Current Vacancies

Active Kent & Medway – Community Development Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a committed and self-motivated individual to join the Active Kent & Medway team as a Community Development Officer (Sport and Physical Activity). It is an exciting time for our organisation, we have rebranded from Kent Sport and launched Move Together, a new countywide strategy to support more people, to be more active, more often.

The ideal candidate will have experience in community development, and a passion for sport and physical activity. You will be able to support us in working more closely with the voluntary and community sector, and create successful partnerships with sport and physical activity providers, to help us better understand and serve the needs of Kent’s communities.

Deadline for applications is 18 June 2023. Interviews will be conducted on 30 June 2023.

For more information and to apply for this role, please visit Kent County Council Jobs.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Sophie Ward at: or call 03000 417225

Kent Cricket – Cricket4London Development Officer (Women & Girls)

Kent Cricket are looking to recruit a Cricket Development Officer to support the London boroughs of Kent and wider area, with a focus on the development of female cricket. This position will have an initial focus area of Southeast London, but will also support the development of female cricket across the whole of South London (Surrey and Kent) and will have strong ties to the South East Stars Regional Centre.

Deadline for Applications: Friday 30 June at 5pm.

To apply, please send a full CV and short accompanying statement of why you wish to apply for the role to Helen Fagg,

For more information about this role and to apply, please click here.

Swale Community Leisure – Centre Manager

Swale Community Leisure are looking to recruit a Centre Manager for Meopham Leisure Centre and Hermitage Park Community Centre.

Deadline for applications: 11 June 2023.

For more information about the role and to apply, please email:

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:

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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