We are looking for a highly-motivated School Games Officer

Merseyside Sports Foundation is a charitable organisation committed to promoting sport and physical activity for the benefit of local people. We are seeking to recruit an energetic individual with a passion for developing sport and physical activity for young people across Liverpool City Region.

We are looking for a highly-motivated School Games Officer to help achieve our goal – “working together to improve the quality of life for all people through sport and physical activity.” 

Do you aspire to be or, consider yourself an energetic and passionate sports development individual, who is ready, able and willing to take on an exciting challenge? Someone who is committed and dedicated to going that extra mile and to make a difference through sport and physical activity; then we have the job for you!

The successful applicant will be responsible for co-ordinating and delivering the School Games Level 3 events throughout the year whilst supporting the relationship with key partners. The goal being to enable the promotion of connected and sustained participation opportunities for children and young people in sport and physical activity to improve the quality of life for the people of Merseyside. On behalf of the Foundation, you will create and develop School Games competitions across Liverpool City Region which drives the cultural, moral and social development of young people, whilst also contributing to positive physical and mental health outcomes.

This role also has potential for a secondment placement. Please state in your personal specification if you wish to be considered for a secondment.

For informal discussions please contact Calum Donnelly, Strategic Lead for Sport and Physical Activity (Children and Young People) on 0151 728 1814 or email

Job Information

Salary: £15,613 rising to £18,065 on 1st April 2019

Duration: Fixed Term until 31st August 2019

Relevant Documentation:

Application Form – School Games Officer (.doc) (100kb)

Job Description – School Games Officer (.pdf) (274kb)

Person Specification – School Games Officer (.pdf) (242kb)


To submit an application form, please submit to:

Email Address:
Phone number: 0330 400 4454
Closing date: 27th July 2018
Short listing date: w/c 30th July 2018
Interview dates: 8th, 9th, 14th and 15th August 2018

Merseyside Sports Foundation is a registered charity with the Charities Commission – registration number 1147342 – for more information please search under

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