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Brentford FC

Brentford FC

Schools Area Coordinator


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Feb 19, 2024


Job Title: Schools Area Coordinator (Richmond & Hounslow)

Department: Sports Participation and Schools

Reports to: Senior Manager Operations and Business Development

Responsible for: Working under the direction and support of the Senior Manager Operations and Business Development and other key staff, you will be responsible for the coordination and deployment of BFC CST coaching staff within the Schools Department across Richmond & Hounslow. A key task will be to manage existing school partnerships while also securing new school contracts which may include holiday camps and Saturday morning clubs.

Salary: £28.500 per annum

Brentford FC Community Sports Trust

With community work spanning three decades, Brentford FC Community Sports Trust has established itself as a pioneering organisation for the local community. It uses the power of sport to educate, motivate and inspire people from all walks of life.

Working in partnership with Brentford FC, the Trust offers a portfolio of programmes in education, health, sports participation and community engagement. The Trust has won the ‘Football League Community Club of the Year’ award four times and now employs more than 100 members of staff. The Trust is forecasting further significant expansion over the next two years following its appointment as a key partner in the redevelopment of Gunnersbury Park [as a sports hub], and its move to new, larger, purpose-built premises directly adjacent to the new Brentford FC 17,500 capacity stadium near Kew Bridge in 2021.

Inclusion Statement

Brentford FCCST is an organisation which values and is passionate about diversity and inclusivity. Whilst our recruitment decisions are always based on merit and suitability, we welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates, including those from underrepresented groups – such as those from ethnically diverse backgrounds, women, those from the LGBTQ+ community and those with disabilities.

Safeguarding Statement

Brentford FCCST is committed to equality, the safeguarding and welfare of all children and adults at risk. This responsibility is shared by all staff and volunteers at the club, safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. Staff will be required to undertake regular safeguarding training to enable and reinforce a proactive approach to safeguarding. This role requires the post holder to apply all relevant policies and uphold the club’s commitment to safeguarding vulnerable people to ensure a safe environment for all. This includes the timely reporting of any safeguarding concern to the safeguarding team. We remind those barred from regulated activity that it is an offence to apply for such positions.

At Brentford FCCST we want everyone to feel valued and included. Therefore, we will do what we can to support applicants with disabilities and long-term health conditions as part of our application process. If you require any adjustments or support, please contact us on and we will do our best to accommodate your requirements in line with the Equality Act 2010.

General Trust Accountabilities

To ensure compliance with all relevant policies, including safeguarding, health and safety and safeguarding policies
To ensure compliance with the Club’s Code of Conduct.
To ensure compliance with all relevant legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements
To build and maintain good working relationships both internally and externally, always maintaining a professional image when representing Brentford FC Community Sports Trust
To keep confidential any information gained regarding the Trust and its personnel.
To always maintain a flexible approach to work

Main Purpose of Job

The Schools Area Coordinator (Richmond and Hounslow) will oversee the coordination of all school sport sessions in Richmond & Hounslow. The post holder will also have a responsibility of managing existing school partnerships and generating new income for the area linked to targets.


Deployment of staff in Richmond and Hounslow and support other Area Leads
Manage existing school partnerships and generate new income for your area linked to targets.
Dealing with staff illness and leave on a weekly basis.
Coordinate the recruitment process of staff for your area and work closely with Head of Recruitment, Training and Development.
Primary contact for school sport staff – Managing risk assessments, incident report forms and staff equipment.
Line management of contracted staff and casual staff for your area
Ensuring monitoring and evaluation data is inputted using Views or Salesforce
Coordinate with the Marketing & Communication department to ensure video and photo captures, press releases and case studies.
Management of school sport holiday camps in your area – staffing, parent enquiries
Support our EFL Joy of Moving & Premier League Primary Stars leads to ensure program delivery in your area.
Handle sensitive information with the utmost confidentiality, especially regarding individuals' personal details and concerns.
Follow established protocols for data protection and privacy.
Act as a point of contact in emergency situations, providing assistance and guiding individuals to safety.
Coordinate with relevant authorities and emergency services as necessary.
Stay informed about safeguarding policies, procedures, and best practices.
Participate in training sessions related to safeguarding and emergency response.
Report any safeguarding concerns promptly to the appropriate authorities or designated personnel.
Maintain accurate records of incidents, concerns, and actions taken.
Effectively communicate with staff, clients, and visitors to promote a culture of safety and awareness.
Act as a liaison between different departments regarding safeguarding matters.
Collaborate with other team members and departments to create a cohesive approach to safeguarding.
Participate in meetings and contribute to the development and improvement of safeguarding policies.
Provide support and guidance to staff members in understanding and adhering to safeguarding policies.
Facilitate training sessions for employees to raise awareness about safeguarding issues.
Actively seek opportunities to enhance safeguarding measures and contribute to the continuous improvement of safety protocols.
Stay informed about industry best practices and implement relevant updates.

Key Internal Relationships

Head of Community Sport
Senior Manager Operation and Business Development
Area Coordinator Ealing & Hillingdon
Area Coordinator Berkshire

Key External Relationships

All Richmond School contacts.
All Hounslow School contacts.

The Selection Criteria Essential

Football Association Level 1 or above/Other NGB sports qualifications
Safeguarding Children (FA or equivalent)
Emergency Aid (FA or equivalent)
Current Enhanced DBS
Experience of line managing and coordinating of staff
Excellent communication and organisational skills
Ability to work under own initiative and as part of a team.
Enthusiasm and energy to work under pressure.
Computer literate (Microsoft Office / IT skills)
Ability to travel to a variety of workplaces within West London utilizing own transport.
Flexible to work outside normal office hours.


Sports Business Management Degree
Management/Coordinator course
Experience of delivering coaching sessions (e.g., PE Lesson)

Personal Qualities:

Hard working
Good at problem solving.
People person

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