Strength and Conditioning Coach: Futures (part-time role)

Job title Strength and Conditioning Coach: Futures (part-time role)

Department Sports Development & Recreation

Salary Starting from £25,728, rising to £31,604 pro rata

Grade Grade 6

Placed on Thursday 15 March 2018

Closing date Thursday 05 April 2018

Interview date Tuesday 17 April 2018

Reference CC5713

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The Department of Sports Development is a forward thinking, progressive department within the University of Bath. The Department hosts a multi-sport environment delivering to elite athletes, staff and students of the university and the local community. The Department offers a wide range of sports programmes and activities focusing on high quality service and excellence in provision.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within the highly reputable strength and conditioning team and to develop a specialism for strength and conditioning coaching with youth populations in our Futures Athlete Development Centre. The successful candidate will be supported to apply for funding to cover part-time PhD fees, to study in the Department for Health (Influence of Growth and Maturation on Adaptations to a Strength and Conditioning Programme).

We are looking for an inquisitive individual who is passionate about youth development and the underlying scientific principals around youth training programmes. This post will be central to the growth of a unique training programme and training environment for talented athletes under the guidance of experienced senior practitioners and leading researchers.  

Successful applicants will hold the minimum of a 2:1 degree in sports science (or related subject) and be able to demonstrate specialist knowledge in the physical preparation of youth and/or elite athletes. You will have UKSCA accreditation or be in a position to obtain accreditation within 6 months.  Experience of coaching sport and working with junior populations would be advantageous

This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a professional and progressive organisation at the leading edge of sport, health & fitness.

Further details:
The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.