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Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Community Champion (PE & School Sports)


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Nov 8, 2023


Job Title: Community Champion (PE & School Sports)
Location: Freshfield Road, Brighton
Salary: £21,840 per annum
Hours:  35 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Job Type: Fixed term until 31st December 2024
Deadline Day: 22nd November 2023
About Brighton & Hove Albion Foundation We are the official charity of Brighton and Hove Albion FC, using the power of football to change lives. We are passionate about delivering high quality, inclusive and impactful community programmes that help children, young people, and adults get active, learn new skills and improve their wellbeing throughout Sussex. If you share our commitment to making a difference in our communities then we’d love you to be part of the team.
Help us to deliver Premier League and school curriculum programmes
The successful candidate will deliver the Premier League Primary Stars programme in primary schools across Sussex and use sport to inspire children to learn, be active and develop important life skills. You will plan and deliver high quality PE and School Sports lessons to develop pupil’s physical literacy and fundamental movements as well as improve teachers confidence and competence through team teaching and mentoring. 
Your background
We are looking for an organised and adaptable individual who has the ability to build a strong rapport with pupils with varying needs, as well as building positive relationships with teachers, school leaders and colleagues.  Our ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of the PE National Curriculum and have experience of delivering fun, educational sessions in a range of subjects within a school environment.
For qualifications, you will need to hold a NBG Level 2 coaching qualification, AFPE Level 3 certificate (or equivalent) and hold a valid FA safeguarding certificate.
Our values play a pivotal role in our success
Our values are not just a list of words we expect our colleagues to learn, but a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors.  As a team we live and breathe these values.
Our values are:
·         Treat People Well
·         Exceed Expectations
·         Aim High. Never Give Up
·         Act with Integrity
·         Make it Special
How we say thank you
In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a reward package which will include, but not limited to:
·         23 days leave plus 8 bank holidays rising to 28 days with length of service (pro rata for part time staff)
·         Season ticket loan
·         Priority access to Premier League match tickets, subject to availability and access to free WSL tickets for 23/24 season (upon completion of probation)
·         In-house training programme and Continuing Professional Development opportunities
·         Discounts at the Club superstore and online
·         Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses
·         Enhanced club pension scheme
·         Access to occupational health and mental health support
·         Group life protection
Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Our core values mean that we have a strong ethical culture which allows us to meet the needs of our diverse audience, both on and off the pitch. We encourage applications from individuals regardless of their age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, do not hesitate to get in touch with our People and Culture team.
Safeguarding is part of everything we do
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.
This is a UK based job. It is unlawful to employ a person who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. All offers of employment for this role are subject to background checks, including criminal (DBS) and right to work, as well as a full reference history. We do not offer sponsorship for applicants who do not have the right to work in the UK.
Please note all applications must be made through the official club careers page. Third party applications are not accepted.

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