The Core Role of an Active Schools Coordinator:

  • to lead the development of high quality opportunities to participate in sport and physical activity before school, during lunch and after school
  • develop, support and lead effective pathways between schools, clubs and community organisations
  • provide leadership, planning and coordination across cluster with key stakeholders
  • Increase the number and diversity of children and young people participating in Active Schools activities.
  • Engage with children and young people who may experience barriers to participation to support their inclusion in activity.
  • Recruit, retain and develop a network of volunteers to deliver activities in schools.
  • Provide support and leadership opportunities for young people in a range of roles
  • Provide training and support to the volunteer workforce to enable them to deliver high quality activity sessions
  • Monitor local data to understand reach and to identify gaps in provision


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