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Community Athletics Coach


Closing Date:

Contract Length – 4 year contract
Salary and Hours – £5,148 per annum, 10 hours per week

Harmeny Athletic Club is a well-established and successful athletics club based in the South West of Edinburgh. Harmeny AC, scottishathletics Impact Club of the Year 2019 & 2021, now boast a membership of over 500 members – with both adults and juniors.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Harmeny Athletic Club for a Community Athletics Coach 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 (10 hours per week) 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, email francesca.snitjer@scottishathletics.org.uk
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 10 December 2021 with interviews taking place virtually on week commencing 13 December 2021. 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.


Harmeny AC Community Athletics Coach – Person Spec (2021)
Harmeny AC Community Athletics Coach – Job Advert (2021)
Harmeny AC Community Athletics Coach – Job Description (2021)
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