Lecturer in Sport Psychology and Coaching

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 25 April 2021

Salary: £28,386 - £37,696 per annum Depending on experience and qualifications

Specific Hours: 37

Lecturer in Sport Psychology and Coaching

Lecturer in Sport Psychology & Coaching

£28,386 - £37,696 per annum

Depending on experience and qualifications

37 hours a week



With over 2000 students studying degrees at foundation, honours and postgraduate level, Hartpury presents a unique environment designed to support an outstanding student experience. We offer industry relevant provision, by staff with strong professional links and research activities.  This is underpinned by access to specialist facilities which we fully utilise to enhance delivery and support the employability of our graduates. We have recently invested significantly in our sport and exercise science provision including the construction of a brand new Sports Academy comprised of a human performance laboratory, biomechanics laboratory and sports therapy and rehabilitation facilities. We have a growing reputation for a unique and student-focused delivery, particularly within the field of sport.


About the Role


  • You will be teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level that connects with sport psychology and coaching.
  • You will have a broad sport background and ability to support general sport science modules as well deliver specialist sports psychology and coaching modules across level 4-7.
  • Part of the role will be to establish and sustain industry partnerships and knowledge of this would be a distinct advantage as we look to connect out students to real world learning.
  • This role requires a clear appreciation of the connectivity between theory and practice, and be able to foster industry partnerships to promote this.
  • Within our sport psychology and coaching provision, we pride ourselves on preparing students to be highly skilled and informed practitioners, we would expect you to evidence such standards in their own practice.


About You


  • You will have a relevant postgraduate qualification, and bring with you experience working across sport psychology and coaching.
  • Your experience of working in applied context will enable you to contribute to teaching and learning activities.
  • An industry recognised qualification would be a distinct advantage i.e. BPS/SEPAR, Specialist Coaching Accreditation.
  • You will be committed to creating a high-quality student experience, evidenced through a focus on excellence within teaching and learning. A record of active research and knowledge exchange is welcomed but not essential.
  • You will also have a clear appreciation of the connectivity between theory and practice and the ability to foster industry partnerships to develop placement links for our students
  • You will be able to demonstrate a willingness to continue to develop your record of practice and scholarship.


What we Offer


  • Wellbeing events and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Teachers’ pension scheme
  • Employee discounts scheme
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • 35 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays



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 checks along with other relevant employment checks. 


Visit our website www.hartpury.ac.uk 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 Sunday 25th April 2021

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 4th May 2021


Hartpury values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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