Job Opportunity: Coaching Development Manager

Job Opportunity: Coaching Development Manager


JOB TITLE:                      Coaching Development Manager

CONTRACT TYPE:         Full time, Permanent

SALARY:                           £29,131 - £34,333

LOCATION:                      Based at Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow (remote working possible)

REPORTING TO:            Head of Development (Clubs and Coaching)

RESPONSIBLE FOR:     Workforce Officer

BENEFITS:                      5% Pension Contribution, BC Gold Membership, Occupational Health Scheme

CLOSING DATE:             Sunday 28th January at 2355

Interviews to be held in Glasgow w/b 5th February 2024

Coaches are at the heart of Scottish Cycling’s Strategy of Developing a Nation of Cyclists 2.0.  Scottish Cycling aims to program aims to enhance the quality of coaching in Scotland and ultimately improve the development and performance of cyclists at all levels, from participation to elite riders. Scottish Cycling aims to support coaches by providing effective the education and development opportunities and by fostering a strong cycling community. 

The launch of British Cycling’ New Coaching Framework will make available a modern coach qualification framework that aims to inspire coaches to continue to learn, reflect and experiment with their coaching practice.  To supplement the new coaching framework British Cycling and Scottish Cycling will evolve programmes of continuous professional development (CPD) on an annual basis.  Offering a blend of core and emerging content.  Annual programmes of CPD will look to reflect that people to learn in different ways and focusing on how we coach and how riders learn.  


  • Create and support the implementation of a plan for Coach Education and Development that supports all Scottish Cycling’s community of coaches.
  • Positively impact the quality and quantity of coaches progressing through Scottish Cycling’s coaching pathway, enhancing riders’ experiences.   

Details of the Post

The post will be based at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow; however, a flexible approach will be required to manage the demands of the job. Reasonable travel, accommodation and administrative expenses incurred in carrying out this position are reimbursed in line with the Scottish Cycling’s Travel and Subsistence policy.

The Employer's holiday year runs from 1st January to 31st December inclusive.  Your entitlement, based on a full-time position, is 34 working days paid holiday, including statutory leave entitlement, 7 days of which must be used when the office is closed over Christmas.

The post is full time 37.5 hours per week although there will be an expectation to work flexibly to meet the needs of the organisation. The nature of the organisation is that meetings and events happen at weekends and evenings and the postholder will be required to attend at least some events out with normal Monday to Friday working hours.

The above job description will be subject to annual review to ensure that it continues to reflect the needs of the Scottish Cycling Strategic Plan and Annual Business Plan priorities.

For an informal discussion about the role, please email Head of Development (Clubs and Coaching) or Head of Performance and Coaching

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