Current Vacancies

Greenacre Sports Partnership – Casual Sports Coach

Closing date: 22 October 2021

Based at Greenacre Academy, the Greenacre Sports Partnership & Greenacre PE Department is dedicated to the development of PE and school sport across the local area.  The partnership works with 40 schools from across Medway focussing on areas such as teacher training, assessment for learning and schemes of work including lessons plans.

For more information please visit the Skills for Life Trust website.

Leigh Academies Trust – PE & School Sports Coach

Closing date: 22 October 2021

Operating from The Hayesbrook Academy in Tonbridge, the successful candidate will support in the delivery of the school sport partnership PE programme, develop an extensive school sport offer and assist in the facilitation of events, festivals and community driven projects to raise standards and enhance the school’s physical activity opportunities. The role is mobile, moving between various primary schools across the Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells area.

For more information please visit the Leigh Academies Trust website.

Sense – Sport & Physical Activity Coordinator (London & South East)

Closing date: 7 November 2021

Sense has an exciting opportunity for someone to join their Arts, Sports and Wellbeing team as a Sport and Physical Activity Coordinator. This full time role will work flexibly from home and the head office in King’s Cross, London.

As the Sport and Physical Activity Coordinator, you will be responsible for the delivery of the Sport England funded ‘Sense, Active Together’ project. You will build a network of delivery partners and sport organisations, finding the right people to lead both face to face and virtual sessions. You’ll also work with local schools, organisations, and their own Sense services to promote the project to participants, ensuring they’re connecting the right individuals with the things they enjoy.

For more information please visit the Sense recruitment page.

Local Coaching Opportunities

Team Theme: info@teamthemekent.co.uk

Total Sports Coaching: https://tscoaching.co.uk/job-opportunities/

Careers in Sport

Find jobs from leading organisations across the sports & fitness industry. Apply online today and take the next steps. Careers in Sports jobs are updated daily, and you can apply directly.

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UK Sport

UK Sport provides strategic investment to enable Great Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic sports and athletes to achieve their full medal winning potential. They advertise UK based sports jobs on their website.

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Further Education

Canterbury Christ Church University – Foundation Degree in Physical Education and Physical Activity

Two year programme starting in September 2021 designed for students who are currently working in a physical education setting and who want to obtain a qualification whilst only attending university one day a week.

CCCU Foundation degree

Canterbury Christ Church University – BA Top Up year in Physical Education and Physical Activity

A natural follow on from the Foundation Degree, on successful completion of this students will obtain a BA (Hons) in Physical Education and Physical Activity.  Again, this programme is only one day a week.  The next cohort will start in September 2021.

CCCU BA Top Up Year

Work Experience / Placement

The Kent Sport and Physical Activity service receives many requests from people looking to undertake work experience or placements within the service.

Any enquiries for work placements must go through Kent County Council, where you will find details of the types of placements which can be offered and the application form.

We also suggest that those looking for work experience get in touch with the Sports Development unit in their local area, who may be able to offer opportunities. It is important to note that work experience cannot be guaranteed.

Guide to jobs and volunteering in the sports sector

This guide details the many benefits that young people can experience from undertaking voluntary work experience and lists some of the various careers that are on offer within the sports sector. We hope that you find this information interesting, informative and a help in seeing the huge variety of careers that are open to all young people within the Sports Sector.

Jobs and Volunteering in the Sports Sector (pdf)

Submit an opportunity

If you wish to submit a job opportunity to be published on this page, please email us at kentsport@kent.gov.uk.