PL Kicks


The Huddersfield Town Foundation is looking to recruit two new members of full-time staff to its team!

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the registered charity as Premier League Kicks Manager, in which the successful candidate will lead on a flagship targeted project.

The PL Kicks Manager will play an integral role in the development of the programme across Kirklees, leading our team of delivery staff and engaging with young people in sports sessions, educational workshops and other programmes.

Candidates must have experience of community sports project development and the ability to lead and coordinate a team, to achieve project aims and outcomes.

You must be experienced and confident in delivering educational workshops to young people and have a proven track record of working with young people in hard-to-reach groups.

Salary banding £20,000 – £25,000 per annum depending on experience

35 hours+ per week

Fixed-term for two years in the first instance

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

We are also looking to recruit an NCS Manager, with the appointed person taking responsibility for managing a high quality and safe programme with specific outcomes for young people.

NCS (National Citizen Service) is an exciting programme that supports the personal growth and development of young people in the 15-17 age groups.

The successful candidate will manage operational and administrative staff and oversee all health and safety and safeguarding matters associated with the programme.

The post holder will also be the key liaison between the Huddersfield Town Foundation and the commissioning body, the EFL Trust.

Applicants must have relevant previous experience in an educational setting such as secondary schools, combined with excellent knowledge and experience of the NCS programme and its intended outcomes.

Educated to degree level or equivalent with excellent IT skills, candidates must also be well-organised and have the ability to engage, motivate and inspire young people to achieve their goals.

£20,000 – £25,000 per annum.

35+ hours per week.

Fixed-term for two years in the first instance.

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For an informal discussion about this position please contact Maureen Quinn, Head of Children in Care and NCS on

To apply for either role, please request an application form by email to or by telephone to 07741671066.

Completed applications must be submitted by 12 noon on Friday 20 November 2020. Late applications are unlikely to be considered.

Formal interviews are likely to take place in the week commencing 30 November 2020.


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 both roles are 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.

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.

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.