Wicketz Community Engagement Officer (12 months)
Cricket Scotland wish to appoint a Wicketz Community Engagement Officer in Edinburgh, in partnership with the Lord’s Taverners and other funders, who will use the power of cricket as a tool for change, social cohesion and make a difference to the lives of people in deprived areas of Edinburgh.
This new and exciting collaborative project seeks an energetic and enthusiastic individual who has a passion for cricket, supporting and developing young people, and working with multiple partners and organisations. The role combines youth work, cricket coaching and development work and will be responsible for engaging young people from areas of deprivation into becoming active members of a ‘Wicketz Hub Club’. The community engagement component will include the delivery of feeder programmes to the Wicketz Hubs in the form of All Stars Cricket for 5–8-year-olds, Dynamos Cricket for 8-11-year-olds and girls’ only programmes, as well as adapted formats to engage ethnically diverse communities, ie. Tapeball.
Cricket Professional, Stewart’s Melville College
Stewart’s Melville College are recruiting for a Cricket Professional. The people that work for us are passionate, pioneering and strive for excellence in everything they do. We value the incredible contributions they make to school life, we invest in their careers and we support their ambitions so that they flourish professionally and personally.
This is a permanent, term time position available from 23 August 2021. The postholder will be paid in the range of £15 to £20 per hour, dependent upon qualifications and experience, and will be required to complete a timesheet for hours worked. A degree of flexibility is required in this role however we anticipate that the postholder will be contracted for 7.5 hours per week during the winter term (September to March), and 18 hours per week during the summer term (April to July).