School Games Organiser

St. Mary's Menston, a Catholic Voluntary Academy, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 6AE

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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    27 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    15 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (Maternity Leave Cover x2 terms - or until the postholder returns)


SO1 SCP 23-25, £28,226 - £30,095 (Starting salary negotiable for the right candidate)

School Games Organiser job summary

Required for an immediate start. The Governors of this outstanding, high achieving and oversubscribed Catholic Voluntary Academy wish to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated School Games Organiser. This unique role focuses on the delivery and management of the dual programme for both School Games Organiser and the North West Leeds Active Schools Sports Partnership (LCC). It is an autonomous role, which requires strong organisational skills, self-motivation and excellent communications skills. Although based at St Mary’s in Menston the role requires travelling to a number of primary schools. The focus is to implement, support and deliver a successful calendar of School Games and Active Schools activities.

The Youth Sport Trust equips educators and empowers young people with the vision of creating a future where every child enjoys the life-changing benefits of play and sport. The Leeds North West School Sport Partnership (SSP) was launched in 2000. Taking the area lead in delivering the Government's strategy for sport, most recently labelled the 'School Games' through the provision of extra-curricular PE, and sporting opportunities for pupils aged 6–18.

The post holder will ensure that competitions locally link to and support an emerging framework for competitive school sport. Stakeholder engagement is key to the success of this role, which requires significant partnership working with a range of local agencies involved in running and supporting school sport competitions, events and leadership and volunteering opportunities.

A large focus of the SSP is to develop, manage and co-ordinate primary and secondary inter and intra school sport competitions. A wide range of inclusive, alternative and traditional competitions are provided to engage all pupils. The performance events provide the start of the pathway to district, county and national level school competitions.

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About St. Mary's Menston, a Catholic Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1268 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

St. Mary’s is a popular and highly successful school situated on the North West fringe of Leeds, close to the Yorkshire Dales. The school is part of the Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust which consists of two high schools and 11 primary schools. The June 2019 Section 48 inspection and November 2014 Ofsted inspection judged St Mary’s as an outstanding school.

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