Vacancies

Vacancies

Head Coach

Bracknell and Wokingham Swimming Club (BWSC), based in Berkshire, are looking for a head coach to lead our experienced team of coaches and teachers, and develop on the club’s successes to date going forward. Applicants must hold a Level 2 or Level 3 coaching qualification and have strong leadership and communication skills. .You should be fluent in English and have the right to work in the UK.

The successful candidate will need to have a vision to take BWSC to the next level, advancing swimming throughout the club. This will involve working closely with the swimmers, coaching team including the Academy and competitive streams, parents and the management committee. We are looking for strong leadership and communication skills combined with an understanding of planning progression for the club and its swimmers. Experience at this level of coaching essential.

BWSC have a successful performance stream, producing swimmers at county, regional and national levels. This is supported by a dynamic and growing Academy, a very keen and successful group of masters and a competitive stream. The club is SwimMark accredited. We are looking for an ambitious, enthusiastic and dynamic coach to develop the club.

Please note: Applicants who do not hold the appropriate coaching qualification will not be shortlisted.

Detailed information on the role will be provided to suitable applicants.

How to apply

To express interest, please send a cover letter and CV, including two references, to the Michael Morrow, club chairman via email chair.bwsc@gmail.com or apply via the Swim England website.

 

 

At Bracknell and Wokingham Swimming Club we have a number of voluntary and paid vacancies, if you are interested in any of the following positions contact our Club Secretary on secretary@bwsc.org.uk

Lifeguards

We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals to work as part of a friendly team at BWSC, lifeguarding at pools through the Bracknell and Camberley area on an evening basis.

As a Lifeguard you will be responsible for the safety and enjoyment of our swimmers within the facilities. Successful candidates will have the RLSS NPLQ qualification and will receive further site specific training and a club induction.    If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for then we would like to hear from you.

All posts are subject to a DBS check.

Academy Teacher

We are looking for qualified Level 1 and Level 2 Swimming Teachers to join our academy swimming program. The successful candidates will provide and be responsible for planning and implementation a structured swimming program for one or more of our Academy groups.  You should be prepared to go the extra mile to help our swimmers reach their potential and achieve their goals. You will be accountable to and supported by the Head of Academy.

 Responsibilities include:

  1. To manage the delivery of a structured programme of work for swimmers aged 7 – 11 years old. Prepare a cycle of work which is approved by our Head of Academy and to introduce swimmers to competitions (Ribbon Gala) for the first time.
  2. Dealing with parent enquiries in an efficient and courteous manner.
  3. To undertake and represent BWSC at internal and on occasion at external galas supporting all Academy swimmers.
  4. To undertake teaching cover for other groups as required by the Club or other teachers.
  5. Assisting with preparation of materials for members of the coaching team, swimmers and management committee.
  6. Able to commit to all group training sessions, teachers meetings, internal and external competitions as required.

All posts are subject to a DBS check.

If this is of interest to you simply email our Club Secretary at secretary@bwsc.org.uk

Press Officer

The external promotion of the club is an important tool to attracting new members to the club, this voluntary role is ideally suited to an individual who is well organised and has a gift for writing great copy.

The main duties will include:

  1. The Promotion and Publicising of the club, in a positive way
  2. Establish working relations with local media
  3. Produce informative and unbiased press releases with photographs with regards to all the club’s events as and when appropriate information is available
  4. Report on club events (internally and externally)

If this is of interest to you simply email our Club Secretary at secretary@bwsc.org.uk

Team Manager

When attending external galas and open meets the coaches rely on a safe pair of hands to look after the swimmers whilst they are coaching, would you be interested in this Team Managers role ? BWSC will provide full training for this Team Managers position and will pay for the Team Manager 1 or Team Manager 2 course. The main duties for this voluntary position are:

  1. To liaise closely with the Club Coach regarding the external meet and arrange all external transport as needed, accompany the team to gala.
  2. Put team lists on pool notice boards.
  3. Answer any parent questions before gala.
  4. Whip the swimmers for their races whilst at external galas
  5. Deal with all swimmer questions whilst at gala
  6. Take swimmer emergency contact details to galas
  7. Ensure that a copy of team list is left with a committee member when coach travel is involved.
  8. To follow and promote the ASA Child Protection policy.
  9. Must have taken the ASA Team Manager 1 or Team Manager 2 Course and completed the SafeGuarding and Protecting Childrens course.

 

If this is of interest to you simply email our Club Secretary at secretary@bwsc.org.uk