Sports Coach, Aberdeen

Closing date:

Robert Gordon's CollegeAberdeen

Date posted:
Start date: 7 January 2019 or as soon as possible after
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term


Robert Gordon’s College currently have an opportunity for a motivated and experienced

sports coach to join its dedicated team of sports staff within the PE Department. The

successful candidate will be actively involved in developing and encouraging sporting talent

by delivering coaching to pupils across the College.

This is a full-time temporary role to start from January 2019 until the end of the 2018/19

session, in the first instance. The role requires a commitment to attendance at weekly

weekend sporting fixtures and some evening work.

Sport is an integral part of everyday life at Robert Gordon’s College. At Gordon's pupils

have the opportunity to participate and excel in a wide variety of sports and are supported in

their sporting endeavours by a growing number of qualified specialist coaches and


The College is fully committed to a wide variety of sports including hockey, rugby and netball

which form part of the core curriculum. In the summer term athletics, cricket and tennis are

a big part of our core curricular programme. The College consistently performs to a high

standard and has gained regular success at local and national level and produced a number

of international performers.

Sports pitches are housed within the College’s enviable Sport and Games facilities located

at our Countesswells site and form part of a purpose-built 40 acre playing field complex

which includes a 360 seater rugby stand and fully equipped pavilion.

Many of our coaches are former sporting professionals who are able to share their

experience and knowledge gained through competition and years of training to inspire and

instil the confidence to succeed.

The candidate will be asked to coach Rugby at a level which is negotiable. Experience and

knowledge in one of our other core activities is desirable.

To apply please submit a full CV along with a covering letter and the names and addresses

of two referees to the Ms F Winter, HR Manager, by email to or apply online. When applying online, please submit

your CV and letter of application into the relevant fields provided.

Closing date for the post is Tuesday 11 December 2018. Please quote ref. TES18-11-


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More about Robert Gordon's College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Schoolhill, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB10 1FE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1224 646 346
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Robert Gordon’s College is an independent, coeducational, day school of 1638 pupils serving Aberdeen and North-East Scotland. It is attractively located in historic buildings in the heart of the flourishing city of Aberdeen, with beautiful countrysid...