Lead Badminton Coach

Nottingham Trent University


Closing date:   22 February 2024
Location:   Nottingham
Region:   East Midlands
Employment type:   Contract
Salary:   £20 per hour


Be part of something bigger. Doing things differently. NTU Sport are committed to having 70% of students engaged in sport and physical activity by 2025. Join us on our mission.

About the Role

NTU Sport are seeking an individual to lead, plan and implement the delivery of an effective coaching programme for NTU Badminton allowing student-athletes to perform to the best of their abilities. This is to include both group and individual technical and tactical coaching, and the creation of programmes for pre-season, in-season and off-season. For more details, please take a look at the role profile. We'll still consider applications even if you don't meet every single one of the requirements, so don't be put off if you don't match them perfectly.

About Us At NTU,

We believe that sport is for everyone. That's why we are passionate about creating a welcoming and inclusive environment where our students, staff and the people of Nottingham feel inspired, supported and part of a community. Our core values are Pride, Unity and Respect, and these three pillars are embedded into everything we do at NTU Sport. From the way we deliver coaching and sports science support, to the way we design our world–class facilities, we are committed to developing a culture of inclusivity and respect. Our determination to provide an outstanding service helped NTU secure 8th place in the British Universities & Colleges Sports (BUCS) championship 2022-23, cementing NTU as a top 10 university for Sport.

Our Facilities

We have a fantastic range of sports facilities at our City campuses, including industry-standard gym equipment, a 10m climbing wall, a sports hall, dance studios and a sports therapy suite offering physiotherapy and sports massage. Our Clifton campus is home to the Lee Westwood Sports Centre, a fully floodlit all-weather astro-turf pitch, three brand new squash courts, an exercise studio, sports hall, grass pitches and a newly refurbished fitness suite.

For any informal queries about the role or the team, please contact Rachel Caverhill (Club Development Officer) at [email protected].

Join Us Hybrid working

- we encourage and offer a mixture of office working and working from home. You're empowered to define how you work best for the benefits of your stakeholders. Flexibility - take ownership over how you get your work done. We're open to different working patterns and approaches. 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays and 5 university closure days pro rata.

Salary Sacrifice Retirement Savings Plan with life assurance and income protection. Available to colleagues who choose to opt out of the contractual pension scheme. Minimum colleague contributions of 0% matched with minimum NTU contributions of 8%. Range of health and wellbeing services, voluntary benefits, discounts, and savings for all colleagues. Access to a wealth of formal and informal professional development opportunities to develop your skills and advance your career. And a whole lot more… Come and be part of our success. Apply today.

Safe and Inclusive At NTU,

We continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our students and colleagues. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring and we encourage people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds to apply to join our team. Please note that unfortunately, this role has been assessed as ineligible for sponsorship under the UK Visas & Immigration points-based immigration system. However, applications are welcome from candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route. Please consult the Home Office website for further information. Please note that this role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and successful applicants will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions.

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