Coaching Opportunity – Central College Nottingham

The Rugby Academy at Central College Nottingham is looking to recruit a part-time rugby coach for a September 2014 start.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver one/two coaching sessions per week and to manage the Central College Nottingham team which plays in the British Colleges Sport league on Wednesday afternoons.

The rate of pay is £18 per hour for coaching and £8.80 for travel to away fixtures. Travel to away fixtures is provided by the college. The post will be offered on the successful completion of a DBS check.

This post would be suitable for someone with experience of working in an education setting or for a coach that is looking to develop their skills.

The college is able to offer some flexibility in terms of the coaching sessions that the successful candidate will undertake. Ideally the coach would train the squad on a Monday and/or Tuesday between 4.30pm and 5.30pm. The college would be willing to accept applications from coaches that can only fulfil one of these sessions.

The role would be during term time and it is anticipated that there will be circa six competitive fixtures for the team on Wednesdays with the possibility of arranging other matches as required. Training and matches will be split between Central’s Clifton site and Gresham playing fields.

The ideal candidate would be at least a level 2 RFU qualified coach with associated first aid qualifications.


Ability to create and lead a squad of players, some of whom will be relative new comers to the sport

High level communication skills

Ability to provide training and match day experiences to a level which will inspire and motivate that students to continue playing rugby

For an informal conversation about this role please contact Glen Read (Sport Academy Manager) on 0115 9146 457.

To apply for this position send a CV to Glen Read at [email protected]