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The Foundation of Light is an equal opportunities employer and offers positions with varying levels of responsibility for the development and support of our mission of using the power of football to involve, educate and inspire through the power of football.
In addition to paid staff, we offer volunteer opportunities within our Education, Football Development, Finance and Administration departments.
If volunteering appeals to you and you want to get involved, please email your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Foundation of Light takes safeguarding very seriously. All appointments are subject to an enhanced CRB check.
Foundation of Light, the registered charity of Sunderland Football Club, described as a blueprint for football, aims to make learning and self-development fun by using the power of football. Already working with over 42,000 young people per year and employing over 100 staff, the Foundation is looking to add to its premier team:
Ref: 001 • Lifelong Learning Tutor (Literacy and Numeracy) • Full Time
This nationally recognised scheme uses the power of football to educate families and adults throughout the North East. The programme requires an innovative and passionate tutor to teach adults and families in numeracy and literacy programmes, helping them obtain level one and two qualifications. This post is specifically for programmes around literacy and numeracy, and essentially requires a teaching qualification and a level 5 subject specialism qualification. Download Job Description
Ref: 002 • Wider Family Learning Officer • Full Time
This nationally renowned scheme which reconnects parents with education through the power of football; requires an innovative tutor to coach families in issues surrounding child development, health and nutrition. Download Job Description
Ref: 004 • Workforce Development Officer • Full Time
Foundation of Light’s successful employment programme ‘Back in the Game’ requires an innovative and enthusiastic candidate to develop and deliver courses in the South Tyneside area. A teaching or informal education qualification is required for this role and preference will be given to candidates with experience of working with unemployed adults/young people. As this is an accredited programme, experience of working with awarding bodies is preferred. Download Job Description
Interested applicants should request an application pack by sending an email to email@example.com, downloading packs from our website www.foundationoflight.co.uk or by contacting 0191 551 5053. CV'S ARE NOT ACCEPTED. Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful.
The closing date is Friday 13th November 2013.
Appointments may be subject to an enhanced CRB Check · Foundation of Light is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Foundation of Light · Stadium of Light · Sunderland · SR5 1SU
Tel: 0191 551 5191 · Fax: 0191 514 7172 · Registered Charity No 1089333