The Institute of Sport & Exercise Science currently has a full time academic staff of 33. In addition 20 staff from partner institutions participate in course delivery through ‘partnership agreements’ on HND/FD courses. The Institute is responsible for the work of the Sports Centre which currently employs 7 staff and the Motion Performance Centre which employs a further 5 staff. The Institute is supported by a team of administrative staff and two sports & exercise science technicians. There are currently 4 full-time externally funded post graduate MPhil/PhD students.
The Institute has an impressive portfolio of courses including HNDs in Sports Studies, Sport Coaching and, Sports Performance and Coaching in partnership with Worcester College of Technology, Stourbridge College and Telford College of Art and Technology. The undergraduate programme includes: BSc Sports Studies, BSc Sports and Exercise Science, BSc Sports Coaching Science, BSc Physical Education (non-QTS), BSc Outdoor Adventure Leadership & Management BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Psychology; BSc(Hons) Sports Therapy. There is further course provision at post graduate level including PGCE in secondary Physical Education, MSc in Sports Coaching Science and MSc Sports Business Management, MSc European Basketball Coaching Science and, MSc Applied Sports Science.
There is a clear and distinct emphasis on the student experience and the institute is proud of its reputation for high quality teaching and learning. The Institute has a creative culture and is constantly seeking to strengthen its portfolio of courses particularly, the development of a taught Masters Degree involving international partners.
Reference number : SES1003
Closing Date : 25/05/2010
Salary : Band 5, £19,743 – £22,879 pa with opportunity to progress to £24,273 pa (pro rata for part time hours)
Department : Institute of Sport and Exercise Science
Hours0.7 FTE equivalent to 1350.5 hours per year, (37 hours per week for 36.5 weeks per year)
Start :1st September 2010
Duration:Appointment for 2 years
Responsible to:Head of Institute of Sport & Exercise Science
Responsible for : N/A
Interview date: 18 June 2010 pm
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