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Rowing Coach

Job Reference : SRF19403
Location : Whiteknights Reading UK
Closing Date : 22/06/2017
Live Date : 01/06/2017
Salary : £18,940 to £23,164 per annum
Employment Type : AOS-Manual
School / Function : Estates & Facilities
Department : Sport & Recreation
Hours Per week : 36 hours per week
Contract Duration : Full-time, Permanent

We seek to appoint an experienced and talented rowing coach to join Reading University Boat Club’s existing coaching team. You will assist the Director of Rowing to develop our highly successful rowing programme.

You will need the confidence to deal with rowers at all levels from novice to senior internationals. Strong communication skills alongside excellent rowing knowledge and the ability to work well in a small team are essential.


You will have:

- The ability to work with the minimum of supervision and to be able to demonstrate a flexible approach to work

- Extensive knowledge of rowing coaching and training

- A good knowledge of river safety and the British Rowing codes of conduct

- Experience of boat rigging & maintenance

- Confident in the preparation of crews from novice through to elite

- Excellent communication and motivational skills


Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Director of Rowing

Contact role:

Director of Sport

Contact name:

Will Rand

Contact name:

Iain Akhurst

Contact phone:


Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 8799

Contact email:

Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements which will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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