Jobs in sport

Below you will find job vacancies at sportscotland and other sport organisations.

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Active School Co ordinator x 2: West Lothian Council

In partnership with sportscotland, West Lothian Council wish to appoint 1.0 FTE (full time) and 0.6 FTE (part time) Active Schools Coordinators.


Active Schools Co-Ordinator (Fixed Term): WD Leisure

West Dunbartonshire Leisure, in partnership with sportscotland, wish to recruit a suitably qualified, highly motivated, organised and enthusiastic individual to join our vibrant Active Schools Team to help us continue to get more young people, more active, more often.


Heriot-Watt University Head Basketball Coach

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic coach to continue the development of the club. The role has a primary focus of supporting the men’s 1st team whilst also working closely with the players and coaches for the men’s 2nd and women’s 1st team.


Lockerbie  Curling Development Officer (part-time)

The Royal Caledonian Curling Club (RCCC) and partners are seeking an enthusiastic and well organised person to fill the Curling Development Officer vacancy at Lockerbie Ice Rink. 


Full Time Duty Leisure Manager: Live Active Blairgowrie

An excellent career opportunity has arisen for an ‘up and coming’ individual to join the Duty Leisure Management Team at Live Active Blairgowrie.


Ayr United Football Academy: Youth Development Phase 13- 15s Licence Coach

Ayr United Football Academy are looking to recruit highly motivated individuals to work with one of our Youth Development Phase 13s-15s squads. The coaches must be enthusiastic, good communicators and have a passion for developing youth footballers as well as holding a relevant Scottish F.A. licence.


Sports Administrator: The Crags

The Crags is no ordinary sports centre. And we’re looking for no ordinary administrator. 


Pathways Development Officer – Kilmarnock Harrier & AC

If you are passionate about sport, have experience in working with volunteers, clubs and delivering projects and feel you can make a difference to a hugely successful club with access to excellent Athletics facilities then this exciting new opportunity within Kilmarnock Harrier & AC could be for you.


Coaching Pathways Development Officer – Whitemoss AAC

The role will support the delivery of coach centred professional development (CPD) and education opportunities, including mentoring and parent/athlete workshops, linking directly to scottishathletics and South Lanarkshire Leisure programmes.


Match Programme Editor & Media Manager: BSC Glasgow

We are looking for someone to produce approximately 20 match day programmes for BSC Glasgow who play in the Scottish Lowland League.


Assistant Director- Championship Staging: The R&A

The R&A (the governing body for golf and organiser of The Open Championship) is seeking to fill an exciting permanent post in the Championship Department. Based in St Andrews and reporting to the Director – Championship Operations, this key role will embrace a wide range of duties in organising The Open – The World’s pre-eminent golf event.


Manager - Championship Transportation Operations: The R&A

The R&A (the governing body for golf) is seeking to fill an exciting permanent post in the Championship Department. Based in St Andrews and reporting to the Assistant Director – Championships Operations, this key role will embrace a wide range of duties surrounding the organisation and planning of the transportation operations.


Sustrans (Scotland) “I Bike” Volunteers

Volunteers needed to promote cycling and walking with children and young people across Scotland.


Part Time: Active Schools Co-ordinator

Part Time (0.6 FTE) Community School of Auchterarder 


Full time Active Schools Co-ordinator

Full Time, Perth High School


Rules Manager: The R&A

The R&A, the governing body for the Rules of Golf worldwide (excluding the USA and Mexico), is offering a position within its Rules department. The Rules department is involved in writing and interpreting the Rules of Golf, the Rules of Amateur Status, Rules education and providing support to The R & A’s championships.


Sport England - Audit, Risk and Governance Committee Member

Sport England, the Government’s lead agency for community sport in England, is seeking to recruit an independent non-Board member to its Audit, Risk and Governance Committee. The Committee’s function is one of oversight. It supports the Board in ensuring that the financial statements are properly prepared and audited, that the organisation has an effective risk management system and that funds invested are used for the purpose intended.


Renfrewshire Leisure Limited - Active Schools and Community Club Development Officer(Temporary)

We are looking for a highly motivated, hardworking, creative and proactive individual to make a positive contribution in assisting the development and delivery of our sports service team. The ideal candidate will be a good communicator with strong organisational skills, a ‘can do’ attitude, the ability to work independently and to a high standard under pressure to deadlines.


Adventure Football - Lead Coach

As we begin further expansion in 2017, we need the enthusiastic coaches to join our team on this exciting journey! Do you have what it takes to become an Adventure Football coach and take our kids on exciting football adventures?

You will have a great outgoing personality and the ability to engage and teach 3 - 5 year olds the correct techniques, skills and basic decision making elements of football by using our coaching template and syllabus. You will also be able to demonstrate techniques and skills to a high level. You will become familiar with our "Adventure Football” syllabus


The Royal Caledonian Curling Club - Administrator

The Royal Caledonian Curling Club (RCCC) is the national governing body for the sport of curling in Scotland. It is seeking a dynamic individual with excellent administrative, organisational and interpersonal skills to fill the vacancy of Administrator. The Administrator will be responsible for general office administration, including supporting staff, committees, answering telephones, processing mail, updating web content, data entry and minute-taking.


Physiotherapist at Kelso RFC

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Kelso RFC to join our medical team.

We wish to recruit an organised, enthusiastic physiotherapist who will be jointly responsible for the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of the senior squad alongside the other members of the medical team


The Royal Caledonian Curling Club - Marketing Officer

The Royal Caledonian Curling Club (RCCC) is seeking an experienced Marketing Officer with at least three years of relevant experience. The Marketing Officer will join the marketing team to lead in the marketing, communication, national media and fundraising initiatives and strategies of the RCCC. This will be achieved through the maintenance of day-to-day relationships with members and partners and through working closely with other staff. It will involve preparing presentations and reports, securing grants from trusts & foundations, developing partnerships with companies and engaging with partners.


The Royal Caledonian Curling Club - Events Executive

The Royal Caledonian Curling Club (RCCC) is seeking an experienced Event Executive with at least three years of events experience. The Events Executive will lead in the planning, organising and delivery of international curling events being hosted in Scotland and an existing portfolio of national curling championships managed by RCCC.


Scottish Sports Futures - Shell Twilight Basketball Youth Development Co-ordinator

Scottish Sports Futures (SSF) is a Glasgow based charity delivering “Sport for Change” programmes to disadvantaged young people across Scotland. Shell Twilight Basketball is a national SSF Programme that provides an active alternative to the street at times and in communities that need it most. Delivery includes physical activity and educational workshops to inspire and encourage young people to reach their full potential. The Youth Development Co-ordinator will be responsible for supporting young Twilight participants to maximise personal development opportunities and ensure programme delivery is in line with the needs of young people in challenging communities.


Edinburgh Napier University - Physiotherapist

The Edinburgh Napier rugby football club is launching its new Rugby Performance Programme for the 2017/18 season. The aim of the programme is to elevate Edinburgh Napier University to a position as one of the top rugby universities in the country. We are looking for a physiotherapist who can assess and treat players at training sessions and on game days. Sessions and all home fixtures take place at Meggetland sports complex in Edinburgh. This position is ideal for practitioners looking to increase their experience with sports teams


East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure - Casual Sports Coach – Gymnastics

Gymnastics in East Renfrewshire has grown leaps and bounds in recent years, and we are now seeking more qualified casual coaches to help us meet the ever-increasing demand for opportunities to get involved in our programme.


KA Leisure - Recreation Assistant II (fitness)

The post holder will take responsibility for the general safety, preparation and cleaning of facilities whilst delivering excellent customer service.

Providing fitness instruction, gym inductions, evaluating, planning and creating customer programmes


East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure - Sports Coach

Want to get involved in our community sports programme?

Working for East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure you will deliver participation and development opportunities for children and young people.


Netball Scotland - Marketing Manager

Netball Scotland are looking to recruit an experienced Marketing professional to be the driving force behind the successful implementation of a national Marcomms strategy that delivers extensive reach, strong impact and revenue generation against specific targets.


Fife Sports and Leisure Trust - Health & Wellbeing Advisor (FSLT00034)

Assist with and co-ordinate new and current initiatives relating to physical activity that will enable Fife Sports and Leisure Trust to meet their responsibilities in delivering the specification services as agreed by Fife Council.


Scottish Cycling - Finance & Business Support Administrator

Scottish Cycling, the National Governing Body for cycle sport in Scotland, are seeking to appoint a motivated, dynamic and experienced Business Support Administrator. The Finance & Business Support Administrator will support the Finance & Business Support Manager and take responsibility primarily for the purchase ledger as well as other administrative duties. The role will be based at the world class Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome and Emirates Arena in Glasgow.


Scottish Cycling - Development Manager

Do you have a passion for cycling and want to work in one of the most exciting and fastest growing sports in the UK? Scottish Cycling is looking to appoint a dynamic individual to lead the development of cycle sport across the Scottish Cycling regions in Scotland and specifically in the Scottish Cycling West region, within the City of Glasgow.


Hibernian Community Foundation - FOOTBALL COACH VACANCIES

The Hibernian Community Foundation are recruiting sessional Community Football Coaches.

The post holders will be lead and support coaches for our community football teams and academy offerings.  You will deliver a coherent coaching programme for players of all abilities in the Edinburgh and Lothians including pre-school programme 2 -4 years, soccer skills programme 5 – 10 years,  after school programme 5 – 14 years and holiday camps.


Physical Preparation Coach (Full Time) - Stirling

Would you like to join an organisation that will play a key role in preparing athletes for success on the world stage at the Commonwealth Games in 2018, Tokyo Olympics in 2020 and beyond?

Do you have demonstrable experience providing physical preparation support within a high performance, athlete-centred environment?

We currently have the following vacancy within our Physical Preparation team


Physical Preparation Coach (Full Time) - Dundee

Would you like to join an organisation that will play a key role in preparing athletes for success on the world stage at the Commonwealth Games in 2018, Tokyo Olympics in 2020 and beyond?

Do you have demonstrable experience providing physical preparation support within a high performance, athlete-centred environment?

We currently have the following vacancy within our Physical Preparation team


Scottish Fencing - Chief Operating Officer

The Board of Scottish Fencing are looking to recruit a Chief Operating Officer who can drive their strategy forward across the next 18 months and lead the employee team to achieve the KPIs set.


RYA Scotland - High Performance Manager

The Royal Yachting Association Scotland is seeking an exceptional individual to lead the RYA Scotland Performance Team.


University of Dundee - Swimming Programme Coordinator

University of Dundee - Swimming Programme Coordinator

The Institute of Sport and Exercise have a vacancy for a Swim Programme Coordinator.  


Scottish Fencing: Club Development Officer

Scottish Fencing are now looking to recruit a second part-time Club Development Officer to work with our clubs to ensure they have the governance policies and processes in place to achieve Scottish Fencing’s Swordmark accreditation.


Level 1 Swimming Instructor: Govanhill Baths Community Trust

The Govanhill Baths Community Trust (GBCT) is looking to recruit a Swimming Instructor and supervisor for the Leaner’s Pool.


Admin & Marketing Assistant: Tryst Community Sports Club

An exciting and unique opportunity has become available with the Tryst Community Sports Club. The team is based within Larbert High School currently one of the biggest and most dynamic High Schools in Scotland.


SCA Coach & Pathway Developer

The Scottish Canoe Association is seeking an extremely capable individual to lead and manage the SCA’s innovative and impactful programme to develop coaches and the performance environment in which they operate.


Scottish Cycling Pathway Coach

The role of the Pathway Coach is to ensure delivery of high quality coaching to young riders Under 18 year of age throughout the pathway.  The role will focus on Road and Track disciplines whilst also supporting pathway activity and initiatives in the off road disciplines. 


Head of Operations (Performance & Competitions): Tennis Scotland

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Tennis Scotland as Head of Operations (Performance & Competition). The successful applicant will work alongside our new National Coach as we aim to build on the profile created by our players and coaches over the last 5-10 years to ‘Deliver a Legacy’ for tennis in Scotland. 


Coach: Montrose & District RFC

Montrose & District RFC is actively seeking a motivated and ambitious coach to work with our senior squad. Our club’s mission is to create a fun, encouraging and safe environment for everyone to develop a life-long love of the sport of rugby. We are looking for someone who shares our core values of enjoyment, inclusion, respect and commitment.


Coaching Opportunities: University of Dundee

Exciting coaching opportunities with University of Dundee sports teams.


Sessional Coach: School of Hard Knocks

School of Hard Knocks is a social inclusion charity running courses that use sport & fitness to tackle the issues surrounding unemployment, antisocial behaviour, crime and health.


Performance Coach Intern: Rowing - Edinburgh University Boat Club

These exciting Performance Rowing Coach Intern positions will support the Head of Rowing and his coaching team with technical rowing sessions within EUBC, setting out structured, innovative and challenging sessions (daily / weekly / monthly) to achieve optimal rowing performance.


Fife Sports and leisure trust - Casual Leisure Attendant - Dryside

To supervise Leisure Centre users including adults, youths, children and groups, to ensure safe use of facilities and equipment and to ensure cleanliness of the building.


Fife Sports and leisure trust - Casual Leisure Attendant - Wet Side

To supervise Leisure Centre users including adults, youths, children and groups, to ensure safe use of facilities and equipment and to ensure cleanliness of the building.


Swimming Teacher (Various hours and locations): North Lanarkshire Leisure

You will ensure the safe and effective operation of the swimming lesson programme, teach and develop appropriate lessons for groups and individuals as well as undertaking promotional and marketing duties in connection with all lessons.


Head Coach: Sirens Netball Team

The Sirens are Scotland’s recently launched, and only, semi-professional national female sports team with a TV broadcast deal. Televised by Sky Sports, based in the £113m Emirates Arena in Glasgow and competing in the UK-wide Vitality Netball Superleague, the Sirens are determined to blaze a trail for women’s sport in Scotlandwhilst challenging for the League title every year.


First Team Coach: University of Strathclyde Men’s Football Club

The coach is required to lead, manage and deliver coaching services to the Men’s Football Club, including training and fixtures.


Independent Director – British Orienteering

We are now seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to fill one Independent Director vacancy.  This is a fantastic opportunity to help shape the implementation of the strategy for the development of orienteering in the UK at a key time in the history of the sport.


Sales and Membership Advisor: Fife Sports and Leisure Trust

Reporting to the Sales and Membership Manager, you will be responsible for promoting the company’s Leisure Active Membership Scheme, services and products, generating leads and sales to achieve monthly targets.


Scottish Rowing Honorary Safety Officer

To support the Board of Scottish Rowing in its commitment to ensure that the sport of Rowing in Scotland is conducted in a safe and responsible manner by all member clubs and individuals by providing oversight, guidance and identification of good practice in rowing safety.


Club Coach at Forres Tennis Club

An exciting opportunity for a UKCC Level 3 or above to head up a thriving Junior programme at club level with other opportunities available through Junior squad development and adult coaching.


Tayside, Fife & Grampian Regional Sports Coordinator: Scottish Student Sport (SSS)

Scottish Student Sport (SSS) requires an ambitious and responsive sports development professional to drive forward our development work in both Tayside & Fife and Grampian regions of Scotland - in line with our Strategy 2017-21 National Vision, Regional Focus, Local Impact.


Sports Outreach Worker-Community and Church

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of Sports Outreach Worker to work within the Madoch Centre, which is due to open in early Autumn 2017. The successful applicant will work under the direction of the Community Development Coordinator and will develop an inclusive community sports programme and, within the church context, build faith alongside physical fitness.


Dundee City Disability Sport: Chairperson

This is a voluntary position. The chairperson is expected to attend branch meetings, held 6 times per year, club development steering group meetings and other branch events (as available). The Level of time commitment is flexible and will be tailored to suit the applicant’s current commitments and the needs of the branch.


Dundee City Disability Sport: Committee Member

Dundee City Disability Sport (DCDS) is a voluntary sport group where the main aim is to lead in the development of sport for people with physical, sensory or learning disabilities in partnership with key local agencies.


Goalkeeping Coach (Voluntary): Kincardine Football Club

The role will be voluntary but would be great experience for someone studying or looking to progress within this field as it would look great on any CV. The role will involve working on a Monday or Wednesday evening during training and match days with our squad on a Saturday afternoon.


Videographer Opportunity (Voluntary): Kincardine Football Club

 The role will involve videoing matches involving our squad on a Saturday afternoon and occasionally midweek


Physiotherapy Opportunity (Voluntary): Kincardine Football Club

The role will involve working on a Monday or Wednesday evening during training and match days with our squad on a Saturday afternoon.


Swim Teachers Level 2: Total Swimming Academies Edinburgh

Locations:  Kirknewton and Edinburgh City.


Lifeguard: Total Swimming Academies Glasgow

Locations: Bearsden, Cumbernauld, Shawlands and Bellshill


Swim Teachers Level 2: Becky Adlington's Swim Stars Glasgow

Locations: Hilton Strathclyde, Bellshill.


Swim Teachers Level 2: Total Swimming Academies Glasgow

Locations: Bearsden, Cumbernauld, Shawlands


SCA Safeguarding Management Group - 3 x volunteers needed

The Scottish Canoe Association (SCA) is inviting applications from suitably experienced individuals to be part of the Safeguarding Management Group, there are up to 3 positions available.


Independent Non-Executive Director – Marketing & Communications: Snowsport Scotland Ltd

Snowsport Scotland wishes to make a step change in its ability to communicate with stakeholders and market its various products and services. To do this, a new Non-Executive position has been created to join the Board and provide strategic leadership in this crucial area.


Forwards Coach: Falkirk Rugby & Sports Club

Falkirk Rugby & Sports Club are currently playing in BT National League Division 1 and are looking for an experienced, yet ambitious Forwards Coach to help implement, manage and coach Forward play that will continue to develop players to meet their potential.


University of Glasgow Football Club – 3’s Team Coach Vacancy

The University of Glasgow University Football Club is looking to recruit football coaches for its men’s programme ahead of season 2017/18.


Licence Coach: Ayr United Football Academy

Ayr United Football Academy are looking to recruit highly motivated individuals to work with our Youth Development Phase 13s-15s. The coaches must be enthusiastic, good communicators and have a passion for developing young footballers as well as holding a relevant Scottish F.A. licence.


Women’s Rugby Coach: University of Strathclyde Women’s Rugby Club

Applications are invited for the position of Women’s Rugby Coach within the University of Strathclyde Women’s Rugby Club.


Football Coaches & Head Coaches: Broomhill Sports Club

Coach recruitment for 17/18 season


Physiotherapist: Hibernian Ladies

Hibernian Ladies are looking to recruit a physiotherapist for their First Team who play within the Scottish Women’s Premier League (SWPL). The successful applicant will be required to attend one training session per week and all fixtures, usually played on Sunday afternoons, within accordance to the published SWPL fixtures.


Glasgow University Men’s Hockey Club Head Coach

Glasgow University Men’s Hockey Club is currently seeking a Head Coach. GUMHC is a friendly, enthusiastic and ambitious club fielding 3 teams across, multiple leagues in Scottish Hockey and British Universities and Colleges (BUCS) leagues, providing playing and development opportunities to students of all levels of hockey ability.


British Transplant Games Volunteer Opportunities

Voluntary opportunities are available at a number of sporting events across North Lanarkshire including football, swimming, tennis, athletics, badminton, netball, bowls, snooker, golf and volleyball.


Swimming Teacher - Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones is a local swim school providing high quality swimming lessons for children in small groups of up to 6 children. Stepping Stones operates in independent pools and health clubs across Scotland. 


Cable Wakeboarding Instructor, Dundee

Foxlake Adventures are looking for new cable wakeboarding instructors to join the team, as part of an exciting new venture in Dundee, for the 2017 season.


Sports Therapist: Newmains United J.F.C

Newmains United J.F.C require a Sports Therapist for match day coverage.


Football Coaches: Broomhill Sports Club

BSC Glasgow is recruiting for next season. The Club has a range of teams playing at Professional, Adult Amateur and Youth levels. Our Coaches work under the guidance of our Head Coach and Academy Director. 


Forwards Coach: Cambuslang Rugby Football Club

To design, implement, manage and coach Forward play that will continue to develop players within Cambuslang Rugby Club to meet their potential.


Child Protection Tutor: Physical Education Scotland

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Date published: 08 June 2016
Date updated: 22 March 2017

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