Sport & Activities Lead

Start Date: End of August for start of next term

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £29,421 per annum (FTE) (23.5 hours per week / 52 weeks per annum)

Job Expires: 9am Friday 10th May 2024

Interview date: Week commencing 20th May 2024

Your Opportunity

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and committed Sports and Activities Lead to establish, manage and develop the sports and related activities at Homefield College. The role will work across all of curriculum to enable students to recognise their skills and ensure that students with SEND can both participate and achieve both within competitions and for themselves.

The successful candidate will have experience with running effective programmes including a comprehensive range of sports and inclusive competitive activities. They will manage a budget and promote sports throughout the college to increase participation. It is important that they can also manage external partnerships with organisations and community groups.

It is essential that the candidate has experience of operating within an education setting and ideally with SEND students.

For more information about the requirements for the role, please refer to the job description and person specification attached.

Informal discussions about the role are welcomed, please e-mail our HR team in the first instance.

About Us

Homefield College is an independent specialist college and a charity that offers education, care and support to people with learning and communication difficulties.

We have several sites in Leicestershire along with a provision in Nuneaton.

We can offer you:

  • A friendly and supportive working environment with enthusiastic and dedicated leaders and a commitment to the professional development of staff.
  • Access to CPD to help you grow and develop in your role.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Part-time – 23.5 hours per week – 52 weeks per year
  • Focussed support on your wellbeing. Homefield has partnered with Health assured to offer free counselling and support to our staff.
  • Contributory pension

To apply

If you are interested in this post, please complete the application forms, and e-mail them to  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. In line with our safeguarding practices, we are unable to accept CVs and ask that you complete the Homefield Application Form for your application to be considered.

Homefield College promotes equality and diversity and are a Disability Confident committed employer. All our employees are recruited on their merits, abilities, and suitability for the role, complying with all relevant legislation, recommendations and guidance.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expect all staff to share this commitment. All positions are subject to child protection screening, including checks with past employers, online and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

Please note – Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than stated should we source a suitable candidate before the closing date.  

We look forward to hearing from you.