Academy Head Coach, an Assistant Netball Coach, and a part-time Netball Manager


Through our vibrant culture and emphasis on excellence, we are an inspirational sports environment that makes us the first choice for students, performance athletes, staff and community.

The Department of Sports Development and Recreation at the University of Bath manages and organises a range of activities under the University’s sports brand – Team Bath. The Department aspires to create a world leading multi-sport environment delivering to elite athletes, staff and students of the University and the local and regional community. Based in the inspiring £35m Sports Training Village, the Department offers a wide range of high quality sports activities, programmes, events, services and facilities catering for all ages and abilities. This is an opportunity to become part of a professional and progressive organisation at the leading edge of sport, health and fitness. We are looking to appoint individuals who reflect our values of inspiration, respect, integrity, excellence, flexibility and self-improvement and teamwork.

Team Bath delivers one of the finest netball programmes in the country ranging from beginners through club and student activity to our National Premier League team. In addition Team Bath is one of the ten teams that make up the Vitality Netball Superleague, the elite performance competition for national and international netball athletes. The league is a semi-professional enjoying regular Sky TV exposure and with considerable commercial potential. We are embarking on a significant step change in the delivery of our Superleague team and our netball programme as we take on responsibility on behalf of England Netball for the performance pathway across the south west.

We are now looking to recruit an Academy Head Coach, an Assistant Netball Coach, and a part-time Netball Manager. More information can be found at

Sports Coach – Netball Specialist

We are looking for an excellent Sports Coach to teach Netball in our Senior School.

The successful candidate will be required to work 20 to 25 per week term time, afternoons from 12.30pm and approximately 4 Saturdays per term. Flexibility is an essential requirement for the role, for example, returning late from away matches. Salary will be discussed at interview.

Start date: January 2018
Closing date for applications: 22nd September 2017
Interviews: w/c 25th September 2017

Occasionally we will close vacancies prior to the published expiry date if we receive high volumes of applications; therefore to avoid disappointment we recommend that you submit your application early. For an application form please visit: or email

Lingfield College is committed to safeguarding our children. The successful candidate will be required to provide an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. At Lingfield College we uphold fundamental British values and expect all employees to do the same. Lingfield College is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


Netball Coach (Sport & Exercise Department)

Reporting to: The Co-Directors of Sport & Exercise

Location: Highgate School

Type of position: Casual (approx.18 hours per week) fixed term (Michaelmas and Lent term-time only)

Salary: £15.70 per hour (including £2.28 per hour of holiday pay). Dependent on qualifications, skills and experience.

The Role

Highgate School is looking for a Level 2 qualified or similarly experienced Netball Coach to join the School’s Sport & Exercise Department. The position involves the coaching and supervision of pupils (aged 4-18) in all aspects of netball. The postholder will be responsible for the preparation and delivery of coaching sessions, preparation and selection of squads and managing squads at fixtures. The successful candidate will be expected to be available for mid-week and weekend fixtures throughout the term. The postholder will also be required to work closely with the Teaching Staff who manage the curriculum and extra-curricular programme. Netball is our priority sport in the first term and the successful candidate will be placed with a team appropriate to their expertise and experience.

Main Responsibilities

  • Coaching as per agreed hours. The successful candidate will be proficient in the skills, techniques and tactics appropriate to the activity, age and experience of the pupils
  • Working within curricular and extra-curricular time the candidate would be able to: plan and lead session within a framework of a progressive progamme; select, manage and umpire squads; track pupil progress and liaise with the Co-Directors of Sport and Exercise to ensure the highest standard of coaching is met
  • A basic grounding in Health and Safety procedures, risk assessments and codes of conduct for pupils while taking part in the activity itself
  • Caring for sports equipment and kit and organisation of sport and exercise store cupboards
  • Supervising students during changing and dispersal after the lesson, ensuring good behaviour and safe conduct
  • Liaising with the Co-Directors of Sport and Exercise and other teaching staff and coaches
  • Contributing to the development of coaching plans appropriate to the activity, age and experience of the pupils
  • Participate in and contribute to INSET training for staff as required
  • Carry out such other duties within the post holder’s capabilities as may be reasonably requested from time to time
The School

Highgate School was established in 1565 by a Royal Charter of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the First. Today Highgate is a flourishing coeducational independent school which includes the Senior School for pupils aged 11-18; the Junior School for pupils aged 7-11 and the Pre-Preparatory School for pupils aged 3-7. There are currently in the region of 1,700 pupils at Highgate and the School employs approximately 550 full-time or part-time teaching and support staff. The School is situated in one of the most attractive and sought after areas of North London, only a short journey from Central London and adjacent to Hampstead Heath. Working at Highgate offers the opportunity to be part of a vibrant and welcoming community, committed to academic excellence and the highest standards of pastoral care for its pupils. The Governors consider the development of excellence in the education offered to the pupils to be the underlying purpose of activities undertaken by all staff. Highgate has a long tradition of sporting success on which we wish to build. The Sport and Exercise department is based around the well-equipped Mallinson Sports Centre (MSC).

Download the full job description, candidate specification and terms & conditions here.

Applications should be made via Highgate’s website

Closing date:  Sunday 8th October. Applications will be considered on receipt and we reserve the right to close an advert early if we find a suitable candidate.

Highgate is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to this post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For any queries please contact Alice Buchanan, HR & Recruitment Officer, Highgate School, North Road, London N6 4AY.


Sports Intern (Netball Speciality)

Full time, fixed term up to July 2018

£14,000 per academic year, pro rata, inclusive of accommodation

St Paul’s Girls’ School is seeking to appoint a talented sports graduate with a netball speciality, to contribute to our dynamic sports programme. This internship opportunity offers the right candidate the chance to earn whilst gaining valuable teaching and coaching experience at a leading London girls’ school, with excellent sports facilities and free accommodation in bespoke staff apartments.

The post is offered for the remainder of the 2017/18 academic year with the possibility of a second year up to June 2019. The quoted salary covers a full academic year, including holiday pay, and will be pro-rated in line with the appointee’s start date.

The internship will include:

  • Teaching, coaching and administration across all sports
  • A lead role in netball development
  • Opportunities to participate in a wide range of co-curricular activities
  • Free accommodation in staff apartments
  • Free weekday lunches

To apply you will:

  • be a recent graduate in Sports Science, Sports Coaching or Physical Education
  • either hold qualifications in netball coaching or have a proven track record as a netball coach or player

Visit our careers site for further details, or contact our recruitment line on 020 7605 4875. Our on-line application form, including a supporting statement and full CV should be submitted by midday on the specified closing date.

Closing date: MONDAY 2 OCTOBER 2017, noon

Interviews: Week commencing 9 October 2017

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.