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14 July 2015



14 July 2015

The club's community trust currently have openings for two apprentices to join the team

Gillingham Football Club Community Sports & Education Trust are looking to recruit two full time Apprentices – Teaching Assistant & Sports Coach, one to work at Caldecott Foundation School in Ashford and one to work at Oakley School in Tunbridge Wells. 

The work of the community trust in this area has recently been mentioned in Parliament by the Minister of Children and Families, Edward Timpson.
Working in partnership with Caldecott Foundation School and Oakley School we are looking for enthusiastic and trustworthy members of staff to join our successful Community Trust.

The successful candidates will work as an Apprentice Teaching Assistant and Sports Coach on a variety of GFC Community Trust activities, including a specific school based placement at Caldecott Foundation School or Oakley School, Gillingham FC Community Trust based activities.
Hours are determined by the partner school and will total 30 hours a week during the school term time with work on other GFCCT initiatives during school holidays.
Pay will be £100 per week (apprentice wage).
Key skills and experience required:
•     The ability to work effectively with others as a competent team member.
•     Previous involvement with your PE and School Sports network.
•     Computer literacy/word processing skills.
•     Good time management skills.
Click here for full Job Specifications for Caldecott Foundation School

Click here for full Job Specifications for Oakley School

If you are interested in these positions please send your CV with a covering letter to:

Wayne (Freddie) Wilson
Apprenticeship co-ordinator
Gillingham Football Club Community Trust
MEMS Priestfield Stadium
Redfern Avenue
Kent. ME7 4DD
Tel: 01634 350125

Closing Date: Monday 3rd August 2015

Job Reference:
Caldecott School = GFCCTAPPCJ15
Oakley School = GFCCTAPPOJ15

If you would like to discuss the positions further or require more information, please contact Wayne ‘Freddie’ Wilson (details above) or Adam Lawrence, Head of Community on 01634 350125 or

To find out more about our Community Trust please click here.

Gillingham Football Club, Community Sports & Education Foundation 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.

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