Schools Education Coordinator

Chelsea FC

London, United Kingdom

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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.

Job Role Summary

Job TitleSchools Education Coordinator
LocationLondon, United Kingdom, Europe
FunctionEducation & CommunityCharity
Employment TermsPermanent, Full Time
Closing DateClosing date and time for applications passed

Job Role Details

Main responsibilities (Play your part)

- 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.

To thrive in this role, you will have experience working in an elite football environment and with youth & professional development phase players. Building relationships is a key element to this position so the ideal candidate will have impressive interpersonal skills with a good network of contacts. Additionally, you will have an outstanding attention to detail, confidence working independently and good IT skills.

Measures of performance (Here to win)

- To ensure that all PL programmes and other schools based programme are delivered within the budgetary constraints.

- To build and maintain a positive working relationship with schools and key partners including local authority and voluntary sector organisations.

- To achieve weekly and monthly targets as set out by the Schools Education Manager.

- To attend regular team and organisation meetings reporting key performance achievements/areas for improvement.

- To demonstrate the ability to drive and innovate new and existing opportunities individually and as part of a dynamic team.

- Ensure success stories are captured through working with Chelsea FC Foundation/Chelsea FC media staff.

- Positive feedback from all partners.

Personal specification



- 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.


- 1st4sport Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport .

- FA Level 2 Coaching Qualification.

- HLTA qualification or equivalent.

- Teaching Qualifications (PETTL / PGCE).

- Sports Leader Tutor Qualifications.



- 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.

Anti-Discrimination and Equal Opportunities

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