Find vacancies by...

Job function

Coaching Curriculum and Content Developer

  • Location: West Midlands
  • Organisation: UK Athletics
  • Salary: Circa £40,000
  • Closing Date: 12 April 2021 | Strategy & Research

UKA is seeking to appoint a new Coaching Curriculum and Content Developer to join the UK National Governing Body. The successful applicant will help drive the new strategy at the heart of a joint vision and plan, shared with the governing bodies of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Our purpose is to inspire more athletes and runners of all abilities and background to fulfil their potential and to have a lifelong love of the sport.

The purpose of this role is to support the development and production of a new coaching learning and development curriculum to meet the aims and objectives of a new UKA coaching strategy. This will form a key part of a new high-performing and inclusive coaching system for the UK. This will help enable the sport to achieve its 3 core goals set out within Athletics Unified, the UK-wide strategy for the sport.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a significant change programme to better support coaches and coaching across the UK. The chosen role holder will play a key part within the Development Team in shaping the coaching strategy for the future, to ensure we create the best learning and development opportunities for coaches working at all points within the athlete pathway.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Good knowledge and understanding of curriculum development including modularised and integrated learning plus assessment.
  • Experience of developing learning resources and programmes of training for adult learners. 
  • Knowledge of the role of coaches within sport (preferably athletics) from grassroots through to performance. 
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines; establish priorities and co-ordinate work effectively. 
  • Ability to clearly report on and communicate complex information at key development stages as dictated by project planning.
  • Ability to identify risk and problem solve to mitigate or reduce risk.

Further required experience and skills are outlined in the attached job description along with additional details on the role and responsibilities.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Monday 12 April 2021.

For a confidential discussion or if you have any questions on the role, please contact Mark Munro on

In the result of high volumes of applications, UK Athletics reserves the right to close the vacancy ahead of the stated closing date - please apply early to avoid disappointment. We will endeavor to reply to all applicants but if you do not hear from us with two weeks of the closing date, then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


As the nation’s favourite Olympic and Paralympic Sport, UK Athletics embraces equality, diversity and inclusion both on and off the field of play where everyone can participate. We encourage job applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, religion, belief or sexual orientation. 

UK Athletics is a Disability Confident Leader and will guarantee an interview to any candidate with disability who meets the minimum job criteria. 

Our core values: Respect, Accountability, Quality, Communication and Integrity are at the heart of everything we do and it is our aim that UK Athletics continues to demonstrate a culture of inclusion to reflect the diversity of the sport. 

Apply now

Our partners