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Job listing closed on 15 Jun 2024
29 May 2024

Academy Education Tutor (Full-Time)

🇬🇧 Brentford, UK
Full Time
2+ years exp.

Job Title: Academy Education Tutor

Department: Education Department

Reporting: Head Of Education

Location: Training Ground – Jersey Road

Salary: Competitive

Brentford FC is a bit different to other Premier League football clubs. We put our fans first, we are a true community club and while we are financially sustainable, we are not afraid to take calculated risks. We take huge pride in our environment and culture within the Club which focuses on development, inclusion and not being afraid to think differently.

Being progressive, humble and respectful while sticking together as one team across the Club guides how we work and the decisions we make each day.

We also firmly believe that a diverse workforce is a better workforce which will help us develop ideas, solve problems and ultimately grow Brentford FC.

We play in a brand-new stadium, 15 minutes from Heathrow in vibrant west London.

We will never forget where we have come from, but we are excited about the future that lies ahead.

Come join us.

Inclusion Statement

Brentford FC is an organisation which values and is passionate about diversity and inclusivity. We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates, including those from underrepresented groups – such as those from ethnically diverse backgrounds, women, those from the LGBTQ+ community and those with disabilities. Should you require any workplace accommodations (also known as ‘reasonable adjustments’), you will have the opportunity to let us know at the appropriate points in the hiring process.

Safeguarding Statement

Brentford FC is committed to equality, the safeguarding and welfare of all children and adults at risk. This responsibility is shared by all staff and volunteers at the club, safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. Staff will be required to undertake regular safeguarding training to enable and reinforce a proactive approach to safeguarding. This role requires the post holder to apply all relevant policies and uphold the club’s commitment to safeguarding vulnerable people to ensure a safe environment for all. This includes the timely reporting of any safeguarding concern to the safeguarding team. We remind those barred from regulated activity that it is an offence to apply for such positions.

Please note that where appropriate for the role, you may be required to complete additional background checks such as Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and this will include any time living or working outside of the UK in the last 10 years. You can find out more about this at

Please also note that a CV application will not be sufficient. Applications will not be considered where the application form has not been completed in full.

If the role you are applying for involves regulated activity and you have been shortlisted for a first stage interview, you will be asked to fill out a Declaration of Offences Form.

Position Overview

We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Academy Education Tutor to join our team. As an Education Tutor, you will play a pivotal role in supporting students in their academic journey, providing personalised instruction and guidance. Your primary responsibility will be to deliver high-quality tutoring services to students of various ages and educational backgrounds. This position requires a passion for education and a strong commitment to student success.

Responsibilities of the Academy Education Tutor

The successful candidate will:

  • Offer personalised tutoring sessions to students, tailoring instruction to their specific learning needs, goals, and curriculum requirements.
  • Prepare engaging and structured lesson plans based on the student's academic level and objectives, incorporating appropriate teaching methods and materials.
  • Regularly evaluate students' progress and learning outcomes through various assessment methods.
  • Apply diverse teaching techniques and adapt your approach to meet the unique learning styles of individual students, ensuring optimal comprehension and retention.
  • Be available to work as an evening tutor for the YDP at least once a week.

Main Accountabilities

  • Plan and deliver challenging and engaging lessons as part of the BTEC / SEP education courses that meet the individual needs of each learner.
  • Assessment of learners throughout BTEC / SEP programmes in compliance with Premier League and Awarding Organisation policies.
  • Maintaining up-to-date tracking of each learner and providing a reporting platform to give constructive feedback to learners and parents in line with Premier League’s 6-Week Review Cycle.
  • Conforming to Internal Verification requirements of the Premier League and provide samples for external scrutiny.
  • To ensure that any concerns you observe, or are raised with you in your role, are shared with the Safeguarding Team through appropriate channels.

General Club Accountabilities

  • To comply with all Club policies, including health and safety, data regulations and other legal, ethical and social requirements.
  • To ensure compliance with the Club’s Code of Conduct.
  • To promote equity, diversity and inclusion at the Club, in line with our EDI strategy
  • To build and maintain good working relationships while maintaining a professional image.
  • To keep confidential any information gained regarding the Club and its personnel.
  • To always maintain a flexible approach to work.

Key Internal Relationships

  • Head Of Education
  • B -Team/U18 Head Coach
  • Academy Education Tutor & Core Programme Coordinator
  • Safeguarding Team

Person Specification - Essential Personal Characteristics

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or Qualified Teacher and Learning Status (QTLS)
  • Safeguarding and Protecting Children
  • Educated to a minimum of undergraduate degree level

Person Specification - Desirable Characteristics

  • Possess a Bachelors degree or higher, preferably in Sport and/or the subject area you plan to tutor.
  • A degree in education or a related field is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Prior experience in tutoring, teaching, or working with students in an educational capacity is highly desirable.
  • Creative
  • Adaptable
  • Personable
  • Empathetic
  • Relatable

Closing date for applications: Friday 14 June 2024