Current Vacancies

Kent FA – Football Development Officer (Inclusion)

Closing Date:  Friday 2nd December 2022

Kent FA is passionate about increasing the opportunities for all sections of Kent’s communities to play football.  As such, they are looking for an enthusiastic Football Development Officer (Inclusion) with a passion for grassroots football to join the team.

For more information, please visit the Kent FA recruitment page.

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
  • Community Sports & Health Coach Apprentice

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 starting in September 2022 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.  The next cohort will start in September 2022.

Follow this link to CCCU BA Top Up Year

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.

Guide to jobs and volunteering in the sports sector

This guide details the many benefits that young people can experience from undertaking voluntary work experience and lists some of the various careers that are on offer within the sports sector. We hope that you find this information interesting, informative and a help in seeing the huge variety of careers that are open to all young people within the Sports Sector.

Follow this link to Jobs and Volunteering in the Sports Sector (download pdf)

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.