JOB ADVERT – Director of Rowing

Star Club, located on the River Ouse in Bedford, is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to lead and coach its junior programme, and oversee the club’s performance programme; starting 1st August 2021.

The successful applicant will be required to define and lead coaching to maintain a sustainable and successful membership.  The role requires direct `hands-on’ coaching, leadership of our junior volunteer coaching team, organisational maintenance and operation of the community outreach (schools) programme and overseeing the implementation of the club’s performance programme.

This is a full-time role (36-hrs a week). Working evenings and weekends will be required, and the role will also require attendance at all competitions, trials and training camps.

The salary is £30,000 per annum, with an annual leave entitlement of four weeks.

We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation or disability.  We are an equal opportunities employer.

Star Club are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons and in accordance with British Rowing must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Applications by covering letter or supporting statement and CV (including reference details) should be sent to the Acting Director of Junior Rowing, Chris Callow, by email on jrcoach@starclubrowing.co.uk by closing date of Friday 21st May 2021.

A minimum of 2 references will be obtained prior to interviews. 

Interviews will take place in Bedford week commencing 24th or 31st May 2021.

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