JOB OPPORTUNITY: High School Hub Mentor

In recent years the Trust has grown significantly and has become an established organisation, providing something for everybody, that every Blackpool FC fan and resident should be involved in and very proud of.

We are seeking an individual to work as part of our High School Hubs programme. The ideal candidate will be passionate about the supporting young people in reaching their potential.  The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Experience of working with young people who need further support in education
  • Knowledge of the range of barriers to achieving in education
  • The ability to encourage and inspire people to achieve their potential.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate to people effectively and professionally in all circumstances.
  • Sensitivity to complex situations.
  • Experience of mentoring/supporting individuals on one to one basis

Reporting to the Secondary Education Manager the post holder will be appointed to support and mentor identified pupils within Blackpool Secondary Schools through a range of provision including Premier League Inspires, transition support, one to one mentoring, and the Enterprise programme enabling them to achieve the best they can academically, socially, and emotionally. The post holder will therefore have a broad range of experience in working with young people, including teaching in line with a scheme of work and a very good understanding of current issues affecting them.

Premier League Inspires: mental health and resilience programme delivered over 20 weeks to small groups of year 9 pupils. The programme works with pupils who meet certain risk factors and aims to support them in developing skills and strategies to achieve positive mental health.

Enterprise programme: business and enterprise programme delivered to Year 8 pupils, over 12 weeks focussing on business development, employability, and life skills.  The programme has the businesses of Blackpool embedded in the programme.

1 to 1 mentoring – referral based mentoring programme based within schools to support identified pupils on a weekly basis across a variety of issues such as low self-esteem, anxiety and behavioural.  The programme is open across all school years.

The High School Hub programme also supports the school in transition of pupils from primary school as well as a range of needs led support the school may require.

Each High School Hub Mentor is based in two high schools for two days per week to deliver the previously mentioned core programmes and mentoring support.

How To Apply

Please download an application form or email craig.allison@bfcct.co.uk for an application form. 

Once completed please send your application to craig.allison@bfcct.co.uk or post it to:

Blackpool FC Community Trust, F.A.O. Craig Allison, Secondary Education Manager, Bloomfield Road Stadium, Seasiders Way, Blackpool. FY1 6JJ.

This job will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS procedures.We encourage early applicants as we reserve the right to close the application process at any time. 

Closing Date: Monday 14th March 2022, 5pm