Colchester United Football Club Tiptree, Colchester CO5, UK
Position Title: Academy Sports Scientist Assistant (Under 9-18's) Hours or work: Part Time - 22 hours per week Salary: £8.82 per hour Details of Position (Job/Person Specification): Colchester United FC is looking for a dynamic and driven individual to join the Sports Science department in a part time capacity for the 2018-19 season. This role will provide sports science and strength and conditioning support to all our academy age groups from Under 9-18's. The post holder's role will entail: Ensure the department's philosophy is being adhered to, with objectives being met Assist with fitness testing, movement screens, and maturational monitoring across all academy age groups throughout within the season Produce and lead a comprehensive strength and conditioning program to all players within the FP and YDP Provide group based movement sessions for all players within the FP Provide on-field conditioning/individualised sessions to all players within the YDP Assisting with group based and individual gym sessions Provide sports science support during all Under 16's home matches Continually help update the PMA system The successful candidates will need to be working to towards their Bachelor's degree in Sports Science or Strength and Conditioning. It is desirable for candidates to be working towards their UKSCA or BASES qualifications. In house support will be given to help candidates work towards these qualifications. Candidates will need to be competent working with Microsoft Word and Excel. They will need to be highly motivated, self-driven, be able to use their initiative when dealing with certain scenarios, and preferably have previous experience coaching with children. Candidates will also need to work well individually and as part of a team. Candidates will need to hold a full UK driving license.