Hexham Rowing Club is looking to employ an additional paid Junior coach to assist
in the selection, training and development of both sweep and sculling. This is a
unique opportunity to work within a motivated and friendly group of young athletes
(aged 11 – 18). Over the last 3 years Hexham has enjoyed considerable success regionally
Duties and responsibilities
To work in conjunction with the Head Coach helping in the selection, training and
development of the juniors, who each have an individual plan with aims for the coming
Creating and instigating land and water-based training programmes, with the ability
to keep training plans engaging and stimulating for the young athletes.
To coach crews, as appropriate, to a nationally competitive level and choose suitable
races to enter.
To be able to attend land and water training sessions 3 times a week and support
at regattas and Heads.
Checking the safety of all boats and associated equipment and be able to undertake
Showing awareness and adhering to risk assessments, health and safety guidelines
and safeguarding procedures as outlined in British Rowing RowSafe.
Whilst British Rowing coaching qualifications are preferred, the club would be interested
in supporting the development of those wanting to progress to do a level 2 coaching
qualification or those who have rowing knowledge and background, for the right candidates.
Current first aid certificate for water sports/or attend relevant training.
Trailer driving licence and the ability to tow whilst not essential is desirable.
Has attended British Rowing Child Safeguarding course or willing to attend relevant
It is essential the post holder has a current British Rowing membership.
For further information or to apply (with CV, please) contact:
Queen Elizabeth High School, Hexham, Northumberland
Contract – Casual
Closing Date – 22 March 2019
QEHS has a strong sporting ethos, with rowing accessed by students through the school’s
extra-curricular activities programme. The rowing club has an excellent reputation,
with training facilities on site and very good boat storage with water access at
Tyne Green Country Park, Hexham.
As a result of an expanding membership, the school is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic
and flexible Rowing Coach on a casual basis between April and September, with the
possibility of further extension. The role of the coach will be to work with individuals
and groups aged 13 to 19 to support them in achieving their sporting goals, as well
as to fulfil other reasonable duties as requested, ensuring compliance with RowSafe
This is a new role in our organisation but it will be fully supported by the Club
Leader and the large number of committed parent volunteers.
This is a great opportunity for someone looking for experience of life in a school
before undertaking a PGCE or equivalent, or those looking for employment whilst at
university, or who have just left, perhaps managing this position alongside another
To be discussed at interview and dependent on experience. Commensurate with coaching
If you would like to know more about this role, please contact the Club Leader, Pauline
Higgins, via firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Tyne Amateur Rowing Club, established in 1852, sits on the River Tyne at Newburn,
about 7 miles west of Newcastle City centre. We have the longest and arguably the
best stretch of river for rowing in the north of England and are privileged to have
a new purpose-built clubhouse with excellent indoor training facilities.
We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic rower to join our excellent team
of volunteer coaches as the Junior Squad Rowing Coordinator and Coach. The junior
squad is a large group of young people aged between 12 and 18. Applicants will be
well organised, IT literate, experienced in rowing competitively and have the necessary
skills and abilities to coach rowing.
This part-time role requires flexible working at weekends and on week day evenings;
typically 12-13 hours per week. Salary £7.83 to £9/hour depending on experience.
The post will initially be for one year, but could be extended further for the right