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Swimming Coach & Manager - Part-time

St Michael's Prep School, Otford

  • Ref:KCC886-6016-246S
  • Posted:22/05/2023
  • Pay:Depending on qualifications & Experience
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:05/06/2023 at 10:00
  • Interviews:w/c 12th June 2023


St Michael’s Prep School seeks a swimming coach and swim school manager to provide squad training and lessons to pupils both within and after the school day and develop the reputation, success and impact of the swimming at St. Michael’s. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a trained, experienced swimming expert to lead and manage an exciting aspect of St. Michael’s Prep School. Working alongside a team of swimming coaches, you will continue to develop the school’s provision and plan and deliver growth through identifying demand and developing new business opportunities.

The swim school at St. Michael’s was created in 2016 and has provided excellent additional opportunities alongside curriculum swimming, enhancing the opportunity for competition and developing national and regional standard swimmers as well as starting children on their swimming journeys. Classes can include our partner schools and there are also classes offered for adults too. The Swimming Coach and Manager is also expected to offer support to colleagues within the wider PE Department.

The Swimming Coach and Manager will be taking over a thriving operation with the full support of the school behind it.

Information about the school

St Michael’s Prep is a co-educational, inclusive school for children aged 2-13 year olds.

We are a school with a welcoming family atmosphere and we value our staff as a body and individually for the brilliant contribution they make. We are committed to ensuring every member of our community feels valued and is able to strive for their vision of success.

We believe in providing a rounded education where children can pursue their passions, challenge themselves and enjoy a creative and innovative curriculum. We are continually looking for ways to improve in step with our ever-changing world. Access to our 100-acre site plays an important role in the pupils’ learning and growth, developing them into mindful and knowledgeable citizens who will care for their environments throughout their lives.

We believe St Michael’s Prep to be a genuinely stimulating, rewarding and very special place to work. There is a lively and purposeful environment and you will be working with highly motivated pupils who are keen to learn. We encourage teachers to show real initiative in the classroom and they are well supported by a friendly and dedicated team of staff.

At St Michael’s Prep School we celebrate all our successes, differences are valued and we have an unbiassed attitude to recruitment and retention. We encourage applications for all our advertised roles from all communities so that our staff body reflects the ambitious, diverse, open, distinctive and spirited pupil body.We hope our website gives you an insight into the vibrant and inspiring place that St Michael’s Prep is and that you are encouraged to apply for one of our roles.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01959 522137


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.