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High School Partnership Assistant Coordinator

Manchester United

Manchester United is one of the most popular and successful sports teams in the world, playing one of the most popular spectator sports on Earth.

19 Mar 2024
Full Time
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

At Manchester United, we want to create a high-performance culture where everyone can be their best and thrive.

We are committed to the continual growth and development of colleagues through access to skills platforms such as LinkedIn Learning. We also offer a range of wellbeing support, including an employee assistance programme, access to health checks, digital GPs & nutritionists through Aviva Digicare+ Workplace, enhanced family leave, plus schemes such as Cycle 2 Work and holiday purchasing, where you can buy up to 10 extra days of additional leave. When working onsite, you’ll have access to a complimentary lunch and parking every day, alongside gym facilities and regular colleague socials.

From a reward perspective, in recognition of high performance, all colleagues are entitled to an annual performance bonus. As a member of our team, you’ll also gain access to an exclusive range of club and partner discounts via our benefits platform, United Rewards.

The Purpose:

Manchester United Foundation believes every young person should feel empowered to achieve their goals and uses the power of football and Manchester United to support young people to make positive choices in their lives.

Working with the high school management team under the supervision of the senior coordinator, the main purpose of the role is to help maintain positive working relationships with new and existing partners. A key objective will be to support delivery officers within schools. Assisting them to fulfil and surpass SLA responsibilities through strategic planning, effective safeguarding, quality assurance, event planning and coordination, health & safety and risk management practices, supporting in delivery and continuous monitoring & evaluation.

The Role:

  • Support the Senior Coordinator in the management and development of School Partnership Officers including the setting, monitoring and evaluation of PDR objectives.
  • Provide operational support and advice to other divisions in the Foundation for the safe delivery of programmes, events, activities and associated training. Including Employability and Skills, Girl’s Development, PL Inspires, Disability and Inclusion.
  • Plan and lead regular steering group meetings with delivery officers and key partnership stakeholders both internal and external to ensure agreed contractual obligations and objectives remain relevant and on track.
  • Develop and manage effective working relationships with delivery staff and key stakeholders within the partner high schools, local community groups and organisations.
  • Work with the High School Partnership management team to innovate, manage, monitor and evaluate service level agreement objectives to ensure they are subject to legislation and remain relevant, unique and aligned to the strategic vision of the Foundation and the partner school department.
  • As directed by the High School Partnership Manager and Senior Coordinator, attend CPD, networking events and exhibitions relevant to the role, proactively using the information and learning to influence current and future partner school programmes, events, and activities.

The Person:

  • Demonstration of academic achievement in secondary and/or further education.
  • Strong functional skills in Mathematics and English.
  • A full and clean UK driving licence (or recognised equivalent).
  • Staff and/or student mentor support within an educational environment
  • Experience of managing partnerships, demonstrating a passion for innovation, creativity and excellence.
  • Proven ability of engaging with a range of stakeholders and external partners in order to achieve strategic and contractual objectives.
  • Events management and coordination.
  • Quality Assurance experience.
  • Staff wellbeing support experience.
  • Experience of scoping, delivering, monitoring and evaluating a range of activities, events and programmes for young people and hard to reach groups.
  • Sports coaching qualifications – Desirable
  • Youth work qualification – Desirable
  • Knowledge of national curriculum – Desirable

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please click ‘Apply Now’ to begin the online application

Sound interesting? If you'd like to submit your application, please do so by Friday 19th April 2024.

Manchester United endeavour to respond to all job applications, however, please consider that we receive a high volume of applications, and this may not always possible.

We recognise the importance of safeguarding children and adults at risk at Manchester United, as part of this commitment this post is required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check at the appropriate level, as well as full reference history.

Manchester United is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to background, ethnicity, race, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or other legally protected characteristics.
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Manchester United is committed to working with and providing reasonable adjustments for applicants and employees. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application and perform at your best, please do not hesitate to contact us to make a request; we are here to help.

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Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Strategy & Project Management

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