Applications open for the replacement of the AOA Coaching Officer on retirement

Applications are invited for the replacement of the Army Orienteering Association’s (AOA) coaching officer, who is retiring in May 21. This important part-time appointment coordinates and delivers coaching to soldiers and plays a pivotal role in developing orienteering as an ‘individual military skill’ in the British Army. The role forms part of a partnership of mutual benefit between the AOA and the ‘community’ of civilian orienteers. If you are passionate and knowledgeable about coaching; well organised; a highly skilled communicator, capable of developing solid partnerships, then this appointment may well suit you (applications close Fri 30 Oct 20). 

Procedure for application.  All interested applicants are invited to submit their CV, containing their contact details, coaching qualification and experience, by email, to the AOA Secretary ( no later than Fri 30 Oct 20.  CoC endorsement may be required for serving personnel.

Process of selection.  Suitable applicants will be called forward for an interview between the 9 – 27 Nov 20, the AOA aspire to make a formal decision NLT Mon 30 Nov. The interview may be held in person or by zoom/skype. Only one successful applicant will be selected and appointed as the designate following the interview process.

The successful candidate will be invited to make handover arrangements with the current AOA Coaching officer and be expected to be in place from May 21.

Full details.  Full details including the knowledge, skills and experience required, and the outline of roles and responsibilities, can be found here: Coaching Officer Advert-Final