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Foundation staff member teaching a class of children

VACANCY
Head of Middlesbrough Football Club Foundation

Applications for this vacancy are no longer being accepted.

Role Advertised
15 September 2021

Closing Date
13 October 2021 at 12pm

Shortlist
14 October 2021

If you have not heard back by 16 October 2021, please assume that unfortunately your application has not been successful

Interviews
Stage One – 18/19 October 2021

Stage Two (Board Panel Interview) – w/c 25 October 2021

Candidates must be available for interview on the dates indicated

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EDUCATION MANAGER
Full Time – 37.5 hours per week
This is a fixed term contract until August 31st 2023

Middlesbrough Football Club Foundation (MFCF) is the Club’s independent charity set up in 1996 by Chairman Steve Gibson. We use 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.

This position requires flexibility, since the role may require working occasional evenings and weekends and since visiting a variety of locations is essential, a driving licence and own vehicle will be necessary.

The ideal candidate must:

  • Possess exceptional communication and organisational skills, both written and verbal
  • Have experience and proven success in people management
  • Possess a strong commitment to quality of service
  • Have knowledge of the education system, the national curriculum and experience working in the education or charity sector
  • Have experience of project management, achieving set targets, monitoring and evaluation, managing budgets and working to tight deadlines
  • Have excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Outlook and experience of using databases
  • Be respectful and committed to promoting diversity and equal opportunities

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 check (formerly CRB) 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, job description and salary details, please email recruitment@mfcfoundation.co.uk

Owing to the high volume of applications expected, if we have not contacted you within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview.

Closing date for applications: October 22nd 2021

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 group

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PROJECT WORKER

(Full Time. Fixed Term until December 31st 2022)

Middlesbrough Football Club Foundation (MFCF) is the Club’s independent charity set up in 1996 by Chairman Steve Gibson. We use 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.

The Role

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to be involved in Premier League and English Football League Trust funded projects and to be a positive role model to children and young people. The role will be based at the Herlingshaw Centre, Normanby Road, although there will be a requirement to work/visit a variety of locations on a regular basis. Hours of work are 37.5 hrs per week, predominantly weekday; however, evening and weekend working will also be required to support wider Foundation projects. The role will include:

  • Delivering a range of MFC Foundation projects focusing on delivery of Literacy, Numeracy, PSHE and Sport within partner primary schools across the Tees Valley
  • Delivering a range of scripted and new educational workshops including, but not limited to, primary schools, secondary schools and specialist and/or alternative provision.
  • Being an effective team member, whilst also representing MFCF’s core values, mission and vision at all times
  • Liaising and building professional relationships with class teachers within schools
  • Supporting project coordinators in ensuring all project targets are met
  • Carrying out administrative duties as necessary, including maintaining accurate attendance registers, planning of lessons and assessments of performance
  • Contributing towards the evaluation of projects and ensuring monitoring systems are consistently maintained
  • Delivering collapsed curriculum days and extracurricular clubs
  • Demonstrating effective and consistent safeguarding and health and safety practices at all times

Candidates should:

  • Have experience of delivering lessons and workshops in an educational setting to both children and adults
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills together with good organisational skills and a high level of attention to detail
  • Be qualified to at least FA level One in Football Coaching or equivalent, plus additional relevant qualifications and training such as multi-sport/children and youth-related training
  • Have knowledge of using a variety of software packages including Microsoft Office
  • Have a high regard for equality and diversity and be able to apply this within a quality service delivery
  • Hold a full UK driving licence and have access to their own vehicle
  • Degree level qualifications or teacher training desirable but not essential
  • Be eligible to work in the UK

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 job description, please email recruitment@mfcfoundation.co.uk.

CLOSING DATE:  October 31st 2021

 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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THE FOLLOWING ARE VACANCIES WITHIN MIDDLESBROUGH FOOTBALL CLUB NOT THE FOUNDATION

HEAD ACADEMY PHYSIOTHERAPIST

A rare opportunity has arisen at Middlesbrough Football Club for a full time Head Academy Physiotherapist for our CATEGORY 1 ACADEMY.  Based at the Club’s Training Ground at Hurworth near Darlington, the main purpose of this role will be to contribute to the achievement of the aims and objectives of the Medical and Science Department through the delivery of best practice physiotherapy. It will involve providing professional and administrative support to the team of therapists at the Academy in relation to timetabling, education, treatment, and clinical development.

The Role: 

  • To contribute to the control of the Medical Department operating costs in line with agreed budgets.
  • To lead the development and the scheduling of all therapists involved within the Academy.
  • To lead on the provision of all medical services for U9-U23s, including logistics and appropriate medical cover for all Academy training sessions and matches.
  • To demonstrate objectivity, progression, and forward planning for all rehabilitation processes within the Academy. Together with Strength and Conditioning and Sport Science support, illustrate a desire to improve overall athleticism of players who are rehabilitating from an injury.
  • To lead on case reviews on both successful and unsuccessful rehabilitation.
  • To manage two full time Physiotherapists and ensure they receive regular appraisals and feedback on their performance.
  • To be responsible for the assessment and treatment of a selected squad of Academy players including the development, organisation and implementation of the treatment and rehabilitation programmes.
  • To be involved in all medical/health related matters appertaining to all Academy players.
  • To be responsible for the maintenance and security of medical records and medical insurance documentation for selected Academy players ensuring that all data is kept up to date and stored securely and confidentially and provide regular reports and updates to relevant heads of departments concerning all medical/health related matters.
  • To assist with medical provision of the First Team when requested.
  • To ensure current safeguarding regulations and protocols are maintained and complied with.

Candidates should:

  • Have extensive experience working within sport, preferably in a professional football club environment with senior and/ or youth players.
  • Be a chartered physiotherapist and a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge of treating youth players.
  • Be registered with the Health Professional Council.
  • Be respectful of the complexity of short and long-term rehabilitation and the role of the physiotherapist.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication, IT and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrate a pro-active approach and be adaptable to change.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail within bounds of Physiotherapy.
  • Be dedicated to self-improvement and personal development.
  • Be eligible to work in the UK.

A competitive salary is offered and this role also 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.

If you would like to be part of a committed team who value humility, respect and honesty, please contact recruitment@mfc.co.uk to request an application form

CLOSING DATE: OCTOBER 29th 2021

Owing to the high volume of applications expected, if we have not contacted you within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview.

MFC 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.   

MFC is also committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups.

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PART TIME/CASUAL STAFF

MFC are very proud of our Operations Team at the Riverside Stadium. They strive for excellence in the workplace and expect high standards of professionalism and a strong work ethic from our staff, which ultimately delivers a first-class customer experience to our Match Day supporters.

They’re always looking for motivated, enthusiastic and hard-working individuals to join the team.

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MIDDLESBROUGH FC ARE ALSO CURRENTLY RECRUITING FOR ….

MATCHDAY/CASUAL CHEFS who will form part of the team responsible for the preparation, cooking and presentation of the food served within many of our Hospitality Suites on match day.

They’re looking for individuals who are a team player, friendly, enthusiastic, professional and able to work in a fast-paced environment and who would be available for our key home games, including some evening games. We are looking for individuals who have a qualification in food preparation (or equivalent) and have experience of working within a catering environment. A competitive rate of pay will be offered.

If you would like to be part of a committed team who value humility, respect and honesty, please contact recruitment@mfc.co.uk to request an application form, quoting Ref. MFC/MC

CLOSING DATE: OCTOBER 22nd 2021


CELLAR OPERATIVES

The Role:

  • To manage stock distribution and rotation for all bar areas within the concourse and hospitality suites.
  • To safely operate cellar equipment.
  • To change beer kegs and gas bottles.
  • To maintain the cleanliness and organisation of cellars.

Candidates should:

  • Be aged 18+
  • Have knowledge of bar/cellar equipment and correct storage of beverages.
  • Have knowledge of manual handling procedures.
  • Be friendly, professional and hardworking.
  • Be well-organised with the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Demonstrate good standards of personal presentation.
  • Be flexible and prepared to work on evenings and weekends.
  • Be eligible to work in the UK.

If you would like to be part of a committed team who value humility, respect and honesty, please send an up to date CV to recruitment@mfc.co.uk quoting MFC/C021

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: OCTOBER 15th 2021

Owing to the high volume of applications expected, if you have not been contacted by 31 October 2021, please assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview

MFC 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. MFC is also committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups.

 

SAFETY STEWARDS

We’re looking for hard-working and dedicated individuals to join our Stewarding Team to provide a first-class service on match days and non-match day events. You will be responsible for the safety of all our visitors, employees and spectators attending the Riverside Stadium whilst, at the same time, maintaining a welcoming and friendly attitude.

SAFETY STEWARD ROLE:

  • Assist in the safe operation of the stadium before, during and after an event.
  • Monitor the crowd for signs of overcrowding or distress.
  • Assist spectators who are first time visitors to the stadium and who are in need of help.
  • Ensure that all approaches, spectator routes and exits are kept clear at all times.
  • Identify, respond and investigate any incident, emergency situation or occurrence among spectators.
  • Know the location of key strategic points (i.e. emergency phones, first aid rooms, rendezvous points) and be able to operate the fire-fighting equipment within the stadium.
  • Attend pre-match/post-match briefings & safety checks as required.

CANDIDATES SHOULD:

  • Be aged 18+ and be eligible to work in the UK.
  • Possess a polite, courteous and helpful manner with excellent customer service skills.
  • Have the ability to work as an individual or as part of a team.
  • Be organised and be able to work to timed schedules & deadlines.
  • Be professional, pro-active, have great communication skills and be smartly presented.
  • Be flexible and available to work weekends, evenings and public/bank holidays.
  • Have experience of working to strict health and safety guidelines.
  • Experience of working within a safety environment, dealing with conflict and confrontation, and being able to manage vulnerable situations would be advantageous.

Successful candidates will be required to work towards NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Spectator Safety.

If you would like to be part of a committed team who value humility, respect and honesty, please send an up to date CV to recruitment@mfc.co.uk

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: OCTOBER 15th 2021

INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD ON OCTOBER 25th 2021

Owing to the high volume of applications expected, if we have not contacted by 22 October 2021, please assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview.

MFC 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

MFC is also committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups.