School Games and Children and Young People Officer

Organisation: North Yorkshire Sport Ltd

Salary: £28,432 – £31,432

Hours: 37

Contract: Fixed Term (31st August 2025)

Closing Date: Sunday 7th July (11:45pm)


North Yorkshire Sport work with partners to help children and young people to be safe, happy, healthy and achieve their full potential.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to add their skills and experience to our existing children and young people team.

Our team value and care about the difference they make to communities, are committed to work for people and with people, and are always learning and helping others to learn.

The role will take the lead on delivering the School Games programme in Harrogate and the FA Girls Football Partnership (approx. 3-3.5 days of the week), with the remaining time supporting countywide work as part of the School Games programme.

You will need to be a champion for young people, be focused on tackling inequalities and ensure that youth voice and involvement underpins all of your work.  You will also understand the education landscape and the challenges facing schools.  You will be able to demonstrate experience in planning, delivering and evaluating events.  We are also looking for a colleague who develops relationships, for example, with schools, community clubs, School Games Organisers and the Youth Sport Trust.

Underpinning this role will be a commitment to the safeguarding of children and young people, together with principles of equity and equality, and championing the voice of young people.

Along with the standard employee benefits, we offer a commitment to support your personal development.  You will also be working in a team that are supportive and who would recommend the organisation as a great employer to work for.

As you will have access to children, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a DBS check.

North Yorkshire Sport recognise the positive value of diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination.  We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

This role will be based at the North Yorkshire Sport offices in Harrogate (HG1 3DT) with travel required across Harrogate and North Yorkshire.

Closing date for Applications: Sunday 7th July (11:45pm)

Interview date: Wednesday 17th July (candidates invited to interview will be informed by 10th July by email)

For further information or to discuss the role please contact George Cull on 01423 637653.

To apply, please download the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form and attach them to the online form below.


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