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Sports Coordinator

NFP People
London (On-site)
£28,000-£30,000 depending on experience
Job description

Sports Coordinator

We are seeking a Sports Coordinator to lead on the planning and delivery of a varied, creative, dynamic, safe and youth-focused sports programme.

Position: Sports Coordinator

Location: Burnt Oak, London

Salary: £28,000-£30,000 depending on experience

Contract: Full time, Permanent - 40 hours a week – (flexibility required, including regular evenings and weekend work)

About the role:

As Sports Coordinator for this leading UK Youth charity, you will deliver a sports programme through four distinct spaces: a gym/fitness suite; a sports hall; a MUGA (kick pitch); and a climbing wall. You will work with sessional staff and volunteers to ensure that these spaces are well-used and well-maintained.

You will also ensure that special projects/events that involve sports are properly organised and arranged. You will work to ensure the sports provision is ambitious, helping to deliver the charity’s overall objectives as an organisation.

About You:

To be successful in the role of Sports Coordinator you will need the following skills and experience:

  • Extensive experience of delivering sporting activities to young people
  • Proven experience of engaging vulnerable, disengaged or hard to reach young people in sports activities
  • Experience of youth work
  • Experience of managing a staff team, ideally including volunteers
  • Activity or sports leadership/coaching qualifications
  • Knowledge of the issues affecting young people and an ability to work with challenging behaviour and complex needs
  • A willingness to work unsociable hours when required

The charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable groups. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. The strength of the organisation is the diversity of its people, there is a huge value on different people doing things in different ways and we welcome applications from what might be considered non-traditional backgrounds. The one thing we all have in common is our desire to raise the aspirations of young people across the country. We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

Other roles you may have experience of could include: Sports Coach, Youth Work, Children’s Coach, Sessional Youth Worker, Specialist Coach, PE Teach, Fitness Instructor, Sports Instructor, Lead Sports Coach, Senior Active Schools & Community Sport Coordinator, Social and Recreational Sport Coordinator, Sports & Activities Co-ordinator

PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.

Posted on: 04 June 2024
Closing date: 02 July 2024 at 23:30
Job ref: 6024
Tags: Social Care/Development, Social Work, Teaching, Operations