English Coaching Manager Required


English Coaching Manager


Location: National Water Sports Centre, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham


Salary £32,000 dependent upon experience


Full Time 37 hours per week


British Canoeing is looking for an enthusiastic, motived and dynamic individual to join the Coaching and Qualifications department as the English Coaching Manager.

British Canoeing is the National Governing Body for paddlesports in the UK.   This is an exciting time to join our organisation as we are developing our new 4-year strategy for British Canoeing and our coaching plans within this.

This role will provide an exciting opportunity and responsibility in managing the 11,000 members of the English coaching and voluntary workforce, ensuring compliance with the Awarding Body as well as providing supportive systems.  The role includes management of a team of administrators as well as employing staff to deliver; moderate and quality assure British Canoeing Programmes within England.

Working alongside a team of highly motivated individuals, there will be opportunities to design and develop systems to support, train and moderate our diverse workforce.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, organised person, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who will play an important role driving forwards the British Canoeing strategic plan.

Experience will include:

  • A well-developed understanding and knowledge of the sport of canoeing.
  • A well-developed knowledge and expertise of the practice and delivery of coaching in canoeing.
  • A well-developed understanding and knowledge of coaching in the UK and the wider Government policy framework.
  • Confidence about positioning British Coaching and canoeing at the leading edge of developments in coaching in the UK.

Our hours of work are 37 per week, although weekend and evening work will sometimes be required. British Canoeing also operates a pension scheme and childcare voucher scheme.

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV, clearly outlining your salary expectations to:


HR Department, British Canoeing, National Watersports Centre, Adbolton Lane, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham, NG12 2LU. Email hradmin@britishcanoeing.org.uk.






A job description can be found on our website at www.britishcanoeing.org.uk


Closing date for applications is Friday 31st March 2017

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 11th April 2017

British Canoeing is an equal opportunity employer

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