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RECRUITING: Female Football Officer

Could you join the team?

18 June 2018

Wycombe Wanderers Sports & Education Trust (WWSET), the charitable arm of Wycombe Wanderers Football Club, is seeking an ambitious, adaptable and innovative candidate to fill the role of Female Football Officer.

Based at Adams Park, the home of Wycombe Wanderers FC, this is an exciting opportunity to join a talented team that are dedicated to engaging with as many people as possible in and around the Wycombe area, with the aim of improving levels of health, social inclusion, education, and sports participation.

The Female Football Officer will primarily be responsible for planning and delivering the Premier League Girls Programme. Delivered in partnership with The Football Association, the Premier League Girls programme aims to provide opportunities for females aged 11 and over to take part in the sport in a local community setting, and specifically to:

- Increase the number of women and girls playing football on a regular basis
- Increase the opportunities for women and girls to develop skills and confidence and progress within the pathway as a player, coach or official

The programme achieves this by providing a fun and informal environment, allowing participants to progress at their own pace and make friends at the same time.

In addition the post holder will be tasked with assisting the Premier League Programmes Manager with the delivery of the Premier League Primary Stars Programme. This will involve working in local primary schools during curriculum time and engaging children in numeracy, literacy, and PSHE activities whilst utilising the appeal of football to motivate and inspire learning.

WWSET recognise that employing talented and dedicated staff is critical if we are to continue increasing our range of programmes, growing our strong reputation, and maximising the positive impact we have within High Wycombe and the surrounding areas. Therefore please ensure that your application takes into account the necessary skills and experiences that are required to complete the role successfully, all of which can be seen in the attached job description.

In order to be considered for the role we ask that applicants forward a CV plus covering letter which details how you meet the person specification. This should be done via email to paul.foley@wwfc.com.

The closing date for applications is 12.00pm on Friday 13th July 2018.

Interviews will be held on Friday 20th July 2018 with a subsequent practical coaching demonstration to be arranged thereafter.

Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

*As this role involves direct access to young people under the age of eighteen, the successful candidate will undergo a thorough screening process, which will include a Criminal Records Check, to ensure their suitability for the role.

*WWSET is a charity committed to equality and the recruitment process for the role being advertised will adhere to the latest equality legislation.
WWSET are also fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


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