Department: Primary School and Education Department
Hours of Work: Full Time (35 hours per week)
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum depending on experience
Location: Villa Park
Closing Date: Sunday 17 July 2022
Interview Date: Week commencing 1 August 2022
1. The Department
The Aston Villa Foundation is the official Charity of Aston Villa Football Club and prides itself in being innovative in its approach to the club being used as a ‘Force for Good’.
Our Schools department is striving to be at the forefront of supporting schools across the city through innovative curriculums and bespoke delivery. The department oversees our Primary School Sport and Education programmes that aim to engage and inspire children and teachers across the National Curriculum using the power of the club, football and the Premier League.
2. The Role
The Premier League Primary Stars (PLPS) Officer will deliver on all aspects of Premier League Primary Stars programme, covering several areas of the national curriculum, including physical education, numeracy, literacy, health, and wellbeing.
You will deliver high quality lessons in different primary schools across the academic year, linking the delivery to the national curriculum and using Premier League Primary Stars and Aston Villa branding to engage learners. As well as this, you will support teachers throughout the 10-week duration of each PLPS project, to increase their confidence, knowledge and skills in delivering high quality physical education lessons.
For further information about the Role, please see the Role Profile.
3. The Person
We are seeking a driven and passionate individual with a minimum of a Level 2 coaching qualification or Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) status (or equivalent). The successful candidate must have Grades A*-C in GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent). You must have the ability to create, develop and implement high quality, varied and creative educational projects and activities. You will have demonstrable experience of working in a school and/ or community sports organisation and have knowledge and understanding of the National Curriculum for Key Stages 1 and 2.
You will also have experience in mentoring and supporting staff and volunteers in a coaching or education capacity.
As part of your application, please ensure you upload your CV and Cover Letter.
Right to Close Vacancy Posting Early
The Club reserves the right to close any advertised vacancies earlier than the advertised closing date if sufficient applications have been received.
Aston Villa Football Club celebrates the diversity of its Club and embrace equal opportunities for all. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and fully support The FAs Football Leadership Diversity Code.
We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, sex and religion or belief.
Aston Villa Football Club is fully committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk across our Club. As such, we adhere to Safer Recruitment processes and for some roles a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service may be required prior to starting in a role at the Club. For more information, please see Aston Villa Football Club | The official club website | AVFC - Safeguarding