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

Netball Development Officer/Coach

Organisation: Rocks Lane Multi Sports Centres

Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience

Location: Chiswick W4 1RZ

Contract type: Self – employed

Closing date: 30 November 2017

About us

Rocks Lane develops and manages sports facilities and programmes throughout London and we are celebrating our 25th anniversary this year.

We are passionate about sport and breaking down the barriers to participation so that every person can reach their sporting potential while making friends and having fun.

About the role 

This is an opportunity to work as part of a great team based in the heart of Chiswick. This role will assist in the implementation of our netball development programmes and support the running of sports activities. You will also assist with the day-to-day operations of the Chiswick centre, taking an active role in the facility’s bookings, centre management and other administrative duties.

About you 

You need to be a versatile and positive team player with good motivational and team-building skills. You will be passionate about sports and be able to work unsupervised as well as part of a successful team. You should have a positive awareness of health and safety and child protection issues in a sports facility. You must be friendly, approachable, and flexible in dealing with our customers and have the ability to bring the best out of people. You will be able to think quickly on your feet to overcome any issues and deliver a high standard of customer service at all times.

How to apply

To apply for this role candidates should send an email to our centre manager:

Include your CV and a covering letter explaining why you feel that you would be ideal for this position.

Closing date for applications is Thursday, 30 November 2017.

Please visit our website:  to get a flavour of what we are all about.

Graduate Assistant

The College

Founded in 1850 by Thomas Stevens, and set in its own village amidst unspoilt Berkshire countryside, Bradfield College enjoys a well-established reputation for being one of the country’s leading co-educational, independent schools through its provision of academic excellence and a well-rounded education.

The College welcomes pupils from Britain and overseas; the pupil body numbers approximately 783, comprising 475 boys and 308 girls from 13 to 18 years of age.

The position

Applications are invited for the position of Graduate Assistant from 1 September 2018. Graduate Assistants will take an active role in the College’s Co-Curricular and pastoral programmes as well as assist in academic lessons as appropriate.

The post would suit individuals looking for experience in education, sports coaching, outward bound, performing arts and pastoral care and should be of particular interest to those considering a teaching career. Applications will be considered from across subject specialisms but any applicant will be expected to take a full and active part in the life of a busy boarding school.

This year applications from Candidates with specialism in Music, Drama, Football, Hockey, Netball, Outward Bounds, including DofE are particularly encouraged.

Principal Accountabilities

Graduate Assistants will work closely as appropriate with the Sports, Drama and Music Departments, Boarding House Staff and Academic Staff, assisting them in ensuring that a pupils experience at the College is as positive as possible.

It is hoped that they will add to the positive atmosphere at the College and inject energy and enthusiasm. Graduate Assistants are considered as full members of the teaching staff and will, dependent on strengths and experiences,

  • help with and lead coaching sessions at games practices; manage a school team and referee or umpire (depending on expertise);
  • undertake Boarding House duties, including assisting in the running of evening activities for boarders, supervising prep and other appropriate duties;
  • helping with the activities programme by offering at least one activity per week;
  • accompanying school trips, weekend activities and expeditions;
  • for those who are considering teaching, in whichever subject specialism, there will be opportunities to teach some academic lessons as well as help with cover as
  • Be part of College duty week
  • Support lesson cover system as needed.

Salary and accommodation

The post will begin on 31 August 2018 for one academic year.

Salary will be £14,616 plus shared accommodation, council tax and all utilities (with the exception of land- line personal phone calls) and full board during term time. Lodging is available throughout the term and holidays until 5 July 2019.


For an informal discussion of the post, please feel free to telephone Roger Wall on 0118 964 4539 (during office hours).

Letters of application, along with a completed application form, a Curriculum Vitae and the names and addresses of two referees should be sent to HR Department, Bradfield College, Bradfield, Berkshire RG7 6AR. Applications can also be made by email to

Short-listed candidates will be invited to Bradfield for interview. A tour of the College will be offered. Bradfield College reserves the right not to appoint to this post should a suitable candidate not be identified.

Closing date for applications: 27 November 2017

Interviews: Week commencing: 4 December 2017

Download the full job description and person specification here.