Development Manager – Gloucestershire/West of England/Hereford & Worcestershire, part time - 3 days per week
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum pro rata, plus car allowance
Location: Home based within region
Support us in creating a world leading sport system that reaches, inspires and engages all young people – whatever their age or ability. That’s our aim at Youth Sport Trust (YST) and, if you join us, you’ll be helping youngsters in your region achieve their full potential by ensuring they have access to high quality physical education and sport.
You will establish and implement regional and local level strategies that promote our membership benefits to schools either as individual members or clusters of schools. You will need to position and promote Youth Sport Trust, training, resources and solutions as tools that can add value, support and contribute to achieving whole school objectives.
Engaging and working with schools across a region, you’ll assist them in maximising their development of PE and school sport, and show them how sport can improve wellbeing raise achievement. You will also help to recruit and nurture a Youth Sport Trust ‘associate’ community of Head Teacher and Physical Education advocates, to raise YSTs profile and influence at a deeper level locally to grow our member network. You will be expected to secure partnerships with existing and/or new stakeholders in your area that can lever local income which will be directed back into PE and School Sport.
Much of your success will depend on you winning support from colleagues, schools and other influential individuals and organisations. You, therefore, must be able to express yourself persuasively in speech and writing, with the authority of impressive experience. A background of working in Education or Sports Development is essential, your background should encompass providing development support to schools and implementing national educational programmes at a regional level. You certainly need to be familiar with education and sport policy, and the organisations that can help schools develop PE and sport.
You will be used to providing high level development support to education/sport organisations as well as implementing and managing strategies that contribute to the development of an organisation to effectively deliver outcomes. You also have to know how to develop and use PE and sport to bring about positive outcomes for young people.
How to apply
If you possess all these attributes and share our passionate belief in the benefits of sport for young people, please go to http://jobs.youthsporttrust.org and complete an online application.
The Youth Sport Trust believes that diversity drives excellence and that representation is important. The Trust therefore positively welcomes and seeks to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment. We encourage applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or nationality.
Closing date for applications is 10am on 26 March 2019
Interviews will take place on 4 April 2019 in Loughborough