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Funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund, Sport 4 Life are delivering the Be Positive project, a 5 year initiative designed to improve the lives of disadvantaged young males aged 13-18 living in the inner city ward of Ladywood. The project will provide a combination of educational, development and recreational activities, and will support young males to achieve a tangible outcome such as increasing their life skills, transforming their behaviour, gaining qualifications, and re-engaging with education or employment. The project will be delivered by a team of 2 staff – an Education Coordinator and a Sports Coordinator. We are currently looking to recruit a highly skilled candidate for the Education Coordinator vacancy, who will be responsible for delivering and coordinating the educational programme of the project. The newly appointed Education Coordinator will be employed on a full-time basis on a permanent contract (please note that the funding is confirmed for an initial 5 year fixed–term period until May 31st 2017), and will earn an initial salary of £19,000 - £20,000 per annum depending on experience. Sport 4 Life are looking for an exceptional candidate, who has a real passion and skill for working with and alongside underprivileged young people through educational programmes. Ideal candidates will have relevant youth work qualifications, and significant paid/voluntary experience of educational work with young people.
Closing Date - Friday 31st August at midday
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 5th Sept at: 9, 9.45, 10.30, 11.15, 12, 1, 1.45, 2.30. Practical assessments will take place on Wednesday 5th Sept at: 5.00pm-7.00pm . Please ensure you available on these days/times before applying
For further information, please contact James Forrest at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sport 4 Life is a registered charity that exists to change the lives of disadvantaged children and young people in Birmingham through the power of sport.