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Wolverhampton Wanderers FC

Wolverhampton Wanderers FC

Schools Officer


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Jan 2, 2024


JOB TITLE: Schools Officer Education ActivationsDEPARTMENT: Wolves FoundationREPORTS TO: Senior Schools Officer PrimaryLOCATION: Molineux Stadium and working across the City of WolverhamptonHOURS PER WEEK: 37.5 hours per weekWORKING ARRANGEMENT: Your working pattern will predominately be core office hours which are Monday Friday, 9:00am 5:30pm, however, flexibility to work evenings and weekends will be necessary and directed by your line manager.DATE: December 2023
Wolves Foundation is a cornerstone of the city of Wolverhampton. Through a team of highly skilled, dedicated staff and volunteers it harnesses the strong local connection with Wolves to motivate, educate and inspire tens of thousands of beneficiaries of its work across the city.
The charity works in partnership with key local stakeholders including the local authority, police, health service and education providers to identify risk factors in the city around societal issues and health status; using data and insight to deliver evidence-based practice through its vast array of projects that address these needs through its key three objectives;The charity covers three pillars:- Healthier, more active people- Lifelong learning and skills- Safer, stronger communities
Working in the community is vital to its work and removing barriers to engagement regardless of age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, or disability. With participants ranging from 1 month to 100 years old across 225 different delivery sites in the city, work is delivered all year round improving thephysical and mental health, personal development and life choices of the people engaged in its work.
All employees must uphold the key values and ethos of the Foundation to ensure delivery excellence. Employees must maintain professionalism and contractual, delivery and policy requirements.
Job purpose
A key role within the Education Skills Department, as a Schools Officer Education Activations you will be responsible for the delivery across a range of schools and education programmes. The successful candidate will both lead and support across all Education Skills programmes with a key focus on our primary school provision.
They will also have responsibility for the project management cycle of set KPI within the primary schools programmes including additional responsibility of implementing the Foundation education activations.
Key responsibilities
- To lead, supervise and support delivery staff and volunteers ensuring a high standard in all areas of the Foundation projects.- To take responsibility and support the development and output of the Foundation Education Skills primary schools projects ensuring that all aspects of Education Skills programmes are being delivered to the highest quality.- Deliver high quality sessions that are relevant to the participant and project requirements.- To navigate group meetings whilst being actively involved in the projects to provide essential reporting updates to all stakeholders.- To keep accurate records and registers to enable completion of all monitoring and evaluation requirements from partner schools.- To lead on primary school delivery.- To manage day to day relationships with partner schools.- To ensure that the safety and wellbeing of participants, volunteers, and workforce (including self) is always prioritised.- To work effectively with delivery staff.- To ensure all Education Skills projects are delivered with high quality whereby output targets are achieved and all monitoring and evaluation requirements are fulfilled.- Contribute to regular reports, inclusive of case studies and project updates to key stakeholders.- To work in cohesion with the Communications Team to develop promotional and marketing materials for all Education Activations.- To positively represent the Foundation within a range of internal and external meetings.- To manage relationships with key stakeholders including Wolverhampton Local Authority, Premier League Charitable Fund, Primary Schools and Multi Academy Trusts.- Perform other duties as required and directed by your line manager which are considered relevant to the post and to the objectives of the Foundation.- To support the scheduling, usage, maintenance, and upkeep of the Foundation Arena and that the facilities are used to its maximum potential.- Ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relations amongst employees and customers.- The ensure positive commitment to sustainability and social action projects and targets in line with the Foundation One Pack One Planet action plan.
Safeguarding responsibilities
- To work alongside the DSL and Education Skills Manager to ensure safeguarding standards are met and maintained.- Keep own CPD, knowledge and skills up to date in relation to our area of delivery and management.- Responsible for structuring adequate quality assurance for their department.
This role involves working with children and/or adults at risk in a Regulated Activity (or in close proximity to children and/or adults at risk). This means that the post-holder is required to apply all relevant policies and uphold the Club commitment to safeguarding children and adults at risk.
General responsibilities
- Compliance with Wolverhampton Wanderers Foundation Policies.- Compliance with Wolverhampton Wanderers Foundation health safety procedures.- Compliance with Wolverhampton Wanderers Foundation safeguarding policies.- Champion the club and Foundation values at all times.- To maintain professional conduct at all times.- To undertake other duties as may be reasonably expected.
Contractual Information
Due to the nature of your role, there will be an occasional requirement to work evenings and/or weekends which will be directed by your line manager.
Key relationships
- Wolves Foundation Senior Management Team.- Foundation Management Team.- Senior Schools Officer - Primary- Foundation Schools Department.- Local stakeholders/partners.- Premier League Charitable Fund.- Primary Schools- Multi Academy Trusts

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