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Newcastle United FC

Newcastle United FC

School Liaison Coordinator


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Jun 6, 2024


School Liaison Coordinator
Newcastle upon Tyne
Football Operations
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31 May 2024 12:00
Schools Liaison Coordinator

Location – Newcastle Upon Tyne


Competitive Salary

We are the heartbeat of the city. Come and be a part of a long and proud history where we strive to be the best in everything we do, on and off the pitch. Bringing the people and communities together, join the Newcastle United Family, as we embark on the next steps of our exciting journey.

About the role

We’re looking for a talented individual with a passion for academic education and development to manage, coordinate, implement, deliver and review the Academy Education Programme in order that all Academy school age player’s academic education is enhanced and maximised.

You will be supporting the next generation of Newcastle United talent by managing the implementation and review of education programmes process for our young players and supporting the transition of players from their old schools to their new schools.

Collaborating across the Academy Multi Disciplinary Team to coordinate schedules the role will also deliver compensatory classroom sessions and review individual players performance on the school-release programme.

Your impact

You will have significant experience of teaching or working in a school environment with a relevant degree and a teaching qualification (or willingness to engage in a work based qualification).

Communication and engagement with our young players is critical and therefore you will possess excellent verbal, written and listening skills.

Knowledge of safeguarding, welfare and equality principles are essential and understanding of national school curriculum and Premier League Hybrid Development Phase would be highly desirable.

About the team

Supporting our Head of Education you will work with the broader Academy Education team to provide an inspirational, engaging and caring learning environment for our young players.

Why choose us?

We’ve got a range of great benefits and rewards, from flexible ways of working, participation in our non-contractual employee bonus scheme, NUFC life assurance, free parking, discount at Shearers Bar and the Club Shop, Helping Hand – where you can access free GP appointments, Wellbeing Resources, Legal and Financial Support, pension contribution, free lunch and the best part, free tea and coffee. In addition, we run a salary sacrifice scheme which includes, tech, car, cycle to work and many more.

United As One

We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and believe in equal opportunities for all. We recognise that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. We work together to reflect the communities we serve and to maintain an inclusive environment in which everyone can be their authentic self and is enabled to achieve their full potential.


We’re committed to being a place where everyone is safe, heard, valued and able to thrive so we place high value on the safeguarding and welfare of everyone we engage with.

How to apply

To access the full job description for this role please click here.

Please apply as soon as possible as this vacancy may close early should we receive a high volume of suitable candidates.

Recruitment Agencies – please note that we do not accept unsolicited / speculative candidate details or applications. Any candidates supplied, unless formally requested, will be taken as a direct / free candidate.

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