Assistant Athletic Development Coach – Uppingham Careers

Assistant Athletic Development Coach

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Job details

Contract hours: Full time
Basis: Fixed term
Salary: £15,341.87 per annum, plus free accommodation for the year and food during term time
Closing date: 15 May 2023, 9:00 am


Required: September 2023

If you offer a serious coaching pedigree, this position at one of the UK’s leading schools, which also offers some of the best sporting facilities in the country, might just be the right next step in your career.

Uppingham School has an ambitious strategy for sport, and the athletic development of our pupils has a key role to play in this being realised. We have many pupils participating in sport at a county, regional, academy and national level, with specialist support, advice and guidance being pivotal to ensure they reach their athletic potential. As Assistant Athletic Development Coach, you will assist the Director of Sport and Head of Athletic Development in offering this support to our aspirational athletes.

You will work to increase, stretch, and challenge the provision of our current programme, supporting the athletic development of all pupils, teaching the value of strength and conditioning in a way that is both inspiring and engaging.

The role will also involve supporting the Head of Physical Education in the delivery and implementation of the physical education curriculum, specifically through the ‘Athletic Development’, and ‘Health-related Fitness’ modules. Alongside your coaching responsibilities, you will be expected to play a full part in this seven-day-a-week boarding school. This will include involvement in the school’s exceptionally varied co-curricular programme, as well as being attached as a tutor to one of the school’s 15 boarding houses.

If you share our vision to transform lives and change the world through providing sporting experiences that build skills for a lifetime of achievement, enjoyment and wellbeing, we would be delighted to hear from you.

This position is for the academic year 2023-24.

Closing date: Monday 15 May 2023, 9.00am.

Interview date: Thursday 25 May 2023.

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo full screening in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE), including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Issues relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils will be explored at interview.

Assistant Athletic Development Coach – Candidate Information Pack

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

All positions at the School are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore ALL convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered ‘spent’ under the Act) MUST be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. All information given will be treated as confidential and each case will be taken on its merits. Failure to disclose this information may result in the withdrawal of an offer of employment or immediate termination of employment.

Uppingham School is an equal opportunities employer.

Working at Uppingham

Uppingham is a vibrant, stimulating, energetic and forward-looking school. Our community is made up of talented people offering a diverse range of experiences. We welcome applications from candidates who are both experienced and new to working within the independent education sector.