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Sports, Cultural and Social Activities Co-Ordinator - Full-time/Part-time

Earlscliffe , Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-6138-43S
  • Posted:23/06/2020
  • Pay:Competitive
  • Start Date:Late August 2020
  • App Close Date:15/07/2020 at 10:00
  • Interviews:To be arranged





Responsible, along with all other non-academic staff of the School, to the Head of Pastoral Care and Boarding as their Line Manager and to the Director of Studies for Wednesday SCS sessions.



The Sports, Culture and Service Coordinator is responsible for the organisation and administration of the areas of student life involving SCS.



  • Providing all students with a balanced programme of age-appropriate sports, creative and service activities
  • To publish and promote these activities, notably through the Term Card
  • To promote activities at Forums; and at break times and meal times
  • To oversee and staff all sports activities appropriately
  • To oversee and arrange all Social sports fixtures (the school student body is divided into Socials, mixing boys and girls, nationalities, ages and courses)
  • To arrange regular sports fixtures with other schools
  • To undertake termly feedback from students on SCS activities in order to offer a programme suited to their needs
  • Coordinating with the DoS/HoP/HT on the balance of activities and time offered to students.
  • Ensuring that sports, creativity and service activities offered to students meet the ethos of the school and fulfil the requirements of the school’s policies
  • Assist in monitoring the work of all those involved in the programme
  • Ensure Health and Safety, safeguarding, and all other relevant policies, including Risk Assessments, are adhered to and completed before undertaking any activity, trip, event or sport
  • To deliver a coherent, planned, weekly sports session with clear aims, objectives and desired outcomes for both the ITY class (ie UK Year 11) and Year 12/13 as required (in addition to Wednesday SCS)
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date records of all students’ participation in SCS
  • Providing the DoS /HT/HoP with accurate and up-to-day records of students’ involvement in SCS activities
  • Ensure students maintain their SCS Diaries
  • Organising and supervising such visits, trips and expeditions as may be required to enable students to meet the school’s requirements ; liaising with the School Manager with regard to logistics and purchasing of train tickets etc
  • Promoting SCS activities within the school community and securing the involvement of colleagues in the running of some of these activities.
  • Cost planning for events and trips; retaining trip and event lists of participants for invoicing; retaining receipts, and liaising with JF accordingly
  • Communicating clearly with parents, students and staff on matters pertaining to the SCS programmes


An SCS Coordinator is expected to:

  • Coordinate, in advance, with the Bursar / School Manager on any payments to be made in connection with SCS
  • Attend regular meetings of the school as relevant
  • Monitor the implementation of all SCS activities
  • Coordinate the placement of SCS activities within the overall school calendar
  • Attend such meetings and functions as may be required for the organisation of SC S activities or for the school as a whole
  • Undertake such other duties as may be assigned by the DoS/HT/HoP for the optimum participation of students in SCS

Information about the school

Earlscliffe was founded as an independent, day and boarding, sixth form college in 2012 and recently joined the Dukes Education group of elite educational establishments.

Earlscliffe is fully co-educational, educating boys and girls from 15-19yrs and currently all of our students, except three day students, are full boarding and are accommodated within our five residences.

There are currently 110 students from over 30 nationalities in the school. There are approximately 30 teaching staff (p/t and f/t) and about 65 employees in total. We also operate Easter and Summer School courses throughout the vacation periods.

We offer a gold standard A-level programme in traditional subjects providing the best academic preparation for entry into the world's most competitive universities.

Earlscliffe offers a personalised education like no other college of its kind, drawing on the traditions and methods of Oxbridge colleges, top public schools, Ivy League universities and innovative best practice.

Since its opening in 2012, Earlscliffe has gone from strength to strength, having achieved ‘The Telegraph’ national ranking of No. 38 out of 4,303 schools teaching A-level. Visit www.earlscliffe.co.uk for more information.

We would be delighted to receive your application consisting of an introductory letter and the completed application form please. The application form is your opportunity to sell yourself so please provide a full description of your experience to date. Please explain any gaps in your employment history.

Applications consisting of just a CV may not be considered.

We have added a closing date to our vacancy but we do reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date to secure a candidate if necessary. You are advised to submit your application early to ensure your application is included in our shortlisting process.

Earlscliffe is committed to the safeguarding of our students. All staff undergo an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service as well as the Barred List prior to appointment. Any offer of appointment is subject to a satisfactory DBS result, health check and of course, references, one of which must be from your current or most recent Headteacher/employer.

Job Contact Information

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.