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Strategic Manager – Barnet Partnership for School Sport

Strategic Manager – Barnet Partnership for School Sport

Two years fixed term initially

37 Hours per week, 52 Weeks

Salary Barnet Band 3 Scale point 44:  £38,960

Based at Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ School, High Street Barnet, EN5 5RR

The Barnet Partnership for School Sport is looking to appoint a full time, Strategic Manager, to manage and develop the successful PE, School Sport and Physical Activity programme offered to all Barnet schools.

The post holder will need to have an excellent understanding of schools, the Government’s agenda for sport and competition (School Games) along with a clear vision and commitment to increasing participation in sport for children and young people. Some knowledge of Barnet will be preferable.

The post holder will be responsible for the management of the Barnet Partnership for School Sport (BPSS) and its team of dynamic School Games Organisers.

The Barnet Partnership for School Sport is a membership organisation that was established as a mechanism to retain the outcomes achieved by the previous 4 School Sport Partnerships in Barnet. The BPSS, into its sixth year, engages over 100 Barnet schools providing events, competitions, engagement programmes and leadership opportunities, with a generic outcome of increasing participation in school sport at all levels.

BPSS Vision: Excel through sport


We work in partnership to:

  1. Increase participation in high quality sport and physical activity
  2. Work and communicate effectively with schools to meet need and fulfill expectations related to participation in sport and physical activity, widening access to sport and physical activity among low participation groups
  3. Support the development of progression pathways to ensure individuals reach their full potential
  4. Provide support and advice to maximise opportunities for Barnet through the Government’s agenda for school sport and competition (School Games)

For more information on the BPSS, visit:

Please sure you pay attention to the Job Specification and demonstrate how you meet the role’s criteria in your application.

All applications will need to be sent to by 2nd June 2017

Interviews to take place on 13th June 2017