Lecturer in Sports Coaching Science

Twickenham, London (Greater)
£21,967.80 per annum
01 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Sep 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Lecturer in Sports Coaching Science
School of Sport, Health and Applied Science 
Starting Salary: £21,967.80 per annum, based on the full-time salary of £36,613 per annum 
Hours: Part-time (0.6 FTE) 
Term: Fixed-term (Maternity Cover) 

We are seeking to recruit a dynamic and experienced lecturer with experience in coach/coach development to join the sports coaching teaching team as part of maternity cover arrangements for the 2017-2018 academic year. Industry experience of supporting and managing the education and development of sports coaches is highly desirable. There may be some flexibility regarding the role and interested parties are encouraged to contact the Programme Director Dr Abbe Brady ( to discuss this further. 

You will undertake teaching and assessment duties in foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the school, and contribute to curriculum development and planning. In addition, you will make a contribution to research and/or knowledge transfer activities. You will be expected to have knowledge in coach development, business and enterprise in sports coaching and coaching pedagogy. It is also anticipated that you will be able to draw upon extensive coaching and coach education and development experiences to enrich teaching and consultancy work. 

Since 1850, St Mary’s mission has been to provide a high quality academic and professional environment, inspired by its distinctive ethos and values. The University is an inclusive academic community, where everybody is welcomed. 

St Mary’s provides an inspiring and welcoming environment and has a strong, supportive community. The University is proud of the support it gives to its students, and the support is underpinned by the provision of teaching that is student-focused with a strong emphasis on skills and character development. 

At St Mary’s you will be encouraged to nurture and educate our students, preparing them to be ready to meet the challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow. 

The School of Sport, Health and Applied Science is an internationally recognised centre with established expertise and resources in sport, health and exercise sciences. At both undergraduate and postgraduate level, we are committed to offering vocationally relevant programmes of study with the highest academic standards. 

The University is one of London’s top-performing sports institutions. Our new £8.5m sports centre was home to athletes from ten teams during the London 2012 Olympic Games. Today, it is a regular training ground for many international athletes. 

For further information about the role and for details of how to apply, please click here.

Closing Date: 17 September 2017 at 23:59  

Interviews are likely to be held on 26 September 2017