Winning Scotland Foundation seeks a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to develop and drive two new community/school-based projects.
Winning Scotland Foundation is a charity, registered and operating in Scotland, focused on enabling young people to reach their full potential in life.
Our work concentrates on empowering young people aged 3-18 to be versatile, ambitious and resilient, so they can flourish in life. By enhancing the attitudes and behaviours of Scotland’s young people, we are helping them take control of their health, wellbeing, education and employment. More than 600,000 young people in Scotland have benefitted from our work.
We use sports clubs, schools and the community as the setting for our work, and often use sport and physical activity as the vehicle through which young people are coached, mentored and supported to get the best out of themselves.
We achieve this efficiently and sustainably by employing a small team of specialised staff with expertise in education and coaching to inform, train and enable the people around a child who have the biggest influence on a day-to-day basis – such as parents, coaches, teachers and recognised role-models – to bolster young people’s resilience, work-ethic and confidence in their own ability.
To co-ordinate delivery of Winning Scotland Foundation’s ‘On Our Marks’ project and support the development of a new community engagement project, using grass roots sport as a means of engaging schools, clubs, young people, parents and local authorities.
You will support the development and production of high quality training and education materials that will be used with community engagement staff, teaching professionals, parents and other groups.
The key focus will be to promote the benefits of physical activity and explore how increasing these levels can improve health, attainment and aspiration by engaging children, parents and carers both in and beyond school environments.
A fundamental aspect of this role is to up-skill teachers and community staff to embed training materials (and the impact of these) to allow sustainable long-lasting delivery following WSF’s input.
Principal duties – areas of responsibilities:
Operating network – internal/external stakeholders:
To apply for this role, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing why you believe you’d be the right person for this position, by email to Grant Small, Impact and Delivery Manager, grant.small@winningscotlandfoundation
If you have any questions about this role, please contact Grant either by email or by phone 07535 693 873.
Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 15 February 2019.
Interviews will be held on either Tuesday 26 February or Wednesday 27 February 2019.