Inspire Football Coach

Inspire Football Coach

Website Leicester City Football Club

– Salary: £20,000 – £22,000
– Hours:37.5 hours per week
– Closing Date: 18/11/2019
– Job Role : Inspire Football Coach

Job Purpose
To deliver, develop and evaluate all aspects of the ‘Inspire’ programme working with targeted KS3 and KS4 students based at partner school sites.

The aim of the role is to work with identified young people who require additional support within mainstream education and who may have become disengaged for a number of different reasons. We are looking for candidates who have a genuine interest in working with young people who may:

•Be underachieving or have low aspirations
•Display challenging behaviour
•Have poor attendance at school
•Find accessing mainstream education challenging

Inspire Objectives:
•To identify KS3 and KS4 pupils who are disengaged or have low aspirations and provide targeted and personalised intervention sessions
•To identify barriers to good attendance and provide 1:1 and small group sessions to support targeted students improve attendance in school
•To provide a range of extra-curricular opportunities that will develop both leadership skills and character
The successful candidate will be in a position to gain invaluable school experience across 1 year and be guaranteed a place on a teacher-training programme through our partnerships with Teaching Schools in Leicestershire

Key Responsibilities
Main responsibilities of the role include:
•Utilising the brand of Leicester City Football Club, you will engage those deemed ‘hard to reach’, at risk or underachieving
•Working 1:1 or within small groups with identified young people in order to re-engage within education and improve attendance levels
•Leading small group sessions that engage, enthuse and progress young people
•Work with outside agencies such as Education Welfare Service to help improve specific issues.
•Development of high quality session resources
•Implement a rewards and incentives framework for pupils within the school
•Develop a range of engaging clubs and intervention session that will raise aspirations of young people and develop interpersonal skills
•To monitor the progress of the project to ensure all data is accurate and appropriately managed
•Complete all internal and external monitoring reports in a timely manner to a high standard with detail and accuracy
•To represent LCitC, when required, at internal and external meetings to include publicity events and financial monitoring
•Report, record and resolve any issues with the Education Manager and Inspire Coordinator.

General Responsibilities
•To ensure all activities are correctly monitored with the appropriate risk assessments and health & safety procedures in place.
•To safeguard the welfare of children and vulnerable groups at all times
•To adhere to all relevant safeguarding policies and procedures and report any concerns to LCitC Safeguarding and Welfare Officer or any Designated Safeguarding Lead in a timely manner.
•Compliance with Club policies
•Compliance with data protection, safeguarding and health and safety guidelines.
•To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected
•To demonstrate all six LCitC core values and instil in others
•Any other duties that may be required by line manager.

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