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Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Performance Coach - Men's Football


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Jun 10, 2024


About the job
Be part of something bigger.

Doing things differently.

NTU Sport are committed to having 70% of students engaged in sport and physical activity by 2025. Join us on our mission.

Performance Coach - Men's Football

Grade F - £27,363-£30,693 p.a. (pro rata)

Please note this role is a 0.5 equivalency, 18.5 hours a week

About The Role

This role is to lead on the organisation, development and delivery of the Men’s Football program at Nottingham Trent University, one of the top ranked university football programs in the country.

Working alongside the Head of Football and the wider support services staff, you will be directly responsible for the delivery of weekly training sessions and matchdays for our Men’s Football 1st Team, who play in BUCS Premier North, along with supporting the wider Men’s Football coaching team in their delivery with the Men’s 2nd-5th Teams. Additionally, you will be instrumental in the recruitment, selection and retention of talented student athletes, both from within the UK and internationally, along with continuing to develop the thriving and successful performance culture at the heart of the club.

With a strong history of delivering in a performance environment to high quality players, you will be instrumental in ensuring that Nottingham Trent University continues to be one of the premier institutions for any student wanting to combine high level football with a high quality education.

For more details, please take a look at the role profile. We'll still consider applications even if you don't meet every single one of the requirements, so don't be put off if you don't match them perfectly.

Proposed interview date: interviews for this role will be held in August 2024.

About Us

At NTU, we believe that sport is for everyone. That's why we are passionate about creating a welcoming and inclusive environment where our students, staff and the people of Nottingham feel inspired, supported and part of a community.

Our core values are Pride, Unity and Respect, and these three pillars are embedded into everything we do at NTU Sport. From the way we deliver coaching and sports science support, to the way we design our world–class facilities, we are committed to developing a culture of inclusivity and respect.

Our determination to provide an outstanding service helped NTU secure 8th place in the British Universities & Colleges Sports (BUCS) championship 2022-23, cementing NTU as a top 10 university for Sport.

Our Facilities

We have a fantastic range of sports facilities at our City campuses, including industry-standard gym equipment, a 10m climbing wall, a sports hall, dance studios and a sports therapy suite offering physiotherapy and sports massage.

Our Clifton campus is home to the Clifton Sports Hub, a fully floodlit 3G football pitch, three brand new squash courts, an exercise studio, sports hall, five grass pitches and a newly refurbished fitness suite.

Our Equestrian Centre at Brackenhurst features both indoor and outdoor arenas and holds a variety of events throughout the year, including unaffiliated and affiliated dressage competitions, and unaffiliated show jumping.

For any informal queries about the role or the team, please contact Daniel Corlett (Head of Football) at

Join Us

Hybrid working - we encourage and offer a mixture of office working and working from home. You're empowered to define how you work best for the benefits of your stakeholders.
Flexibility - take ownership over how you get your work done. We're open to different working patterns and approaches.
25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays and 5 university closure days pro rata.
Salary Sacrifice Retirement Savings Plan with life assurance and income protection. Available to colleagues who choose to opt out of the contractual pension scheme. Minimum colleague contributions of 0% matched with minimum NTU contributions of 8%.
Range of health and wellbeing services, voluntary benefits, discounts, and savings for all colleagues.
Access to a wealth of formal and informal professional development opportunities to develop your skills and advance your career.
And a whole lot more…

Come and be part of our success. Apply today.

Safe and Inclusive

At NTU, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our students and colleagues. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring and we encourage people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds to apply to join our team.

Please note that unfortunately, this role has been assessed as ineligible for sponsorship under the UK Visas & Immigration points-based immigration system. However, applications are welcome from candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route. Please consult the Home Office website for further information.

Please note that this role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and successful applicants will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions.

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