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If you are interested in helping our community to get more active, then we would love for you to get involved.

About

UoM Sport supports the University of Manchester community get more active.

We have a range of paid and voluntary opportunities to contribute to the health and wellbeing of everyone at Manchester.  There are opportunities to get involved with all year round.

The university advertises roles on the main university jobs page in addition to information on our site with further information on how to apply.

Current roles

Netball Head Coach (Contracted Fixed Term Role)

Netball Head Coach

The post holder will lead the Performance Netball programme at the University of Manchester Netball Club. This role will primarily be responsible for the coaching and leadership of the club’s 1st team but will also support the holistic development of the club as a performance sport at the university. The club currently train twice a week at the Armitage Sports Centre, Mon 9-10:30pm and Thu 6-7:30pm (training times are subject to change based on facility availability and identified need from successful candidate). The 1st team compete in BUCS Premier North and play 10 league games and Cup fixtures between October and March on Wednesdays. Additionally, the club are exploring entering into North West Regional League. Attending these fixtures would be an essential part of the role.

Further information about the role can be found here 

 

 

Casual Sports Centre Assistant (£10.08ph)

UoM Sport Operations are seeking interested candidates for casual work at the Armitage Sports Centre on the Fallowfield Campus.

You must be experienced in working in a busy sport / leisure facility and hold a current NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in sport, leisure or recreation studies.

Interested candidates should send a current CV and covering expression of interest letter to armitagecentre@manchester.ac.uk.

Casual Fitness Instructor (£10.08ph)

UoM Sport Operations are seeking interested candidates for casual work at the Armitage Sports Centre on the Fallowfield Campus.
You must be experienced in working in a busy sport / leisure / fitness facility and hold a current NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Fitness Instruction. REPS/CIMSPA membership is also desirable.

Interested candidates should send a current CV and covering expression of interest letter to armitagecentre@manchester.ac.uk.

Women's Waterpolo Head Coach ( Contracted Fixed Term Role)

 

Location East Manchester Leisure Centre, 189 Grey Mare Lane, Beswick M11 3ND ( temp location for this year due to MAC refurbishment)
Contract Type Service Level Agreement – This role is does not constitute employment by The University of Manchester – it is a fixed term contracted role.
Grade Pay range up to £3000 per Season Sep-Mar
Hours Days TBC – 2 x 1.5 hour sessions + Wednesday afternoon coaching or game-day’s (TBC based on fixtures)
Starting Date September 2022

Job Details
The post holder will deliver quality coaching, management, organising, delivering and monitoring performance to the University of Manchester’s Women’s Waterpolo 1st and 2nd teams and increase their performance in British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS). This role will primarily be responsible for the coaching and management of the 1st team who play in the 1A North. The team trains three times a week and play 10-14 league/Cup/Varsity fixtures between September and March.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Deliver an effective coaching programme that helps improve the performance and experience of playing members.
  • Plan and deliver an effective pre-season in September and after the mid-season break in January
  • Lead sessions for both 1st and 2nd Teams simultaneously (be able to adapt drills to varying skill levels). Oversee all coaching of the Women’s side of the club including delegation tasks to additional coaches where appropriate.
  • Attend and manage BUCS fixtures of the 1st team, or conduct training in the event of no fixture.
  • Lead the club with input from team captains (and other coaches where appropriate) to select playing squads and maintain a transparent selection processes and pathways between squads. This will require attendance at trials.
  • Assist in recruiting students to engage with coaching opportunities, providing opportunities where appropriate to coach within the club.
  • Mentor student coaches within the club and offer support where appropriate to members who wish to undertake coaching qualifications or opportunities within the Coaching Pathway.
  • Provide regular information and status reports, as agreed with the Coach and Club Development Coordinator, on team and club performance and progress..
  • Work closely with the Club & Coach Development Coordinator and committee members to assist with the development of the Waterpolo at The University of Manchester.
  • To ensure all sessions comply with Health and Safety.
  • To work within an equal opportunities framework.
Download Person Specification here 

UoM Sport are looking for people who are outgoing and highly motivated.  The person specification below indicates the essential and desirable attributes that an individual must demonstrate to be considered for the post. Please note that covering letters should be written in way that demonstrates how the applicant meets each of the attributes.  Applicants will be shortlisted if they demonstrate how they meet all of the essential attributes. The desirable attributes are not necessary to be shortlisted, but are considered to be advantageous.

Application Process
Please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter to: Ellen.stephenson@manchester.ac.uk

For informal any queries regarding this role please contact Ellen Stephenson at the email address listed above.

Manchester FA Internship 2021 - 22

To support Manchester FA or one of their partner organisations in their aim to increase the visibility and accessibility of Women & Girls football in Greater Manchester.  HE internship Application Final (002)