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School Sports Coach

Middlesbrough Football Club Foundation Logo
Closing Date: 19/04/2024
Job Role Education
Working Hours Full Time
Locations Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, Stockton-on-Tees
Salary TBC
Company Middlesbrough Football Club Foundation

Job Description




School Sports Coach

(Education and Employability Activator)


Middlesbrough Football Club Foundation (MFCF) is the Club’s independent charity of MFC established in 1996 by Club Chairperson, Steve Gibson. The Foundation uses the power of the MFC brand to engage with the community to provide opportunities for disadvantaged young people and adults to maximise their potential to achieve.


Working in the Education and Employability Team, the role will deliver and coach on the Middlesbrough FC Foundation’s education and employability programmes including Premier League Primary Stars, EFL Trust Move and Learn delivering school sport and Physical Education as well as PSHE and other curriculum related workshops and interventions.  The role will also support on occasion wider Foundation programmes including but not limited to mentoring within Premier League Inspires, Match FIT fitness circuit classes and Premier League Kicks free football provision as well as match days at both the Men’s and Women’s games.  The delivery will focus on high-quality, engaging activity including focused on PE, school sport and after school clubs.   The role will use our values and key themes of equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI), safeguarding, social action and impact to be embed in all delivery.



  • Deliver a range of a range of PE, physical activity/sport and educational workshops in primary schools as well as breakfast/lunchtime/after-school provision and activities for teacher planning, preparation and assessment (PPA) time cover for Premier League Primary Stars, Move and Learn, Roary’s Academy and Holiday Camps.
  • Support the delivery of workshop interventions, mentoring and support of young people engaged in primary, secondary schools and/or employability programmes linked to NCS Community, Premier League Inspires and Virtual Schools amongst others.
  • Support with the delivery and facilitation of afternoon and evening provision in the local community related to employability, health and wellbeing and social inclusion including Premier League Kicks and Match FIT.
  • Engage in the planning and development of lessons/sessions in line with stakeholder frameworks.
  • Support the relevant Officer and Coordinator to design and adapt the content of delivery to meet the needs of target groups for our offer.
  • Contribute to data and impact measurement including taking registers, outcome measurements and inputting onto online systems, working with the Data and Impact Coordinator and apply relevant data protection measures.
  • Contribute to engaging social media content with the support of the Media Officer.
  • Promote the vision, mission and core values of the Foundation.
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to inclusive practices, adapting resources and engagements to ensure equal opportunities for all




  • UKCC Level 1 Coaching qualification or equivalent (willing to work towards Level 2)
  • Experience and/or understanding of education and employability
  • Experience of delivering mentoring and workshops related to education.
  • Flexible working in accordance with the requirements of the service
  • Ability to communicate well with a range of participants, in particular children and young people.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Good verbal and written communication.
  • IT skills, to include knowledge of using a variety of software packages including word, spreadsheets and databases.
  • Full driving licence with ability to work/visit a variety of locations other than immediate work place on a regular basis.



  • UKCC Level 2 Coaching qualification or equivalent
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • 1st4Sport Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Delivery of PE and School Sport (PESS)
  • Qualification and/or experience in specialised subjects of numeracy, literacy and/or PSHE
  • Youth Work qualification and/or experience of one-to-one mentoring
  • Mental health first aid qualification.
  • Emergency First Aid qualification.


This post falls within the scope of ‘regulated activity’ and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974).  Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) check and are required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings that are not ‘protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exemptions) Act 1975.


To request an application form and full job description, please email recruitment@mfcfoundation.co.uk quoting reference SSC/MFCF


Closing date for applications: 19th April 2024

Interviews: W/C 29th April 2024


MFCF is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


MFCF is also committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups

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