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The Assessment and Development of Physical Literacy within Primary School Children - MRES

  • Full or part time
  • Application Deadline
    Friday, April 26, 2019
  • Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)
    Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)

Project Description

In collaboration with Elite Kids Coaching we are pleased to invite applications for a sponsored (fees paid) part time (2 years) Masters of Research (MRes).

This research project will involve working alongside staff at Leeds Beckett University and Elite Kids Coaching. If successful, you will undertake research exploring the assessment and development of physical literacy within primary school children.

Alongside the MRes there may be an opportunity to work as a Sport Coach with Elite Kids Coaching for approximately 20 hours per week starting September 2019 (potential summer work available too). Elite Kids Coaching are a multi-sport coaching company working with approximately 10,000 children a week aged 4-16 years within the West Yorkshire area.

The successful applicants will be based at the Leeds Beckett University, Headingley Campus but with the opportunity to work at a range of schools within the West Yorkshire area.

Candidates should have a Sports Coaching related degree, have experience of undertaking research and of delivering coaching sessions with children. Experience of undertaking testing and data analysis would be advantageous alongside access to transport. A DBS disclosure is required for this position.

Proposals can be discussed with the project lead Professor Kevin Till () prior to application.

Funding Notes

Sponsored (fees paid) part time (2 years) Masters of Research (MRes).

Alongside the MRes there may be an opportunity to work as a Sport Coach with Elite Kids Coaching for approximately 20 hours per week starting September 2019 (potential summer work available too). Elite Kids Coaching are a multi-sport coaching company working with approximately 10,000 children a week aged 4-16 years within the West Yorkshire area.

How good is research at Leeds Beckett University in Sport and Exercise Sciences, Leisure and Tourism?

FTE Category A staff submitted: 48.60

Research output data provided by the Research Excellence Framework (REF)

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