Blackburn Rovers FC

Day Release Specialist Tutor

Blackburn Rovers FC



Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date


Sep 25, 2021

Role description

Job Title: Day Release Specialist Tutor
Department: Academy Education & Player Care
Based at: BRFC Academy, BB6 8BA. However flexibility regarding location is required.
Reports to: Head of Education & Welfare
Responsible for: N/A
Hours of work: 7 hours per week, plus any additional hours necessary for the performance of duties. This may
include weekend work. (Tuesdays - 2 hours & Wednesdays - 5 hours)
1. Job purpose: To oversee and deliver the education sessions within the day release programme for the U13-
16 age groups.
2. Duties and
 To be committed to ensuring the safeguarding and welfare of all players, promoting their
well-being needs whilst maintaining professional boundaries;
 To deliver formal aspects of education to all hybrid players who attend day release within
the classroom based environment;
 To provide resources to assist players with school work they need to complete during
their time on day release;
 To monitor progress of work completed by players in the classroom during their
education sessions;
 To provide one-to-one support to players who may need additional guidance/support on
specific school work tasks;
 To liaise with the Head of Education and Welfare on any pastoral matters that relate to
any players on the day release programme;
 To provide updates to the Head of Education and Welfare as to progress in the classroom
in order to help formulate the 8 weekly reviews;
 To complete weekly registers of players that attend day release, detailing the school work
completed during the Education sessions; and
 To complete day release tracking documents in line with requirements in order to review
and analyse specific work completed by individual players.
3. Skills required:  Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team;
 Ability to work independently;
 Good communication and key internal stakeholders;
 Good listening skills
 Good level of analytical skills;
 Compete tent use of IT programmes including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and
 Ability to solves problems;
 Innovative in thinking and moving the department forward;
 Professional manner; and
 Ability to deal with complex issues in a confidential and discrete manner.
4. Knowledge /
Experience required:
 Subject specialist knowledge in Maths or Science;
 Good knowledge of how schools grade/show academic progress of their students;
 Safeguarding policies and procedures;
 Knowledge of national curriculum for specialised subjects; and
 Knowledge of key education documentation at DFE Level and how this may impact.
Blackburn Rovers Football & Athletic Ltd
Job Description
5. Qualifications
 Teaching qualification (PGCE/PCERT) ;
 QTS; and
 FA Safeguarding.
DBS check required: Yes (Enhanced)
The document is a guide only and should not be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline
indication of the areas of activity and will be amended in the light of changing needs of the organisation.
How to Apply
Due to high-levels of interest, this post may close early so early application is advised, otherwise the closing date for this
role is 9:00am on Monday 20th September 2021. To apply, please email your application form and covering letter to . CV’s will not be accepted.
Equality and Diversity
Blackburn Rovers FC is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for
recruitment, selection, training, development and promotion are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee
receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, religion or belief, sex, sexual
orientation, marital status, age, ethnic and national origin, disability or gender reassignment.
Safer Recruitment
Blackburn Rovers FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and
vulnerable adults. The job holder will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks as well as providing
proof of right to work in the UK.