Sports Coach - Womens Rugby

Job Reference
Date Posted
Tuesday 9 July 2024
Application Closing Date
Monday 29 July 2024
Preston Campus
£28,759 to £32,982 per annum pro rata
Part Time Term Time
Contract Type
Job Category / Type
Professional Services
School / Service
Sports Facilities
4.00 hours per week
Interview Date
To be confirmed

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Job details

The University is inviting applications for the post of Sports Coach in Women's Rugby Union.

Working with the Director of Sport, the Students’ Union and key sports staff, the role will provide leadership for the specified sports in order to drive the development of a high-performance sport culture at the University.

The appointee will be expected to take training, select the squad and oversee match day preparation and performance across the course of the season. Goals will be set in conjunction with the Director of Sport and sports facilities line management. This role will require a 4 hours per week; evening working and the ability to travel to fixtures with the team will be expected.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the university as we deliver a new sports strategy. It is essential that the individual is appropriately qualified with a minimum of an update to date Level 2 Coaching Award as well as having experience of coaching in a performance sport environment. The ability to influence and inspire others, set and maintain high standards and having excellent communication skills are core requirements of the post.

If you would like to discuss your suitability for this role, please contact Beth Kealy, Duty Manager for further details.

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