Education Officer [Premier League Inspires]

£22,000 yearly
  • Wigan Athletic Football Club
  • Wigan, UK
  • 09 Nov, 2021
Temporary Community Education

Job Description

Wigan Athletic Community Trust is looking to recruit an Education Officer to deliver the Premier League Inspires programme and provide a range of mentoring, educational and sporting activities for targeted young people between the ages of 12 – 16 from selected schools in Wigan and surrounding areas.

Contract: Fixed Term, 12 months

You will:

  • To provide mentoring support to young people at secondary schools and develop programmes to help them achieve their best.
  • Work alongside school staff, other local providers and Community Trust staff to improve pupils’ social and emotional wellbeing.
  • Signpost young people to access universal social, leisure and educational activities delivered by the Community Trust and other partners in Wigan outside of school hours.
  • To support the Secondary School Manager to monitor, evaluate and compile evidence on the progress of the project reporting back to key funders as required.

You will be:

  • Educated to a degree standard (or equivalent) in a sport or community related subject.
  • Level 2 in Youth Work Qualification or working towards.
  • Proven track record of working with hard to reach young people in a youth work or school environment.
  • Experience of delivering educational workshops/lessons.
  • Good understanding of Key Stage 3 and 4 curriculum.

For further details of the role and the person specification please visit  to view the job description and read our guidance for applicants.

 To apply, please complete the application form featured on the Wigan Athletic website and return to  or via post to HR, DW Stadium, Loire Drive, Wigan, WN5 0UZ or to 

Closing date for applications: Monday 6th December 12pm

Interview date: Week commencing 13th December

Wigan Athletic Community Trust is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


The trust is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk involved in its activities and events. The trust recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The trust expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.