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Activity Engagement Activator
Seaford, UK
Seaford
East Sussex
United Kingdom
£16,000
Full time
30 Jul 2018
13 Jul 2018
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Children, Young People and Families
Delivery within the Community based out of Downs Leisure Centre, Seaford
Hours:39 hours per week

Wave is a dynamic charitable trust and social enterprise looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and caring new Activity Activator to join the team. Candidates must have experience working with children, and young people and sports, be brimming with new ideas and have endless energy and enthusiasm for improving their local community. A can do, pro active attitude is essential.

The Community and Health Improvement Team at Wave helps people all over the community to participate in activities and make positive health and wellbeing decisions. Working with schools, families, partners and community organisations, the team work to make activities accessible to all with a range of innovative initiatives.

Responsibilities
As Activity Engagement Activator, you will engage with children, young people and families, providing opportunities improve health and wellbeing, physical an exciting and varied range of activities, sport and exercise, ensure positive community engagement and improve accessibility and greater opportunities to participate.

You will work across the community, including with those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and primary, secondary and tertiary schools and colleges both in Wave Leisure Trust facilities and out and about across East Sussex.

Requirements (necessary)
* A National Governing Body Sports Coaching qualification, in one or more sports, to at least Level 2 (or equivalent teacher status)
* Proven experience of delivery standards in sports and physical activity, ideally in a community environment, and of working with children aged between 5 and 11 years
* Ability to play/coach multiple sports and activities to a good level
* A Safe Guarding for Children certificate or a willingness to undertake one, along with Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks
* Great communication skills with children, adults and partner organisations
* Confidence and a can-do attitude when working unsupervised
* Good IT and top organisational skills
* Must be able to follow a flexible approach to working hours
* Current valid driving license and use of own vehicle
* Endless enthusiasm and motivation

Requirements (desirable)
* Qualified Teacher Status in PE
* An understanding of the principle of play and how to apply this in activity sessions
* Experience of working with children aged 1-4 years and/or young people aged 12 years plus
* Experience of delivering activity within educational settings, for whole family participation and for those with Special Educations Needs and Disabilities
* Level 2 First Aid qualification
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