Academy Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Academy Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Website Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club

– Salary:  £131.33 day rate
– Hours: 7.5 hours per week
– Closing Date: 16/06/2019
– Job Role : Academy Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Roles and responsibilities

•To deliver and support the teaching and learning of the schoolboy day release programme.
•To assist the Education Manager with the organisation of the education programme and progress of the Academy schoolboys.
•To help maintain links with our main education partners and other associated links and stakeholders such as parents, educational agencies and school/teacher contacts of the Academy schoolboys.
•To assist in the delivery of seminars and talks for parents.
•To assist in the management of teaching resources and equipment.
•To undertake personal CPD as appropriate to meet the demands of the role.
•To maintain appropriate records both internal and those required by external agencies and regulatory bodies. This will include the production of reports as required by the Education, Welfare and Player Services Manager.
•To demonstrate best practice in the area of safeguarding the welfare of all children and young people.
•To attend meetings, conferences and other associated events as directed by the Education Manager.
Other duties as required by the Education Manager.

General duties and accountabilities

•To support Brighton & Hove Albion FC and AITC in their aims and objectives at all times.
•To ensure compliance with all relevant club policies, including health and safety policies.
•To ensure compliance with all relevant legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements.
•To keep confidential any information gained regarding the charity, club and its personnel.
•To represent Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and AITC in a professional manner.
•To maintain a flexible approach to work at all times.
•To undertake other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time.

General Expecations

•To uphold and live our Team Brighton Values; Treat people well, Exceed Expectations, Aim high (never give up) and Make it special.
•To be a champion of equality and diversity in the workplace and treat all staff, customers, sponsors, clients and applicants with fairness, dignity and respect.
•To report incidents of any form of discrimination through the correct channels.
•To promote best practice in safeguarding and create an environment that is safe for children young people and vulnerable adults.
•To report safeguarding concerns through the correct channels.
•To ensure that any safeguarding training and certificates are kept up to date.
This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline indication of the areas of activity and will be amended in light of the changing needs of Brighton & Hove Albion FC. The Medical Department is amalgamated with Senior, Academy and Women’s footballers and you may be asked to work within either department at short notice for the benefit of the club.

Qualifications & Experience


•Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
•Recent main-stream KS3 and GCSE teaching experience of Science or similar
•IT skills to include a high level of competence using Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint skills
•Creative and engaging presentation skills
•Excellent overall level of numeracy and literacy
•A “can do” attitude
•Presents solutions rather than problems
•A genuine team player
•A dynamic, hardworking and enthusiastic individual
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•Proactive attitude within the role
•Quality focus – takes responsibility for ensuring a high quality of work
•Drive and energy – demonstrates enthusiasm and is personally committed to achieving objectives set
•Self-development – is receptive to feedback about own behaviour, strengths and areas for improvement
•A high level of confidentiality
•Meticulous attention to detail
•Flexibility and willingness to learn


•Specialism in teaching chemistry
•Valid FA Safeguarding Children Workshop Certificate
•A valid and accepted enhanced FA DBS CRC (Criminal Background Check) or be willing to undertake this check if successful
•An understanding of the Gifted and Talented program and its implications for Football Academies
•A basic understanding of the Football Academy system and the professional football environment
Applicants must provide an accurate account of their professional skills and experience in the form of a C.V, and proof of eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.

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