Stoke City Football Club Community Trust is offering a number of Traineeships to support the communities that we work with.
We are looking for young, dynamic people who are committed to develop their skills to be able to work in communities to include schools, youth organisations and many of the local priority populations. Projects include:
We offer this programme through working in partnership with our education partner. The Traineeship programme aimed at 16-18 year olds follows a 12 week programme designed to develop the skills and confidence to work in a football/sports environment. The programme will involve gaining the necessary skills required to perform in a role associated with an apprenticeship or work based setting.
You will be representing a professional Football Club, which extends to make a positive difference in the lives of children, young people and adults in the City of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire and South Cheshire area. For this purpose, we are currently looking to recruit Traineeships to provide opportunities to build confidence in developing their skills in a sports setting and customer-facing role.
The following is a brief overview of the programme.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to progress within a dynamic and fast moving environment.
This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and DBS checks at the appropriate level will be obtained prior to employment commencing.
Closing date for applications is Friday 20th August 2021.
Interviews will take place on week commencing 23rd August, subject to being shortlisted for interview following our consideration on your application.
Stoke City Football Club is an English professional football club based in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Founded as Stoke Ramblers in 1863 the Club changed its name to Stoke City in 1925 after Stoke-on-Trent was granted city status. We are proudly the oldest professional football club in the world, and are one of the founding members of the Football League.
The Club's first, and to date only, major trophy was won in the 1972 Football League Cup Final, when the team beat Chelsea 2–1. The club have won the Football League Trophy on two occasions, first in 1992 and most recently in 2000. The Club's highest league finish in the top division is 4th, which was achieved in both 1935/36 and 1946/47. The Potters have competed in European football in 1972/73, 1974/75; and most recently in 2011–12 after reaching the FA Cup Final in 2011, finishing runners-up to Manchester City.
Stoke City's home ground is the bet365 Stadium, a 30,000+ all-seater stadium. Before the stadium was opened in 1997, the club was based at the Victoria Ground, which had been their home ground since 1878. The club's nickname is 'the Potters', named after the pottery industry in Stoke-on-Trent. The Club's traditional colours are red and white vertically striped shirts, white shorts and stockings