Schools to Club Coaching Officer – Harmeny Athletic Club

Organisation: Harmeny AC and scottishathletics

Closing Date: 7 January 2020

Contract Length – 2 years, 4 months contract

Salary and Hours – between 8 hours (£3,869) to 19 hours (£9,188)*
* The role presents the opportunity for flexible working arrangements.

Harmeny Athletic Club is a well-established and successful athletics club based in the South West of Edinburgh. In the last two years, the club has increased its membership by 70% to 360 members – with both adults and junior members.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Harmeny Athletic Club for a Schools to Club Coaching Officer as part of the scottishathletics Club Together programme. Club Together is a fundamental project within Scotland’s National Strategy for athletics, Building a Culture of Success, placing a key focus on supporting the development of athletics clubs in the country. The role will have a significant impact in the further growth and development of the club.

This part time post (from 8 to 19 hours per week – dependent on the availability of the right candidate) is funded through a partnership between Harmeny Athletic Club, scottishathletics and sportscotland with the ongoing support of City of Edinburgh Council including the Active Schools Team and the South West Edinburgh Community Sports Hub. Club Together is exactly that – clubs, scottishathletics and local partners coming together to deliver once and for all a programme that will make the athletics vision happen.

Application Process

Applications should be made by submitting the application form, covering letter (addressing how the applicant’s skills and expertise fit with the job roles and person specification) and equal opportunities form, marked “private and confidential”, to Francesca Snitjer, Executive Officer, (or email francesca.snitjer@scottishathletics.org.uk) at:

Scottish Athletics Ltd
Caledonia House
South Gyle
EDINBURGH
EH12 9DQ

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Tuesday 7 January 2020 with interviews taking place on week commencing 13 January 2020. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Any offer of employment would be subject to a satisfactory PVG check and references.

scottishathletics is an equal opportunities organisation.

Further information and applications

Date published: 26 November 2019
Date updated: 26 November 2019

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