Aquatics Manager

Job Summary

Advert end date:
Closed for applications on 25/05/2013 23:59
Advert start date:
Contract type:
Working pattern:
Full time
From £25,625 to £27,263 per annum (+8% bonus after qualifying period)
Initial Location:
Waltham Forest
Open to all applicants

Job details 

Closing date:
Continually Recruiting

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

If you feel your experience matches this exciting role, please send through your application for consideration.The role of the Aquatics Manager requires a vibrant, enthusiastic and professional individual who will develop the aquatic pathway structure across the London Borough of Waltham Forest.

London Borough of Waltham Forest are developing an Aquatics Strategy to increase participation and performance in the Borough.

Key aspects of the role will include:

•Develop the structure for the aquatic pathway across the London Borough of Waltham Forest
• Management of a pool programme review
• Develop clear development pathways for aquatics at all levels
• Engage with Schools and aquatic clubs in the borough to ensure provision of a seamless pathway from Grass roots to Elite Level.
• Produce and manage the delivery of a Borough Aquatics Development Strategy
• Provide and deliver a cross cutting plan for aquatics which incorporates Health, Education and Social Agendas
• Work with Clubs to co-ordinate & deliver talent identification programme, training & coach education
• Implement a multi aquatics development plan

The successful candidate will have:

• Proven sports development and swimming programme background at a high level for min 2 years
• Understanding of local, regional and national strategies for aquatics
• Good communication skills
• Proven experience of working with swimming clubs and national governing bodies of aquatics and sport
• Proven financial and budgetary skills of a large sporting programme
• Swimming Teaching/Coaching qualification (Minimum UKCC Level 2 or Equivalent)
• Good understanding of the Leisure, Aquatics, Athlete pathways, Swim 21 and Long Term Athlete Development
• Proven understanding of Leisure Industry
• Understanding of the impact of cultural issues and disabilities relating to Aquatics

Benefits include:

• Attendance related bonus (following a qualifying period)
• Pension scheme
• Discounted Membership
• Ride to Work Scheme
• Career development opportunities
• Extensive training prospects

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