Academy Strength & Conditioning Coach

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Closing Date: 23 May 2024

Salary: £13,878 per annum based on an FTE of £23,130 per annum

Specific Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Academy Strength & Conditioning Coach

Academy Strength and Conditioning Coach

22.5 hours per week

£13,878 per annum, based on an FTE of £23,130 per annum

Fixed term until 31st July 2025


About Us

Hartpury University and Hartpury College are among the UK’s leading specialist education providers in agriculture, animal, equine, sport and veterinary nursing. Located in Gloucestershire, Hartpury University and Hartpury College sit side-by-side on a beautiful 360-hectare campus. We provide world-class facilities to more than 4,000 university and college-level students studying undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, A-levels and diplomas, as well as undertaking industry research. The University is rated top 20 in the UK for Teaching Quality (Times Good University Guide 2022) and has 96% graduate employability, whilst the College is rated Ofsted Outstanding in all areas. A passionate and innovative business culture and exceptional support networks make Hartpury an ideal career choice.

Hartpury is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves. We particularly welcome applicants that we are underrepresented in, including those from ethnically diverse backgrounds, LGBTQI+ communities, and those living with disabilities. As part of our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion we offer a range of inclusive policies, flexible working arrangements and a multi-faith space to support staff from different backgrounds.

About the Role

  • To contribute to the coaching, training and development of the Sports Academy teams and students
  • You will provide specific strength and conditioning training and advice to sports academy players
  • Work with the sport academy coaches in planning team and individual training programmes
  • Assist with the rehabilitation of sports academy players

About You

  • Have a proven record of accomplishment as a conditioning coach with ideally 2 years of experience
  • Have excellent communication and team work skills
  • Be highly motivated and commitment to delivering excellence
  • Achieved undergraduate or postgraduate degree in strength and conditioning or related field
  • UKSCA or NSCA accreditation (or equivalent) or be currently working towards these

What we Offer

  • 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays rising to 30 days with length of service
  • Wellbeing support including our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Generous pension scheme (LGPS)
  • Employee Discounts Scheme
  • Onsite fitness facilities
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • Flexible working opportunities available
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity leave

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. 

Click the button below to apply online or telephone (01452) 702135 to request documents by post. 

Click here to view the full Job Description and Person Specification

The closing date for receipt of applications is 23rd May 2024

Interviews will be held the week commencing 3rd June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the specified closing date should we receive sufficient applications or in order to respond to business needs. In order to avoid missing an opportunity to apply please submit your application as early as possible.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.

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