Vacancy – Teaching Assistant in Sports Science and Cricket

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June 16, 2017 2 months
Vacancy – Teaching Assistant in Sports Science and Cricket

UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, MEDICAL SCIENCES AND NUTRITION
INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION FOR MEDICAL AND DENTAL SCIENCES
TEACHING ASSISTANT IN SPORT SCIENCE AND CRICKET
MED023A

This new and exciting role seeks an energetic and experienced individual who can contribute to the Sports Science programme at the University of Aberdeen and, in addition, deliver quality coaching and sports development programmes across a wide range of partners.

The ideal candidate will be a minimum UKKCC Level 3 qualified cricket coach who has strong experience in developing and delivering performance cricket programmes, coaching in schools, and in building partnerships to grow and develop cricket. This person needs to be driven, able to work independently, an excellent teacher and committed to providing quality experiences and programmes for all athletes.

You will join the Institute of Education for Medical and Dental Sciences as one of a team of academic, administrative and clerical staff who support sport and biomedical sciences and healthcare degree programmes. The Institute of Education promotes and supports excellence in education with a focus on conceptually and theoretically robust education research and development which has a strong potential for reaching international recognition, led by the Centre for Healthcare Education Research and Innovation.

This innovative new position is funded by 3 key stakeholders – University of Aberdeen, Robert Gordon’s College and Cricket Scotland – and the post holder will be a focal point and leader for the development of cricket in the wider Aberdeen area.

You will contribute to the design, development, delivery and assessment of the sport science teaching at the University of Aberdeen, and also deliver quality coaching and sports development programmes across the post partners i.e. University of Aberdeen, Robert Gordon’s College and Cricket Scotland.

The post is offered full time with funding available initially for a period of 2 years.

It is anticipated that the postholder will spend on average 1 day per week out with the University working with partner organisations.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on the Grade 5 salary scale (£26,829 – £30,175 per annum) and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Rona Patey, Director, Institute for Education in Medical and Dental Sciences (E-mail: r.patey@abdn.ac.uk  Tel: 01224 438365).

This post is not on the current “shortage occupation” list and does not meet the minimum qualification requirements as issued by the Border and Immigration Agency therefore it will not qualify for a work permit.  Unfortunately we are unable to consider applications from candidates for this post who require a work permit to work in the UK.

To apply online for this position visit www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs

Job Reference Number: MED023A

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 13 July 2017.

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