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Canoeing Coach/ Hire Supervisor
Salary : DOE
Status: Flexible
Company: Canoe Wild Ltd
Location: River Stour Canterbury and other outdoor sites in East Kent

Canoe Wild is a small company with a big mission.  We aim to provide quality coaching and river trip experiences to all ages and abilities with East Kent, providing paddling experiences on the outstandingly beautiful River Stour in the Stodmarsh Nature Reserve.
We are looking for talented and qualified Instructors with experience of working with school children but are also adaptable to a wide client base. Particularly looking for a BCU UKCC Level 2 Coach, but would also like to hear from those in a position to train towards this qualification.

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Chair and Non Executive Directors
Salary / Rate: Voluntary plus expenses
Location: Flexible

Ideal candidates for this role will have experience and strengths in commercial or marketing operations, with strong evidence of growth and success in these areas. You will have experience at Board level either as an executive or non executive. Candidates with this experience who come from a variety of sectors are encouraged to apply, whilst some interest in sport or leisure would also be relevant for this organisation. Candidates for the role should be passionate about wanting to help the organisation, with a willingness to be flexible. 

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2 SCA Coaching Posts

The Scottish Canoe Association (SCA), the Governing Body for canoeing and kayaking in Scotland, seeks two extremely capable individuals to join its existing coaching team delivering the SCA Performance Programmes in Sprint and Slalom Olympic Disciplines through sportscotland investment.

The vacancies are as follows:
Sprint Performance Coach - part time - based at Strathclyde Park, North Lanarkshire
This is the planned location for the SCA West Excellence Hub (Sprint)

Slalom Performance Coach – full time - based at Pinkston, Glasgow
This is the planned location for the SCA Performance West Excellence Hub (Slalom)

These are employed posts - the annual salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.

Neilson Paddlesport Coach

As a qualified BCU Paddlesport coach you will work within a close team to deliver an activity programme to adults and children both on and off the water. Often a physically demanding role which involves carrying and lifting you will rotate responsibilities of instructing, safety cover, working the beach, and facilitating children’s clubs throughout the day. When the weather is bad and people are not able to go out on the water you will need to help create alternative activities and entertainment to amuse the guests.

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Short term & Long term Instructors

Hong Kong | £ Competitive

Hong Kong’s leading provider of life-changing experiential education programmes are seeking short term & long term instructors.

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UKBA Points based System

As part of this reform the UK Border Agency (http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/) has introduced a points system so that those coaches we need from abroad can work in Britain.  The UKBA has recognised the BCU as the governing body for setting the endorsement requirements and issuing endorsements for coaches in canoeing

There are now two categories in which sports people and coaches can enter the UK and work in a professional capacity in canoeing. The two categories are known as Skilled Tier 2 (sportspeople) and Temporary Tier 5 (sporting)

The sportspersons category of Skilled Tier 2 (sportspeople) of the Points Based System is for elite sports people and coaches who are internationally established at the highest level, whose employment will make a significant contribution to the development of their sport at the highest level in the UK and who intend to base themselves in the Uk

The sportspersons category of Temporary Tier 5 (sporting) of the Points Based System is for internationally established sports people at the highest level in their sport and/or whose employment will make a significant contribution to the development and operation of that particular sport in the UK.  It is also for coaches who must be suitably qualified to fulfil the role in question.  This category is for temporary workers who come to the United Kingdom for up to 12 months
The UK Border Agency website explains how your organisation should apply for a licence to be on the register of sponsors for the points-based system. 
You can go to the following website link to learn more and understand the process
http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/ > Home > For employers and sponsors > Points-based system > Sponsoring migrants > Applying for a licence

For more details click here