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PROJECT WORKER – EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

(Full Time, Fixed Term Contract until August 2023)

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.

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to be involved in a growing and passionate team within an award-winning charity. In this role you will use the influence of sport to deliver positive change in the lives and behaviours of under-represented or vulnerable groups and individuals within the local community. You will enhance opportunities for people with pan disabilities or special educational needs and disabilities.  You will impact our communities and help create a more inclusive, welcoming and supportive environment for all.

Working closely with the School Sport Coordinator and based at the Herlingshaw Centre in Eston, the role will be responsible for the delivery of PE/sport lessons in primary schools across Tees Valley, with a specific focus on achieving numeracy, literacy and PSHE outcomes via targeted interventions and activities.

DUTIES

Deliver a range of PE and sport provision with primary schools, as well as educational workshops and targeted intervention in line with the national curriculum and Premier League Primary Stars framework
Deliver and facilitate evening provision in the local community
Mentor and support young people as they transition from primary to secondary school
Lead on regular data collection, monitoring, reviewing and evaluation of all delivery and reporting as appropriate to specific deadlines
Build effective, positive and trusted relationships with key stakeholders and partner organisations and to be a role model for young people and vulnerable service users.
Be an active ambassador to promote equality, diversity and inclusion across the charity, positively challenge discrimination and be an advocate to promote change.

CANDIDATES MUST:

Hold a UKCC Level 2 Coaching qualification or equivalent
Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the challenges facing disadvantaged people and under-represented groups or individuals in our communities and be able to develop and deliver appropriate, innovative and engaging workshops and sports provision.
Have an excellent understanding, high regard and be committed to promoting safeguarding, welfare, equality, diversity and inclusion and be able to apply this within a quality service delivery
Be experienced in working in the voluntary, community, education and/or sport sector
Have an understanding of how to measure impact, both qualitatively and quantitatively
Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively towards achieving set KPIs and outcomes
Hold a Level 1 sports coaching qualification from a recognised NGB (and willingness to develop)
Have strong administrative, organisational and IT skills
Hold a full UK driving licence, with access to a vehicle and be eligible to work in the UK
Be flexible since hours of work will include some evenings and potentially weekends on matchdays.

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 for applications: 24 June 2022

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.

THE FOLLOWING ARE ROLES WITH MIDDLESBROUGH FOOTBALL CLUB NOT MFC FOUNDATION

RECRUITMENT ANALYST

Middlesbrough Football Club are seeking to recruit a full time Recruitment Analyst to be based at the Rockliffe Park Training Ground in Hurworth, near Darlington. The recruitment analyst will be responsible for evaluating professional football players as an integral part of the player ID and recruitment process.

THE ROLE 

  • Producing high level analysis of professional footballers on a global basis using data, video or live games
  • Writing scouting reports and grading players in line with the Club’s recruitment philosophy
  • Liaising and networking with relevant agents and club sources to acquire player information
  • Performing ad-hoc recruitment analysis research projects
  • Live scouting assignments both domestically and abroad within the player ID process
  • Producing detailed video summaries and dossiers on potential new signings to be delivered to Coaching Staff and Head of Football
  • Continuous development of knowledge of cutting-edge trends and concepts, both qualitative and quantitative, within recruitment analysis and scouting.
  • Contribute to furthering and optimising the player ID process

CANDIDATES SHOULD

  • Demonstrate a passionate interest in watching football and footballers from an analytical perspective and possess a high-level of game understanding and knowledge of technical and tactical concepts.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in identifying and analysing football players, with a detailed understanding of Championship football, and an understanding of and interest in all relevant global competitions.
  • Understand the strengths and limitations of various methodologies, both qualitative and quantitative, for identifying and evaluating footballers.
  • Be familiar with the restrictions on signing players e.g. GBE rules.
  • Be articulate and concise in written and verbal formats communications.
  • Be innovative and intellectually curious with an analytical outlook and strong attention to detail.
  • Have excellent time-management and organisation skills.
  • Be able to maintain high standards under time pressure and show absolute discretion at all times.
  • Be a highly motivated, driven and enthusiastic team-player, with a growth mindset approach to development and feedback.
  • Be eligible to work in the UK.

The salary for the role is competitive and will be discussed with shortlisted candidates at interview stage.

CLOSING DATE: Friday July 1st 2022

f 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/RA

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.

THE FOLLOWING ARE MATCHDAY OPPORTUNITIES WITH MIDDLESBROUGH FOOTBALL CLUB

SAFETY STEWARDS (2022-23 SEASON)

MFC are 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 to and investigate any incident, emergency situation or occurrence amongst 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 time 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.

Please send an up-to-date CV to recruitment@mfc.co.uk

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 26 June 2022

IMPORTANT: Successful applicants must be available to attend:

  • An interview on Monday 4 July 2022 and
  • An Induction morning on Saturday 16 July 2022

Owing to the high volume of applications expected, if you have not been contacted by July 1st, 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.

HOSPITALITY MATCHDAY STAFF (2022-23 SEASON)

BAR SERVICE SUPERVISORS

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 their matchday guests and supporters.

They are currently recruiting for individuals to join our Hospitality Team as Bar Service Supervisors.

THE ROLE

  • Responsible for the operational running of the bar, ensuring that staff are fulfilling their duties efficiently and effectively
  • Ensuring that venues open and close on time, provide supervision and assistance for till and cashing up procedures, stock control and rotation throughout service (including stock transfers and waste)
  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Ensuring customer billing is accurate and completed in line with company procedures.
  • Maintaining high standards of hygiene, health and safety.
  • Training staff to the required standard

 CANDIDATES SHOULD

  • Have previous bar supervisory experience
  • Be available to work on matchdays and events (weekends, evenings and bank holidays)
  • Be professional, friendly and positive, with excellent customer service skills
  • Be effective at managing time and working to deadlines
  • Demonstrate good standards of personal presentation.
  • Be an enthusiastic team player
  • Be aged 18+ and 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 provide your CV, quoting Reference BSS/MFC23 to recruitment@mfc.co.uk

CLOSING DATE: 22 JUNE 2022

INTERVIEWS: 24 JUNE 2022

Owing to the high volume of applications expected, if we have not contacted you by 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

HOSPITALITY MATCHDAY STAFF (2022-23 SEASON)

FOOD SERVICE SUPERVISORS

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 their matchday guests and supporters.

They are currently recruiting for individuals to join our Hospitality Team as Food Service Supervisors.

THE ROLE

  • Assist the Room Manager in coordinating the section Team Leaders and Food and Beverage Staff to ensure an efficient and effective service within the hospitality area
  • Coach the team to consistently meet the correct standards
  • Ensure a full understanding of menu composition, allergen information and deliver supervision and appropriate training where required
  • Provide good communication through comprehensive team briefings
  • Encourage your staff to work in harmony with other departments to ensure overall success
  • Effectively respond to customer requests and concerns
  • Provide excellent standards of customer service

 CANDIDATES SHOULD

  • Have previous supervisory experience within a food service environment.
  • Be available to work on matchdays and events (weekends, evenings and bank holidays)
  • Be professional, friendly, and positive, with excellent customer service skills.
  • Be effective at managing time and working to deadlines.
  • Demonstrate good standards of personal presentation.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal and team working skills, with the ability to problem solve.
  • Be an enthusiastic team player.
  • 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 provide your CV, quoting Reference FSS/MFC23 to recruitment@mfc.co.uk

 CLOSING DATE: 22 JUNE 2022

INTERVIEWS: 24 JUNE 2022

Owing to the high volume of applications expected, if we have not contacted you by 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

HOSPITALITY MATCHDAY STAFF (2022-23 SEASON)

ROOM MANAGERS/RESTAURANT MANAGERS

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 their matchday guests and supporters.

We’re currently recruiting for experienced Room Managers/Restaurant Managers to join our Hospitality Team to oversee the management of a Hospitality team, co-ordinating the operation of the restaurant and ensuring an efficient service of the highest standard on matchdays and events.

 THE ROLE:

  • Co-ordinating and delivering quality food and bar service in a fast-paced restaurant environment within a match day timeline
  • Managing and delegating tasks to staff through pre-match briefings
  • Responding to customer feedback in an effective and efficient manner
  • Ensuring customer billing is completed in line with company procedures
  • Adhering to and enforcing Health and Safety/Alcohol Licencing Regulations at all times.
  • Ensuring you and your team have up to date knowledge of menus and allergens, providing training where required
  • Assisting in the recruitment, training and development of the Hospitality team
  • Co-ordinating set-up, clean down and turnaround of the restaurant

CANDIDATES SHOULD:

  • Have previous supervisory or managerial experience within a hospitality environment
  • Have natural hosting skills and the ability to deliver an impeccable customer experience
  • Be available to work on matchdays and events (weekends, evenings and bank holidays)
  • Be a proven leader with the ability to inspire and motivate a team
  • Be professional and hardworking with a positive demeanour, adopting a hands-on approach
  • Have a passion for product knowledge in both Food and Beverage
  • Have excellent organisational skills, with the ability to work well to time schedules
  • Have an excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrate good standards of personal presentation
  • Be aged 18+ and 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 provide your CV, quoting Reference RM/MFC23 to recruitment@mfc.co.uk

CLOSING DATE: 22 JUNE 2022

INTERVIEWS: 24 JUNE 2022

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

CATERING & HOSPITALITY MATCHDAY STAFF REQUIRED (2022-23 SEASON)

MFC are looking for motivated, enthusiastic and hard-working individuals, with excellent customer service skills, to join their Catering & Hospitality Team for next season.  You must be able to work all first team home matches (which includes bank holidays, evening games and some non-match days).

They have vacancies for the following staff:

HOSPITALITY
BAR SERVICE STAFF (aged 18+)
FOOD & BEVERAGE TEAM LEADERS (aged 18+)
FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVICE STAFF

CONCOURSE
BAR ASSISTANTS (aged 18+)
KIOSK ASSISTANTS
CELLAR ASSISTANTS                          

If you’d like to be part of a committed team who value humility, respect and honesty, please email your CV to recruitment@mfc.co.uk indicating which role(s) you are interest in.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 3 JULY 2022

SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES will be invited to a Recruitment Assessment Event on the evenings of either Wednesday 22 June or Tuesday 5 July 2022

 SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES from the Assessment Event will then be asked to attend an induction on Thursday 7 July 2022

 Owing to the high volume of applications expected, if you have not contacted by the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted to attend our Recruitment Assessment Event.

 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.

CHILDRENS’ ACTIVITY TEAM MEMBERS AND ACTIVITY TEAM LEADER

Boro’s Generation Red Family Zone (GRFZ) occupies a large section of the East Stand Concourse at the Riverside Stadium.  It’s colourful and exciting for all the family with different activities in each area and provides the perfect family day out at Football.  Throughout the season special events take place which are often linked to key calendar events such as Easter, Christmas and Halloween.

For the 2022-23 season they now looking for enthusiastic, friendly, self-motivated and articulate Activity Team Members and Team Leaders to join their Support Services Matchday Team to provide a memorable match day experience for our supporters.  You will be required to work at first team home matches, which will include weekend and evening games along with some non-matchdays.  These roles may also be subject to a basic DBS check.

ACTIVITY TEAM MEMBERS (REF. ATM/MFC)

THE ROLE

  • Delivering a variety of fun, entertaining and engaging activities within our GRFZ to supporters and guests, especially our younger supporters
  • Participating in pitchside activities and undertaking Mascot duties
  • Involvement in our Matchday Sensory Room, FanZone and 12th Man Bar Activities
  • Attending briefings and training sessions

THE CANDIDATE

  • Experience of working with young people within an activity-based organisation (i.e. a school, scouts, youth club, etc).
  • Be professional and be able to work as part of a team or independently.
  • Excellent customer service and organisational skills and be able to deliver to time schedules.
  • Be eligible to work in the UK

ACTIVITY TEAM LEADERS (REF. ATL/MFC)

THE ROLE

  • To supervise the Activity Team Members to ensure service excellence standards based on the English Football League (EFL) criteria
  • To ensure that the Team are interactive and engaging with our family supporters from entry to the GRFZ, the concourse and seating area, ensuring their welfare and safety at all times
  • To assist the Supporter Services management team in delivering a matchday experience to all supporters, with particular emphasis on the 12th Man Bar, FanZone, Away Fan Engagement and other initiatives
  • To liaise with our key partners and Supporter Services Staff to ensure delivery expectations and standards
  • To report on highlights or concerns after each game
  • To attend briefings and training sessions

THE CANDIDATE

  • Have experience of working with young people within an activity-based organisation, together with management/supervisory experience
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent customer service, leadership and communication skills
  • Be professional, well organised and be able to deliver to time schedules
  • 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 email your CV to recruitment@mfc.co.uk quoting the appropriate  job reference above

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 24 June 2022

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

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.

SENSORY ROOM TEAM LEADERS (Match Day)

Boro’s Generation Red Family Zone (GRFZ) occupies a large section of the East Stand Concourse at the Riverside Stadium.  It’s colourful and exciting for all the family with different activities in each area and provides the perfect family day out at Football.  Throughout the season special events take place which are often linked to key calendar events such as Easter, Christmas and Halloween.

Their Sensory Room ensures they can offer a calm environment which enables people on the autism spectrum and their families to enjoy matchdays.  They also have a Subs Bench which offers fans, under the age of 11, a warm and comfortable retreat away from the football whenever needed.  There are lots of fun activities with painting, board games, reading, book loaning and singing – all of which links into the national school curriculum.

For the 2022-23 season they are looking for enthusiastic, friendly, self-motivated and articulate Team Leaders, with particular supervisory responsibilities within the Sensory Room and Subs Bench, to ensure a memorable match day experience for our supporters.  You will be required to work at first team home matches, which will include weekend and evening games along with some non-matchdays.

THE ROLE

  • To supervise the Activity Team Members to ensure service excellence standards based on the English Football League (EFL) criteria
  • To ensure that the Team are interactive and engaging with our family supporters from entry to the GRFZ, the concourse and seating area, ensuring their welfare and safety at all times
  • To assist the Supporter Services management team in delivering a matchday experience to all supporters, with particular emphasis on the Sensory Room and Subs Bench, plus other initiatives
  • To liaise with our key partners and Supporter Services Staff to ensure delivery expectations and standards
  • To report on highlights or concerns after each game
  • To attend briefings and training sessions

THE CANDIDATE

  • Have experience of working with young people within an activity-based organisation, ie school, scouts, youth clubs, etc, particularly those on the autism spectrum.
  • Have management/supervisory experience
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent customer service, leadership and communication skills
  • Be professional, well organised and be able to deliver to time schedules
  • 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.

If you would like to be part of a committed team who value humility, respect and honesty please email your CV to recruitment@mfc.co.uk quoting reference SRTL/MFC

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 24 June 2022

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

 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.