ASSISTANT SPORTS PARTICIPATION OFFICER
Gillingham Football Club Community Trust is currently recruiting for an Assistant Sports Participation Officer to join the Football and Sports Development Team.
Gillingham Football Club Community Trust (GFCCT) is looking for one enthusiastic and trustworthy member of staff to join our expanding Football and Sports Development Team. The successful candidate will work as an Assistant Sports Participation Officer on a variety of GFCCT activities, including, but not restricted to, specific primary and secondary schools, Soccer Schools, after-school clubs, and sports development activities with partner clubs and organisations.
Hours are determined by GFCCT and will total 37.5 hours a week, inclusive of 60 minutes lunch per day. You will be required to work outside of normal office hours; at evenings, weekends and possibly bank holidays.
Pay is to be confirmed.
The successful candidate must have:
• FA L2 Coaching Football Qualification
• FA Safeguarding Certificate
• FA Emergency First Aid
• Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Delivery of PE and School Sport (AfPE)
• GCSE C or above in Maths and English
• The ability to work effectively with others as a competent team member
• Computer literacy/word processing skills
• Good time management skills
• Full UK drivers licence and the use of a means of transport
We would like the successful candidate to have:
• Aspirations of working towards the UEFA B Coaching Qualification
• Previous work experience in a sporting environment in any capacity, e.g. after-school club or sports club
• Previous work experience as a coach or sports leader
• Previous involvement within football or sports development
If you are interested in this position please send your CV with a covering letter to:
Sports Participation Officer
Gillingham Football Club Community Trust
MEMS Priestfield Stadium
Kent, ME7 4DD
Tel: 01634 623 410
Closing Date: Wednesday, May 31 2017
Job Reference: GFCCTAssistantSPOffice2017
If you would like to discuss the position further or require more information, please contact Jack Knighton using the above details.
To find out more about our Community Trust please click here
Gillingham Football Club Community Trust actively promotes Equal Opportunities in employment, and welcomes applications from all parts of the community. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process please mention this in your covering letter.
LEARNING MENTOR (GFCCT)
Responsible to: Head of School
Salary: (detailed in staff contract)
To provide a complementary service to existing teachers and pastoral staff within the school addressing the needs of students who need help to overcome barriers to learning and academic study, both inside and outside the school, in order to achieve their full potential.
To research, plan and deliver 1-2-1 mentoring/support sessions with identified students on a range of subjects that may be hindering individual learning
Draw up an implement an action plan for each child who needs particular support.
To research, plan and deliver group sessions/workshops with identified students on a range of subjects that may be hindering their learning
To provide in class support for named students, for part of the working week, where and when required, in liaison with the Head of School.
To contribute to the maintenance of records and information systems both electronic and manual with due regard for data protection and confidentiality.
To plan and deliver a wide range of extra-curricular activities which promote learning, good behaviour, better social skills and well-being
To assist where and when necessary with the transition of students to main stream school.
To participate, with other staff, in the comprehensive assessment of children and young people to identify and address barriers to learning.
To monitor and report on the implementation of all plans drawn up by the Learning Mentor and others, for example PSPs.
To ensure the Head of School is informed immediately of any concerns in relation to the students you mentor/support
To have full knowledge and appreciation of the range of extended services that could be drawn upon to provide extra support for pupils.
To work closely with the Head of School to ensure that the needs of children with special education needs are met.
To ensure the Head of School is informed immediately of any concerns relating to safeguarding in relation to the students you mentor/support
To attend team and School meetings and those that are specifically in relation to the students that you mentor/support, such as pastoral support programmes or liaison with multi agencies
To maintain accurate records on named students which measure the impact of your intervention
To provide regular written reports on your work as a Learning Mentor.
To comply with all relevant legislation and school policies and procedures.
To attend School and relevant wider based training sessions as required or necessary
To attend meetings and undertake duties as reasonably directed by the Head of School.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons, for whom s/he is responsible or with whom s/he comes into contact, will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with the School’s Child Protection Policy Statement at all times. If, in the course of carrying out the duties of the post, the post holder becomes aware of any actual or potential risk to the safety or welfare of children in the School, s/he must report any concerns to the School’s Child Protection Officer.
Undertake additional administrative duties as part of the School’s Administration Team and assume other duties which may reasonably be required or delegated by the Head of School, from time to time.