating closely with Edinburgh University Swimming & Water Polo Club (EUSWPC) and Scottish Swimming/sportscotland Institute of Sport, the Assistant Head Coach (Swimming) will lead and/or support technical coaching of the University’s Performance Swimming Squads, as well as play a key role in helping develop/realise programme objectives and liaising with multi-disciplinary support service staff.

You will be a dynamic coach, qualified to UKCC Level 2 Swimming prepared to work towards Level 3, with 3 years experience in high performance swim coaching as a lead coach.

You will be expected to work flexibly under minimal supervision, plan/prioritise well and play a leading role in a high performance and winning sport environment within one of the UK’s most highly respected, successful and impressive sporting universities

Further particulars, and on-line applications, are available from the University’s recruitment website ~

Further information and queries can be directed to Performance Sport Manager, Claire Cruikshank The closing date for completed applications is: Friday 18th April 2014 Interviews will be held on Tuesday 6th May 2014. Please note that it is envisaged this post will commence in late August / early September 2014.

Start Date: Late August / Early September 2014