Lecturer in Sports Coaching

The College is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. 

The Role

The HE Sport and Elite Sport Department is actively recruiting for a Lecturer in Sports Coaching. This post is a job share consisting of a 0.7 FTE contract with the HE Sport team teaching undergraduate students and 0.3 FTE contract with the Elite Sport team supporting the level 4 Sport Coach apprenticeship programme. 

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a progressive, learner focused departments that places innovative teaching, learning and assessment at the forefront of their professional practice.

For this role, you will have experience of teaching undergraduate students within the area of Sports Coaching, with an ability to contribute towards to the off the job delivery and assessment of the level 4 Sport Coach (School pathway) apprenticeship programme as advised by the programme co-ordinator. This programme supports apprentices actively working as a coach within the education sector who are preparing for their end point assessment. 

The Applicant

You will have a commitment to student centred learning with teaching and curriculum design, underpinned by scholarly activity, research and/or experience as an applied practitioner. 

To be successful you will have a Masters and a good honours degree that are relevant to the post along with teaching experience.

We are proud to be working towards being an Investors in Diversity organisation. We actively encourage applications who are current under-represented and where we are using positive action under the Equality Act. We welcome everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey. The College is striving to attract, develop and retain the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised.

Alongside our commitment to your professional and personal development, we also offer a generous benefits package including:

  • A competitive pension scheme
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • On-site parking
  • One campus facility 
  • Access to healthcare scheme 
  • Subsided nursery fees
  • 44 days days annual leave per year 
  • Additional annual leave available
  • Generous Maternity/Paternity pay 
  • Fantastic CPD and inclusive resources for development
  • Well-being hours 
  • Opportunities of volunteering within local community and charities

We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, agile working, staff forums, staff working groups for sustainability, staff steering groups for Investors in Diversity and support services to support with mental health and wellbeing for staff from different backgrounds.

We are and have consistently invested in providing our learners and employees with an outstanding and unrivalled range of modern facilities and resources.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post by assessing their circumstances against criteria specified on the Gov website. Please note right to work checks will be completed when the job is offered.

If you require any support to apply for this job, please email recruitment@loucoll.ac.uk

Closing date for applications: Sunday 14th August 2022

Further Details

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.