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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Practitioner in Football Coaching/Development

Anglia Ruskin University - Faculty of Science and Technology

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £32,548 to £47,722 pro rata, per annum.
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 31st July 2018
Closes: 28th August 2018
Job Ref: 000615

Part time 0.5 FTE

About Anglia Ruskin University:
Anglia Ruskin is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England.

About the role:
You’ll be joining the successful Sport and Exercise Sciences team which is home to the Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences in the Faculty of Science and Technology on our Cambridge campus. We are forward-looking and enthusiastic, with a vision that combines commitment to a strong and active research culture with excellence in learning and teaching. Our Sport and Exercise Sciences courses are currently ranked 11th overall in the UK by The Guardian and we are 3rd for teaching and 6th for student experience. We are seeking an experienced and motivated lecturer practitioner to work across the Sport and Exercise Science area but specifically to contribute to teaching and administration in the area of Football Coaching.

You’ll have a degree and/or masters qualification in a relevant discipline area, along with current professional/industry qualifications (i.e. Level 2 [or higher] NGB Coaching Award) and an on-going employment position in Football (i.e. coaching or development). You’ll need to demonstrate a track-record of practice and networking in the field along with a commitment to CPD. Successful applicants will be working across the teaching and learning portfolio in the area of Sport Coaching and/or Sport Development with a specific focus on our distance learning Football Coaching courses. You’ll have the opportunity to tutor, develop and lead our Coaching for Football distance learning courses along with a teaching contribution on the face-to-face BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching and PE undergraduate course. The 0.5 FTE fractional post allows you to continue to externally practice your specific Football related discipline in the work place. The Practitioner role is a student facing post with additional remit to develop employability skills and industry networks which will enhance the course and student experience.

Informal enquires should be directed Head of Dept. Dr James Johnstone ( Visit the website

Please note that interview will take place on Friday 28 September 2018.

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We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

We value diversity at Anglia Ruskin University and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

Guidance Notes:
For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification below. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

Job Description and Person Specification.pdf

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