JOB TITLE: Schools Officer (Fixed term until August 2025)DEPARTMENT: Wolves FoundationREPORTS TO: Senior Education Officer - SchoolsDIRECT REPORTS: NoneLOCATION: Molineux Stadium and surrounding areaHOURS 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: July 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 the physical 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 purposeA key role within the Education Skills Department, as a Schools Officer 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 and secondary school provision.
They will also have responsibility for the project management cycle of set KPI within the schools programmes including additional responsibility of implementing the Foundation Education activations.
Key responsibilities- Lead and assist delivery of the Premier League Primary Stars programme.- Lead and assist delivery of the Premier League Inspires programme.- Delivery across a range of schools-based programmes and projects within the Foundation.- To have a clear understanding of the Wolverhampton Wanderers Foundations core values and objectives.- Support the development of players into the Wolves Player Pathway.- Support the implementation of wider Education programmes within the Foundation.- Offer administration support to the team by completing a range of administration and project development tasks.
Safeguarding responsibilities- To ensure that the safety of participants, volunteers, and staff (including self) is always prioritised.- 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.- Education Skills Manager- Senior Education Officer- Education Officers- Project Partners - work closely to meet project targets and objectives- College Staff and Stakeholders - Liaise with staff to ensure effective programme delivery and build positive relationships- Foundation Education Skills Team.- Premier League Charitable Fund.