Location: Swim Ireland, Irish Sport HQ, National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

Applications are invited for the post of Swim Ireland Education Delivery Body Officer.

Role: To support the implementation, delivery and on-going monitoring of the Swim Ireland Education Operational Plan for both Qualifications and the Continued Professional Development (CPD) programme.

Key Responsibilities and Areas of Accountability:

  1. Implement and monitor Swim Ireland programmes such as Teaching and Coaching Qualifications and CPD. This will include planning, organisation, communications, marketing, delivery and review on a 32 county basis.
  2. Feed into the operational planning process for all Education initiatives and programmes to ensure our programmes are fit for purpose and suit the needs of our infrastructure based on current programme delivery and feedback.
  3. Build positive working relationships with key partners and stakeholders and our Education workforce (Tutors, Internal Verifiers etc) to ensure programmes delivery for Swim Ireland across the 32 counties.
  4. Work closely with the Education Manager on the development of Online Learning, Education Sections on the Swim Ireland website and shop and manage the Swim Ireland Education Blog.

Salary: This is a salary post with a three years’ full-time fixed-term contract, which includes a six months’ probation period.  The salary range is €28,000-€30,000 based on qualifications and experience.

Applying for this post:  If you would like to apply for the role of the Education Delivery Body Officer as outlined above, please send a CV outlining your qualifications and experience; a letter indicating the essential qualities that you would bring to this post together with names and contact details of two people (relatives or friends will not be accepted) who can comment on your suitability for this position (including your current or most recent employer). Interviews to be held late September 2013 (after closing date) and successful candidate would be expected to take up the job immediately.

A detailed outline of the Job Description and Person Specification are included here: Education Delivery Body Officer Aug 2013

Please submit your application either in writing to Paolo Di Paola, Swim Ireland, Irish Sport HQ, National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 or by email to learntoswim@swimireland.ie

Closing date for applications:  Monday 16 September 2013

Swim Ireland is an equal opportunities employer