Strength and Conditioning Student Placements

Strength & Conditioning Student Placement (x2)

  • Part Time: 0.25 FTE (x2)
  • Fixed term: 9 Months   
  • Salary: £20,972 per annum  (pro rata)
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Sheffield Hallam University Academy of Sport and Sport Services are looking for enthusiastic individuals with a passion for sport to deliver Strength & Conditioning programmes to Sheffield Hallam University students as part of the MSC Applied Strength & Conditioning course. Operating within the Team Hallam programme, the successful applicants will demonstrate a willingness to undertake high quality delivery of University S&C services. This is a key programme for the University in its strategy to become recognised as a market leader of applied opportunities.

The posts will be responsible for the delivery of S&C services to the University Sports Clubs, Performance Athletes and Societies and reporting and testing of individuals on the programmes. Further key responsibilities include the efficient day to day operation of activities and building relationships with the workforce including volunteers. The strength and conditioning work placement opportunity is in arrangement with the MSc Strength and Conditioning Coaching course at Sheffield Hallam University. Applicants for this role must have applied and met the entry requirements to be considered, and be able to demonstrate progression through the course throughout the 2021/22 academic year.

You will need to be a flexible team player with an ability to create relationships with students. Fostering collaboration with club committees and individuals, along with an ability to plan, organise and prioritise your workload are essential. You will also be customer focused and able to use your own initiative in a fast moving and results driven environment. Strong IT and communication skills will be a prerequisite.

It is desirable that you have an understanding of Higher Education sport and working with students and volunteers, particularly those who are looking to improve sport performance, and ideally looking towards holding UKSCA Accreditation. This is an opportunity for those with a passion for performance sport to study and gain applied experience in the Higher Education sector for a progressive University with a pedigree in developing people. For an informal discussion about the post, contact Kieran Burke on


Deadline for Application:

Closing date – Sunday 30th July 2023


How to apply:

All applicants must follow a two-stage process:

  1. Apply for the MSc in Strength and Conditioning Coaching via the appropriate online application process. This must have been done by the closing date to this paid placement. Applicants must be able to meet the entry criteria for the course. Please follow this link for details on how to apply for the course ( For an informal chat about the MSc, please contact the course leader, Steve Thompson (
  2. Once stage 1 has been completed, applicants can then apply for the paid placement role by sending a completed application form to the S&C co-ordinator, Kieran Burke (


Application form for the paid placement role can be found here: Application Form