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Resident Strength and Conditioning Intern

Company Name Rydal Penrhos School
Location Wales
Category Fitness/Strength & Conditioning
Job Type Internship


Rydal Penrhos School is a co-educational day and boarding school located in Colwyn Bay, North Wales. The school has a rich sporting history having produced many international athletes over the years and current students compete regionally or nationally in girls’ and boys’ hockey, netball, rugby, sailing, table tennis and swimming with many others on NGB performance pathways. For September 2018 we have 2 vacancies for strength and conditioning interns. These positions would be ideal opportunities for someone to gain experience in what is required to become a strength and conditioning coach in a sporting environment. These are voluntary roles, ideal for a graduate from a Coaching, PE, Sport Science or similar degree who would like to take their first step into working within sport or a current student on the above courses looking to fulfill a 3 month work placement. Applicants should possess or be working towards their full UKSCA accreditation. Our internships are entering their 4th year and so far have 100% employment rate upon completion.


Positions Available:

There are 2 Strength and Conditioning Internships available. The applicant will develop experience in strength and conditioning and athletic development training across all sports delivered in the school. The successful applicant will shadow the Head of Athletic Development, Director of Sport and PE teachers to gain experience across a range of sports. The Head of Athletic Development and Director of Sport will provide extensive CPD throughout the internship and the position will run until the end of the Autumn Term or longer should successful applicants wish to continue in the role. As this is a residential role accommodation and meals are provided for the duration of the internship.


Personal characteristics:


  • Committed to developing and instilling excellence in young athletes.
  • Motivated and self-driven to develop themselves as a strength and conditioning practitioner.
  • A strong team player, capable of integrating their own ideas with those in a broader organisational environment.
  • Capable of planning and delivering against identified goals.
  • A self-manager capable of creating new ideas and implementing them.
  • Embracing of School’s broad environment and approach to all-round education.


Although no experience is necessary for this post a high level of IT skills are required and a working knowledge of a strength and conditioning would be advantageous.



How to apply:


If you are interested in applying for the position please send a CV along with a covering letter of no more than 1 A4 page outlining your relevant experience and why you would like to undertake this voluntary, unpaid internship through the Apply Now section below.


Applications received after Friday 29th June will not be considered.

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