University of Worcester

MSc Studentship

University of Worcester

Location

Worcester

Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date

Coaching

Sep 22, 2021

Role description

MSc Studentship - Football Coach/Student Engagement and Outreach Assistant in Sport & Exercise Science
PE, Dance and Coaching
Location:
St John’s Campus

Salary:
£20,092 to £22,254 per annum pro rata

Post Type:
Part Time

Hours per Week:
25.9

Contract Type:
Fixed Term - 24 Months - Ends 31/08/2023

Advertised On:
Thursday 09 September 2021

Closing Date:
Wednesday 22 September 2021

Reference:
SSES2120

This 2 year post arises from the continuing expansion of the Institute of Sport & Exercise Science and is the continuation of an initiative to coach and mentor student athletes in a named sport (football) and to contribute towards outreach, recruitment and sporting events, whilst also (to a lesser extent) supporting full time academic staff. The University has a clear focus on developing opportunities to develop student/athletes and this will form a significant part of this role.

The University of Worcester has a commitment to an inclusive approach to sport and offers a wide range of opportunities and experiences for students at both recreational and performance level. The University currently field 5 men’s and 2 women’s football teams and engagement with both groups will be critical. The post includes registration for the institute’s taught Masters Degree programme and the completion of this will be a requirement. Expertise is sought in the area of coaching science and candidates are invited to specify areas of specialism. The person appointed will be allocated a mentor who will oversee coaching, teaching and administrative aspects of the role. This is an exciting opportunity for someone seeking to break into a career in Higher Education in a well-organised School.

Informal queries in relation to this vacancy are welcome and should be directed to Dr Andrew Cale, Director of Coaching and Principal Lecturer in Sports Coaching Science (Football) by emailing a.cale@worc.ac.uk

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