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QPR in the Community Trust

QPR in the Community Trust

School Sport Officer


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Mar 27, 2024


Job Title: School Sport Officer
Duration of contract: One Year Fixed-Term Contract – potential extension subject to funding
Hours of work: 37.5 per week. (Due to the nature of the post regular evening and weekend work will be necessary)
Salary: £24,000 per annum
Location: QPR Stadium, Various Schools and Sports Facilities across West London
Reports to: School Sport Coordinator
Department: QPR Community Trust – Education Department
Role Summary:
The School Sport Officer (SSO) will coordinate all aspects of the extra-curricular activities delivered within schools across the Trust’s target Boroughs, alongside delivering aspects of the Primary Stars programme.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist School Sport Coordinator at organising the day to day running of the school sport programme and Trust’s wider schools programme.
Oversee the QPR Schools League programme and deliver final events.
Support the growth of the school sport programme by developing new initiatives to generate unrestricted income.
Grow the QPR after-school programme.
Deliver P.E extra-curricular themed strands of the QPR School Sport programme. This is to include (not exhaustive):
Engage and inspire participants (aged 5 - 11) in the programme.
Deliver extra-curricular sports clubs
Deliver PPA cover
Deliver tournaments/ festivals/ trust events
Ensure that suitable progression pathways are available for young people to reach their potential. This will involve linking and maintaining a relationship with relevant schools and clubs.
When required, provide cover and assistance for other coaching staff across all boroughs/areas that the Trust operates. This cover may extend to attending meetings, conferences, workshops and events if required.
Develop a range of sport-based activities that are structured, progressive, fun and of a high quality, in a safe environment, which are accessible to all targeted young people.
Continually monitor and evaluate all sessions, activities and programmes and adapt delivery accordingly, contributing to the input into Salesforce monitoring system.
Respond to general enquiries and deal efficiently with any administration requirements resulting from the implementation of activities i.e. provide up to date monitoring information as required using Salesforce, production of activity registers, update the database and provide statistics accordingly.

The type of experience we are looking for:
Qualifications• NGB recognised coaching qualification – level 2 minimum• Educated to degree level or equivalent (desirable)• In-date DBS/First Aid/Safeguarding qualifications• Driving License and access to a vehicle (desirable)
Skills, Knowledge, Experience• Minimum 2 years’ experience in a sport development / sports coordinator role• Minimum 2 years’ experience coaching within Primary Schools
Personal Qualities• Excellent organisational and communication skills• Able to build positive relationships with key stakeholders• Highly motivated – with ability to implement new ideas
QPR in the Community Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.
As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This will include an Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service DBS Check.
Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Queens Park Rangers Football Club and QPR in the Community Trust are committed to Equality

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