EGF had two coaches for past 6 months, but Kristof got offer to take care Hungarian Cadett Team and we need to find another good coach asap.
More about position below:
En Garde Fencing Club is located in Solna, 10 min north of the city center of Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. Our fencing hall is very well located close to buss, underground and commuter trains. We have around 100 active fencers from 7 years old to senior. Trainings are arranged in groups according to five (5) levels; beginners, youth1, youth2, juniors and adult beginners. Our fencers are focusing on foil, adult beginners practice epee, juniors and seniors compete from time to time in sabre and epee. We are practicing 5-6 days per week. The Hall is equipped with 8 full size fencing strips, and we have a separate place for individual lessons
We are offering:
A 75% of full time assignment with start in March 2017. There is possibility to earn additional salary for private lessons outside practice schedule. Help will be provided to go thru residence and work permit (Not complicated for EU citizens) As well as finding proper apartment or room in house depending on need. The Fencing coach job at En Garde Fencing Club consists of: - Leading group and individual practice according to our schedule - Coaching our fencers during competitions - Together with head coach plan and develop practice and competitions for all levels and whole season - Leading trainings camps - Communicating with parents and fencers - Help during additional events (promotion, shows, etc.) Working hours are Monday to Friday 16:00 - 21:00 and some weekends depending of competitions. Actual offer includes around 18 hours of group practice per week and admin work for the rest up to 30 hours. Vacation is adjusted to school holidays. Our Head coach will guide the new coach during the whole contract and will be acting as contact person.
We are looking for an energetic, pedagogical person with high ambitions in everything he/she does. A fencing coach, specialized in foil, with good competency in epee, who has at least one (1) year work experience. Great leadership skills with the ability to listen and direct people in the right way. The preferred candidate speaks good English and is willing to learn Swedish, all additional languages are an extra plus, since our head coach and other people in the association speaks other languages too.
Extra plus if the candidate has:
- Experience as a competitive fencer on international level or still is an active fencer- Have additional courses; strength and conditioning practice, fitness etc.
- Is a fencing referee
- Has good knowledge and skills for fencing equipment reparation
- Has experience as a coach during competitions on international level