An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced and qualified candidate to join the Huddersfield Town Foundation in the role of Secondary Schools Education Programme Manager.

If you enjoy working with young people in the 11-16 age groups, this is an opportunity not to be missed.

The Secondary Schools Education Programme is a collaborative pilot project between The Huddersfield Town Foundation and secondary schools in the Kirklees area. The project’s aim is to provide opportunities for learning and life skills that enable disengaged young people to fulfil their potential, both personally and academically, regardless of background or ability. In this managerial position you will play a crucial role in leading the educational interventions, supporting other project staff, and influencing young people, their choices and ultimately their future.

If you have well-developed skills in influencing others to make positive choices, this role could be for you. Candidates must have recent experience of working in a secondary school or other youth setting and proven experience of planning and delivering interventions in a range of areas, including behaviour, attendance and education. Candidates must also have previous experience in a supervisory or line management role.

Applicants must be educated to a minimum of GCSE level or equivalent including Maths and English at grades A*-C (or 9-4) and hold both a current First Aid certificate, and a Safeguarding children qualification. Candidates must have a positive and professional attitude, be both tenacious and resilient, and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to be able to perform well in this role.

A flexible approach to work and the ability to travel round Kirklees and neighbouring areas are essential for this role.

£23,000 to £25,000 per annum, dependent on skills and experience
35+ hours per week
Fixed-term to December 2020 in the first instance

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To apply, please request an application form by email to or by telephone to 01484 960 641. Completed applications must be submitted by

Interviews are likely to take place on 6 January 2020.

For an informal discussion about this position please contact Katie Suttron, Head of Education and Sport

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We receive a high volume of applications for our vacancies and as such we encourage you to ensure that your application details how you feel you match our requirements. Please read the ‘How to Apply’ document for further detail of the application process. The volume of applications received prevents us from being able to acknowledge every application received or to provide feedback at short-listing stage.


Huddersfield Town and The Huddersfield Town Foundation are 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).

As such, this post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and applicants must disclose all previous convictions including spent convictions.

Huddersfield Town AFC and the Huddersfield Town Foundation 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. In addition, we are a Disability Confident Employer and we welcome applications from candidates with a disability.