AFC Bournemouth

Academy Support Teacher

AFC Bournemouth



Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date


Sep 17, 2021

Role description

A vacancy has become available in the AFC Bournemouth Academy for an Academy Support Teacher (English).

Job title
Academy Support Teacher (English)

Contract type

Reports to
Head of Academy education

Purpose of role
To support the teaching and learning during Academy day release sessions.

AFC Bournemouth Academy, Duck Lane, BH11 9JJ

Hours and Salary
Two hours per week (Wednesday 15:00-17:00), £30 p/h.

Required qualifications

Experience of teaching English to children aged 12-18
Valid DBS (club will provide/pay for this)
Safeguarding children certificate/qualification (club will provide/pay for this)
Computer literate

Experience of working in an Academy programme
Experience in teaching other national curriculum subjects
The Academy support teacher will:

Support players in the completion of their work from host schools.
Create, source or prepare documents to assist players with their learning.
Have a responsibility for the organisation and delivery of the club’s policies and procedures relating to the education of players at the AFC Bournemouth Academy.
Role overview
In the role, the applicant will be required to perform the following tasks:

To support players with English work received from host schools.
To administer sessions with day release groups, ensuring administrative tasks are completed (only for students who do bring English homework).
To keep accurate records of attendance and work completion.
To pass any concerns on work completion and/or work quality to the head of Academy education.
To ensure all club safeguarding policies are fully adhered to.
Required attributes
Highly self-motivated and committed.
Confident and able to work individually and as part of a successful team.
A people person with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

General information
AFC Bournemouth is committed to protecting all children, young persons and adults at risk in its care or attending its premises and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.

We strive to create a positive and safe environment and ensure all who interact with the club feel safe, protected and heard.

The employee must always carry out their responsibilities with due regard to AFC Bournemouth policies and procedures, health and safety, financial authorisation, confidentiality and regarding the Data Protection Act.

The employee must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relations among employees and customers.

The above job description is not intended to be exhaustive; the duties and responsibilities may therefore vary over time per the changing needs of the club.

AFC Bournemouth is an equal opportunities employer and ensures that staff and volunteers are able to achieve their full potential. AFC Bournemouth values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community (Equality Act 2010).
We actively encourage applications from women and individuals from black, Asian and mixed-heritage backgrounds.
AFC Bournemouth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.