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Manchester City FC

Manchester City FC

Education Officer - Further


Role Type



Posting Date

Apr 7, 2023

Role description

About the job

Established in 1986, City in the Community Foundation is the registered charity of Manchester City FC and uses the brand of the parent Club to deliver award-winning programmes centred around Health, Education and Inclusion. The projects engage and impact over 0,000 lives in Manchester annually.

The purpose of the Education Officer -Further is to coordinate all aspects of CITC’s College programmes in order to motivate and inspire staff and participants to be more successful through high quality coaching delivery, developing and maintaining stakeholder relationships and creating new, innovative ideas. This will result in a high quality curriculum and games structure.

Accountabilities with Key Outcomes: .

Coordinate a team of Delivery Coaches to deliver a high-quality BTEC programme to engage participants across a wide range of ages, social backgrounds, and abilities. This includes all aspects of delivery; practical including face to face sessions and monitoring and evaluation and relationship building in the educational settings.

To work closely with key stakeholders within CITC and partner colleges. This will include maintaining and building relationships with existing and potential partners through networking and increasing CITC visibility.

Accountability for progressing and reporting on set outcomes associated with the BTEC programme and individual projects to develop, maintain, and grow a strong working relationship with funding and operational partners.

Creating, maintaining and developing relationships with internal partners from CITC and the wider City Football Group (CFG), local authorities and governing bodies to develop CITC’s reputation and reach, promoting all CITC programmes across Greater Manchester.

Regularly reviewing individual performances within the team, providing high quality session observations and structured feedback to assess, identify and provide training and CPD opportunities which continuously improves the standard of delivery on the programmes.

Coordinating the current recruitment data to enhance existing strategies to continually improve the BTEC recruitment approach. Encompassing areas of new applicants, retention, and overall engagement.

Contributing to management of budget spend to ensure programmes are delivered within the projected budget, escalating observations or any concerns where necessary.

Ensuring that CITC’s Safeguarding policy and procedures are embedded to the highest

standard across the team. Work to ensure that safeguarding practices and principles are

adhered to, ensuring our legal and moral obligations towards the framework.

Ensuring that all CITC and CFG policies and procedures are adhered to across the team, escalating any breaches as appropriate.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:


In-depth understanding of Further Education and potential students

Track record of supporting participants through education/football programmes

Knowledge of Education pathways

Coach Mentoring Experience/qualifications

Solid experience of working in and liaising with colleges, organisations, and external funding partners

Line management

Experience of managing a team

Minimum Level 2 Coaching Certificate in Football

Competent across Microsoft office

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Creative and passionate about continuous improvement

Resilient and adaptable to change

Excellent and inclusive team-working abilities

Understanding of City in the Community Foundation and its projects

Degree level education

UK Driving License


Coaching qualification in one other relevant sport

Higher Degree level education

Experience and knowledge of working within a brand environment and understanding the responsibilities that are associated with representing a Premier League Football Club

Experience of delivering educational training for team members and other professionals

Budget management and reporting

Presentation skills

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