30 Oct 2018

Full-Time Swansea University Head of Hockey

Sadie Mellalieu – Posted by Sadie Mellalieu – Wales

Job Description


Salary – £34,189 to £39,609 per annum plus USS Pension benefits

Swansea University and Hockey Wales are seeking an exceptional individual to join this ambitious and fast-growing University to drive forward a new University High Performance Hockey Programme and the Wales U23 Women’s Development Programme.

Based at the Swansea University International Sports Village with two water-based hockey pitches, the Head of Hockey will be instrumental in driving forward the development, management and implementation of a new hockey strategy in conjunction with the University Head of Sport, the new Swansea Hockey Board and Hockey Wales.

The post offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced coach to transform hockey in Swansea, to accelerate achievements in BUCS, Welsh and the English Hockey Leagues. You will be responsible for building a culture of excellence, developing a coordinated coaching structure, and assisting in the recruitment of talented hockey players via the University Sports Scholarship and Coaching Programmes. You will hold a Level 3 coaching qualification, have an extensive track record in coaching high level and talented young players, experience of working in partnership with external agencies, and have excellent organisational, planning, and communication skills.

Swansea University aspires to provide an inspirational sports environment that will make it the first choice for students, high performance athletes, staff and the community. The University offers some fantastic benefits including 31 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, excellent onsite facilities, and a stunning University campus and International Sports Village environment adjoining the coastline of Swansea Bay.

How to Apply

Please find the Job Description and Person Specification document on the link. https://www.swansea.ac.uk/personnel/jobs/ To apply for the post please click 'apply for job' on the Swansea University Website to complete the online form and upload your CV and any documentation to support your application.

Unless specified in the job description, you must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

Job Categories: Director. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: coaching, Development, head, hockey, national, students, university, and Wales. Salary: 15,000 - 40,000.

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