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    Employer: UK Athletics

    Salary: Commensurate with experience

    Location: Easily accessible to London/Birmingham

    Job Type: Fixed Term (Part time)

    How to Apply: For the full candidate brief and details of how to apply please visit


    About –
    As the national governing body for athletics, UK Athletics (UKA) oversees the development and management of the nation’s favourite Olympic and Paralympic sport, from grassroots through to podium. UKA has a clear vision for the sport – to drive up performance and raise standards in every event, every region and every age group. UKA is currently seeking a new Chair to lead the development of the next phase of the strategy for athletics in the UK and lead the organisation from January 2018.

    The Role: Summary Details
    •Lead and manage UKA’s Board in the development of the organisation’s vision and strategy, in collaboration with the President, UK Members Council and Board.
    •Act as an unbiased, objective and impartial member of the Board, ensuring that all decisions taken are in the best long term interests of UKA, its stakeholders and employees.
    •Engage in effective relationships with key international and national stakeholders (IAAF, IPC, European Athletics, Home Country Athletics Federations, UK Sport, Sport England and sponsors)
    •Ensure the organisation is run in a transparent and equitable manner, in accordance with its values.

    The Candidate: Essential Skills
    •Experience in successfully setting and implementing strategy for an organisation of a similar scale and complexity.
    •Knowledge and an understanding of sport (athletics desirable), especially governance structures and the opportunities and challenges that affords.
    •Knowledge, awareness and experience of UK and International sporting structures, politics and dynamics.
    •Excellent interpersonal, leadership and influencing skills with the ability to lead the Board and committees and communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
    •Commitment to and sympathy with UKA’s identity, purpose and values.


    For a confidential discussion about the role please call Anthony Simpson or George Williams at The Miles Partnership on 0207 495 7772.

    The closing date for applications is 11:59pm on Sunday 4th September.


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    Employer: Cardiff Amateur Athletics Club

    Salary: £10.00 per hour

    Location: Cardiff International Sport Campus, Leckwith

    Job Type: Apprentice (Part time)

    How to Apply: Apply to the Academy Head Coaches –


    Work within a committed hard working academy structure Cardiff Amateur Athletics Club, academy athletics structure runs on a hour long session 6pm – 7pm every Monday and Thursday evenings.

    Contributions by the club to coaching workshops and official coach education.

    The Cardiff Athletics Academy provides a structured introduction to athletics where, under the guidance of appropriately qualified coaches, Academy members will experience the full range of athletic events and learn about training techniques.

    Academy sessions are designed to be fun and to provide a broad experience of different events (running, jumping, throwing), how to train properly and safely, warm-up and cool-down procedures and track etiquette. At the appropriate time Academy athletes will progress to a specialist training group under one of the club’s qualified coaches.

    Closing date: 30 September 2016

    Interview date: 3 October 2016


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    Employer: Wolves Community Trust

    Salary: Competitive hourly rate

    Location: Wolverhampton and surrounding area

    Job Type: Fixed Term (Part time)

    How to Apply: Please send CV and covering letter to


    Coaching children/young adults through a structured programme
    The ability to monitor and evaluate progress
    Deliver sessions across a number of sports including Gymnastics, Dance, Football, Athletics and Volleyball.
    Sound working knowledge of national curriculum
    Must hold relevant NGB Level 2 certificate, Emergency Aid and Safeguarding Children qualifications.
    Must have the ability to move around the Trust’s geographical area.
    Will be required to have an enhanced DBS check.
    Hours will vary on flexibility


    Closing date: 26 September 2016


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    Employer: UK Athletics

    Salary: Competitive salary to be commensurate with experience and qualifications

    Location: Loughborough

    Job Type: Full Time

    How to Apply: Apply online at


    UK Athletics (UKA), the National governing body for the premier Olympic/Paralympic sport of athletics is seeking to appoint a National Institute Performance Director to:

    • Lead on the development and implementation of the National Performance Institute (NPI) strategy to deliver a strong and sustainable performance pathway; and
    • Assist and support the Science Lead with the strategic and operational delivery of a “gold standard” sport science support infrastructure that can significantly assist with the delivery of medal targets at the Olympic/Paralympics, IAAF/IPC World and European championships.


    The Role:

    The successful candidate will have the following key responsibilities:

    • Define and deliver a strategy to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the NPI as an elite training base, to be recognised as one of the best in the World.
    • Assist the Science lead in providing strategic leadership to the sport science research and innovation team, to ensure the successful delivery of the Performance Strategy that is aligned to athlete prioritisation and individual event strategies, to produce medals at European and global championships.
    • As a leader to participate in the strategic planning process for each funding cycle for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

    The Person:

    The ideal candidate will have a range of skills including but not limited to:

    • Proven track record of developing and implementing high performance strategies across the international and/or UK world class sport landscape.
    • Success at providing a sport science support service at an international level;
    • Significant experience in leading and managing support teams, including strategic planning, programme management, conducting analytical studies and managing budgets;
    • Good relationship builder with excellent communication skills;
    • Post graduate qualification in a science discipline, high performance coaching or a related field.

    If you require any further clarification please feel free to contact Neil Black at

    UKA is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, ethnicity, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief.

    Closing Date: 19th July 2016


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    Employer: Aberdeen Amateur Athletics Club

    Salary: £9386

    Location: Aberdeen, Scotland

    Job Type: Fixed Term (Part time)

    How to Apply: Applications should be made by submitting the application form, covering letter and equal opportunities form to: scottishathletics

    The application should be marked confidential and sent to:

    Dawn Allan, scottishathletics Ltd, Caledonia House, South Gyle, EDINBURGH, EH12 9DQ

    Or through email on:



    4 year fixed term post
    Salary – £9386 (18 hours per week)

    If you are passionate about coach and athlete development and have experience in working with volunteers and managing projects then this exciting new opportunity within Aberdeen Amateur Athletics Club could be for you.

    As Pathways Development Officer your role will be to support the club in developing and fostering talent pathways which will ultimately impact on athlete performance levels. You will also play a key role in leading the coordination of coach-orientated continual professional development (CPD) and education opportunities. Your will engage and work alongside a number of key partners in developing clear coach and athlete pathways within Aberdeen AAC.

    Aberdeen AAC are a thriving, family friendly, athletics club catering for all from competitive athletes to those who want to keep fit. With a membership of over 300 the club provide opportunities in various disciplines from Road Running to Cross Country and Track & Field. To ensure that that they provide a first class experience for all members, the club are currently recruiting for two new posts both of which focus on the development of the club and its services.

    With flexible working hours, including evening and weekends, this part time post (18 hours per week) is funded through a partnership between Aberdeen AAC, Aberdeen Sports Village,

    sportscotland and scottishathletics. You will be an employee of scottishathletics, have annual leave entitlement and access to the group pension scheme.

    Closing Date: 2nd March 2016 –  12 noon

    Interviews to be scheduled: w/c 7th March 2016

    Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

    Any offer of employment would be subject to a satisfactory PVG check and references.

    scottishathletics is an equal opportunities organisation.



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    Employer: St Mary’s University

    Salary: £17,596.80

    Location: Twickenham, South West London

    Job Type: Permanent (Full Time)

    How to Apply: Apply online at



    St Mary’s University is seeking to appoint an EPACC Assistant who can help support the delivery of a ‘High Performance Centre’ for endurance athletics.

    St Mary’s University ‘Endurance Performance and Coaching Centre’ is a world class training centre for endurance athletes. This involves many of the best endurance athletes in the country and includes developing student athletes.

    You will work alongside the EPACC Coordinator & Performance Coaches. Your responsibilities will include assisting in the day to day administration of the centre and the delivery of training programmes as prescribed by the coaches.

    You will be required to assist the EPACC Coordinator & Performance Coaches in a range of duties including, marketing and recruitment; organisation of the London Marathon Camp and other EPACC training camps; managing athlete accommodation on campus; coordinating athlete service provision. Plus any other duties reasonably requested by the EPACC Co-ordinator and Performance Coaches.

    Applicants should hold at least a Level one coaching licence and have a specific understanding of endurance athletics, or the appointed person must commit to starting this award within six months of taking the role. You should be passionate about developing as a coach and supporting the development of the EPACC programme.  You will have exceptional communication skills and be willing to be flexible in your working hours.

    Closing date for applications is 21st February 2016. 

    Interviews are likely to be held on 29th February 2016.



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    Employer: University of Oxford

    Salary: Hourly coaching rate

    Location: Oxford

    Job Type: Part time

    How to Apply: Candidates should contact, OUAC President, Hugh Baker on


    Oxford has a strong tradition in the 400m, with the men achieving BUCS 4×400 silver and bronze in 2014 and 2013 respectively. Our biggest fixture each year is the Varsity Match against Cambridge. With over 150 years of history between the two athletics clubs, the Varsity match is a spectacle like no other.

    Sessions are run on a Tuesday and Thursday evening, and Sunday morning. Ideally, a successful candidate should be able to make it to our training sessions twice per week.

    Closing date: Monday 29th February 2016


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    Employer: Pitreavie Amateur Athletics Club

    Salary: Voluntary

    Location: Dunfermline, Scotland

    Job Type: Voluntary (Part Time)

    How to Apply:  If you are interested, please send your CV, and or covering letter to our Club Together Officer at  



    Pitreavie Amateur Athletics Club are a growing club with aspirations to develop further in 2016. We are looking for additional volunteer athletics coaches who can motivate, encourage, and unite with our athletes.

    Current qualified coaches are welcomed, however, we will provide full training, finance, and support for all suitably interested candidates still to attain coaching qualifications. Enhanced disclosure is required, with the club paying for the application.

    Our current weekday training evenings take place at Pitreavie Athletics Stadium in Dunfermline on Tuesday and Thursday evenings for a couple of hours.

    If you can help by committing some time on these evenings, you will be making a colossal difference, whilst enriching the lives of our athletes.

    We look forward to sustaining our club positively for future generations, and we very much look forward to hearing from you.

    For feedback from our valuable current coaching staff please see below “Friendly atmosphere, keen learners” – a new coach What it means to be a coach at PAAC? “Having been a coaching assistant for PAAC for almost 4 years now, the coaching is just as rewarding as it was back then. Working with a club that is rich in history is something to be proud of and working alongside experienced coaches, who you learn from on a weekly basis, means you’re building up your own knowledge, enabling you to coach kids confidently but also they learn from you too” Ross Lloyd What benefits it has brought you and or the athletes you support?

    “Coaching the athletes is a two-way street, some athletes challenge you to come up with new methods and keep training fresh as it should be. When you put it all together though in any event, seeing the athletes get a personal best, reaching a set target or stepping up training for their first or hundredth event, as a coach, there is nothing better in helping an athlete reach their potential” Ross Lloyd.


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    Employer: UK Athletics

    Salary: £16,480-£24,205 per annum

    Location: Head Office, Birmingham

    Job Type: Permanent (Full time)

    How to Apply: Apply online at



    UK Athletics (UKA), the National governing body for the premier Olympic sport of athletics has a vacancy for a Major Events Technical Official’s Co-ordinator, who will assist with the delivery of the Technical Officials’ Programme.

    The successful candidate should have experience working in a similar position, have knowledge of the Athletics structure within the UK, have project delivery experience and be proficient with Microsoft Office products.

    An understanding of officiating is desirable, although not essential.

    This role will involve regular nationwide travel.

    Please note that due to the nature of this role and the sport, the successful candidate will be required to work no less than 15 weekends per year.

    UKA is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, ethnicity, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief.

    Closing date: 12 February 2016


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