Teaching Assistant in Sport and Exercise Science

Our MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Science course is offering paid roles as a Teaching Assistant in the Sport and Exercise Science subject area.

Job Description

Closing Date: Monday 27th September 2021

Start date: 18th October 2021

Pay Rate: £12.11 per hour

Working Hours: To be confirmed with successful candidates

Sport and Exercise Science requires students to spend a significant amount of time undertaking seminar and practical activity.

Enthusiastic teaching assistants are required to provide support in timetabled seminar and practical sessions in Sport and Exercise Science, working under the close supervision of academic staff and/or technicians in Sport, Outdoor and Exercise Science.

You will be expected to manage and deliver seminar and practical sessions within Sport and Exercise Science, including some or all of the following duties:

The module leader will provide clear instructions of the content of the session, and you will be provided with all teaching material.

Criteria for the role

Our table shows you whether criteria is essential or desirable for this role.


CriteriaEssential or desirable
First degree in Sport and Exercise Science or equivalent qualification or experience Essential
Good interpersonal skills Essential
Self-confident Essential
Patient and empathetic Essential
Enthusiastic approach Essential
Previous experience of teaching and/or coaching Desirable
Knowledge of the education process Desirable
Experience of managing groups of students/athletes Desirable
Ability to interact with students on an individual and group basis and to maintain student discipline Desirable

Applicant Information


If you are interested in applying, please email your CV and expression of interest (cover letter) to Dr Andy Hooton (A.Hooton@derby.ac.uk) and Dr Charlotte Chandler (c.chandler@derby.ac.uk)

If you require any further information regarding the MSc programme and content, or the Teaching Assistant position please contact:

Dr. Charlotte Chandler

Postgraduate Coordinator (Sport and Exercise Science)

Tel: 01332 593373

E-mail: c.chandler@derby.ac.uk