11/08/2023- Coach


The King’s School, Canterbury, is seeking a BF-registered Epee Coach (Level 1 or above) to join the coaching team from September 2023.

From King’s School, Canterbury:

A standard coaching rate of up to £25/hour is offered, depending on experience, on a variable hours contract. There is an estimated total of 30 hrs per week for 34 weeks per year available. We are looking for either one or multiple candidates to fulfil the total hours required.

Provisional timings are as follows:

Junior School individual lessons take place Monday to Friday 12.30-1.45pm.

Senior School sessions run Monday to Friday 2.30-6.00pm, and Saturdays 1.30-5.00pm.

There will also be possible additional hours for evening sessions, holiday courses, armoury work, and supporting the pupils at internal and external events at weekends (incl. overnight stays).

Reporting to the Head of Fencing, the successful applicant(s) will be fully engaged in developing the King’s School fencers, with an emphasis on providing an interesting and comprehensive introduction to the sport. Candidates will have experience of competing in and/or coaching youth Epee fencing. They will be an excellent communicator, be organised and punctual, and enjoy working as part of a small team.

For an informal discussion on the post please contact Marc Chapman on 07932 690190 or [email protected]. To submit your application, please apply through The King’s School website Job Search (webitrent.com).

Applications including a CV should be submitted by 20 August 2023. Interviews may take place prior to the closing date; therefore, we are encouraging early applications.

The King’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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