• Everton Football Club
  • Everton Free School, Spellow Lane, Liverpool, UK
  • 14 May, 2023
Full time Education Premier League

Job Description

We are a football club with a desire to be the best and are always looking for talented people to join our Everton Family.


Everton is a workplace people crave to join, where extraordinary talented people belong, thrive and deliver the remarkable.



Who are we: Everton Free School and Football College provides a high quality alternative educational environment for vulnerable young people aged 13-16, and opportunities for all students’ post 16 in Everton Football College.


The school is supported by and takes inspiration from the award-winning Everton in the Community charity which delivers innovative programmes to promote health, education, social inclusion and equality of opportunity across Merseyside through the power of sport.


Everton Free School and Football College offers many other specialist routes for young people including Arts, Culture and Digital Media pathways. Students are referred to the school by other schools, academies and local authorities.


About the opportunity:  We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Teacher to join us at Everton Free School and Football college.


The role involves the design and delivery of high quality, adapted intervention sessions to young people at our school.  In addition  to this the  successful  candidate will  be  passionate about developing a  love  of reading and learning in our students. The role requires a patient, motivated and organised individual who is willing to work with key members of staff to ensure that the curriculum is accessible to all young people who attend Everton Free School.


Other key responsibilities will include:


  • To plan and deliver bespoke intervention sessions tailored to learners’ individual needs.

  • Work in collaboration with the Literacy Co-ordinator to monitor and act upon student progress data.

  • Lead on 1:1 and small group sessions with a keen focus on developing Literacy and Numeracy skills

  • Monitor potential safeguarding student’s risks and work with the School Designated Safeguarding Officer, and the Head of Safeguarding for Everton Football Club to promote safer working practice throughout the School.


Who we are looking for: We are looking for an individual who is committed to raising achievement and who display commitment to the vision, values, aims and objectives of Everton Free School and Football College.

It is essential that the successful candidate is able to demonstrate a sound knowledge and understanding of current educational issues relating to the specialist subject area

Other Skills and Knowledge will include:


  • The  successful  candidate  will  have  a  deep  knowledge  of  the  process  of  teaching  children  to read; including a deep knowledge of phonics.

  • Degree level qualification.

  • QTS.

  • Primary phonics training.

  • Experience in teaching at KS1 or KS2, including teaching reading, writing and numeracy.

  • Good understanding of the foundations of reading, writing and maths.

This position will be offered on a permanent basis working 35 hours per week, with the closing date of this advert being Thursday 18th May at 12pm and interviews taking place Wednesday 24th May


Everton Family Safer Recruitment Practices  


The Everton Family is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  


As a requirement of our safer recruitment practices, this role will require an Enhanced DBS check or evidence that you are subscribed to the DBS Update Service information of which can be found here   


This role is subject to both evidence and verification of relevant qualifications including proof of eligibility to work in the UK which will be discussed with you if your application is successful.