Leeds Rhinos Foundation

Leeds Rhinos Foundation

Changing Lives Through Sport

Job Vacancy- Leeds Rhinos Locality Co-ordinator
11 February 2019, 2:10
By Ben Hall
A new opportunity has arisen with Leeds Rhinos Foundation for a full time Leeds Rhinos Locality Co-ordinator (LRLC), responsible for the implementation and delivery of a bespoke inclusive offer for Physical Activity, PE and Sport that is needs led and will enable schools to embed national initiatives at a local level.
A Leeds Rhinos Locality Co-ordinator (LRLC) will offer support and guidance to a group of local schools and their Subject Leaders.

The LRLC will report to Leeds Rhinos Foundation Community Manager/ Active Schools whilst also building and maintaining a strong working relationship with key personal within their schools as their one point of contact.

They will monitor and evaluate the impact of their work, manage their workload effectively and ensure safeguarding at all times through adhering to individual school/ partner policies.

Leeds Rhinos Foundation aim to deliver projects in the heart of the community by harnessing the power of sport to make a lasting, positive impact on individuals' lives.

Leeds Rhinos Foundation delivers a range of projects under three principles of Sport/ Physical Activity, Health and Education. Sport/ Physical Activity is an engaging tool that allows our staff to work with a whole range of individuals, delivering important lifestyle messages to inspire others to make positive changes to their own lives

The key responsibilities of the role are to co-ordinate and administer the agreed local programme for Physical Activity, PE and Sport- to include:
· Competitions, Events and Festivals
· Promote High Quality PE
· Provision of talent and Intervention Programmes
· Out of School Hours Learning Programmes
· Leadership Programmes
· Elements of PD/ Good Practice
· Club/ Community links and Pathways
· Project Co-ordination/ Delivery
· Delivery Assemblies
· Advise and support on indoor and outdoor environments.

Skills and Qualities required:
· Influence and facilitate change
· Have the knowledge and understanding of how data can be used to improve outcomes
· Work independently and as part of team, developing a collaborative way of working.
· Understand equality and diversity
· Have excellent inter-personal skills
· Communicate effectively
· Challenge, motivate, engage and sustain the interest of others.
· Be a competent user of IT
· Understand local funding streams
· Promote partner values
· Know and understand Local, Regional and National strategies.

Qualifications required:
An appropriate degree is preferred but not essential.
· Recognised National Governing Body Level 2 coaching qualification.
· Safeguarding, First Aid, Enhanced DBS.
· A driving licence and access to a vehicle.

This is a full time role of 40 hours per week. Please send a CV and covering letter via email to sarah.tate@leedsrugby.com stating why you are a suitable candidate for the role.

The closing date for applications is Friday 15th February, 12 noon.

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