Argyle Community Trust

Argyle Community Trust

Higher Education Co-ordinator


Role Type



Posting Date

Oct 19, 2022

Role description

Location: Plymouth (Primary base Plymouth Marjon University)

Hours: 40 hours per week

Department: Business

Job type: Full Time, Fixed Term Contract

Salary range: £27,000 - £30,895

Contact email:

Closing date: 25th October 2022, 12.00pm.

Argyle Community Trust is looking to recruit a Higher Education Co-ordinator to manage and deliver our unique partnership with Marjon University. As a registered charity, the Community Trust works in close conjunction with Plymouth Argyle Football Club and many people across several sectors where sport has proven to be the ideal tool for creating lasting engagement with individuals. We are seeking a highly skilled and driven lecturer/deliverer with a relevant first-class degree or master’s degree, and who has relevant teaching experience within sports coaching and development.

You will need to demonstrate a breadth of knowledge across the sector, be able to contribute to teaching on a range of degree programmes through the preparation of teaching resources and be able to use a range of delivery techniques to enthuse and engage higher education students.

You will have excellent communication and listening skills and, given the need to engage students, strong interpersonal skills, empathy, and the ability to build relationships with individuals from a range of backgrounds. The role requires strong sales skills to develop key partnerships with schools and colleges for student recruitment working in collaboration with Marjon lecturers, marketing and outreach from Marjon, and ACT. Expertise in applied coaching is desirable to support practical delivery and to oversee the deployment of ACT football coaches who are employed to lead elite-level coaching of Marjon University men’s and women’s football BUCS Teams.

This is a unique role. Full induction, support, and ongoing CPD will be provided by ACT and Marjon to support the successful candidate to fulfil the role.

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