14 Nov Sports Development Officer – Vacancy
Sports Development Officer
Location: Coram’s Fields, Kings Cross/Bloomsbury
Salary: £26,000 per annum
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
For 80 years, Coram’s Fields has provided pioneering services for young people from birth through to early adulthood, today these services continue to provide invaluable support to the local community. Our sports development programme supports young people from across the age and ability spectrum, providing many with their first experience of sport, whilst also ensuring critical development opportunities for all young people, both in a sporting context and in terms of their wider personal and social development.
Over the last ten years, we’ve established ourselves as one of the leading providers of sport in Camden, engaging over 500 young people per week through our open access, community sports programme. During this time, we have invested over £400,000 in our sports facilities, including the redevelopment of our three, eight-a-side football pitches and more recently, our basketball and netball facilities.
The next three years will see us build on our recent success; expanding the current programme to increase the reach and impact of our work through a range of targeted services. Specifically, this will include a commitment to driving the growth of female participation in sport through the development of a comprehensive offer for young women, whilst also developing more work with hard to reach groups and those with disabilities.
Fundamental to your success in the role will be an unrivalled commitment to the lives of children and young people, supported by an in depth understanding of the multiple challenges that they face, and in particular the challenges facing young women in sport. Even more crucial, will be your ability to turn this commitment and understanding into high impact services that produce tangible outcomes for those young people that we support.
You’ll be an inspirational leader, bringing a creative flair to your work with young people, harnessing the skills of those around you to deliver a truly exceptional sporting offer.
To apply, please complete the attached application form, ensuring that you address the criteria outlined in the Job Description and Person Specification. All applications should be returned to Hassan Elkholy (Office Assistant) by 9am on Monday 4th December. Applications are accepted by e-mail or in hard copy and should be submitted in the following way:
By e-mail to:
By post to:
93 Guilford Street
If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to contact Naz Deen (Head of Youth and Sport) for an informal discussion on 020 7837 2609. You can find more information on our services at www.coramsfields.org.uk