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VACANCY: Part-Time Academy Sports Science Coach

23 September 2022

Club News

VACANCY: Part-Time Academy Sports Science Coach

23 September 2022

Oldham Athletic are looking to recruit, following an internal promotion, a Part-time Sessional Sports Science Coach to join our existing team and work within our Category 3 Licensed Academy programme.

The successful candidate will be willing to work hours that include a minimum of three daytime sessions per week plus some evenings and weekends on a rota basis, as mutually arranged.

General Information:

The successful candidate must have the following skills and competencies:

  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Good IT skills and knowledge of the PMA online tool
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Dedicated to self-improvement and personal development
  • Have a flexible attitude to work
  • Be conscientious and maintain high standards at all times
  • Have a personable approach to effectively work with young football players
  • Willing to follow and promote the Club football philosophy

Applicants need:

  • A minimum of a BSc or equivalent in Sports Science/Strength and Conditioning
  • UKSCA accredited, or ability to achieve within 6 months.
  • Experience in delivering athletic development to groups of young athletes
  • Experience in delivering fitness testing
  • Be able to lead the delivery of gym and pitch-based sessions
  • Safeguarding and Protecting Children certificate
  • DBS clearance (acquired before starting role)
  • First Aid for Sport (acquired before starting role)
  • A valid UK driving licence


To ensure compliance with the company’s safeguarding policy an FA DBS certificate will be a requirement for this role before starting work

Oldham Athletic Football Club promotes inclusion and confront and eliminate discrimination whether by reason of age, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marital status or civil partnership, nationality, ethnicity (race), religion or belief, ability or disability, pregnancy and maternity and encourage equal opportunities. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons

How to apply

To apply please provide your CV (including a minimum of two references) plus a covering letter detailing why you would be the ideal candidate for the role and, your previous experience to

Closing date for applications is Monday 17 October 2022. Due to the role being available for immediate start we may conduct interviews before the closing date. All interviews will be at the earliest available opportunity. The volume of applications received prevents us from being able to acknowledge every application received or to provide feedback at the short-listing stage. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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