Primary Education Officer

Full Time
21 / 07

Primary Education Officer

At Manchester United we aim to be the best on and off the pitch – and the quality of our behind-the-scenes team sets us apart from the competition.

Our people are as committed to the success of the company as the players are to winning trophies. We offer a unique and exciting working environment, excellent training, with recognition and rewards for the part each individual plays.

The Purpose:       

Manchester United Foundation believes every young person should feel empowered to achieve their goals and uses the power of football and Manchester United to support young people to make positive choices in their live.

This role is part of the Primary School Team with the aim to inspire 5- to 11-year-olds to learn, enhance their personal wellbeing and equip them with the life skills required to thrive. This is achieved through two key strategic objectives:
  • Deliver an inspiring, high quality complimentary educational and personal development program (Primary Reds).
  • Leverage the additional benefits of the link to the club and the power of Manchester United Foundation to provide outstanding opportunities and experiences.

Full description

The Role

The role is critical to ensuring that PE is delivered across the KS1 and 2 curriculums in primary schools through MU Foundations Primary Reds programme:

• Implementing an active English and Math’s programme.
• Providing unique educational and personal development opportunities.
• Delivering experiences that promote education, personal wellbeing and life skill development.
• Engaging with young people to help enhance their leadership skills.
• Mentoring and developing the primary school coaches to be confident in delivering wider curriculum subjects.

The Person
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working with children and young people within a school environment. Specifically, as a teacher, assistant teacher or coach.
  • Proven ability of engaging with a range of stakeholders and external partners to achieve strategic and contractual objectives.
  • Scoping, delivering, monitoring, and evaluating a range of physical activity programmes.
  • Working in a primary school environment and knowledge of the National Curriculum.
  • Mentoring or pastoral experience within young people.
  • Knowledge of the National Curriculum and Ofsted Framework within schools.
  • Knowledge of Premier League Primary Stars Programme (Desirable)
  • Recognised coaching qualification at Level 2 or above.
  • First Aid Qualification
  • FA Safeguarding qualification
  • Strong functional skills in Mathematics and English
  • A full UK driving licence with access to own car for business use.
  • Level 2 Multi-Skills Qualification (Desirable)
  • Educated to degree, HND level or A level equivalent (Desirable)
  • Qualified Teacher (Desirable)

MUFL is an Equal Opportunities Employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and adults at risk in our workplace.

Due to this post being in regulated activity, the potential employee will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check at the appropriate level.

It is unlawful to employ a person in a UK-based job who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. You should make yourself aware of how immigration laws apply to you before applying for any of our roles.

MUFL positively welcomes and seeks to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment. We encourage applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or nationality.

If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application and perform at your best, please do not hesitate to contact to make a request; we are here to help.


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