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Swimming Coach

Start Date: September 2024

Hours: 6 hours per week, term time only

Founded in 1802 and set in a beautiful Yorkshire valley, Ampleforth College is the world’s foremost Catholic boarding school, welcoming girls and boys of all faiths aged 11-18. Each student’s unique talents are recognised and nurtured within a welcoming community rooted in Benedictine values. 

We are seeking to appoint a swimming coach who will deliver swimming training sessions and competitive opportunities across all age groups at Ampleforth College. The successful applicant will have experience coaching youth and age grade swimming and display a passion and commitment in developing young people cross differing abilities and stages of development.


In return, we have a great benefits package to offer, which includes:

  • Annual closed periods between Christmas and New Year
  • Free meal during working hours
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme with Legal and General (Employer contribution matched up to a maximum of 8%)
  • Death in Service Gratuity
  • A generous Bounty scheme for referral of new staff
  • Free car parking on site
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Staff Lodging (where available)

If you wish to apply for this role, then please download and complete the attached application form and return it to

Should you have any questions regarding this position or would like further information, please contact Will James, Head of Games at

St Laurence Education Trust and Ampleforth College are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people. They expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and will ensure that all recruitment and selection practices and procedures reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) along with other relevant employment checks.

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Full Boarding & Day School for students aged 11 to 18