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Providing our young people with the skills, confidence and opportunities to take part in high-quality physical activity and sport remains key to developing a sporting habit for life amongst future generations.

The Oxfordshire Sainsbury's School Games offers every school-age child in Oxfordshire the opportunity to take part in high quality competition, whether within their school, cluster, district or county.

With a key focus on providing fun, engaging activities for 11-25 year olds, Sportivate and Satellite Clubs offers funding to those looking to deliver physical activity and sport to this age range.

Youth Sport News

July, 2017

NCS Recruitment and Engagement Officer

Mon, 17 Jul 2017

Oxfordshire County Council are advertising for the role of NCS Recruitment and Engagement Officer. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of the Oxfordshire National Citizen Service (NCS) team, which has been successfully running in Oxfordshire since 2012. The NCS programme is now the largest youth and community programme in the UK. The role of the Recruitment and Engagement Officer is a fun, creative and youth interactive role that requires successful candidates to be energetic, enthusiastic and able to engage well with young people between the ages of 15-17.

As a final push, can I kindly ask that you distribute this email to colleagues in your network and forgive me for the timescales as the advert closes on Sunday 16th July. All information regarding the role can be found in the link below, whilst interested individuals can contact me directly for an informal discussion.

Recruitment and Engagement Officer Job Advert and Description:

Youth Activator

Mon, 17 Jul 2017

£22,570 pro rota per annum, fixed term contract until 31 March 2018

25 hours per weeek

The Job:

The role is working across South Northants District to deliver a wide range of sport and physical activity opportunities for 5 – 18 year olds.

The role will engage with a broad range of young people in the community, promote and deliver physical activity and sport opportunities to meet their needs. The role will also create & signpost young people into local opportunities for sustained participation.

The Person:

To be considered for this post you will demonstrate a real enthusiasm for recreation, sport and physical activity and an understanding of the benefits that sport and activity have on young people.

  • Have experience of delivering a broad range of sports/activities.

• Be a good communicator.

• Have a good knowledge of the local area.

• Be able to organise a programme of activities to meet identified need.

• Be able to deliver high quality physical activities which meet local needs.

The Benefits:

Training opportunities, Flexible working, generous leave, childcare voucher scheme and Local government pension.

Closing date: Friday 28th July 2017

Interview date: Wednesday 9th August 2017

For more information please contact Tom Gubbins on 01295 221720

To download an application pack and apply for the post, please visit the council's intranet or contact the Human Resources Department on 01295 221528

Internal candidates appointed will remain with their home authority if recruited to a shared post.

"Cherwell District Council and South Northamptonshire is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults".

May, 2017

Sway Dance Co-ordinator Job Advert

Thu, 18 May 2017

We are looking for Enthusiastic and Fun activity leaders to help launch our new and exciting Sway Active classes within our leisure centre studios & school partnerships throughout the Cherwell & South Northants areas.

For more information on the role please read the documents bellow.