PE & School Sport Officer (Primary Stars lead)

Fleetwood Town FC

Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom

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Fleetwood Town Community Trust are currently seeking a PE & School Sport Officer (Primary Stars lead).

Job Role Summary

Job TitlePE & School Sport Officer (Primary Stars lead)
LocationThornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom, Europe
FunctionCoaching & PerformanceAcademy
Employment TermsPermanent, Full Time
Closing DateClosing date and time for applications passed

Job Role Details

Job Title: PE & School Sport Officer (Primary Stars lead)
Hours of Work: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday (Saturday & Sundays.
Hours determined by the needs of the service)
Contract Status: Fixed term, continuation based upon external funding
Salary: £18,000-£20,000
Location: Poolfoot Farm Sports Complex, Butts Road, Thornton Cleveleys. FY5 4HY.
Reports to: Senior Sports Development Officer
Responsible for: School Sports Delivery staff & Casual coaches


Utilising funding provided by the Premier League Charitable Fund, the role will be responsible for developing and implementing the Premier League (PL) Primary Stars programme for children aged between 5 and 11 in primary school settings.

Fleetwood Town Community Trust is an independent and registered charity working in partnership with Fleetwood Town Football Club. Our mission is to enrich the lives of children and young people through sport, physical activity, health and educational programmes. As the Trust continues to develop we wish to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to co-ordinate and deliver the Premier League Primary Stars programme.

As part of this role you will be expected to both lead and work alongside the Trust's staff to ensure compliance with internal and external targets.

Experience of working in education coupled with having knowledge of the National Curriculum for PE (preferably Primary school) is essential to the post.

You will need to hold at least one Level 2 sports coaching NGB qualification. With a good general level of education, you should be computer literate with excellent administration and communication skills.

Fleetwood Town FC Community Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. An enhanced DBS check applies to this position.

This job description may be subject to revision following discussion with the person appointed and forms part of the contract of employment:

PL Primary Stars aims to use the inspiration of the PL and professional football clubs to create healthier and more positive futures for all children in England and Wales. The programme seeks to improve and enhance physical education (PE) and other curriculum areas, and develop the skills and values that are crucial to success in later life.

Main areas of responsibility:

To deliver the minimum key performance indicators (KPIs) of the Premier League Primary Stars programme over a 3 year period.
To cultivate an offer which focuses on developing the whole child – improving their physical literacy, enhancing their learning, and teaching them relevant life skills and behaviours.
To promote and support the sustainability of high quality PE delivery in Primary schools.
To develop, consolidate and enhance links between the Community Trust, Primary Schools, FTFC Academy and Wyre & Fylde School Sport Partnership.

Provide the key link between the Community Trust and the PL with regards to the delivery of PL Primary Stars programme as per PL requirements.
Deliver the key outcomes of the PL Primary Stars programme.
Achieve the project outcomes as outlined by the PL. This includes ongoing monitoring and evaluation of all the project through robust management information.
Establish and extend relationships necessary for the successful execution of the outcomes and to enhance the Trusts brand.
Undertake quality control evaluation to ensure that not only quantitative objectives are met but also qualitative aims are achieved, such that positive relationships are created and the Trust brand is enhanced.
To assist in the development of staff and volunteers through CPD to ensure appropriate skills, knowledge and experiences are in place for delivery and relevant KPIs are achieved
Seek opportunities to drive other funding opportunities to support the programme over and above PL input.
Contribute to the national network for the Premier League through the sharing of best practice, attendance at national networking forums and representing the programme at local and national events, as appropriate.
Take an active role in any other duties required to deliver the outcomes and targets of Fleetwood Town Community Trust
To assist the Trust's staff in the promotion and delivery of Trust programmes.
To provide the Senior Sports Development Officer with monthly reports, which will enable all sport related activity to be effectively monitored and evaluated and collect accurate information that will be entered into a data management system in order to monitor participation and the delivery of programmes and activities involving young people.
To market community trust programmes and initiatives via all forms of media.
Communication and liaison with internal departments and external partners.
Attending meetings/events in order to raise awareness of Fleetwood Town Community Trust.
Dealing with enquiries and general day-to-day liaison with customers/ FTFC staff/Fleetwood Community Trust staff etc.
General office duties including filing, photocopying, sending and email.
Willingness to undertake training, education and continued professional development.
Undertake any other duties as may be reasonably required to successfully fulfil the vision of the Trust.

If you are enthusiastic, ambitious, hard working, reliable and want to join our community team, then please send your CV and a covering letter.

Closing date: Thursday 22nd March 2018

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