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Lecturer in Football Coaching & Analysis – UCFB Wembley Campus

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Location: UCFB Wembley Campus (will be required to travel across campuses)      

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Do you want to be part of a truly unique approach to higher education, one that puts students at the heart of everything we do enabling them to have the best possible chance of a successful career in the football and sports industry?

About Us:

University Campus of Football Business & Global Institute of Sport

University Campus of Football Business (UCFB) is a world first in sports education.  Delivering university degrees in the football and sports industry, our inspirational campuses in London and Manchester have the iconic Wembley Stadium and the Etihad Stadium at their heart. Proudly the fastest-growing higher education institution in the UK since launching in 2011, we continue to lead the field in producing the next generation of graduates to work in the global football and sports sector. 

UCFB also counts a number of elite organisations among its partners, including The Football Association, Kick It Out, the League Managers Association, the National League and the Rugby Football League. 

In 2020, UCFB launched the Global Institute of Sport, our new destination for Master’s degrees and executive education in the UK, online and at our inspirational stadium hubs in New York, Atlanta, Toronto and Melbourne. 

The Opportunity

To deliver and manage modules across the MSc Football Coaching and Football Coaching and Analysis degree courses. Complete relevant quality assurance documents, relating to student feedback, moderation of assessments, and validation, as required by UCFB/GIS’ awarding bodies, and assist the Dean of School to support staff teaching on the MSc programmes. To support the academic provision at overseas partnerships linked to the MSc programmes.

About You

The successful candidate will have a Masters degree in Sports Coaching or disciplines relevant to Sports Coaching and have 2 or more years of teaching and learning experience in a UK Higher Education Institution.


  1. To teach on designated modules and programme of study as the Dean of School specify, including making a contribution to teaching modules online.
  2. Maintain academic standards and adhere to the programme and module specifications.
  3. Design and deliver teaching materials at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including contributing to the curriculum review and enhancement, in a manner that supports and focuses on student learning outcomes.
  4. Undertake student assessments and examination activities including the provision of appropriate feedback to students.
  5. Engage in continuous professional development.
  6. To participate in the department seminars aimed at knowledge sharing and building interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside the department.
  7. Be responsible for the pastoral care of students within a specified area.
  8. Achieve key academic performance indicators, attendance, retention and achievement.
  9. Maintain high levels of student satisfaction rates.
  10. Complete module review and evaluation.

What we offer in return

In return not only will you have the opportunity to make life-transforming, career making education, but we offer a whole range of financial and non-financial benefits too:

Financial rewards:

  • Enhanced occupational sick pay
  • Life assurance
  • Pension
  • Free eye tests and VDU glasses
  • Flexible benefits package with Perkbox (some of which includes health cash plan, Dencover, half price cinema tickets, discounted private health insurance, discounted gym membership, hundreds of high street discounts and much more)

Family friendly benefits:

  • Enhanced occupational maternity/paternity pay
  • Compassionate leave/time off for dependants

Wellbeing benefits:

  • Competitive holiday entitlement
  • Christmas closure
  • Day off for your birthday
  • 24/7 employee support hub (via Perkbox)
  • Flexible working
  • Continuing professional development
  • Ride to Work Scheme

Social benefits:

  • Annual family barbeque
  • Staff led events committee
  • End of year review day and awards dinner
  • Back to work conference

Additional Information

Working hours: Working hours normally 8.30 am – 5pm but may involve additional and unsocial working hours depending on the nature of the event and occasional travel between campus.

Please note that if you do not have permission to work in the UK, UCFB will not be able to obtain a Certificate of Sponsorship for you to take up this position.  All non EU/EAA candidates must have valid immigration status and/or a UK visa valid for the duration of the contract in order to be considered for this role.

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