Hartpury College and Gloucester Rugby are looking to recruit a Senior Head Coach for their newly formed Women's team.
As part of a new joint venture, Hartpury College and Gloucester Rugby are seeking to establish a new women's rugby team with the ultimate ambition of playing in the Premiership.
Both partners are seeking a committed individual to fulfil the Senior Head Coach role ensuring a high-quality coaching, strength & conditioning and support services women's rugby development programme is implemented.
You will be responsible for the management and development of the Gloucester Hartpury Senior Women's Rugby Squad, as well as supporting the elite sport coaching programme for Hartpury University Women's Rugby players.
Ideally you should be an RFU Level 3 qualified coach, and also be capable of performing administrative functions such as fixture organisation. This role has the capacity to develop into a full time role over time.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Scheme checks along with other relevant employment checks.
Visit the Hartpury College website www.hartpury.ac.uk to see full details and apply online or telephone 01452 702135 to request documents by post.
The closing date for receipt of applications is midday on July 4, 2014.
Interviews will be held week commencing July 7 at Hartpury College.
Hartpury College is an equal opportunities employer.
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