Recruitment

Join the team at Scotland's University for Sporting Excellence

Whether it's casual work or taking the next step in your career in sport, health and wellbeing, we've got a range of employment opportunities which could be just right for you!

Available roles

Lead National Triathlon Centre Coach

Full-time, permanent

£30,000 p.a.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on 31 August 2022.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 21 September 2022.

Triathlon Scotland is looking to recruit a Lead National Triathlon Centre Coach to play a critical role in the realisation of our strategy, delivering our National Triathlon Centre in partnership with the University of Stirling and British Triathlon. This role will be responsible for the overall leadership of the Triathlon programme at the National Triathlon Centre Stirling which is a designated British Triathlon Pathway Centre.

The primary aims are to support athletes to Deliver Excellence on the Commonwealth stage (shortcourse) and to support the underpinning pathway (including developing athletes) towards the World Class Programmes. This role will be line managed by the Triathlon Scotland Head of Performance Pathways and fully supported by the University. It will be fully integrated into the Triathlon Scotland / British Triathlon (for national programme activities) and University of Stirling Sports (for all centre-based activities) coaching teams.

More information about the role and the application process can be found on the Triathlon Scotland website.

 

National Triathlon Centre & Pathway Support Coach

Full-time, permanent

£24,000 p.a.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on 31 August 2022.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 21 September 2022.

Triathlon Scotland is looking to recruit a Performance Centre and Pathway Support Coach to play a critical role in the realisation of our strategy of delivering our National Triathlon Centre in partnership with the University of Stirling and British Triathlon, and supporting our Performance Pathway.

This role will be responsible for supporting the delivery of the triathlon daily training environment at the National Triathlon Centre Stirling (NTCS) and the wider Triathlon Scotland Performance Pathway programme. The role with be line managed by the Lead National Triathlon Centre Coach and will be fully integrated into the Triathlon Scotland performance team, University of Stirling performance team and wider British Triathlon performance pathway. It is envisaged the role will be broken down as 60% National Triathlon Centre / 40% Triathlon Scotland pathway.

More information about the role and the application process can be found on the Triathlon Scotland website.

 

 

Badminton Intramural Referee

Part-time, fixed term
Grade 3 - £9.90 per hour

We have an exciting opportunity for students that have an excellent knowledge of badminton and are passionate about the sport to take on a paid role within the University of Stirling Sport team. We're looking to recruit 2 x Referees for our new Social Badminton League. It's a great opportunity to gain experience and be paid to get involved in officiating/coordinating the sport you love. 
 
We're looking for students that will be available every Wednesday evening from 5-8pm throughout the semester with great communication, customer service and organisation skills. With support from the Student Sport Development Officer, the role will involve coordinating matches, explaining rules, recording scores and ensuring students are playing within the league rules. 


Key Duties and Responsibilities

· Ensure the facilities and equipment are ready and set up to allow games to take place on time

· Explain rules to captains to ensure all parties are entering into the competition understanding what is expected in terms of behaviours

· Ensure all players are registered and able to play

· Referee games and ensure all players are following the rules

· Record scores and send to Student Sport Development Officer after all matches

 

Customer Relations

· Provide an approachable, professional point of contact for participants during sessions.

· Act as a positive role model to participants and interact with groups and individuals in a professional and enthusiastic manner.

· Ensure clear and concise communication with all participants to ensure the smooth flow of the game and to allow all taking part to have an enjoyable experience

 

General

· Act as an advocate of University of Stirling Sport

· Adopt a flexible working approach to work as part of a team to ensure fixtures are always covered by providing additional cover in cases of sickness, annual leave or special events.

· Embed the University’s core values of excellence, openness and ambition.

· Support and promote the values and behaviours of the Sports Development Service and the University of Stirling at all times.

· Ensure that all University policies and procedures are adhered to.

· Carry out any other duties, which are appropriate to the post as may be reasonably requested by the Student Sport Development Officer

 

A referee qualification (or currently working towards one) in a relevant sport is desirable, but not essential.

If you would like to apply for the role, please email a Cover Letter and CV to sportjobs@stir.ac.uk by Sunday 18 September
 
If you have any questions, please contact Amy Beattie (Student Sport Development Officer) at amy.beattie1@stir.ac.uk.
 

Football Intramural Referee

Part-time, fixed term
Grade 3 - £9.90 per hour

We have an exciting opportunity for students that have an excellent knowledge of football and are passionate about the sport to take on a paid role within the University of Stirling Sport team. We're looking to recruit 2 x Referees for our 6-a-side Football League. It's a great opportunity to gain experience and be paid to get involved in officiating/coordinating the sport you love. 
 
We're looking for students that will be available during multiple evenings throughout the semester with great communication, customer service and organisation skills. With support from the Student Sport Development Officer, the role will involve coordinating matches, explaining rules, recording scores and ensuring students are playing within the league rules. 


Key Duties and Responsibilities

· Ensure the facilities and equipment are ready and set up to allow games to take place on time

· Explain rules to captains to ensure all parties are entering into the competition understanding what is expected in terms of behaviours

· Ensure all players are registered and able to play

· Referee games and ensure all players are following the rules

· Record scores and send to Student Sport Development Officer after all matches

 

Customer Relations

· Provide an approachable, professional point of contact for participants during sessions.

· Act as a positive role model to participants and interact with groups and individuals in a professional and enthusiastic manner.

· Ensure clear and concise communication with all participants to ensure the smooth flow of the game and to allow all taking part to have an enjoyable experience

 

General

· Act as an advocate of University of Stirling Sport

· Adopt a flexible working approach to work as part of a team to ensure fixtures are always covered by providing additional cover in cases of sickness, annual leave or special events.

· Embed the University’s core values of excellence, openness and ambition.

· Support and promote the values and behaviours of the Sports Development Service and the University of Stirling at all times.

· Ensure that all University policies and procedures are adhered to.

· Carry out any other duties, which are appropriate to the post as may be reasonably requested by the Student Sport Development Officer

 

A referee qualification (or currently working towards one) in a relevant sport is desirable, but not essential.

If you would like to apply for the role, please email a Cover Letter and CV to sportjobs@stir.ac.uk by Sunday 18 September
 
If you have any questions, please contact Amy Beattie (Student Sport Development Officer) at amy.beattie1@stir.ac.uk.
 

Swimming teacher

Zero hours, Casual
Grade 4 - £11.32 per hour

We have an exciting opportunity for student teachers to join our Swim Teaching team. The role involves planning and delivering a series of progressive, high quality and well-structured swimming lessons to children and adults as part of the University of Stirling Sports Swimming Programme.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Instruction

• Plan and prepare lesson content to align with a block of classes and ensure it is the correct level and standard for participants and in line with Scottish Swimming criteria and objectives
• Deliver fun, structured, and progressive teaching sessions at the correct level and standard for the group of participants and in line with Scottish Swimming Criteria
• Prepare and deliver sessions in accordance with health and safety guidelines, including normal operating procedures and emergency operating procedures including risk assessments
• Be responsible for checking and reporting of all equipment, in line with Health & Safety procedures and standards
• Continually monitor and asses the development of the children and young people
• Maintain and develop current knowledge and practices by attending CPD opportunities.
• Prepare the teaching environment ensuring all resources are set up and taken down prior to and after the lessons.
• Assist the Swim Programme Coordinator with staff development opportunities.

Customer Relations

• Ensure the Swim Programme Coordinator is provided with regular and accurate feedback with regards to participant progress.
• Provide attendance and customer feedback to Swim Programme Coordinator relating to the uptake and delivery operation of the activity.
• Provide an approachable, professional point of contact for participants during lessons.
• Contribute to the development of the swimming programme alongside the Swim Programme Coordinator.
• Act as a positive role model to participants and interact with groups and individuals in a professional and enthusiastic manner.

General

• Act as an advocate of The University of Stirling Swimming Programme
• Adopt a flexible working approach to work as part of a team to ensure classes are always covered by providing additional cover in cases of sickness, annual leave, or special events.
• Embed the University’s core values of excellence, openness, and ambition.
• Support and promote the values and behaviours of the Sports Development Service and the University of Stirling at all times.
• Ensure that all University policies and procedures are adhered to.
• Carry out any other duties, which are appropriate to the post as may be reasonably requested by the Sports Development Officer or Swim Programme Coordinator.

A teaching qualification is essential for this role. Depending on your qualification, you may be invited to upskill to the Scottish Swimming Teaching Qualification.

If you would like to apply for the role, please email a Cover Letter and CV to sportjobs@stir.ac.uk.

If you have any questions, please contact Rosie Roberts, Swim Programme Coordinator, on rmr3@stir.ac.uk.

Tennis Ambassadors x4

University of Stirling Sport is looking to recruit enthusiastic Tennis Ambassadors to drive the success of their Tennis Programmes. These volunteer roles will see Tennis Ambassadors work closely with the Tennis Development Officer and Stirling University Tennis Club committee, gaining skills in the core areas of tennis development within Higher Education. The following roles are available:

  • Coaching Ambassador
  • Officiating Ambassador
  • Communications and Digital Media Ambassador
  • Event Management and Sports Development Ambassador

 

View the role descriptions.

If you would like to apply please complete a note of interest and send to gm95@stir.ac.uk

 

 

How to apply

If you are interested or have any queries about our available roles, please contact sportjobs@stir.ac.uk or follow the relevant links in the descriptions above. 

Why work with us?

       1. We are Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence

Our ambition is to set the standards in all aspects of sport, health and wellbeing and be market leaders in the experience we deliver for students, staff and wider community.

       2. World-class facilities

We've recently invested £20m in our facilities, delivering a state-of-the-art fitness suite, strength & conditioning area, high performance suite, studios and communal areas to go alongside our 50m Olympic swimming pool, six-court indoor tennis centre and outdoor facilities.

       3. Staff benefits and career prospects

We offer competitive rates of pay for all casual staff, including holiday pay, alongside opportunities to secure contracted hours.

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