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Premier League Inspires Mentor

1 month ago

Nottingham Forest

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Job Description

Purpose of the Role

Reporting to the Premier League Programmes Manager, the Premier League (PL) Inspires Mentor’s will improve the aspirations, attainment and attendance of identified cohorts of students across Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire secondary schools. Using the power of football, enterprise, social action planning and Nottingham Forest Football Club, the Premier League Inspires Mentor will deliver an engaging study support programme.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  1. Achieve set programme objectives for the PL Inspires programme.

  2. Plan, deliver and evaluate sessions, workshops and activities inline with programme objectives.

  3. Engage students aged 11-18 through the PL Inspires programme.

  4. Support schools in improving the attitude, attendance and attainment amongst students.

  5. Improve students skills, knowledge, confidence and self-esteem.

  6. Support students with producing and delivering their social action plan.

  7. Lead the planning and delivery of collapsed curriculum days hosted at The City Ground.

  8. Lead the planning and delivery of programme Celebration Events.

  9. Provide “one-to-one” mentor support for students on the PL Inspires programme.

  10. Plan and deliver the “Premier League Inspires Challenge”.

  11. Ensure that all delivery is structured and high quality, following the appropriate schemes of work and linking into the National Curriculum and National Governing Body strategies where appropriate.

  12. Ensure that the PL Inspires programme is fully compliant with the latest safeguarding, health and safety and data protection legislation.

  13. Liaise with the Trust’s Safeguarding Manager to ensure the appropriate safeguarding practices are implemented into programme delivery.

  14. Liaise with Premier League Inspires Programmes Manager in regards to the engagement and delivery of the programme, to ensure set KPI’s are being met.

  15. Provide statistical data to Premier League Programmes Manager, our partners and funders to demonstrate our impact through the PL Inspires programme.

  16. Support the development and maintain effective working relationships with partner organisations and key stakeholders.

  17. Support the implementation of the Trust’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policies and procedures.

  18. Always represent the Trust positively to internal and external partners and stakeholders, including Nottingham Forest Football Club.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience – Essential

  1. Level 2 Award in Youth Work Principles qualification or equivalent.

  2. Level 2 Award in Effective Mentoring qualification or equivalent.

  3. Ability to plan and deliver engaging lessons to secondary school pupils.

  4. Be able to teach using a variety of teaching methods.

  5. Ability to engage and inspire young people who may be disengaged with their education.

  6. Ability to monitor and report on programme impact.

  7. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  8. Ability to work individually or as part of a team.

  9. Excellent organisational skills.

  10. Attention to detail.

  11. A drive to help young people achieve their goals.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience – Desirable

  1. Association for Physical Education (AfPE) Level 3.

  2. Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) Certificate Level 4.

  3. Experience in delivering programmes inline with set KPI’s.

  4. Experience of organising and delivering events.

  5. Graduate or graduate calibre.


  1. Demonstrate a commitment to equal opportunities.

  2. Represent Nottingham Forest Community Trust in a professional manner at all times with respect to attitude, work ethic, appearance, conduct and personal hygiene.

  3. Willingness to work unsociable hours, including evenings, weekends and public holidays.

  4. Report directly to the Premier League Programmes Manager, ultimately responsible to the CEO.

  5. Undertake any other duties and responsibilities that commensurate with the grade of the post.

Equal Opportunities

Nottingham Forest Community Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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