Sports Development Officer
- Title: Sports Development Officer
- Type: Sports / Community Development Officer
- Employer: Harris Academy Merton
- Salary: £20,013 - £25,359 per annum (pay award pending)
We are looking for an enthusiastic, versatile, self-motivated individual with a degree/diploma in a sports related subject to take on the role of Sports Development Officer.
Harris Academy Merton is a newly established academy specialising in sport and enterprise. The Academy has excellent sports facilities including a sports hall, floodlit astro-turf and tennis courts and new cricket square. There is a £5 million improvement programme scheduled to build a new Sixth Form Block, incorporating a large flexible use area for sports activities.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, versatile, self-motivated individual with a degree/diploma in a sports related subject to take on the role of Sports Development Officer. You will have good knowledge of sports development and a keen interest in providing sport to the local community. You will have proven skills in organisation, administration, leadership, marketing, finance and IT. You must have excellent communication skills and be able to enthuse, motivate and empower young people and the wider community.
You will manage and develop the community use of the Academy’s sports facilities. You will be responsible for creating and organising a variety of sport development programmes, including holiday courses targeting young people and developing new and exciting initiatives for the wider community. Working closely with the very successful Merton School Sport Partnership and Sport & Enterprise Faculty, you will be given the perfect environment to excel.
You must be prepared to work regular evening shifts and occasional weekend hours. An Enhanced CRB check will be required for this post.
Interviews held on Wednesday 2nd July 2008.
Special Instructions: Application packs are available from Janette Bragginton, Harris Academy Merton, Wide Way, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 1BP, Tel: 020 8623 1000 or via e-mail on email@example.com or our website www.harrismerton.org.uk
Closing Date: 27.06.2008
Contact: For an informal discussion about this post please contact Steve Day, Director of Community Development on 020 8623 1031.