Current Vacancies


Freedom Leisure – Healthy Communities and Dryside Manager (Stour Centre)

Freedom Leisure have a strong purpose and commitment to support local communities and hard-to-reach groups encouraging them to become more active, contributing to improved lives. Their Healthy Communities Team heads up the important projects and outreach activities that have a hugely positive impact in our local communities. To achieve this they are recruiting an innovative Healthy Communities Manager to lead the Service at The Stour Centre. The job is highly rewarding and varied and plays a crucial part in our Organisation.

For more information and to submit your application, please visit Freedom Leisure Jobs.


Golf Foundation – Regional Development Officer (South East)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an organised, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join the Golf Foundation team of Regional Development Officers and coordinate Golf Foundation programmes in the South East region of England (Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Greater London, Hampshire, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Sussex & Channel Islands). The Officer will work closely with PGA Coaches and officials/volunteers in golf clubs, and in partnership with officers from England Golf, to help more young people ‘Start and Stay’ in the sport. In addition, the successful candidate will work with a variety of national and local partners such as Street Games, Active Partnerships, youth organisations and schools to help more young people enjoy the benefits of golf.

For more information and to submit your application, please visit Golf Foundation Jobs.


Sports Connect – Various roles

A number of exciting roles are available with Sports Connect; an inclusive sport for all education focused organisation using the Powers of Sport to Inspire, Motivate and Educate everyone to build a better life for themselves and unite the communities in which they live.

  • Head Sports Coach
  • Lead Sports Tutor
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Community Sports & Health Coach

For more information, please visit the Sports Connect recruitment page.


Local Coaching Opportunities

Team Theme: info@teamthemekent.co.uk

Website: Total Sports Coaching

Rugbytots

Rugbytots are recruiting, with opportunities across the county. If you’re energetic and outgoing, can engage with young children and encourage their development, you’ll love working with Rugbytots.

For northeast Kent, covering Sittingbourne, Faversham, Canterbury and Thanet, contact jolyon@rugbtots.co.uk, 0345 3130435.

For west Kent, covering Tonbridge, Maidstone and Sevenoaks, contact westkent@rugbytots.co.uk.


Careers in Sport

Find jobs from leading organisations across the sports & fitness industry. Apply online today and take the next steps. Careers in Sports jobs are updated daily, and you can apply directly.

Follow this link to browse Careers in Sport’s job listings

UK Sport

UK Sport provides strategic investment to enable Great Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic sports and athletes to achieve their full medal winning potential. They advertise UK based sports jobs on their website.

Follow this link to browse UK Sport’s job listings


Further Education

Canterbury Christ Church University – Foundation Degree in Physical Education and Physical Activity

Two year programme designed for students who are currently working in a physical education setting and who want to obtain a qualification whilst only attending university one day a week.

Follow this link to CCCU Foundation degree

Canterbury Christ Church University – BA Top Up year in Physical Education and Physical Activity

A natural follow on from the Foundation Degree, on successful completion of this students will obtain a BA (Hons) in Physical Education and Physical Activity.  Again, this programme is only one day a week.

Follow this link to CCCU BA Top Up Year

BCOM European School of Osteopathy (ESO)

ESO, based in Maidstone, offers Osteopathy undergraduate, postgraduate and international degrees.

Follow this link to find out more about ESO Courses


Work Experience / Placement

Active Kent & Medway receives many requests from people looking to undertake work experience or placements within the service.

Any enquiries for work placements must go throughKent County Council, where you will find details of the types of placements which can be offered and the application form.

We also suggest that those looking for work experience get in touch with the Sports Development unit in their local area, who may be able to offer opportunities. It is important to note that work experience cannot be guaranteed.


Submit an opportunity

If you wish to submit a job opportunity to be published on this page, please email us at activekent@kent.gov.uk.