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DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION

Gillingham Football Club is looking for an outstanding individual to lead our education work. The club’s education work straddles everything from a full time school for disaffected children, to the BTEC courses run for its Youth Team apprentices and Girls’ Academy, as well as work carried out in schools within Kent. 

Building on existing activities, the Director of Education will take responsibility for overall strategic direction, management, development and funding.

Working with the Executive team, you will plot a course for the next three to five years to extend and further improve the Club’s impact. You will understand where the Club can add the most value and build effective relationships with existing and new partners, including innovative businesses, government bodies, non-profits and others to identify exciting new opportunities, whilst ensuring the club's existing activities are managed to the highest possible level.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working at a senior level within the education industry combined with an understanding and passion for education, technology and innovation.

You will be determined to use your time at Gillingham to make a significant contribution to the work of the Football Club. The role is a part-time role that will suit an experienced, appropriately qualified educational practitioner who for example may have filled a role as Head Teacher or Deputy Head Teacher.

Applications by email to gpoynter@priestfield.com to include a C.V. should be made by the closing date of 30th September 2017.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

 

ACADEMY GOALKEEPER COACH

Gillingham Football Club is a club currently in League 1 of the English Football League, but with aspirations of returning, as a minimum, to the Championship. Plans are currently being developed to relocate the main stadium away from its traditional Priestfield Stadium home.

The club run’s a “Category 3” Academy and as part of its continual improvement wishes to appoint a part-time Academy Goalkeeper Coach to work in our Youth Academy largely based at the University of Kent at Canterbury. The role is within the “Foundation” and “Youth Development” Phases and the successful applicant will need to demonstrate significant experience of working with players between the ages of 9 and 16.

On the last cycle of Academy audits the club finished 4th out of 52 Category 3 clubs, and is consistently ranked in the top quartile of appearances made by Academy graduates throughout the category.

Remuneration: Sessional

CV’s plus evidence of qualifications to gwellard@priestfield.com by September 28th. Interviews will take place week commencing October 2nd 2017

Start date: October 2017

Skills & Experience Required

  • Holder of an up to date UEFA B Licence (outfield and Goal-keeper), FA Youth Awards up to and including module 3. Please note these are mandatory qualifications
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Availability for flexible working hours (evenings and weekends)
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Adaptable to work to the demands of the job
  • Dedicated to self-improvement and personal development
  • Good IT skills
  • Focused on individual player development within a team process
  • Willing to follow and promote the Club football philosophy

 

If you are interested in any of the available positions below, then please email us and send your CV to Tom at: workforus@priestfield.com.


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.

MATCH DAY CHEFS


Priestfield is in need of experienced Chefs to cook for our match day kiosks. Ideal candidates will work well in high-output short-time frame situations, have competent quantity and quality control and will act to minimise wastage.


The main role of a match day kiosk chef is to prepare and cook the food while maintaining a clean and hygienic kiosk space. You will be in charge of ensuring food is prepared to a consistent and high standard while working with a team of match day staff who will be at the focus point of customer service.
To become a successful applicant you need to have:

    Minimum of NVQ 1 and 2 Level. Level 3 would be preferable but not necessary. Or a City and Guilds certificate.
    A Health and Hygiene certificate. (Level 2-3)
    Good people management
    Good Communication skills
    Good hygiene practices
    Good motivation and planning skills

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.

LEARNING MENTOR

Gillingham FC Community Trust are seeking two Learning Mentors for their Independent School.

We have one full-time Learning Mentor (Permanent) position, and one full-time Learning Mentor (Maternity Cover) position (from October 2017 – July 2018).

We are looking for dedicated, positive and professional people to join our team.

Although we are a school, the working pattern is slightly different to other educational provisions, due to the nature of our students and the programme offered.

Learning Mentors will complement existing teachers and pastoral staff at the school, supporting 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.

>> Click here for the Learning Mentor job spec

To apply for the position, please send your CV along with a Covering Letter to:

Ms Lisa Scott
Head of School
Gillingham Football Club Community Trust
MEMS Priestfield Stadium
Redfern Avenue
Gillingham
Kent, ME7 4DD

Email: lisascott@priestfield.com
Tel: 01634 623 420

Please use these details for all enquires, and please note that previous applicants for these roles need not apply.

Closing Date: Saturday 30th September 2017
Job reference: GFCCTIS-LM-SEP17

 

TUTOR

Gillingham FC Community Trust are seeking a Tutor for their Independent School.

We are looking for a dedicated, positive and professional person to join our team.

Although we are a school, the working pattern is slightly different to other educational provisions, due to the nature of our students and the programme offered.

The successful Tutor applicant will have a proven track record of raising standards, and identifying and addressing barriers to learning, and will be hard working with a commitment to CPD and changes to legislation. Experience of working within an educational setting is desirable but not essential.

>> Click here for the Tutor job spec

To apply for the position, please send your CV along with a Covering Letter to:

Ms Lisa Scott
Head of School
Gillingham Football Club Community Trust
MEMS Priestfield Stadium
Redfern Avenue
Gillingham
Kent, ME7 4DD

Email: lisascott@priestfield.com
Tel: 01634 623 420

Please use these details for all enquires, and please note that previous applicants for these roles need not apply.

Closing Date: Saturday 30th September 2017
Job reference: GFCCTIS-TUT-SEP17

 

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A STEWARD?

The Gills are looking for enthusiastic people to join our stewarding team for the 2016/17 season.

This is a great opportunity to become part of the backroom staff at Gillingham Football Club; stewards perform an important function helping to maintain a safe environment for spectators on matchdays at the MEMS Priestfield Stadium.

A typical tour of duty will start two hours before kick-off and end around 30 minutes after the end of the match. Duties could typically include working in the car park, on exit gates and pitchside access points, and looking after supporters in the spectator areas of the ground. 

If you are over 18 years of age and interested then please download an application form (or pick one up from reception at the club) and complete. Applicants are advised to return complete documents to us as soon as possible. 

For further information contact the Safety Officer, Rebecca Smith on rsmith@priestfield.com