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The starting salary will be from £26,444 to £29,605 on Grade D, depending on qualifications and experience.
Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme.
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Rugby Assistant Coach
Education and Academic Services – Sport
This new full-time post is available from January 2024 on a permanent basis.
The University of Exeter are a leading Sports University, with Rugby being a High Performance focus sport. The rugby programme at Exeter is known for its strength and depth across both our men's and women's programmes and is something we are very proud of. With a new Head of Men's Rugby having started in August 2023 and the expansion of the women's game this is an exciting period to join the team in Exeter to develop the future for the programme.
Summary of the role
We are looking for an assistant rugby coach to support our Heads of Rugby due to the expansion in our programme over recent years. This role will need a flexible approach and will include the need to support both our student representative squads on weekdays and weekends. The role will predominately work across the men's programmes but should be willing to support the women's programme, if required.
This varied role will provide an exciting opportunity for the right individual to work as part of a dynamic high performance environment across our team of support services to ensure our players are prepared for training and competition.
The successful candidate should hold a minimum level 2 Rugby coaching qualification and have experience of planning and delivering coaching across a range of abilities and squads.
We are particularly interested to hear from candidates who have worked in other environments and keen to develop in Exeter.
If you feel you have the enthusiasm and adaptable approach to work within Exeter Sport please apply online, via the University website.
Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.
The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.
Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world's most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and 47% is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).
We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City
Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment
We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.
Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.
With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.
We offer some fantastic benefits including:
for an informal conversation around the role contact Charlotte Hale, Head of Performance on [email protected]
Rugby Assistant Coach
University of Exeter
November 21, 2023
December 04, 2023
About the employer
The University of Exeter is a public university that focuses on research. It was established in the year 1955. In 1851, it was first formed as Schools of Science and Art. In 1900, its name was then changed to the Royal Albert Memorial College which later converted into a university college of the southwest in the year 1922. And finally, it received its authorization in 1955 as the University of Exeter.
The university is a part of the Russell Group which contains the top research-intensive universities of United Kingdom and has a total of 3 campuses. Out of all 3, Streatham is the largest campus by area as it contains most of the university's executive buildings.
Also, it is considered as one of the most beautiful buildings in the nation. Moreover, the Penryn campus is associated with Falmouth University as per a combined initiative.
The University has more than 25,263 student population who are coming from over 130 different nations. The university organizes its educational and administrative departments into 6 scholastic colleges. There are many research centres and institutes inside the campus. There are more than 200 student societies including creative writing, theatre club, Socialist Students societies, Poker Society and Conservative Future society. The university maintains an athletic union which is responsible for organizing and administrating all the sports activities fairly and actively. The union governs more than 50 sports clubs which have around 5,000 students.
The university has a great alumni base and actively connects with more than 125,000 alumni in 183 countries across the world. The graduates have been working in different fields. From globally known business leaders and lawyers to inspiring leaders and teachers to highly praised members of the press and artists, this university has proudly touched the lives of its alumni. Some of the much-known alumni of the university are J.K. Rowling (author- famous for Harry Potter series), Ameenah Gurib (Mauritius's 6th President) and Abdullah Gül (Turkey's 11th President).