Job Title – Schools Education Coordinator – Equality & Diversity
Location – Stamford Bridge with regular delivery at educational establishments in London &
Hours – 37.5 hours per week (5 of 7 days)
As a member of the Chelsea team you will become part of a long and proud history in the heart of iconic west London, which dates back to the club’s founding in 1905. Since that time the club has won every major domestic and international trophy, being crowned English, European and world champions in the process.
Chelsea are a club which proudly strives to be the best in everything we do, on and off the pitch, as shown by the further success of our Women’s and Academy sides, as well as the excellent work in the community undertaken by the Chelsea Foundation, while engaging with our many supporters from a wide range of backgrounds at home in the UK and around the world.
If you’re motivated and want to help us win more trophies, you’ve got a place here at Chelsea!
What We’re Looking For:
Chelsea FC are looking for a Schools Education Coordinator (Equality & Diversity) to coordinate and deliver across the breadth of the Schools Education department’s Equality & Diversity education programmes. This will include delivery across multiple established programmes including E&D workshops, targeted young women activity, and other identified programmes across the Foundation. The role holder will also work closely with the Senior E&D Officer to ensure implementation of the Premier League Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Standard across the Chelsea FC Foundation.
Brief description and duties:
- Creative mind-set to help design and implement ‘Equality and Diversity Education’ programme
- Understand data security and the effective use of technology within an organisation
- Understanding of interpersonal skills and different forms of communication and techniques
- Understand different learning and behaviour styles
- To plan and deliver engaging activities for children and young people participating in the Foundation’s Equality & Diversity Education programmes
- To recruit, retain and manage the relationships with schools, educational establishments and other community settings prior to any programme delivery.
- To communicate with schools and educational settings prior to programme to ensure retention, commitment, and safeguarding.
- To ensure that all data, monitoring and evaluation is captured and inputted onto the system relevant secure data capture platforms for reporting purposes
- To be a positive role model, crafting a safe, positive and fun environment in which to motivate and encourage children and young people to learn.
- To undertake any other Foundation activities that may be required in addition to the role
- To demonstrate good subject knowledge and provide support to others across the Foundation with developing their own knowledge.
- To develop and maintain relationships with key collaborators including schools, colleges, local authority, voluntary sector organisations and other funders.
- To achieve weekly and monthly targets as set out by the Schools Education Manager.
- To attend regular team and organisation meetings reporting key performance achievements/areas for improvement.
- To demonstrate the ability to drive and innovate new and existing opportunities individually and as part of a dynamic team.
- To demonstrate the ability to work in a confident and flexible manner, and understand the importance of private and confidential material
- To ensure success stories are captured through working with Chelsea FC
Must Haves/qualified by demonstrable experience to the level required:
- A minimum of 2 years’ experience in the industry sector.
- Experience of working with children & young people in primary and secondary school settings.
- Understanding schools needs and challenges
- Understanding of the needs of groups and participants who will be involved in the programme
- Knowledge of government agendas related to education and young people
- Ability to use a range of ICT and Multimedia for design and delivery
Nice to Haves:
- Clean Driving Licence
- Emergency Aid and Safeguarding Children Certificates
- Experience of working within a range of educational settings
- Budget management experience
- Knowledge of Charitable Organisations
What We Offer:
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:
At Chelsea we recognise that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths and we are taking positive action to ensure our existing colleagues and job applicants can fully be themselves and bring their own unique experiences and perspectives to Chelsea FC. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and new parents.
If you need reasonable adjustments made to the recruitment process, please contact the recruiter, who will be able to advise and support you.
Chelsea FC and the Foundation is fully committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults at risk (vulnerable groups). We therefore require all successful applicants to complete a DBS Check prior to starting employment. Depending on the role, successful applicants may also be required to undergo other child protection screening where appropriate.