Wigan Athletic FC

Secondary Schools Manager

Wigan Athletic FC



Role Type

Closing Date


Dec 6, 2021

Role description

Wigan Athletic Community Trust is looking to recruit a Secondary Schools Manager to join its successful and respected team in providing a high quality secondary education offer to schools in Wigan and the surroundings area.

This is a new and exciting role within the Community Trust and will manage, lead, coordinate and develop a range of bespoke secondary education programmes including activities to raise the aspirations of students as part of The Supporters Project.

The role will proactively manage the relationships with existing secondary school partners and support the development of the Premier League Inspires programme, ensuring a consistent high quality delivery to all schools.

Salary: £23,000 - £26,000 per annum

Length of contract: Fixed term until August 31st 2023

You will:

Enhance and develop bespoke innovative solutions for secondary schools and their pupils to help raise students aspirations and hopes for the future.
Work with selected schools and businesses in Wigan to provide work experience opportunities for Year 10 and 11 pupils.
Organise employability and educational activities that help raise the aspiration of pupils and broaden their minds to future career opportunities.
Work with Wigan Council and other businesses to identify possible placements for work experience for students.
Manage relationships with partners and selected partner schools to ensure that they receive an excellent service and continue to engage with the Community Trust.
Manage the performance of staff, addressing development needs and tackling any poor performance effectively.
You will have:

Evidence of being educated to degree standard (or equivalent) in a sport or community development related subject.
A Level 3 Award in Education and Teaching (formerly PTLLS).
Experience of working and delivering in secondary schools.
A proven track record of developing and growing community provision.
Experience of working towards financial and participants key performance indicators.
Good understanding of secondary education and alternative provision.
To apply for the position please complete the application forms below detailing how you meet the criteria for the role. Please return your completed application to jobs@wiganathletic.com or by post to HR, Wigan Athletic, DW Stadium, Loire Drive, Wigan, WN5 0UZ.

Closing date: Monday 6th December 12pm
Interviews: Week commencing Monday 13th December

Wigan Athletic Community Trust is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk involved in its activities and events and recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The Trust expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.