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RECEPTIONIST

Gillingham Football Club is looking for a full-time receptionist to join our dedicated team at the Medway Priestfield Stadium.

Applicants should have experience in a similar role, be confident in dealing with telephone calls, answering general enquiries and be proficient in IT.

Good communication skills are essential, as is an ability to deal with special guests and liaising with several departments on a day-to-day basis.

Anyone who is interested in such a role should email a CV and a covering letter to Club Secretary Gwen Poynter on gpoynter@priestfield.com, or applications can be posted to:

Mrs Gwen Poynter

Club Secretary, Gillingham FC

The Medway Priestfield Stadium

Redfern Avenue

Gillingham

Kent, ME7 4DD

Salary: Dependent on experience

Closing date: Open until filled

 

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION

The Chairman and Governors of The GFC School, based at Gillingham Football Club, are looking to appoint an inspirational and highly effective Director of Education for this relatively new but expanding independent school.

Applicants should be committed to, and excited by, developing the schools’ distinctive alternative provision for secondary education alongside the development of educational opportunities and requirements relevant to the football club.

The successful candidate must show excellent leadership skills and be inspirational in taking the educational requirements forward.

The school is working to enhance the partnership with the local community alongside planned expansion plans. The vision is to develop an outstanding school for the future that unlocks and celebrates the potential of the young people that it serves in Medway and Kent.

The Director of Education would be responsible for the ‘Apprenticeship Programme’ for both girls and boys, ‘Youth Training’ and Traineeships, as well as a small Pupil Referral Unit. Opportunities to develop further outreach provision will be explored.

  • Applicants must have a passionate desire for students to achieve their very best in their academic, social, physical and wider development.
     
  • The Governors are seeking a very special person who can lead by example to create and support a highly committed team.
     
  • It is essential that applicants have a highly professional understanding of education, safeguarding, behaviour management, and experience of working with a range of external agencies.

 

Applicants need to be ambitious, inspired, energetic and decisive leaders who challenge, support and expect excellence.

If you are an enthusiastic, persuasive and caring person, and would like to know more about this wonderful opportunity to make a difference to the lives of young people, please send CV and personal statement via post or email to gpoynter@priestfield.com, for the attention of;

 

Paul D P Scally - Chairman

Gillingham Football Club Ltd

Priestfield Stadium

Redfern Avenue

Gillingham

Kent

ME7 4DD

 

Interviews will be held between Monday 6th August and Friday 17th August.

Closing date: Midday on Monday August 13

 

Salaries will start in line with National Teaching Salary Structure but performance related bonuses will be achievable.

Starting dates will be negotiated based on individual circumstances.

All appointments are subject to a clear DBS check.

 

For the complete job advert, click here.

 

SECONDARY TEACHER

The GFC School is looking to appoint a new secondary teacher.

If you are an inspired, energetic and positive person who wants to make a difference to the lives of young people, then this is the job for you.

 

Some of the work will include working in the school’s Pupil Referral Unit whereby applicants must demonstrate skills in understanding the needs of students who have found it challenging to work in mainstream education, especially developing students’ self-esteem, together with their skills in reading, writing, english and mathematics, and in addition to working with the Clubs YT’s,

Apprentices and Girls Academy delivering respective educational packages.

  • Particular wider subject expertise would be an advantage, as the school is seeking to enrich students’ learning, so that they experience a broad and exciting curriculum as The GFC School develops and expands.
     
  • In all parts of the school, you will need to have a passionate desire to help students to achieve their very best in their academic, social, physical and wider development.
     
  • In addition to meeting teachers’ standards, applicants must have a well-developed knowledge of safeguarding, behaviour management, and experience of working in partnership with external agencies.

 

Please send CV and relevant information via post or email (gpoynter@priestfield.com), together with a personal statement to:

 

The Chair of Governors

The GFC School

Gillingham Football Club Ltd

Priestfield Stadium

Redfern Avenue

Gillingham

Kent

ME7 4DD

 

Interviews will be held between Monday 6th August and Friday 17th August at Priestfield Stadium.

 

Salaries will start in line with National Teaching.

Salary Structure but with performance related bonuses.

Starting date to be negotiated based on individual circumstances.

All appointments are subject to a clear DBS check.

The full job advert can be accessed here.


The GFC School is also looking for a Director of Education.

 

TURNSTILE OPERATORS

Gillingham FC is looking for new turnstile operators to work on all home matchdays throughout the 2018/19 season.

This is a great opportunity to try something new and exciting or simply as an extra source of income.

We will be holding a training event before the start of the season.

Applicants must be 16 years old or over, have excellent communication skills, and the ability to think on their feet.

Please send CVs to Rebecca Smith and John Carter on rsmith@priestfield.com and jcarter@priestfield.com.

 

Deadline for applications: Ongoing

 

MEGASTORE STAFF

 The club are currently recruiting for casual staff members to join our megastore team on matchdays.

All applicants must be over 18, have good people skills and experience in dealing with customers. They must also be available to assist for all home first-team fixtures, special events and potentially youth and development games as required.

Duties will include completing transactions for merchandise, assisting customers and carrying out basic day-to-day retail requirements.

To apply please send a letter of application and CV to Jo Barnes on jbarnes@priestfield.com.

 

MATCHDAY STEWARDS

Gillingham Football Club is on the lookout for enthusiastic, friendly & resourceful individuals to join our matchday stewarding team.

Successful applicants will be expected to work Tuesday evenings and Saturdays when the Gills are playing at home. This is a great opportunity to try something new and exciting or simply as an extra source of income.

We will be holding a recruitment event before the start of the season & full training, at an NVQ level, will be given upon selection.

Applicants must be 18 years old or over, have excellent communication skills, and the ability to think on their feet.

Please send CVs to Rebecca Smith, Assistant Safety Officer, at rsmith@priestfield.com.

Deadline for applications: Ongoing

 

HOSPITALITY & MATCH DAY STAFF


Gillingham Football Club is looking to employ motivated, passionate and enthusiastic individuals to work within our fantastic hospitality and catering team to strengthen the match day experience for all of our supporters.


Who we are looking for: Maybe you are a student, football fan or someone who wants to work casually to earn some additional money in the week. If so, this could be the ideal position for you.


Experience: Experience is helpful but not essential.  If you don’t have any experience but want to join this vital team of match day staff then training will be provided to ensure you have the right tools to work in this fun and professional environment.


Roles across the team involve bar work, waiting, till work, cooking, prepping food and serving our fans and customers with great customer service.

Successful applicants will join our growing hospitality and events team.
If you are interested in this job please apply below and send your email to Tom at: workforus@priestfield.com.


KIOSK MANAGER


Gillingham Football Club is looking to employ a motivated, passionate and enthusiastic kiosk manager to assist in the operation of the catering outlets around Priestfield stadium throughout the season.


Who we are looking for: We are looking for a strong individual who has experience in running food outlets and managing a team of staff. The candidate will have strong leadership skills and be able to communicate to a variety of staff of all ages. They will have an understanding of food, hygiene and catering service in general.


Experience is helpful but not necessarily essential.  If you don’t have the exact experience but feel your qualities match the criteria then training will be provided to ensure you have the right knowledge and tools to work in this vibrant and professional environment.

There is also the opportunity for successful applicants to also join our growing hospitality and events team.


If you are interested in this job please apply below and send your email to Tom at: workforus@priestfield.com.