Salary: £35,000 – £40,000
Location: Across Scotland
Contract Type: Permanent (Full time)
Closing date: 8 September 2017
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Tennis Scotland in a new role as National Pathways Coach. The successful applicant will work alongside our new National Coach as we aim to build on the profile created by our players and coaches over the last 5-10 years to ‘Deliver a Legacy’ for tennis in Scotland.
The National Pathways Coach will develop and drive a new Tennis Scotland Pathways Programme for players aged 8 to 14 that will enhance the Tennis Scotland National Programme and support the transition of more players to the National Squad.
This role will require the chosen applicant to work with our District Associations to implement the regional aspects of the Pathways programme via leadership and mentoring of the regional performance coaches. He/she will also be responsible for the planning and leadership of national training/coaching activities both players and coaches.
The role will report to the National Coach.
We look forward to hearing from you if you have previous successful experience of coaching junior tennis players aged 8-14 to a national/international standard, and a proven ability to lead /mentor other performance tennis coaches. You will have a good knowledge of the long term player pathway in tennis, and will be a strong communicator.
For an informal, confidential discussion about this role, please contact Colin Fleming, National Coach, on 07983 613052.
Tennis Scotland is committed to selecting staff solely on the basis of their ability to do the job for which they are being recruited, and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.
To apply, please e-mail your CV and detailed covering letter summarising your suitability for the role to firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively, please post this in confidence FAO Florence Haines, Tennis Scotland, 177 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH14 1BZ. Please also complete the anonymous Tennis Scotland Equality Monitoring Survey which can be found below.
The closing date for applications is Friday 8th September 2017. Interviews will be held early in the week commencing 18th September 2017.
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