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Education Manager

Full Time – 38 hours per week

This is a fixed term contract until 31st August 2019

This is an exciting opportunity in a new role at the Foundation. The successful candidate will coordinate our Enterprise programme delivery in secondary schools and oversee all education programmes being delivered at the charity. There is an opportunity for the successful candidate to work with the Operations Manager to develop further strands of education within the Foundation to support the growth of the charity as a whole.

We are looking for a professional and enthusiastic individual with experience of people management, project management and working within the education sector. The successful candidate will manage a small team of staff and be able to develop those staff to get the best out of them. They will also directly project manage MFC Foundation’s Premier League Enterprise programme, working towards achieving Key Performance Indicators across a year-long time frame.

This position requires flexibility since the role requires working evenings and weekends and since visiting a variety of locations is essential, a driving licence and own vehicle will be necessary.

The ideal candidate must:

· Possess exceptional communication and organisational skills, both written and verbal

· Have experience and proven success in people management

· Possess a strong commitment to quality of service

· Have knowledge of the education system, the national curriculum and experience working in the education or charity sector

· Have experience of project management, achieving set targets, monitoring and evaluation, managing budgets and working to tight deadlines

· Have excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Outlook and the use of databases

This post falls within the scope of ‘regulated activity’ and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) check and are required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings that are not ‘protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exemptions) Act 1975. MFCF is an equal opportunities employer and committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups To request an application form and job description, please email Owing to the high volume of applications expected, if we have not contacted you within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 21st November 2017


MFCF is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

MFC is also committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups