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THE ENGLISH INSTITUTE OF SPORT

Performance Analyst
(working with British Canoeing/Canoe Slalom)
Base: Lee Valley White Water Centre
Salary: £18,093 - £25,242 p.a. pro rata
Hours: 22 – 32.5 hours


The role will provide the delivery and development of performance analysis services for World Class Programme athletes, working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to create a world class high performance training environment.
You should have:


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Competition and Events Implementation Manager

Salary: Up to £50k FTE for an exceptional candidate
Hours: 2-2.5 days per week including some week-end working.  
Initially 1 year fixed term



The role will support the CESG to deliver the phase 1 element of the Competition and Events Strategy and ensuring British Canoeing addresses the actions identified through both UK Sport’s Mission 2016 and Sport England’s Talent Key Element Review, which relate to domestic competition provision in the Olympic disciplines and cascades the learning into the Non-Olympic disciplines.

The role holder will work with the British Canoeing Communication Team to raise the profile of these events and to ensure there is a common “look-and-feel” across all events including British Canoeing branding, colour-ways, letterheads, signage, public announcements, and social media outputs.

You will be someone who is well organised and able to work on your own initiative You will have an excellent track record in creating innovative ideas and building relationships with key stakeholders across the organisation.


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CANI Performance Committee



CANI are in the process of forming a new performance committee that will advise on all matters relating to performance canoeing within Northern Ireland. We are in the early stages of developing and populating an athlete pathway and the new committee will play a key role in the strategic developments across Northern Ireland within all the performance disciplines which inclde Slalom, Sprint, Surf and Polo.


We are currently looking for people with specific skills, therefore a panel from CANI, Sport N.I and the Sports Institute will make the decision on who will be invited

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Talent Coach


Responsible to: Canoe Wales National Development Manager, National Performance Manager
Location: Canoe Wales, Canolfan Tryweryn, with option for agreed home working.
Salary: £24,500


Canoe Wales are seeking a dynamic coach to join a small team with a performance centred focus of developing the Olympic disciplines of canoe slalom and canoe sprint within Wales. Canoe Wales are looking to develop the talent pathway in these performance disciplines and supporting athletes and coaches to achieve success at the highest level. The successful applicant will play a key role the development of all aspects of performance canoeing within the Olympic disciplines in Wales.

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Senior Lecturer (Outdoor Studies)

Location: Crewe
Salary: £39,685 - £45,954 dependent on experience
Hours: 37 hours a week

The post holder will be required to teach on our undergraduate provision in Outdoor Studies, which includes our BSc (Hons) Outdoor Studies and our BA/BSc (Hons) Combined Honours programmes as well as contributing to the emerging postgraduate developments within the Department. Whilst we are looking for someone with a broad range of knowledge and experience.

You will undertake unit leadership and contribute to the development and enhancement of core curriculum as well as working with colleagues across our interdisciplinary department to develop new areas of work.


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UKBA Points based System


As part of this reform the UK Border Agency (http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/) has introduced a points system so that those coaches we need from abroad can work in Britain.  The UKBA has recognised the BCU as the governing body for setting the endorsement requirements and issuing endorsements for coaches in canoeing

There are now two categories in which sports people and coaches can enter the UK and work in a professional capacity in canoeing. The two categories are known as Skilled Tier 2 (sportspeople) and Temporary Tier 5 (sporting)

The sportspersons category of Skilled Tier 2 (sportspeople) of the Points Based System is for elite sports people and coaches who are internationally established at the highest level, whose employment will make a significant contribution to the development of their sport at the highest level in the UK and who intend to base themselves in the Uk

The sportspersons category of Temporary Tier 5 (sporting) of the Points Based System is for internationally established sports people at the highest level in their sport and/or whose employment will make a significant contribution to the development and operation of that particular sport in the UK.  It is also for coaches who must be suitably qualified to fulfil the role in question.  This category is for temporary workers who come to the United Kingdom for up to 12 months
The UK Border Agency website explains how your organisation should apply for a licence to be on the register of sponsors for the points-based system.
You can go to the following website link to learn more and understand the process
http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/ > Home > For employers and sponsors > Points-based system > Sponsoring migrants > Applying for a licence