Kirklees College

Health & Wellbeing Co-ordinator

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
FTE £29,130 - £30,982 per annum (pro rata £26,245 - £27,913)
07 Dec 2023
08 Jan 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

Hours/weeks: 37 hours / 40 weeks per year (TTO)

Are you already working in education and looking for a new challenge? Or employed in industry and looking to work more closely with your community? We’re already a successful college, but we’re continually striving to be better and do better - be part of our story!

In the role of Health and Wellbeing Coordinator, you will be based in our Waterfront Gym at our Huddersfield Campus with the focus of driving physical activity rates amongst our student and staff population by delivering upon an outstanding enrichment offer. We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic individual with the ability to enthuse, motivate and inspire. The successful candidate will facilitate ‘Rock up and train’ gym sessions, classes, competitions and events on behalf of the college.

This will include the planning, delivery and the analysis of the programme to helping grow participation rates. You will also be responsible for overseeing gym operations, maintaining a clean and safe gym area. The ideal candidate will have a background in physical activity, sport, fitness or health to coordinate all gym-based activities. Experience of working within an education setting is desirable. Excellent organisational skills, the ability to work autonomously and be an excellent communicator are key competencies required for this role. It’s important that you’re able to communicate effectively and engage with young people and demonstrate our College values of Kindness, Unity and Excellence in your role.

To be considered for this role applicants need to demonstrate they hold a minimum of Level 2 qualifications in literacy and numeracy (e.g., GCSE English and Maths at grade 4+) and a related industry qualification at Level 3 with relevant industry experience. We could support the right candidate if these are not yet obtained through our extensive in-house training programmes. We would welcome applications with experience of assessing learner performance and be able to contribute to our growing “Fitness Academy” programme. Due to the nature of our work, it’s essential you’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults We believe learning is not just for our students: it’s an important part of working here too. Staff development opportunities include a mentoring scheme, financial contributions for external qualifications and skills development for current and aspiring managers. You’ll also have access to a range of staff benefits including an employee assistance programme, retail and leisure discounts and reduced Metro travel. We want people who believe in the value of education, and who can contribute to our culture of supporting and challenging one another.

If you have any queries about the role or the application process please contact Please check your emails regularly during the recruitment process as this is how you will be contacted once you have applied.

As an employer we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of an individuals’ sex, age, religion, race, marital status, disability status, sexual orientation, maternity or care leaver status. We are committed to exploring opportunities for flexible working and ensuring the work-life balance and wellbeing of our workforce.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.