Senior Physical Preparation Coach (Athletics)

Senior Physical Preparation Coach (Athletics)
Salary: £28,990 per annum
Full-time, fixed-term until 30 December 2022
Based in sport
scotland institute of sport (West)

sportscotland is the national agency for sport in Scotland. Our vision is an active Scotland where everyone benefits from sport.

At the sportscotland institute of sport we provide high performance expertise to sport and athletes in Scotland to enable them to succeed on the world stage. We strive to create a high performance learning environment where innovation can thrive.

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

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

To be successful in this role, you will have experience of applied high performance sport service delivery. You will also be able to design training schedules for the development of strength, power, speed, agility and endurance specific to the demands of the sport. In addition, previous experience of team sports and application and interpretation of athlete monitoring tools would be advantageous.

You should also have a flexible approach to work and a positive attitude to support a team of high performance experts working with elite Scottish Athletes.

You will have a strong customer focus, be a real team player, have experience of office technologies and be able to work in a fast paced and changing environment.

In return for the above, we offer employee benefits such as flexible working, generous holidays, childcare vouchers, fantastic discounts, a great pension scheme (19.3% employer contribution), support with your personal development and much more.

To apply for this role, please send a CV and a covering letter explaining why you meet the requirements for the role to

We are a Disability Confident employer. If you have any difficulties with your application because of a disability please get in touch and we will discuss how we can help you.

Closing date for completed applications: 23 February 2020

It is anticipated that assessments and interviews will take place W/C 9 March 2020.

Disability Confident Employer

Date published: 31 January 2020
Date updated: 31 January 2020


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