Sports Development Officer

Contract Type: 
Full or Part time
Application deadline: 
Wednesday, 17 August, 2022 - 17:00
Salary Scale
Pro Rata
Foundation of Light

Foundation of Light, the registered charity of Sunderland Football Club, aims to involve, educate and inspire people of all ages from Sunderland, South Tyneside and Durham to improve their life chances, using football as the motivator. We are proud of our history and culture, our innovative and proactive solutions to community problems, and our people.  We are now looking to add to our passionate and enthusiastic team.


Sports Development Officer x2 (Full Time and Part Time Role Available)

The Foundation of Light is seeking to recruit a highly motivated qualified coach to fulfil the exciting role of Sports Development Officer as part of the Football in the Community team.

The successful candidate will deliver innovative Physical Education programmes across Key Stage 1 and 2, using the power of football and sport to engage Primary aged children.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Danielle Chapman, Football in the Community Manager, at to arrange a call.


The base for the post is the Beacon of Light, with regular delivery across Sunderland, South Tyneside and County Durham.


Interested applicants should request an application pack or send a CV to or download packs from our website Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful. The closing date is 17th August 2022.


Appointments may be subject to an enhanced DBS Check · Foundation of Light is an Equal Opportunities Employer.





Foundation of Light · Beacon of Light · Sunderland · SR5 1SN

Tel: 0191 563 4777

Registered Charity No 1089333