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Published January 26, 2024

Schools Development Officer Vacancy

Ipswich Town Foundation is currently looking to recruit a fulltime Schools Development Officer to support our ongoing delivery in primary schools and Community Open Access sessions.

Ipswich Town Foundation was set up to deliver an innovative range of football and sporting activities, to engage, inspire and develop as many people as possible. We are a registered charity and represent Ipswich Town Football Club within the local and surrounding communities, acting as an extension of the club to engage with local people and make a genuine impact on their lives. We currently engage with around seven thousand young people and vulnerable adults each week.

You will be an ambitious and enthusiastic professional, who is flexible and has the ability to recognise new opportunities and develop existing relationships to deliver. You will have a great understanding of the current landscape of school sport, how to sustain and increase participation within schools with an ability to network with relevant parties to ensure the best experience for school and pupil.

This is a full-time role requiring flexibility based on a 37.5 hour per week. Please see below for a full job description.

Schools Development Officer

To apply, please complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form below and send to Workforce Development Officer, Kirsty Guest via email on

ITF Application Form

ITF Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Closing date: Monday, 29 January 2024

Short listing and interviews will take place throughout the duration of the vacancy ad.  This may mean that the vacancy could close early should suitable candidates be found.

Applicants should be aware that due to the high volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to individuals during the recruitment process.