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An opportunity has arisen for an experienced, qualified and enthusiastic individual to join our dedicated team at Fettes College on a part-time bases until end of June 2022, with possibility of a new fix term contract from September 2022.

Summary of Main Responsibilities

  • Oversee coaching of the strength and conditioning programme at all levels and take a lead role in delivery (in the Games and Activities programmes).
  • In conjunction with the Director of Sport and Heads of Sport plan appropriate field and gym based conditioning sessions for the core sports throughout each of the three terms.
  • In conjunction with the Director of Sport organise testing for the sports scholars and produce documentation with results and future goals. Mentor relevant scholars as required.
  • In conjunction with the Physis physiotherapist and the Medical Centre oversee the return to play of injured students prior to Games sessions.
  • Oversee the Graduated Return to Play (GRTP) of all students returning from a head injury – currently we use Return2Play as our injury management tool.
  • Liaise with House Parents regarding Strength and Conditioning sessions to be held in the House Gyms and regarding presentations on nutrition as required.
  • Perform a termly audit of the Performance Gym equipment and make requests to the Director of Sport to renew/replace equipment as required.
  • Assist with the 3rd and 4th Form PE lessons on Monday and Friday.
  • Regularly liaise with staff regarding pupils' physical welfare.


BSc in Sports Science or Strength and Conditioning.
One – two years coaching experience (voluntary or paid).
Reliable, punctual and the ability to give clear and concise information to players and staff.
Strong understanding of LTAD and YPD.


MSc in sports science or strength and conditioning.
Previous experience within a school or youth setting.

Application Process 

To apply please submit your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role, salary expectations and available start date, via email to:

An offer of employment will be subject to two satisfactory references and a clean report being obtained from the Disclosure Scotland PVG Scheme in view of the contact you will have with children during your normal duties.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday, 26th January 2022 at 1 pm.