Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sport, Coaching and Physical Education
Application closing date
Lecturer Grade 7 £34,803 - £41,526 pro rata, Senior Lecturer Grade 8 £42,792 - £51,033 pro rata
Full Time, Permanent
The School of Sport Science & Physical Activity (SSPA) is located within the
Faculty of Education and Sport on the Bedford Campus and has an unbroken
tradition in Physical Education and Sport provision dating back to 1903.
Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in
Sport, Coaching & Physical Education.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic department that delivers a
diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, has a thriving
postgraduate research community and works closely with the Institute of Sport
and Physical Activity Research (ISPAR).
We are particularly interested in individuals with experience in both the
education and sport sectors promoting sport and physical activity through
improving pedagogy. Experience across a range of pedagogic models such as
Sport Education, Teaching Games for Understanding and Cooperative Learning,
and/or applied coaching experience would be beneficial.
Applicants should have demonstrable sector experience in sport, coaching and
physical activity, hold a PhD or equivalent in a relevant subject area and
have substantial research and teaching experience. In addition, applicants
should demonstrate skills and experience that indicate they are ready to take
on a management responsibility such as co-ordinating an area of our provision
and new course development through to delivery. They should have a track
record of engagement with schools and partners, excellent organisational and
communication skills and the ability to meet deadlines. We may offer to
appoint at lecturer/grade 7 if the experience of the best candidate has
insufficient experience for the grade 8 role.
Interviews will be held on Thursday 9 September 2021 and Friday 10 September
For a full job description and person specification please click here.
Please contact Dr Martyn Morris, Head of School for Sport Science and Physical
Activity with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Further details of the Department can be found at:
https:// www. beds.ac.uk/howtoapply/departments/sspa
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to live and work in the UK.
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diversity of all its workforce and student population.
Please log on to our website www. beds.ac.uk/jobs and complete the online
Please quote reference number and job title. Please note CVs will only be
accepted in addition to a fully completed application form.
All applications must be received by midnight on the closing date.
Applications will not be accepted after this deadline.