HEREFORD SIXTH FORM COLLEGE

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HEREFORD SIXTH FORM COLLEGE
HEREFORD SIXTH FORM COLLEGE
COLLEGE SPORTS ACTIVATOR/COORDINATOR
POST TITLE:
LINE MANAGER:
FULL/PART TIME:
PERMANENT/TEMPORARY:
SPORTS ACTIVATOR/COORDINATOR
HEAD OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION
FULL TIME 37 HOURS PER WEEK TERM TIME ONLY
Initially for one year but may be extended
(subject to confirmation of Sport England funding)
SALARY:
£21,850 - £23,949(pro rata) – depending on qualifications and experience
MAIN FUNCTION:
Funded by Hereford Sixth Form College, the Sports Activator post will enhance and improve the planning,
development and provision of sport across the college and increase the amount of students participating in
sport and physical activity. This one-year post will be extended subject to confirmation of Sport England
activation funding.
KEY DUTIES:
1. Improve and enhance sport enrichment programmes for students across the College.
2. Facilitate coaching and delivery of sports sessions and activities, ensuring availability of facility
time, adherence to health and safety regulations and completion of data collection.
3. Support, develop and deploy sports leaders, volunteers and officials, through existing programmes
such as sports makers.
4. Act as main link to National Governing Bodies, County Sports Partnership and British College Sports
Network.
5. Access and coordinate the implementation of programme opportunities available through Sport
England’s Strategy & NGB participation programmes/offers, focusing on increased participation and
sustainability.
6. Create & maintain effective and active links with sports clubs in the community and connect to
existing opportunities in the local area.
7. Gather relevant intelligence to understand the sports needs of students.
8. Work with schools to ensure transition into College sport is enhanced and to identify successful
interventions and programmes, as well as sports volunteers moving into FE.
9. Link to the NGB and School Games model to access informal intra-competition programmes.
10. Consider sport and physical activity within College corporate plan/strategy.
11. Work with other Sports Activators and Sports Makers to develop inter-college partnership working
and share good practice.
12. To identify possible funding opportunities within the college and through local partners for
sustainability in the long term running of the programme
13. To promote the benefits and successes of the Colleges work
14. To monitor and evaluate the college’s progress in relation to the national targets for participation,
the college sports development plan and contribute to the overall national monitoring and
evaluation process.
Equal Opportunities Statement: This College has a strong commitment to working towards the
achievement of equality of opportunity in both service delivery and employment. All employees are
required to actively support and implement the College’s Equal Opportunities Policies.
Safeguarding Statement: This College has a strong commitment to the safeguarding of all its learners
and staff are required to share this commitment.
PERSON SPECIFICATION:
Criteria
Requirements:
Essential (E)
Desirable (D)
Measured by:
A) Application form
B) Interview
Experience of working in the FE Sector
D
A&B
Coaching Qualifications
D
A&B
Experience of working as part of a sports development team
D
A&B
Experience in coaching and sports leadership
E
A&B
Ability to make a broader contribution to the working team
E
A&B
Ability to collect and interpret data and produce reports
E
A&B
Good organisational and time management skills
E
A&B
Have an understanding and be able to demonstrate a
commitment to Equal Opportunities and Diversity
E
A&B
Have an understanding and be able to demonstrate a
commitment to Safeguarding
E
A&B

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