Want to work in athletics? Part-time post in Dunfermline

Monday 9th November 2020

Organisation: Dunfermline Track and Field Club (DTFC)/scottishathletics

Closing Date: 27 November 2020

Full details on this vacancy

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Dunfermline Track and Field Club for a new Club Coach and Development Officer to join the club in partnership with scottishathletics, sportscotland, Fife Sport and Leisure Trust, Fife Council and Live Active.

This role will have a significant impact on:

• Developing, promoting and delivering three new Run Jump and Throw Centres;

• Recruiting new parent helpers, coaches and encouraging existing coaches to progress through the coaching pathway;

• Improving the profile of the club within the local community.

Dunfermline Track and Field Club (DTFC) has been in existence for over 30 years with a current membership of over 120. The club has provided local athletes with the opportunity to take part in athletics at local, regional and national levels.

Now the aim is to introduce three new Run, Jump and Throw Centres to act as a feeder for the main club whilst recruiting and developing new coaches which will help to further develop the athletes within the club.

The club has built a reputation in the local community for being enthusiastic, inclusive and fun and we are proud to be able to provide a comprehensive and diverse programme of athletics.

This is a fixed term post for 4 years commencing on the agreed start date. The location of work will be at Pitreavie Athletics Centre and Lochleven High School (Kinross). Starting salary offered for the post will be £7,347.

The person appointed will be expected to work for 15 hours a week. Due to the nature of the post, there will be a requirement to work evenings and weekends.

Dunfermline Track and Field Club winners at their awards last year with GB international high jumper, Allan Smith (photo via Twitter)

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 role and person specification) and equal opportunities form, marked ‘private and confidential’, to Francesca Snitjer, Executive and Equalities Officer, e-mail:  francesca.snitjer@scottishathletics.org.uk

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 27 November 2020


Tags: Dunfermline Track and Field club, Jobs in Athletics

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