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A vacancy has arisen in the Northampton Town Community Trust

10 December 2020

Education & Sport Mentor - 37.5 hours per week - £16,000 - £18,000

Do you have a proven track record in supporting people in education? Are you passionate about enhancing people’s opportunities in life and making a difference in the local community?

Northampton Town FC Community Trust is a pioneering charity that uses the unique appeal of Northampton Town Football Club to deliver activities that connect our communities and improve people’s lives.

Due to the expansion of our education provision, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate, enthusiastic and driven individual to join our team in the following position:

Education & Sport Mentor
This is an exciting role with particular focus on our schools programmes and will see the successful candidate inspire, engage and support young people within Northamptonshire through the delivery of curriculum based and extra-curricular activities. The role will include delivery of PE lessons, classroom support in literacy and numeracy, healthy lifestyles/PSHE sessions, girls football, disability football, targeted behaviour interventions and extra-curricular activities in football and multi-skills as part of the Premier League Primary Stars programme. Activities will be delivered in mainstream primary schools as well as alternative education settings.

Why work with us?
We know that people are the key to us achieving our mission – and that’s why we look after our dedicated team. We believe that everyone on our team should grow as the organisation grows – and we do that by encouraging constant learning and development. We know that if we invest in our team, our team go the extra mile.

• Access to bespoke CPD and training from our partners including the Premier League, EFL, Northampton Town FC and the FA.
• Pension Scheme
• Free Gym access and other local partner discounts
• Free tickets to NTFC matches
• Career progression opportunities

Do you have what it takes?
Working for the Community Trust is a rewarding job. You get to make a real difference to the lives of the children and young people you support. You are trained and supported to ensure you have the necessary skills and are supported by an amazing team of like minded professionals who are as equally committed as you are. An engaging, charismatic personality is key. You often work with vulnerable children and young people who will challenge you to come up with new ways of engaging them in activities and will test your resilience. The role is exciting with no two days being the same.

All eligible candidates must have a full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle too. All candidates will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS check. The successful candidate will also showcase the following Northampton Town FC Community Trust values:

We Innovate - We are forward thinking and adapt to the needs of the community. We plan for the future.
We Go Further - We don’t do ‘good enough’ we do the very best
We’re Reliable - We have integrity and transparency at our core.
We’re Together - We are part of a team, we’re stronger together and we grow together
We Inspire - We lead by example, delivering with enthusiasm & passion to help others unlock their full potential.

To apply for this role you must complete the application form over at and send a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role via email to

The closing date for applications is 09:00 on Monday 14th December 2020.

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