An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and qualified individual to join our team, working with and supporting students on a Foundation Degree, as part of a new partnership we have developed with the University of South Wales.

As an Education Mentor you will be required to support and mentor students, both individually and in groups, to ensure they have every opportunity to maximise their potential and complete the Foundation Degree programme.

Other aspects of the role will include working with a broad age range of participants to deliver classroom based and practical coaching sessions at different locations, including schools and other community settings; therefore, the post holder will be required to work outdoors and to travel to different locations as part of the role.

The successful candidate will be expected to be a positive ambassador for Huddersfield Town AFC and the Huddersfield Town Foundation, and to consistently adhere to the Huddersfield Town Foundation Code of Conduct.

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. The volume of applications received prevents us from being able to acknowledge every application received or to provide feedback at short-listing stage.

£20,000 to £23,000 per annum

35+ hours per week (including occasional evening and weekend work)

Fixed term for two years in the first instance

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Huddersfield Town Association Football Club (HTAFC) Ltd. is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

It is anticipated that the role of Education Mentor will involve the supervision of and work with children and young people or vulnerable adults; therefore, the post holder 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 the applicant must disclose all previous convictions including spent convictions.

The post holder will also be required to undergo Safeguarding Training, to be agreed with the Head of Safeguarding.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

HTAFC and The Huddersfield Town Foundation are diverse environments in which we respect all characteristics under the Equality Act 2010; we want everyone to feel valued and included within the Club and Foundation and to be able to achieve their full potential.

HTAFC and The Huddersfield Town Foundation have a zero-tolerance approach to any form of discrimination and are committed to the redress of any inequalities by taking positive action where appropriate.

To apply for this role, please contact us by email to to request an application form. We will not accept CVs and only candidates who adhere to our specified application process will be considered.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Friday 26th June 2020. Completed applications must be returned by email to Interviews are likely to take place in early July 2020.

If you would like more information about the role, please contact Head of Education and Sport Katie Suttron via email: