Active Schools Co-ordinator - Highland

Inverness Royal Academy Cluster (Maternity Cover - subject to sportscotland funding)

Vacancy Reference No: HLH/1903/03 

High Life Highland are seeking a full-time (35 hours per week, Maternity Cover) Active Schools Co-ordinator for the Inverness Royal Academy 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: £29,429 - £32,214

Hours: 35 hours per week.

For further information contact: Darren Reid (01349) 781685 or 07747767680 Darren.Reid@highlifehighland.com  

Application forms 

Closing Date for Applications:  18th March 2019 (12noon)

Interview Date:  4th April 2019

Date published: 04 March 2019
Date updated: 04 March 2019

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