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Job listing closed on 7 May 2024
18 Apr 2024

Education Officer

🇬🇧 City and Borough of Birmingham, UK
Full Time
2+ years exp.
£22,000 – £25,000 per year

Job Title: Education Officer

Department: Primary School and Education Department

Hours of Work: Full Time (35 hours per week)

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 per annum depending on experience

Location: Villa Park and various other primary school locations

1. The Department

The Aston Villa Foundation is the official Charity of Aston Villa Football Club and prides itself in being innovative in its approach to the club being used as a ‘Force for Good’.

Our Primary School Sport and Education department is striving to be at the forefront of supporting schools across the city through innovative curriculums and bespoke delivery. The department oversees our Primary School Sport and Education programmes that aim to engage and inspire children and teachers across the National Curriculum using the power of the club, football and the Premier League.

2. The Role

The Education Officer will deliver on all aspects of our Primary School Sport & Education programme, covering several areas of the KS1 and KS2 national curriculum, including physical education, numeracy, literacy, health, and wellbeing.

Within this part of the role, you will deliver high quality lessons in different primary schools across the academic year, linking the delivery to the national curriculum and using Premier League Primary Stars and Aston Villa branding to engage learners. As well as this, you will support teachers to increase their confidence, knowledge and skills in delivering high quality physical education lessons.

During half term holidays you will lead and deliver high quality Football in the Community Soccer School activities during school holidays, for children across a range of ages and abilities, ensuring all coaching activities are delivered to the highest standards.

3. The Person

We are seeking a driven and passionate individual with the ability to create, develop and implement high quality, varied and creative educational projects and activities. You will have demonstrable experience of working in a school and/ or community sports organisation and have knowledge and understanding of the National Curriculum for Key Stages 1 and 2.

You will also have experience of delivering educational workshops within different environments and working with whole class and small group interventions, as well as being capable of mentoring and supporting adults in a coaching or education capacity.

As part of your application, please ensure you upload your CV and Cover Letter.

For further information, the Role Profile and to apply please go to

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Equality Statement

Aston Villa Football Club celebrates the diversity of its Club and embrace equal opportunities for all. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and fully support The FAs Football Leadership Diversity Code.

We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, sex and religion or belief.

Safeguarding Statement

Aston Villa Football Club is fully committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk across our Club. As such, we adhere to Safer Recruitment processes and for some roles a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service may be required prior to starting in a role at the Club. For more information, please seeAston Villa Football Club | The official club website | AVFC - Safeguarding