Vacancies

Volleyball England is the National Governing Body for all disciplines of Volleyball in England with its headquarters situated in Loughborough. Volleyball England employs a dedicated team of staff at its headquarters.

The latest vacancies that Volleyball England has are listed below. This page will also list volleyball-related positions at other organisations and affiliated clubs, many of which will be voluntary. 

Testimonial from Londinium Volley

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“Londinium Volley was successful in finding an experienced coach for one of our competitive teams through Volleyball England’s job search page.

"Our club received seven applications of highly qualified coaches from abroad within six weeks of posting the ad. This experience proved to us that the page is also followed by volleyballers abroad.

"We strongly recommend fellow affiliated clubs make use of this benefit as it will keep attracting the right and needed talent to England that will help further develop our sport."

Antonella Iannuccelli, Club Administrator.

University of Central Lancashire - Volleyball Coach

The University of Central Lancashire is inviting applications for the post of volleyball coach. Working with the Director of Sport, the Students’ Union and key sports staff, the role will provide leadership in order to drive the development of a high-performance sport culture at the University.

The appointee will be expected to take training, select the squad and oversee match day preparation and performance across the course of the season. Goals will be set in conjunction with the Director of Sport. This role will require a four hours per week; evening working and the ability to travel to fixtures with the team will be expected; league fixtures are held on Wednesday afternoons/evenings.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the university as we deliver a new sports strategy. It is essential that the individual is appropriately qualified as well as having experience of coaching in a competitive sport environment. The ability to influence and inspire others, set and maintain high standards and having excellent communication skills are core requirements of the post.

If you would like to discuss your suitability for this role, please contact the University’s Director of Sport, Dr Adrian Ibbetson (Abibbetson@uclan.ac.uk) for further details.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

Please apply online via www.uclan.ac.uk/jobs; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quoting the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

Reference number: REQ005295

School/Service: Estates Services

Grade/Salary: F (£25941 - £30046) pro-rata

Hours: Part time (4 hours per week) – 24 week per year term time only

Basis: Fixed term contract for 12 months

Closing Date: 10th December 2020

Interview Date: Week Commencing 14th December 2020

Job Description / Person Specification

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Richmond VC Junior Girls - Coaches

Richmond VC's Junior Girls division is looking for coaches to join its successful junior development programme.

The club has grown in recent years to become one of the largest and most successful volleyball clubs in the UK. Over the past three seasons, it has been in every national championship final in the U15, U16 and U18 categories. The club has also had more than 10 players selected to play for the England national teams during that period of time.

Richmond is looking to expand on its success and is looking for committed coaches to help train from grassroots level upwards. During the 2019-20 indoor season Richmond trained more than 100 players and have even more players interested in joining. 

The club has solid NVL1 and NVL3 teams and also teams playing in the London League, Surrey League, South London Volleyball League, and various U15 and U18 Grand Prix events.

Over the next several years the club's plan is to create even more opportunities for girls to train and play volleyball at all levels but need great coaches with a development mindset to join us on this journey.

Requirements:

  • Volleyball England Qualified Level 1 or above (if you attained your coaching qualification in another country, please check with Volleyball England to see if you can transfer your qualification which will allow you to coach in England)
  • Standard DBS Check
  • Previous experience in coaching juniors very helpful
  • Able to train either evenings during the week or on Sundays
  • Must be accessible to training locations in the London Boroughs of Richmond and Kingston.

Remuneration: 

  • All coaches are paid a competitive hourly rate with all equipment provided
  • All coaches will receive training tops and coaches match polo shirts.

How to apply:

Please email your details to girls@richmondvolleyball.co.uk or directly to Mike Keefe at coachmikekeefe@gmail.com

BUCS: Chair of Volleyball Sports Advisory Group

BUCS is looking to recruit an influential and knowledgeable individual who is a member of staff at a BUCS member institution to act as Chair of the Volleyball Sports Advisory Group (SAG).

The Chair will lead the SAG in the development of a sport specific delivery plan aligned to the BUCS strategy, and will play a key role in contributing to the strategic development of volleyball within the student sector. 

It is expected that the Chair will act as an ambassador for BUCS, the Volleyball programme and establish relationships with key stakeholders. The SAG Chair will be responsible for monitoring progress against SAG objectives.

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Spelthorne VC - Coaches

Spelthorne VC is looking to appoint two experienced coaches.

The first will deliver training sessions on Thursdays for players of all abilities and experience levels. The successful candidate will develop and deliver a training programme over the season. These sessions are held from September to the end of April on Thursdays between 7:30-9:30pm, and this role would be expected to deliver the majority of the training sessions, which take place at the Egham Orbit sports centre (Surrey, TW20 8NL).

The second position is for a ladies training session coach. These sessions are held from September to the end of April on Tuesdays between 7:30-9:30pm, and this role would be expected to deliver the majority of the training sessions, which take place at the Egham Orbit sports centre (Surrey, TW20 8NL).

Spelthorne VC is an established club in Surrey. It has six teams in the Surrey leagues and more than 60 members of a mixture of abilities.

Appointing qualified coaches has become a priority this season as the club seeks to grow the club in the area, increase participation and develop further the talent.

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver high standard of technical coaching
  • Design a training programme to develop technical, tactical and physical skills
  • Develop individual training programmes for key players, ensuring high potential players are given the chance to grow
  • Improve the competitiveness of the teams
  • Drive towards specific goals agreed by the club committee

Role requirements:

  • At least Volleyball England, or equivalent, qualified coach
  • Experience in coaching competitive adult teams
  • Always have a current DBS check
  • The club currently only has adult members but as we grow we may introduce a junior section and as a result the coach would need to complete safeguarding and protecting workshops
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK.

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience. If you have any questions about the roles, please contact the club via Spelthornevc@gmail.com or Pedro Fernandes – pedro.surreyvolleyball@gmail.com.

University of Northampton - Men's and Women's Coach

Northampton Student Sport is looking for a coach to train its Men’s and Women’s BUCS teams for the 2020/2021 season. This is a paid role of £20/hr with room for negotiation depending on experience.

The Men’s squad re-entered the BUCS leagues last season, achieving a 2nd place finish in Midlands Tier 3. The Women’s squad are a newly formed team, with ambitions to enter the BUCS league either this season or next year. With both clubs in early stages of their development, they are in need of a passionate coach who will ensure that the sport is played safely, and sessions are carried out inclusively.

The teams are looking for a Level 2 qualified volleyball coach but will consider a Level 1 coach dependent on their experience. The role requires someone who can deliver a 1.5 hour training sessions to both the men’s and the women’s squads (total three hours a week). The coach should be able to adapt their session according to the different needs of their two squads and should be able to build good communication with the clubs’ committees to this end.

Coaches should ideally have experience of coaching students competing in BUCS, or at least coaching at a teenager/adult level. Coaches are expected to have a good understanding of FIVB rules and regulations, as well as BUCS Volleyball specific rules and regulations.

The clubs both train on Thursday nights at the University of Northampton Waterside Campus, NN1 5PH, from 19:00 – 20:30 (Men’s) and 20:30 – 22:00 (Women’s). Cheap parking is available on-site.

To apply for the role, please send a cover letter of no more than 500 words to su.sport@northampton.ac.uk. Please the same email address to ask any questions. Applications are also welcome from coaches who would only be able to attend only one of the sessions.

Black Country - NVL and U18 Girls Coach

Black Country Volleyball are looking to appoint a committed and passionate Head Coach for their Women's NVL and Young Girls programme. Black Country are currently in Division 2 (North) and regularly feature in the last eight of national age group competitions. The club's philosophy is reflected in its mission to recruit, retain and reward young athletes.

The club's management and current coaching team is looking to engage with a motivated and talented individual, someone who would aspire to take teams to the next level whilst fully embracing the club's values of commitment, loyalty and contribution. This person is going to grow as a coach and add value to the club as a whole.

The position will provide a unique opportunity to develop coaching skills. Limited out of pocket expenses may be offered to the right candidate. The ideal candidate will work alongside the Technical Director at training ( who has considerable European experience) and be part of the club's coaching group. They will help to create a structured development plan for all aspects of the club.

Commitments:

  • Coaching Black Country's NVL side one evening (2 hours) a week League and Cup fixtures.
  • National age group weekends.
  • Supporting stakeholder (feeder) clubs. Up to two hours a week.
  • The squad will be predominantly made up of teenagers with several junior national team members. The appointed coach will have a team manager and a club welfare officer as support and assistant coach/es in the age group competitions.

Please send a CV and a brief statement telling the club about your coaching credentials to: blackcountry.vc@gmail.com Closing date 1st November.

Nottingham Rockets - Men's First Team Coach

Nottingham Rockets is looking for a coach to train its Men’s first team in the NVL Division 3 for the 2020/2021 season.

Founded in 1968, the Men’s team has previously competed in Division 1 and has won the National Cup. The U18s Boys have also reached the Last 8s in their age grade competition. Club players have a strong drive and appetite for success and are keen to be pushed to be as successful as possible.

Rockets is looking for a Level 2 qualified volleyball coach but will consider a Level 1 coach dependent on their experience. This role requires someone who can deliver structured training sessions for two hours a week and attend official matches.

All Rockets coaches are required to do a DBS check because of the club's strong junior pathway. Many players not only progress into the Men’s 2nd team, but some also progress into the 1st team. The juniors that join the 1st team often go on to train and represent England at junior level.

The ideal candidate will be a positive role model for the squad and will uphold the club's values of respect and of playing the game in the right way. 

Please note this is a voluntary position. The deadline for applications is 1st December, 2020.

For more information please visit www.nottinghamrocketsvolleyball.co.uk or email nottinghamrockets@hotmail.co.uk.

Nottingham Rockets – Junior Volleyball Coaches

Nottingham Rockets is looking for coaches to join its junior development programme.

The club has around 20-30 participants (11-17 years-old) attending junior’s beginners/recreational sessions and around 10 ‘advanced’ juniors that train with its Women’s and Men’s 2nd teams.

The Rockets even have a few juniors playing in its NVL teams too, and these players often get picked to represent England at junior level too.

Over the next two years the club's development plan is to widen its reach across Nottingham with satellite locations to increase its junior offering into a full programme.

So, what is the club looking for?

  • Junior Coach – to plan and run the Junior development programme (Ideally a Level 2 qualified volleyball coach) with the support of the clubs coaching team.
  • Assistant Coaches – to help run the Junior sessions (The club is looking for either someone with a Level 1 coaching qualification or someone who has the desire to complete the course)
  • Team Coaches – Boys/Girls U18s Junior teams and Women’s 2 (East Midlands League)

To grow its coaching team overall, Nottingham Rockets is looking for Level 1 qualified coaches (or someone willing to do the course) that are looking to develop their skills and experience and be part of the Rockets coaching family and to take the club to the next level.

If you also wish to join one of the club's NVL or regional teams as a player, it will look to reduce your fees in recognition of your coaching.

All coaches are required to do a DBS check.

Nottingham Rockets expects its coaches to uphold its values of respect and of playing the game in the right way. She or he will be a positive role model for the juniors and will demonstrate excellent emotional intelligence.

Please note these are voluntary positions. The deadline for applications is 1st December, 2020. 

For more information please visit www.nottinghamrocketsvolleyball.co.uk or email nottinghamrockets@hotmail.co.uk.

Do you have a volleyball vacancy?

If you're an affiliated club with a vacancy and would like to advertise on this page, please email a full job description and any supporting documents to communications@volleyballengland.org These can be paid jobs or volunteer roles.