Head of Aquatics

Applications due 02/28/20

Job Description:

Location: 1207 Dover Road

The Post

UWCSEA is looking for a Head of Aquatics to join its Dover Campus from August 2020 to lead and further develop our well established and successful aquatics programme. Supported by a 10-lane, 50 metre and a learn-to-swim pool, the programme serves a team of 300 competitive swimmers and a Learn-to-Swim and Recreational Swim programme that caters to around 250 students.

Main Responsibilities

The Head of Aquatics is responsible for the design, delivery and monitoring of the Aquatic programme and resources; catering for a diverse range of abilities and age-groups, from Junior School students through to competitive High School swimmers. The Head of Aquatics overseas the Assistant Head of Swimming and the Aquatics Development Coordinator. The Head of Aquatics works closely with the Junior, Middle and High School Sports Coordinators and reports to the Director of Activities and Sport.

The role

Leading the:

  • strategic planning of the annual & seasonal learn to swim, recreational and team training programmes
  • leading coaching of all levels of the Swim Team
  • development and mentoring of 6 assistant coaches
  • development of smooth transition systems of swimmers from the Learn to Swim programme into the Swim team
  • organisation of home meets, including friendly meets, local ACSIS Championships and regional SEASAC Championships
  • development of the annual Swim team calendar and associated periodisation of training
  • organization of overseas trips and competitions
  • implementation and monitoring of pool health and safety policies and practice
  • planning and provision of appropriate facilities and equipment to support the Aquatics programme

Liaising with:

  • Sports & Activities office who will assist with facility preparation, administration and finance
  • Aquatics Development Coordinator to ensure there is an overview, progression and continuity across the aquatic programme
  • parents – sharing the philosophy, structure and schedule of the programme and enlisting parental assistance to support the staffing and organisation of events.
  • Communications dept to ensure Aquatics websites, newsletters, surveys and general information follow College policies and are updated in a timely fashion.
  • Finance dept to ensure that the Aquatics programme remains financially sustainable.

Person Specifications

  • important personal qualities of applicants should include:
  • excellent communication skills
  • an appropriate approach to age-group training focusing on technical competence, motivation, enjoyment, team-building and long-term success
  • strong organisational skills, including a working knowledge of HyTek software
  • experience with Google Suites
  • ACSTA Silver / UKCC Level III or equivalent
  • a commitment to a holistic education and to the mission of the school
  • an ability to develop relationships based on mutual respect

Interested applicants, please submit an application via our portal by  Friday, 28 February 2020.

About Us

UWCSEA welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. We are committed to safeguarding our students and protecting them from harm. In keeping with the expectation that all staff and volunteers share this commitment, those applying for a position at the College must be willing to undergo employment background checks and screening appropriate to the post.  If you have a strong sense of adventure and an exceptional level of commitment to teaching and learning, UWCSEA might be the perfect next step for you visit our website to learn more.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices and all appointments are subject to interview, satisfactory references, identity and criminal record checks.

How to Apply

 

Interested applicants, please submit an application via our portal by  Friday, 28 February 2020.

About Us

UWCSEA welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. We are committed to safeguarding our students and protecting them from harm. In keeping with the expectation that all staff and volunteers share this commitment, those applying for a position at the College must be willing to undergo employment background checks and screening appropriate to the post.  If you have a strong sense of adventure and an exceptional level of commitment to teaching and learning, UWCSEA might be the perfect next step for you visit our website to learn more.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices and all appointments are subject to interview, satisfactory references, identity and criminal record checks.

Contact Information

Recruitment Team

1207 Dover Road Singapore 139654

phone: 67755344