22/10/2021- Coach


The King’s School, Canterbury is looking for a British Fencing registered coach (Epee, Level 2 or above) to join their team as Assistant Coach.

From The King’s School, Canterbury:

Assistant Fencing Coach

January 2022 Start (or earlier if possible)

The King’s School, Canterbury is seeking a British Fencing registered Epee Coach (Level 2 or above) to join the coaching team from January 2022 (or earlier if possible).

A standard coaching rate of up to £25/hour is offered, depending on experience. 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 various additional hours for assisting with administration/armoury work, and supporting the staff and 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 Junior and Senior School fencers, with an emphasis on providing an interesting and comprehensive introduction to the sport. Candidates will have proven experience of coaching beginners and youth fencers in Epee. 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, www.kings-school.co.uk

Applications including a CV should be submitted by noon on: Monday 15th November 2021. 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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