We Are Hiring!

Do you want to make a positive difference to young peoples’ lives?  Do you want to work for an organisation whose staff are passionate about making a positive difference in the local community, through the power of sport and education?  

Northampton Town FC Community Trust is a pioneering charity that uses the unique appeal of Northampton Town Football Club to deliver activities that connect our communities and improve people’s lives. Two exciting opportunities have arisen for passionate, enthusiastic and driven individuals to join our team in the following positions:

Education and Sport Mentor

(Full time) £16,000 - £18,000

An exciting role with particular focus on our schools based programmes will see the successful candidate inspire, engage and support young people within Northamptonshire through the delivery of curriculum based and extra curricular activities. The role will include delivery of PE lessons, classroom support in literacy and numeracy, healthy lifestyles/PSHE sessions, girls football, disability football and extra-curricular activities in football and multi-skills as part of the Premier League Primary Stars programme.

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premier league kicks Inclusion coach

(25 hours per week) £16,000 - £18,000 pro rata

Delivering on the Premier League Kicks programme the successful candidate will be delivering a range of afternoon and evening sessions supporting children and young people aged 8-18 through football and multi skills based activities.

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Why work with us?

 We know that people are the key to us achieving our mission – and that’s why we look after our dedicated team. We believe that everyone on our team should grow as the organisation grows – and we do that by encouraging constant learning and development. We know that if we invest in our team, our team go the extra mile.

Benefits

·       Access to bespoke CPD and training from our partners including the Premier League, EFL, Northampton Town FC & the FA.

·       Pension Scheme

·       Free Gym access and other local partner discounts

·       Free tickets to NTFC matches

·       Career progression opportunities

·       Use of company van

 

Do you have what it takes?

 Working for the community trust is a rewarding job. You get to make a real difference to the lives of the children and young people you support. You are trained and supported to ensure you have the necessary skills and are supported by an amazing team of like minded professionals who are as equally committed as you are. An engaging, charismatic personality is key. You often work with vulnerable children and young people who will challenge you to come up with new ways of engaging them in activity and will test your resilience. The role is exciting with no two days being the same.

 All eligible candidates must have a full UK driving license and access to a vehicle too.

All candidates will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS check.

 

The successful candidate will also showcase the following community trust values:

WE INNOVATE - We are forward thinking and innovative, we plan for the future

WE GO FURTHER- We don’t do ‘good enough’, we do the very best

WE ARE RELIABLE - We have integrity and transparency at our core

WE ARE TOGETHER - We are part of a team, we’re stronger together and we grow together

WE INSPIRE - We lead by example, delivering with enthusiasm & passion to help others unlock their full potential

How to apply

If you think you have the passion, skills and aptitude and want to be part of a dynamic team making a real difference across Northamptonshire, please email a copy of your completed application form along with a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to phillip.smith@ntfc.co.uk

 To download our application form click here

Closing date for applications is 9.00am on Friday 11th October 2019.

 

We will adhere to our privacy notice in the process of reviewing all applications, a copy of this document can be found here: NTFC privacy notice for applicants


Volunteering

Current opportunities include:

Premier League Kicks Assistant Coach - Supporting on our new Premier League Kicks sessions we are looking for volunteers who are keen to coach and work with young people, some from challenging backgrounds. Applicants must be aged 18+ and willing to undergo CPD. No prior qualifications are needed and training can be provided for the right candidates. All applicants will need to complete an enhanced DBS. Please note these sessions are mainly held in the evenings in Northampton and Wellingborough.

Girls Elite Player Development Centre Assistant Coach - Our successful Girls Player Development Centre is designed to provide an opportunity for the girls to take the next step on the talent pathway whilst continuing to play for their grassroots clubs. Training takes place on a Tuesday night with matches during the half terms against other Elite Clubs across the Country. Your role will be to support the lead coach and we will help you progress within your own career. You will hold of minimum FA level 1 coaching in football qualification, an up to date first aid and safeguarding certificate. All applicants will need to provide proof of qualifications and also go through an enhanced DBS process.

Grassroots Coach

We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic grassroots coaches to expand our ever growing Ladies & Girls club. Our teams play in the Northamptonshire Womens and Girls League and home games are played at Blisworth FC on a Saturday morning along with one training session per week. You will hold of minimum of FA level 1 coaching in football qualification, an up to date first aid and safeguarding certificate. All applicants will need to provide proof of qualifications and also go through an enhanced DBS process.

Wildcats Assistant Coach We currently run 2 successful Wildcats centres for girls at 5-11 wanting to get into football as part of the FA national initiative. We are due to set up our third centre in Northampton and are on the look out for fun energetic individuals to help support in these centres. No prior qualifications are needed and so this is a great opportunity for someone who wishes to develop their coaching skills alongside a professional coach. All applicants will need to provide proof of qualifications and also complete an enhanced DBS.

Disability Coach – Our successful Multi-Disabled football club is on the look out for new coaches for the 2019/20 season. With the club receiving charter standard status and over 100 players currently in the programme this club is a great hub for all players with a disability. We run teams from U10’s right through to Adult Male and Female only teams. Training is on a Friday night with games played within the BOBi League on Sundays throughout the year. You will hold of minimum of FA level 1 coaching in football qualification, an up to date first aid and safeguarding certificate. All applicants will need to provide proof of qualifications and also complete an enhanced DBS.

application form - volunteering

To apply for a volunteering position please complete the following form:

Full Name *
Full Name
Role applying for *
Please select which position(s) you are interested in applying for
Address
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Qualifications
Please tick all that apply
Please include the date your safeguarding qualification expires
Please include the date of expiry for any first aid qualification.
Please briefly outline your coaching experience

We will adhere to our privacy notice in the process of reviewing all applications, a copy of this document can be found here: NTFC privacy notice for applicants

I have been volunteering for 7 years since gaining my level 1 coaching qualification and volunteer around 2 hours per week at the multi disabled football club. Volunteering has helped me gain confidence and independence. To anyone out there considering, I would definitely recommend!
— Grant Ellingham, NTFC Volunteer