04/05/2022- Coach


The King’s School, Canterbury is looking for a BF registered Epee coach (Level 2 or above) to join the coaching team full-time from September 2022.

From King’s School, Canterbury:

The King’s School, Canterbury is seeking a British Fencing registered Epee Coach (Level 2 or above) to join the coaching team full-time from September 2022.

Reporting to the Head of Fencing, the successful applicant will have experience coaching within a school environment and will help support the delivery and development of the Fencing Programme at all levels of fencing at the King’s School and Junior King’s School.

Candidates will have proven experience of coaching beginners and experienced youth fencers in Epee. They will be an excellent communicator, be organised and punctual, and enjoy working as part of an ambitious team. Experience of armoury work and refereeing is also advantageous.

This is a role with an estimated 30 hrs per week for 34 weeks per year. There will also be various additional hours for assisting with administration and armoury work, and supporting pupils at internal and external competitions at weekends (incl. overnight stays).

In return a competitive salary of £23,000-£25,000 per year is offered, depending on qualification level and previous experience.

The King’s School benefits from its new 18 piste training facility, and is now the leading Epee school in the UK following this year’s Public Schools’ Fencing Championships. For any questions on the role please contact Marc Chapman, Head of Fencing: [email protected].

To submit your application, please apply through The King’s School website vacancies section: www.kings-school.co.uk

Applications including a CV and covering letter should be submitted by noon on: Monday 30th May 2022. 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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