Cricket Development Officer

Edinburgh, Midlothian
24029 - 28688
12 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Communities and Families

Cricket Development Officer, fixed term 31 March 2021
Various locations

Salary: £24,029 - £28,688
Hours: 36

The purpose of the job is to promote and develop cricket in Edinburgh and to strive to achieve the key strategic objective of a `20% growth in committed participants by 2020` with a focus on the following:

• Supporting the development of vibrant, visible and viable clubs
• Driving growth through targeted segments – first experience, schools, modified formats, disability
• Delivering female specific programmes to maximise growth in the female game
• Attract, develop and retain quality coaches, officials and volunteers
• Organise and link the cricket community for maximum growth

We are looking for a dynamic, well organised and experienced sports development professional with excellent communication skills to develop cricket in the city.

The postholder (who must also hold a UKCC Level 2 or equivalent coaching qualification) needs to possess the ability to work across a range of programmes from 'All Stars' in the lower Primary through to Performance programmes. Building relationships with clubs particularly around the development of girls/womens cricket and the 'sport for change' agenda is a key priority in the foreseeable future.

This post is funded in partnership with Cricket Scotland and is jointly line managed by the Service Manager from Communities & Families and Cricket Scotland’s Head of Participation.

This post involves regular evening and weekend working.

This post is and considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.

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