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Schools Education Coordinator - Stamford Bridge, London

Chelsea FC
Stamford Bridge, London
Closing date
28 Feb 2024

Schools Education Coordinator - Stamford Bridge, London

Location: Stamford Bridge

Hours: Permanent - 37.5 hours a week (Any 5 of 7)

About Us:  

As a member of the Chelsea team you will become part of a long and proud history in the heart of iconic west London, which dates back to the club’s founding in 1905. Since that time the club has won every major domestic and international trophy, being crowned English, European and world champions in the process. 

Chelsea are a club which proudly strives to be the best in everything we do, on and off the pitch, as shown by the further success of our Women’s and Academy sides, as well as the excellent work in the community undertaken by the Chelsea Foundation, while engaging with our many supporters from a wide range of backgrounds at home in the UK and around the world. 

If you’re motivated and want to help us win more trophies, you’ve got a place here at Chelsea! 

What We’re Looking For:  

Chelsea FC are looking for a Schools Education Coordinator to help coordinate and deliver across the breadth of the Schools Education Department’s programmes including funded projects such as Premier League Primary Stars, Premier League Inspires and other funded projects that include equality and diversity programmes, digital education programmes and other schools education initiatives. 

Brief description and duties:

  • To plan and deliver engaging activities for children and young people participating in the PL Primary Stars programme, PL Inspires and other schools based activities 
  • To recruit, retain and manage the relationships with schools, educational establishments and other community settings prior to any programme delivery.  
  • To communicate with schools and educational settings prior to programme to ensure retention, commitment and safeguarding.  
  • To ensure that all data, monitoring and evaluation is captured and inputted on Views.  
  • To be a positive role model, creating a safe, positive and fun environment in which to motivate and encourage children and young people to learn.  
  • To undertake any other Foundation activities that may be required in addition to the role.  

Must Haves/qualified by demonstrable experience to the level required:  

  • Educated to degree level or have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the industry sector.
  • Minimum NGB Level 2 Sport Coaching Qualification, Emergency Aid and Safeguarding Children Certificates.

Nice to Have:

  • Experience of working with children & young people in primary and secondary school settings.
  • Understanding schools needs and challenges.
  • Creative mind-set to help design and implement schools programme.
  • Knowledge of government agendas related to education and young people
  • Ability to use a range of ICT and Multimedia for design and delivery 
  • Ability to manage own timetable, meet multiple deadlines and work flexible hours, which may include evenings and school holidays.
  • Experience of coordinating Sessional Staff & Volunteers.
  • An understanding of funding streams
  • Experience of working within a range of educational settings
  • Budget management experience

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:   

At Chelsea we recognise that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths and we are taking positive action to ensure our existing colleagues and job applicants can fully be themselves and bring their own unique experiences and perspectives to Chelsea FC. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity. 

If you need reasonable adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter, who will be able to advise and support you.

Chelsea FC and the Foundation is fully committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults at risk (vulnerable groups). We therefore require all successful applicants to complete a DBS Check prior to starting employment. Depending on the role, successful applicants may also be required to undergo other child protection screening where appropriate.

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