Community Champion (PE & School Sports)
Albion in the Community are looking for a Community Champion (PE & School Sports) to come and join the team!
Job Title: Community Champion (PE & School Sports)
Employer: Albion in the Community
Location: American Express Community Stadium, Brighton and various schools around Sussex
Salary: £20,475 per annum
Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Job Type: Fix term until 31st July 2024 (with prospect of contract extension thereafter)
Deadline Day: 16th March 2023
About Albion in the Community
We are the official charity of Brighton and Hove Albion FC. Through the power of football and the brand of BHAFC, we are committed to delivering high-quality, accessible opportunities that improve the health and wellbeing, education and aspirations of our community.
You will deliver Premier League and schools department curriculum programmes
The successful candidate will deliver the Premier League Primary Stars programme in primary schools across Sussex and use sport to inspire children to learn, be active and develop important life skills. You will plan and deliver high quality PE and School Sports lessons to develop pupil’s physical literacy and fundamental movements as well as improve teachers confidence and competence through team teaching and mentoring.
What we need
We need someone with the knowledge and experience of the PE National Curriculum and ideally who has had experience of delivering fun, educational sessions in a range of subjects within a school environment. You need to be an exceptional organiser with the ability to build a strong rapport with pupils with varying needs, as well as building positive relationships with teachers, school leaders and colleagues. The ability to be flexible and adaptable as well as working calmly under pressure is a must, as well as demonstrating a high level of organisation skills.
For qualifications, you will need to hold a NBG Level 2 coaching qualification, AFPE Level 3 certificate (or equivalent) and hold a valid FA safeguarding certificate.
Our values play a pivotal role in our success
Our values are not just a list of words we expect our colleagues to learn, but a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors. As a team we live and breathe these values.
Our values are:
- Treat People Well
- Exceed Expectations
- Aim High. Never Give Up
- Act with Integrity
- Make it Special
How we say thank you
In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a reward package which will include, but not limited to:
- Free breakfast and lunch (fantastic healthy and tasty food provided by our inhouse chefs)
- 23 days leave plus 8 bank holidays rising to 28 days with length of service (pro rata for part time staff)
- Club wide bonus scheme for 22/23 season
- Priority access to Premier League match tickets, subject to availability and access to free WSL tickets for 22/23 season (upon completion of probation)
- Free on-site parking at the Amex and the training ground
- MyAlbion Rewards – benefits and reward platform
- Employee Assistance Programme
- In-house training programme and Continuing Professional Development opportunities
- Discounts at the Club superstore and online
- Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses
- Enhanced club pension scheme
- Access to occupational health and mental health support
- Group life protection
We are a Disability Confident employer
We are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, do not hesitate to get in touch with our People and Culture team.
We champion diversity and equality
We believe the club benefits from engaging with everyone from a variety of backgrounds, allowing us to meet the needs of a diverse audience. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.
Safeguarding is part of everything we do
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.
To be considered for this position, you must be able to demonstrate your right to work in the UK.