17 Jun, 2022

Director of Swimming

  • Taunton School
  • Taunton, UK
Swimming Positions of Responsibility

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual with a passion for Swimming to lead our busy, thriving and high profile department.

The role has responsibility for the overall strategic direction, leadership and management of the Swimming programme across the whole school. 

We are looking for an exceptional coach and leader with experience of developing swimmers and significant experience in leading a performance programme and inspiring excellence in others.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and passionate for swimming whilst being an engaging, committed, driven and influential coach. 

How to Apply

For more information about working at Taunton School, and to view the detailed job description and person specification for this role, please visit tauntonschool.co.uk/about/job-vacancies/

To apply, please click on the role and 'apply for job' on the job page. 

Equal Opportunities

Taunton School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from appropriately qualified persons regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, nationality, religion, disability or age.  Candidates will be assessed against relevant criteria only (i.e. skills, qualifications, abilities, experience) in selection and recruitment. 

If you have a disability and require any assistance with the application process please contact tsrecruit@tauntonschool.co.uk


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The offer of employment will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including ID and Right to Work in the UK, satisfactory references and a successful enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date

The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on 15th May 2022, however early applications are encouraged as they will be reviewed as they are received.

Long List Interviews:  Wednesday 18th May 2022

In Person Interviews: Friday 20th May 2022

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful.  Due to numbers of applications received for our roles, we do not provide feedback at this stage.


A competitive salary in line with qualifications and experience.


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