Active Schools Co-ordinator (FIF10934)

Fife Council

  • Location: Anstruther
  • £24,384 to £30,898 per annum, Scottish Joint Council FC 7
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: FIF10934

Job Description

Contract Type: Temporary until 31 March 2019

Interview Date: Tuesday 24 July 2018

The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

All employees are expected to display and promote certain behaviours in the workplace. Our ‘How We Work Matters’ behaviour framework contains more information and is available via this link.

Before applying, it is important that you read the ‘Candidate Information’ by clicking on this link. The main Terms and Conditions and employment are available via the same link.

Active Schools aims to provide 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.

Fife council in partnership with Sport Scotland is looking to recruit an active schools co-ordinator within the Waid Cluster.


Build a sustainable volunteer network for Active Schools within the school and wider community.

Provide opportunities for all children to participate in sport and physical activity and enable creation of pathways from the schools to the wider community.

Increase participation amongst “hard to reach groups” by adopting a targeted approach. 

Ensure the effective integration, planning, management and delivery of Active Schools.

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland and become a member of the relevant PVG scheme.

The Individual

You will be educated to degree level in a relevant discipline and/or General Teaching Council (GTC) registered, and have experience of working with children in an education, sport, health, leisure and/or recreation environment.

Experience in management of projects in education, sport, health, leisure and/or recreation is essential demonstrating the ability to lead and develop programmes and projects from conception to implementation

You will be able to identify good practice and promote the role of physical activity incorporating sport, play, health and active travel, as a contributor to community development.

You will also be able to show good organisation, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work both individually and part of a wider team.

For further information please contact: Pam Colburn on 03451 555 555 Ext: 447154 or email 

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