Active Schools Coordinator

Argyll and Bute Council

  • Location: Oban
  • £28,304 to £31,845 per annum, LGE10
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: ARB04712

Department: LiveArgyll
Closing Date: Thursday 4th April 2019

Full time Active Schools Co-ordinator

Oban Lorn and the Isles based in Oban

LGE 10 £27,976-£31,516 (Please note, pay increase has been agreed and will be implemented on 1st April). 


In order to strengthen our Active Schools team, LiveArgyll in partnership with sportscotland, currently wish to appoint to the above post.

We are committed to investing in the Active Schools Network and its fundamental aim of providing more and higher quality opportunities to take part in sport and physical activity before school, during lunchtime and after school, and to develop effective pathways between schools and sports clubs in the local community.

This is a key appointment to support current, and develop new opportunities for secondary school aged pupils to participate in regular, frequent, safe and fun sport and physical activity.

Essential Candidate Specification:

Educated to Degree level or GTCS registered and/or further relevant experience or qualifications in a sports and/or business related discipline.

Clearly demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the aims of the Active Schools Network. Extensive experience of engaging with children and young people through sport and physical activity in education, sport, health, community, leisure and/or recreation industries. Proven project management experience. Excellent communication skills. A full current driving licence and access to a vehicle are essential.

Applicants should note that: -

This post is suitable for job share.

This post requires Protection of Vulnerable Group (PVG) Membership in relation to working with children.

For further information relating to the post, please contact:

Nicola Hackett, Business Development Manager


Telephone: 07979 832089

Applications must be made online at

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