• Employer - TS1 Tees Valley Sports
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Public - local government
  • Department - Sport
  • Location - Middlesbrough
  • Salary - £19,000 - £22,000 per annum
  • Duration - Contract
  • Hours - Full time | 37 hours per week (Fixed Term until 31st December 2018, initially)
  • Closing date - Thursday, 19 October 2017 17:00


TS1 is a community sports club which develops and delivers sports programmes for the benefit of the local community residing in the postcode area of TS1.  TS1 aims to inspire and encourage all members of the TS1 Community to achieve their ambitions for sporting excellence, increased sports participation and improved health by:

·     GROWING THE BME FOOTBALL OFFER developing and promoting inclusive, competitive football activities for players, coaches and administrators

·     DEVELOPING TASTER SESSIONS FOR ALL encouraging all members of the TS1 Community to access regular sports activities suitable to their abilities and needs

·     DEVELOPING THE TS1 MODEL to ensure TS1 is fit for purpose, capable of meeting the needs of the TS1 Community in a sustainable and exemplary manner

·     GENERATING POSITIVE HEALTH IMPACTS by providing targeted sports and physical activities to tackle the health needs of the TS1 Community

An opportunity has arisen within TS1 for a Sport Development Officer that will drive forward these ambitious plans to engage and motivate the TS1 Community in regular and sustained sports activities.

Educated to degree level, you will work with TS1, Tees Valley Sport and Tees Valley Community Foundation to instigate, deliver and monitor a range of projects for the benefit of the TS1 Community.

You must have a proven track record of effective sport project delivery in a community setting, plus a solid understanding of the role of public, private and voluntary sector agencies in promoting and delivering effective sport intervention initiatives. Good social media skills are also advantageous.

A flexible and independent approach is essential, including working evenings and weekends. Candidates must be sensitive to the cultural norms of the TS1 Community and act in an appropriate manner at all times. The successful candidate must hold a current and valid driving license and have access to a motor vehicle for work purposes.

Contact information

Candidates are required to submit a CV and covering letter highlighting experience and suitability for the role. Please include name and details of 2 people from whom references can be sought if required.

CVs must be submitted to the address below or by email:

Tanya Gray

Tees Valley Community Foundation

Wallace House

Falcon Court

Preston Farm

Stockton on Tees

TS18 3TX

Interview information

Candidates must be available for interview on 10th November 2017.

How to apply

Please see the contact information section above for details about how to apply for this job.

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