Saracens - Job Opportunity - Sport Development Officer

Jul 29, 2015

Job Opportunity - Sport Development Officer

Fancy joining the award winning Saracens Sport Foundation team? Well here's your chance.

We are looking for a passionate and inspiring individual who will build on the successful delivery of our Rugby Roots Programme. As Sport Development Officer, you will work with schools, rugby clubs and local authority partners to increase participation in rugby and other sports. The role requires an individual with the ability to inspire young people from a range of backgrounds to engage in physical activity and health & well-being projects.

You will be expected to coach a variety of inclusive tag, touch and contact rugby activities and deliver cross curricular sessions in a primary and secondary school setting. In addition to coaching, a key aspect of the role involves project management and coordination of programmes. Working across primary and secondary schools, a proven ability to build relationships in these environments is essential.

The position will be based at Allianz Park, Barnet and will involve work across Hertfordshire and North London and some evening and weekend work will be required. Applicants must hold a valid driving license and have access to a suitable vehicle.

The Saracens Sport Foundation is a registered charity which exists to enhance the lives of children and young people through sport. It achieves this through the delivery of high quality and innovative programmes that promote the benefits of sport, physical activity and healthy lifestyles. The Saracens Sport Foundation delivers its work in partnership with key local statutory agencies including schools, colleges and FE establishments, county sports partnerships, local councils, youth offending teams and the local community.

Role: Sport Development Officer

Salary: £17,000-£19,000 dependent on qualifications, skills and experience

To apply

Please apply by sending your CV and covering letter detailing why you are suitable for the post to Leanne Young by 5pm on Tuesday 11th August (only successful candidates will be contacted).

For a full job description and person specification please email

Closing date: Tuesday 11th August 2015

Interviews: Thursday 20th August 2015 and Friday 21st August 2015

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