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Education Officer

Wolverhampton Wanderers Foundation

The official charity of Wolves. A charity which educates and inspires local people and communities, creating opportunities and changing lives.

21 Jun 2022
Contract - Fixed Term
Closing date
4 Jul 2022

Wolves Foundation use the power of Wolves to motivate, educate and inspire local people and communities across Wolverhampton to change their lives for the better. Our outreach projects are designed to work with a variety of partners within the city to encourage children, young people, and adults to unite with like-minded people in an inclusive environment.

The charity covers three pillars:

  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Education & Skills
  • Cohesion & Inclusion

To achieve success through every project, the charity works with key partners such as the Premier League, Professional Footballers Association and the city of Wolverhampton Council. In addition, the Foundation also works with donor patrons such as Paycare and nine different community ambassadors

Job purpose

An exciting role to join the Education & Skills Department, as an Education Officer you will be responsible for the development and delivery of a bespoke enrichment programme across our further and higher education pathways. The role holder will have excellent project management skills and be able to meet objectives and outcomes related to each project. They will be able to develop strong relationships with staff, participants and partners as well as supporting a range of education projects for Wolves Foundation.

Key responsibilities

  • To facilitate and lead all degree-based provision for each year group.
  • To support enrichment activity across the college BTEC programmes.
  • To develop student CPD programme and support implementation.
  • To provide pastoral, academic and professional support to students
  • To work closely with the Education & Skills department to develop this area of work.
  • To work closely with partner organisations and maintain positive relationships.
  • To develop and implement a work-based learning programme within the Foundation.
  • To attend residential activities when required.
  • To support and deliver across all education projects where necessary within the Foundation.

General responsibilities

  • Compliance with Club policies
  • Compliance with the Club’s health and safety procedures
  • Compliance with the Club’s safeguarding policies
  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected
  • To maintain professional conduct at all times

Download full job description and person specification

How to Apply

Please complete our application form and diversity monitoring form, then return via 'Apply Now'

Please include the job reference code in the subject line, unless otherwise stated on the advert.

Please note, we reserve the right to close any advertised vacancy before the stated closing date. We recommend applying to our vacancies early, to avoid any disappointment.

For safeguarding reasons, we are unable to progress candidates who have not applied with our application form. Thank you.

Application Form

Diversity Monitoring Form

Applications close on 4th July 2022

Equality Policy

The aim of the Equality Policy is to promote our own equality objectives and in doing so, help to ensure everyone is treated fairly and with respect. The Club's commitment is to promote inclusion and to confront and eliminate discrimination. The policy can be found here.

Wolves is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We will consider applications solely on the basis of merit regardless of gender, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, political or religious belief, background or family circumstances. All candidates are encouraged to complete a diversity monitoring form to help us achieve our equality objectives.

Wolves are proud to be a member and founding signatory of The FA Football Leadership Diversity Code.

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