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Casual Paid Positions

Football Referee

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with a passion for football to referee within our football leagues. Our student only leagues provide the perfect balance between social and competitive football, for students with any level of experience. All of our teams are affiliated with Northumberland FA and as paid referee you will be required to hold a FA referee qualification.

Games Include:  

 5a side - Mondays, Sport Central 6.30-10pm (Kick off times will vary for each team on a weekly basis) 7 a side - Tuesdays, Coach Lane 3G 6-10pm (Kick off times will vary for each team on a weekly basis) 11 a side - Wednesdays, Coach Lane Grass Pitches 11-4pm (Kick off times will vary for each team on a weekly basis)

Application Closing Date: Sunday 3rd October 

Start Date: October 2021

End Date: May 2022 

Rate of pay: £10-20 per game (rate of pay depending a league of game)

Application Process: Please submit a copy of your CV and Cover Letter to by the closing date.  

Sport Coaches (Level 2)

Do you hold a level 2 sport coaching qualification? We are on the look out for those with a passion for sport and coaching to be part of our social sport programme here on campus. Sessions are open to all students across a range of sports including Netball, Badminton, Basketball, Volleyball and Cricket. So, if you have a level 2 multi sport qualification or in any of the sports listed then get in touch for further information!

Rate of Pay: £20ph 

Application Process: Please submit a copy of your CV and Cover letter to 

Paid Student Internships

Our student sport internships fall within our Student Sport Leadership programme and are designed to fit around a students studies and help students help develop the skills and expoerience required for employment within the sector. Internships include working within the academic year (October - May) alongside a mentor who will support them along their journey. Intern payments vary according to the role and are paid in two instalments across the year (December and May). For a list of our current vacancies please see list below:

BUCS Compeititon Intern

As a BUCS (British University College Sport) intern you will work with the compeitions and logistics team and support with fixtures and events. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to develop administrative, problem solving and communication skills. So if you're looking for experience in sport management, event planning or project management or simply love compeitive sport then this is a great place to start! 

Salary: £1,500 Internship (based on 7-8 flexible hours per week during term time)

Location: Sport Central, Northumbria University

Closing Date: Sunday 31st October 2021

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If you have any questions regarding our Student Internship programme please email .