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Education Manager

Burnley FC in the Community

We are Burnley FC in the Community (BFCitC); the award-winning, official charity of Burnley Football Club. Our work is channelled into key areas: Education & Employability, Community Welfare & Inclusion, Football Development and Community Facilities.

22 Jun 2022
Contract - Fixed Term
Full Time
Closing date
5 Jul 2022

Job Summary:

We are now looking to recruit to the role of Education Manager to oversee and develop a number of Primary and

Secondary School programmes including Premier League Primary Stars and Premier League Inspires

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and develop a number of existing programmes in the Education department, including Premier League Primary Stars and Premier League Inspires.
  • Build and maintain working relationships with all local primary and secondary school’s while being directly responsible for the co-ordination and monitoring of the Premier League Primary Stars and Premier League Inspires programme within local schools across East Lancashire.
  • To proactively develop links with new and existing organisations to support our delivery in schools and add value to new and existing projects.
  • Oversee the delivery of high-quality sport and education programmes providing local primary and secondary schools with best value and outstanding quality.
  • Promote BFCitC’s primary and secondary school engagement projects as exemplar programmes locally and nationally.
  • Create bespoke education programmes for attracting alternative curriculum revenue streams.
  • Create links between our primary and secondary school projects to achieve a transitional timeline for students.
  • Work closely and build strong relationships with Headteachers, PE coordinators and teaching staff to deliver outstanding PE, health, education and intervention sessions.
  • Compile staff development plans and effective monitoring and evaluation processes for auditing staff quality and informing CPD requirements.
  • Ensure our school sport and education programmes are aligned with the national curriculum and government policy.
  • To line manage staff working on school programmes including conducting appraisals, return to work and welfare and wider people management responsibilities.
  • Work with the wider BFCitC team to cross-sell BFCitC initiatives and facilities.
  • Ensure your team share appropriate information, such as safeguarding and/or child protection issues, with the relevant agencies in accordance with agreed information sharing protocols.
  • Work with the marketing team to showcase our educational projects.
  • Keep accurate files and records and produce output evidence as per any funding requirements.
  • To be accountable for achieving agreed outcomes, output, and personal/team targets.
  • To work with the Head of Education to support the budget for all Education programmes, ensuring spend is correctly planned.
  • To work closely with the Head of Education and Co-ordinators in the department to seek new opportunities for programmes and offers.
  • Ensure that you and your team record all programme information on allocated monitoring systems.

An ideal candidate will have;


  • A Teaching qualification (PTTLS, QTS, PGCE).
  • A degree or equivalent experience in a relevant area of work.
  • Safeguarding certificate or the willingness to undertake training.
  • First Aid certificate or the willingness to undertake training.
  • Five GCSEs at grade C or above including English and Maths.
  • Able to plan, monitor and deliver outstanding PE, health, wellbeing, alternative curriculum sessions to inspire young people, positively impacting their future.
  • Experience of working with young people across all key stages.
  • Experience of building positive relationships with school leaders.
  • Experience of developing new projects to improve educational attainment.
  • Sound knowledge of national curriculum at all key stages.
  • Experience of leading and developing staff.
  • Ability to monitor, evaluate and assess project performance.
  • Knowledge and experience of Safeguarding young people and vulnerable adults.
  • Full driving license and the use of a vehicle

Download full job description and person specification

How to Apply

Please apply by downloading and completing the application form. Completed forms should be returned via 'Apply Now'

Application Form

Applications close on 5th July 2022

BFCitC no longer accept CV’s.

Burnley FC in the Community is committed to safeguarding children and young people and is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Check (DBS) which will be paid for by the employer.

*Please note that due to the number of applications we receive, only candidates selected for interview will be notified.

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