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Training and Education Administrator

British Dressage

British Dressage is the organisation which oversees all affiliated dressage competitions and training in the United Kingdom. British Dressage is a member of the British Equestrian Federation.

9 Jun 2022
Contract - Fixed Term
Closing date
3 Jul 2022

Role Description

Technical Committee members will represent the BD Training Technical Committee and British Dressage to support all opportunities, activities and initiatives for BD Training in the UK. They will be part of the decision-making process for all technical matters, working closely with the Training Director and Training and Education Manager.

The vacant roles on the committee are:

  • Coaching representative (must be BDCC qualified, ideally Level 3 and active at regional level)
  • IDTC / National Technical Trainer
  • Workforce/professional development (ideally with knowledge and understanding of quality assurance and/or qualification development and/or apprenticeship standards)

Specific Responsibilities

  • Working proactively with the committee to explore and develop existing programmes and procedures
  • Working proactively with the committee to develop new ideas and initiatives
  • Developing and improving the development opportunities for coaches and stewards
  • Working with the committee to maximise and improve existing event formats
  • Supporting the further improvement of coach development pathways and activities

Requirements for the Role

Knowledge / Experience

  • In depth knowledge relating to the role
  • Knowledge of affiliated dressage and experience of dressage training, either as a rider, owner, trainer, or supporter
  • Excellent organisational abilities – this is a hands-on role
  • Being happy to do the regular and routine tasks to make things happen as well as the more involved developmental planning
  • Approachable and open-minded attitude
  • Enthusiasm for your specific subject and the sport of dressage

In addition to the above, members should:

  • Have experience as a Director, Trustee or Committee Member in a sporting, commercial or public sector context would be preferable.
  • Be IT literate with access to a computer.

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How to Apply

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Closing date: 3 July 2022
Interview date: 11 July 2022

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Additional Information

Contract - Fixed Term
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£ 18,000 - 20,000

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