Current Vacancies

Parks Tennis Coaching Opportunity

Two park sites in East Kent are currently seeking expressions of interest from local Tennis coaching providers to deliver community coaching programmes.

  • Spearpoint Recreation Ground, Ashford – To express your interest and raise any questions about this opportunity, please email Emma Campbell at no later than Friday 31 March, who will share further details and requirements.
  • The Banks, Lydd – To express your interest and raise any questions about this opportunity, please email Angela Alexander on no later than Sunday 26 March, who will share further details and requirements.

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

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Website: Total Sports Coaching


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, 0345 3130435.

For west Kent, covering Tonbridge, Maidstone and Sevenoaks, contact

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.

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