University of Leicester Rugby League Club seek Head Coach

24th July 2017, 14:17


University of Leicester Rugby League Club seek Head Coach

The University of Leicester Rugby League Club are looking to recruit an experienced and driven Head Coach.

Coaches are recruited on a self-employed basis and responsibilities include:

  • Organising and delivering high quality training sessions for the Club
  • Catering to the needs of club members by working closely with the Club committee
  • Committing to develop Club members of varying abilities
  • Taking responsibility for health and safety in all aspects of club activity
  • Leading on the selection of squads and teams for fixtures.
  • Reporting regular progress updates and ideas for club development to the Club's designated Development Staff

Person Specifications:

  • A minimum UKCC accredited Level 2 Coaching Qualification or equivalent (E)
  • Empathy of working within a student environment (E)
  • Significant demonstrable coaching experience (E)
  • Have a strong personality, initiative and drive. (E)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. (E)
  • In-depth understanding of coaching styles and practical delivery (E)
  • Valid First Aid at Work qualification (D)
  • Availability to attend Wednesday afternoon/evening fixtures (D)


  • Lead on the delivery of high quality coaching sessions
  • Health and Safety responsibility at training sessions and fixtures

Benefits of working with the University of Leicester:

  • Rate of pay £20.00-£25.00 per hour dependent on experience (approximately £2000 per year)
  • Free gym membership to University of Leicester facilities, worth £550 per year.
  • Opportunity to purchase Team Leicester-branded clothing

Applications and informal enquiries should be made to Paul Robbins by sending a CV and covering letter to

The deadline for applications is July 31, 2017.

Please note that late applications will not be accepted.