As the Huddersfield Town Foundation continues to grow and develop, it seeks to appoint a Primary Stars Manager.

Reporting to the Head of Education, in this role you will provide operational responsibility for the development, implementation and success of The Huddersfield Town Foundation’s Premier League Primary Stars project and related projects.

If you are looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to work with and support the personal growth and development of young people of primary school age (key stages 1 and 2). This role is a role in which you can truly make a difference to the lives of many young people through sport and physical activity.

The Primary Stars Manager will play a significant role in promoting the programme in schools, also ensuring high-quality delivery of all aspects of the programme through effective management of the project and delivery staff.

The successful candidate must, therefore, have excellent knowledge of the programme and the associated benefits, and be confident in liaising with a range of stakeholders including teachers and young people.

Applicants must have relevant previous experience of working in a sport and/or physical activity environment, familiarity with national curriculum guidelines of KS1 and KS2, and the ability to work effectively with young people.

Educated to a degree level or equivalent in a relevant discipline, candidates must have excellent organisational and time-management skills, well-developed communication and people-management skills, and a flexible approach to work.

Please note that the volume of applications received prevents us from being able to provide feedback at short-listing stage.

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Huddersfield Town is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As this role is likely to involve the supervision of and work with children and young people or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will require an Enhanced Criminal Records Check (CRC) through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and clearance for work in football by the FA. As such, this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and applicants must disclose all previous convictions including spent convictions.

Equality & Inclusion

The Huddersfield Town Foundation and Huddersfield Town AFC are diverse environments in which all characteristics under the Equality Act 2010 are respected and celebrated. We are committed to making our employees feel valued and included and to achieve their full potential. We have a zero-tolerance approach to any form of discrimination, and we are committed to the redress of any inequalities by taking positive action where appropriate. We therefore welcome applications from all individuals who feel they meet the requirements of the role, and particularly from BAME applicants who are currently under-represented within the organisation. We are also a Disability Confident Committed employer and we welcome applications from candidates with a disability.

How to Apply

To apply, please request an application form by email to or by telephone to 01484 960 641. Completed applications must be submitted by 12 noon on Thursday 17 October 2019.