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Coach, Cayman Islands Fencing Assoc, George Town, Grand Cayman

Full Time/Part Time:  Short term contracted
Start Date:  January 2022 

Job Description: We are looking to hire a fencing coach who is willing to come to Grand Cayman for a minimum of six months, ideally from January 2022 to at least July 2022.


The Cayman Islands Fencing Federation (CIFF) was founded in 2019 and is the national governing body for the sport of fencing in the Cayman Islands. The CIFF is a registered non-profit recognized by the Cayman Islands Olympic Committee and in the process of becoming a member of the FIE (expected November 2022).

The long-term goal of the CIFF is to see fencers compete under the Cayman flag at international fencing competitions, including regional Games and one day, the Olympics.

Responsibilities:  Candidates will be:

Coaching - Teach beginning/intermediate classes 5-6 days per week
Marketing - Help grow the Cayman Fencing Academy through various means, including social media.
Administrative Tasks - record-keeping of student attendance, sale of lesson packages and working closely with federation Treasurer.
Board Meetings - interact with Board of the NF and make recommendations to improve the operations of the Academy and to grow the sport locally
Competitions - Hold local competitions and train local officials (parent volunteers)
A more detailed job description is available for interested candidates.

Qualifications:  Must be able to teach all three blades at a beginner and intermediate levels.

Must have experience with and be willing to teach both adults and children.
Must be entrepreneurial, a self-starter and interested in launching a successful fencing program from the ground up.
Good interpersonal and communications skills a must.

Application Instructions:  Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to info@fencing.ky.

Additional Information:  The Cayman Islands is a British Overseas Territory located in the Western Caribbean Sea, just south of Cuba and west of Jamaica. Comprised of three islands, Grand Cayman is the largest with a population of about 64,000 people. Half of the population consist of Caymanian citizens and the remainder consists of persons from over 150 different countries residing in the Cayman Islands on a work permit or as permanent residents.


English is the official language and cars drive on the left side of the road. The economy is dominated by financial services and tourism. The average income in the Cayman Islands is the highest in the Caribbean, and the per capita GDP is the 10th highest in the world.

Application Deadline:  

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Contact Information:  Eve Van Den Bol

info@fencing.ky

646-340-9002

 

 posted 12/8/2021