Welcome to the British Judo vacancies page of the British Judo website. On this page you will find more information about current opportunities at British Judo and partner organisations and how you can apply for them.

Please ensure you complete and attach a completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form when applying for a position.

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

GB Elite Performance Coach – Junior Programme Support

British Judo are seeking to appoint a highly-motivated Coach to join their World Class Performance Programme (WCPP) Coaching Team. Under the guidance of the Elite Performance Coach Junior Programme Lead Coach, the post holder will design and deliver individual athlete training programmes within a multi-discipline team, provide high quality coaching to our WCPP athletes, working to fulfil each athlete’s personal goals and ambitions, and therefore contributing to British Judo WCPP goals.

The post holder will support the Junior Men and Women’s programme and the development of Junior athletes in alignment to the Tokyo Strategy and WITTW model with a primary focus on the Trademarks and PCDE’s.  It will be expected that Junior programme athletes transition onto the Senior Men’s and Women’s programmes with our identified Senior profile.

The post holder will be expected to work with the Academy Programme Coach to support the transition of Junior athletes onto the Junior programme.

Clearly this role will include a significant amount of international travel.

For further detail please review the full Job Description and Person specification, via the link below.

GB Elite Performance Coach – Junior Programme Job Description

Applications should be made by made by providing a covering letter, completed BJA application form and CV detailing your expertise, skills, experience and suitability for the role and outlining how you would achieve success in the role.

Applications should be sent to Jobs@britishjudo.org.uk

The closing date for this position will be 11 August 2017 with interviews taking place shortly after.

England Talent Development Coach

British Judo is seeking to appoint an exceptional individual for this post. The post holder will provide the highest efficient and effective leadership and coaching to the England Talent Development Programme, contributing to the day to day effective development of players and coaches in England Talent Development programmes at National, Areas and Performance Pathway Centre level.

All activity should contribute to Sport England Talent objectives, outcomes and measures lined to the BJA Vision and Mission.

The post holder will ensure identified England Talent Programme activity is effectively and efficiently managed to ensure players and coaches receive the highest quality experience. Additionally, they will support the management of England Performance Pathway Centres against Service Level Agreements that explicitly outlines annual performance goals/targets, quality of delivery, values and behaviours in accordance with the BJA Corporate strategy.

The post holder will proactively manage and develop all aspects of the England Talent Development Programme and support bookings and finances to ensure a high-quality service is provided and reported upon monthly to the Technical Manager.

England Talent Development Coach Job Specification

The closing date for applications is close of business on 25th July 2017, with interviews taking place shortly afterwards.

Applications should be made by made by providing a covering letter, completed BJA application form and CV detailing your expertise, skills, experience and suitability for the role and outlining how you would achieve success in the role. Candidates should also outline their salary expectations.

Completed applications should be sent to:

Sharon Hellend, Executive Assistant,
British Judo Association,
University of Wolverhampton,
Gorway Road,

Or email to: jobs@britishjudo.org.uk

Destination@BritishJudo Coach – Yorkshire

Destination@BritishJudo are looking to recruit a reliable and hardworking Judo coach with a positive attitude and who is motivated to deliver an excellent standard of Judo coaching to children aged between 5 and 15 in schools and Destination@BritishJudo community clubs.

The Coach will be expected to develop and coach Judo in schools and Destination@BritishJudo community clubs in Yorkshire, encouraging you people to take up Judo and develop them through the sport. The main aim of Destination@BritishJudo is to bring Judo to more young people in England and increase the network of Judo clubs across the country.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Coach Judo to children and young adults. This will happen in a school or club environment
  • Deliver structured, exciting Judo sessions in education and community establishments
  • Create and maintain a safe working and club environment at all times
  • Create and maintain a positive and friendly environment for members to learn the sport of Judo
  • To motivate and encourage participation in Judo at all levels with a focus on retention
  • Provide Judo demonstrations and taster sessions in schools and community groups
  • Liaise with and create positive working relationships with local educational bodies, schools and other outside agencies with a view to forming strong, effective partnerships.

The closing date for applications is close of business on 28th July 2017, with interviews taking place shortly after.

Destination@BritishJudo Coach (Yorkshire) – Job Description

Applications should be made by completed by providing a covering letter detailing skills experience and suitability for the role, along with a completed application form and equal opportunities form (can be found at the top of the page).

Completed applications should be sent to:
Sarah Down
British Judo Association
Suite B, Technology Centre,
Epinal Way,
LE11 3GE

Or Email to: jobs@britishjudo.org.uk

4 x Intermediate Activity Leadership – PE & School Sport Apprenticeships with British Judo Association

The British Judo Sport Apprentice will be responsible for assisting the planning, preparation and delivery of high quality sport provision to children and young people in an education and community environment.

All candidates must be comfortable with delivering judo sessions and a variety of different sports and developing into a Judo Coaching Specialist. The apprentice will also have administrative responsibilities such as regular use of Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.

Specific duties include:
• Preparing session plans
• Shadowing experienced coaches delivering sessions
• Preparing risk assessments for sessions
• Administration tasks associated with preparing for sessions i.e. collating registers and health and safety information on participants

Location: 1 apprentice per area Stockton, Gateshead, Sunderland, Durham
Places Available: 4
Hours: 37.5 hours a week (predominately Mon – Fri) do need to be flexible for weekend or evening work.

Weekly Wage: £131.25 with possibility of pay increase

Closing Date: Tuesday 27th June 2017
Interviews will be held: As applications are received, interviews will be confirmed
Possible Start Date: 21st August 2017

For more information, please click here

Other Vacancies in Judo:

Performance Coach – NI Judo Federation

Northern Ireland Judo Federation wishes to invite applications for the position of ‘Performance Coach’

The post holder will assist the NI Performance Lead in developing and connecting Performance Pathways within Northern Ireland, Ireland and Great Britain enabling talented players to be identified, nurtured and developed.

Please see Job Description for further details and information.

Closing Date for applications – 5pm Monday 24th July 2017

Interviews to take place week commencing 31/07/2017

Iinkai Judo Club Coach

Judo Coach – Teaching Judo to Children in the Thames Valley as part of an established schools program. Sports Coaching and all associated admin tasks. In this full-time position (or Part-Time role if candidate requires)

Enquiries welcome from all sports / martial arts backgrounds and experience levels.

The successful applicants will be required to carry or take out an enhanced DBS, First Aid Course, Child Protection Course, a relevant coaching qualification.

Applicants will need to be able to drive, own a motor vehicle and carry a full UK driving licence.

Salary flexible depended on skills and experience

£18,000 to £24,000 depending on experience.

Working Hours – 8:00am-4.30pm (occasional additional hours), Monday to Friday.

Please email us at tom@iinkai-judo.co.uk to ask any questions or send a CV.