You will:
• Plan and deliver quality 12 week Traineeship programmes for NEET 16 – 24 year olds. This includes workshops supporting learners with creation of CV, cover letters and interview preparation.
• Develop and build positive relationships with a range of external agencies to support recruitment and referral of learners to the programmes.
• Provide quality teaching and learning on a range of Level 1 and 2 qualifications.
• Coordinate and develop quality work placement opportunities for students both internally and externally, establishing strong relationships across the club and with local employers and businesses.
• Recruit learners from a range of different settings.

The successful candidate will have:
• 5 GCSE’s A-C including English and Maths (or equivalent).
• Educated to degree standard or equivalent.
• Experience of delivering employability workshops.
• Experience of working on projects with young people aged 16–24.
• A proven track record of successfully working with young people at risk of long term unemployment.
• Knowledge and understanding of barriers and obstacles individuals face when moving into employment and training
• The ability to empathise with students and also challenge negative behaviours

Please return your completed application available on the Wigan Athletic website to HR, DW Stadium, Loire Drive, Wigan, WN5 0UZ or to [email protected]

Closing date: 12pm Monday 18th April 2022

Wigan Athletic Community Trust is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

The trust is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk involved in its activities and events. The trust recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The trust expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.