School Sports Co-Ordinator

School Sports Co-Ordinator

Website Middlesbrough Football Club

– Salary: “Dependant Upon Experience”
– Closing Date: 08/03/2019
– Job Role: School Sports Co-Ordinator

Middlesbrough Football Club Foundation (MFCF) is the Club’s independent charity set up in 1996 by Chairman Steve Gibson, OBE. We use the power of the MFC brand to engage with the community to provide opportunities for disadvantaged young people and adults to maximise their potential to achieve.

MFC Foundation delivers to schools across Tees Valley and North Yorkshire, engaging children aged 4-11 by enhancing their sporting experience and to use the power of sport to teach life skills and literacy as well as physical skills. This is an exciting opportunity to work on MFCF’s primary school programme – Premier League Primary Stars

The Role:

Responsible for the co-ordination and development of Primary School activity programmes, out of school hours learning, inter and intra school competition and MFC Academy and Community Links. Duties and responsibilities include:

Co-ordinating an established education programme, actively involving our key partners
Ensuring school action plans complement and enhance school physical education programmes and school development plans
Managing a team of 6 staff and working with partner organisations to ensure programme targets are achieved and budgets met
Monitoring progress and evaluating the PL Primary Stars Project
Supporting Primary School Teachers in developing school sport in their school
Developing and implementing out of school hours learning programmes
Assisting in the identification of talented young people (football) and create pathways into MFC Academy Development Centres
The Candidate should:

Have relevant experience in a similar role, ideally working within primary schools and a sporting environment and be able to demonstrate a passion for supporting and developing young people, as well as guiding a team to help achieve a quality education product
Be educated to degree level
Hold a teaching qualification or possess a high level of experience of teaching physical education in primary schools, preferably with a minimum of FA Level 2 in Coaching
Have experience of managing people and forming strong relationships
Possess a dynamic personality and outstanding organisational skills with an attention to detail
Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
Be able to work under pressure with proven ability to meet deadlines and targets
Be flexible, since there may be a requirement to work evenings and weekends
This post falls within the scope of ‘regulated activity’ and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) check and are required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings that are not ‘protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exemptions) Act 1975.

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