Active Schools Co-ordinator: High Life Council

(Fixed Term Until 31st March 2023)- Highland

Kingussie Cluster

HLH/1909/11

High Life Highland are seeking a part-time (17.5 hours per week) Active Schools Co-ordinator for the Kingussie High School catchment area.

The fundamental aim of the Active Schools Network is to offer all children and young people the opportunities and motivation to adopt active, healthy lifestyles, now and into adulthood.

Active Schools Co-ordinators are responsible for developing and supporting an infrastructure within the school and wider community.  They do this by recruiting, supporting and sustaining a network of volunteers, coaches, leaders and teachers who in turn deliver physical activity and sport before, during lunch-time and after school and in the wider community.

In order to be able to carry out the duties of this post effectively and safely, candidates will be able to provide evidence of the following:

    • Educated to degree level or relevant experience
    • Clearly demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the aims of the Active Schools Network.
    • Extensive experience of engaging with children and young people through sport and physical activity in education, sport, health, community, leisure and/ or recreation industries.
    • Proven project management experience.

Salary: £31,376 - £34,343 pro rata

Hours: 17.5 hours per week.

For further information contact: Darren Reid Area Sports Development Officer 01349 781 685 or Darren.Reid@highlifehighland.com

Further information and applications

Closing Date for Applications:  24th September 2019 at 12 Noon

Interview Date:  7th October 2019

Date published: 11 September 2019
Date updated: 11 September 2019

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