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17 hours ago

RT @SAFCLadies: Congratulations to Sunderland AFC Ladies' @bridgetgaloway and @lstan37 on their awards tonight at the Sunderland AFC Suppor…

18 hours ago

Another fantastic turnout at our #DisabilityChampions #SEND Awareness Course at the @StadiumofLight this evening!… https://t.co/74dEDedayM

20 hours ago

RT @FoLScholars: FT: It's #Monkwearmouth Scholars who take the points in a six-goal thriller! Jak Hanson, Alex Ramshaw, Josh King and Harr…

21 hours ago

WELL DONE to @SunderlandAFC's representatives @Stbedesandbyron who have qualified for the @EFLTrust #FutsalCup Nati… https://t.co/qEEWAqguwT

22 hours ago

.@SunderlandRTC Technical Director @c_rob_8: "Libbi definitely impressed while with @SchoolsFootball and was very i… https://t.co/8pN8Hw2LNv

22 hours ago

Libbi: "It was an amazing honour to represent my country against some of Britain and Ireland's best young players.… https://t.co/YJjdSgMVTF

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.@SunderlandRTC player Libbi has popped by the @StadiumofLight to proudly show off her @SchoolsFootball cap! The y… https://t.co/AJq1RwLipi

22 hours ago

CONGRATULATIONS to our @PLCommunities #PLPrimaryStars Events Coordinator Helen who will be the Fourth Official at t… https://t.co/InrV3mu4ND

Apr 25

👏👏👏 HUGE THANKS to @RachLaws1, @rachelspitman and @SAFCLadies for coming to @WhitCofEAcad to meet our @EFLTrusthttps://t.co/OKWHrJh8A0

Apr 25

To round off the day, time for a quick Q&A with @RachLaws1 and @rachelspitman who are offering advice to youngsters… https://t.co/keB56u8vxd

Apr 25

⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️ Some great finishes from the girls! #GirlsFootballWeek #HawaytheLasses https://t.co/NTi1kLogHl

Apr 25

🥅 Now for a penalty shoot out! All the girls have to do is beat one of the country's best goalkeepers and… https://t.co/gTzNm83Efy

Apr 25

The girls have taken part in a coaching session, passing on tips and encouragement to the @WhitCofEAcad teams, befo… https://t.co/OUB76S1goV

Apr 25

.@SAFCLadies stars @RachLaws1 and @rachelspitman have joined us at @WhitCofEAcad to congratulate the girls on repre… https://t.co/SWWkLVkznr

Apr 25

RT @FoLScholars: TEAM NEWS: Meanwhile, @jamie_chandler4's #Monkwearmouth Scholars can move within one point of their rivals, with games in…

Apr 25

RT @FoLScholars: TEAM NEWS: @alanyoung89's #Shildon side will be looking to extend their lead at the top of the @NFYLU19 #Midlands Division…

Apr 25

RT @FoLScholars: TEAM NEWS: It's a BIG day in the @NFYLU19 #Midlands Division as our #Shildon and #Monkwearmouth sides meet in a top of the…

Apr 25

We’re at @WhitCofEAcad where some special guests will be making a surprise visit to our @EFLTrust #GirlsCup represe… https://t.co/wrEqcy3PzF

Apr 24

RT @FoLScholars: #GirlsFootballWeek started with @FoLScholars Ladies Coach @steviemc225 delivering a session to @HettonGirlsFoot Academy. C…

Foundation Of Light Jobs

Join our award-winning team

Here at the Foundation of Light, we are passionate about finding the right people to help us achieve our vision of using the power of football to involve, educate and inspire young people and their families across the North East through a broad range of innovative programmes that help improve their lives.

That’s why we believe that the successful recruitment, retention and development of staff through professional qualifications, training and a values-led culture is vital to our success.

If you are passionate about helping people within this great region, and have expert skills to offer, we look forward to receiving your application.

In addition to paid employment we also offer volunteering, non-paid student internship and apprenticeship opportunities.

Please note:

  • CVs are not accepted.
  • Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful.
  • All positions are based at the Stadium of Light unless otherwise stated in the job description.
  • Appointments may be subject to an enhanced DBS Check

If you are successful you can look forward to ongoing training opportunities, competitive salary and a range of benefits including childcare voucher scheme, Cycle to Work scheme, pension and opportunities for reward and recognition.

Foundation of Light is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

Maths and PSHE Teacher (Full Time, Permanent)

BEACON OF LIGHT SCHOOL

Salary: MPS-UPS

We are currently seeking to appoint a passionate, committed and experienced teacher who is also an outstanding practitioner to join us in September 2018.

As we move into our purpose-built learning space at the Beacon of Light from September this key appointment will play a vital role in shaping the ethos, vision and values of our new school and make a positive impact on our young people, their families, communities, and future.

We are creating an environment for personalised educational opportunities, where there are highest expectations for all members of the school community – this appointment is key to embedding these aims and aspirations.

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented, ambitious professional to join our Maths department and to develop Maths/Numeracy provision across the entire school.

PSHE delivery at KS3&4 will also be a requirement of the role. It offers the successful candidate an excellent opportunity to promote learning and achievement and to gain experience to progress to a middle management position.

If you are as excited by this challenge as we are and think this might be the role for you please  to download an application form below or call 0191 5515346.

Completed forms supported by a letter of application should be addressed to Alex Dunn, Stadium of Light, Sunderland, SR5 1SU or emailed to alex.dunn@foundationoflight.co.uk.

The closing date is Friday 27th April 2018.

Application Form Part 1 | Application Form Part 2 | Job Description | Person Specification

 

English and PSHE Teacher (Full Time, Permanent)

BEACON OF LIGHT SCHOOL

Salary: MPS-UPS

We are currently seeking to appoint a passionate, committed and experienced teacher who is also an outstanding practitioner to join us in September 2018.

As we move into our purpose-built learning space at the Beacon of Light from September this key appointment will play a vital role in shaping the ethos, vision and values of our new school and make a positive impact on our young people, their families, communities, and future.

We are creating an environment for personalised educational opportunities, where there are highest expectations for all members of the school community – this appointment is key to embedding these aims and aspirations.

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented, ambitious professional to join our English department and to develop English/Literacy provision across the entire school. PSHE delivery at KS3&4 will also be a requirement of the role. It offers the successful candidate an excellent opportunity to promote learning and achievement and to gain experience to progress to a middle management position.

If you are as excited by this challenge as we are and think this might be the role for you please  to download an application form below or call 0191 5515346.

Completed forms supported by a letter of application should be addressed to Alex Dunn, Stadium of Light, Sunderland, SR5 1SU or emailed to alex.dunn@foundationoflight.co.uk.

The closing date is Friday 27th April 2018.

Application Form Part 1 | Application Form Part 2 | Job Description | Person Specification

 

Student Support Assistant (Full and Part Time, Term Time Only)

BEACON OF LIGHT SCHOOL

Grade D Pro Rata

We are currently seeking to appoint four full-time and one part-time passionate, committed and experienced members of support staff to join us for immediate start in September 2018 as we continue our journey in supporting the young people of the North East.

These appointments will play a vital role in shaping the ethos, vision and values of our school and make a positive impact on our young people, their families, communities, and future.

We move into purpose-built premises at the Beacon of Light from September 2018 and are creating an environment for personalised educational opportunities, where there are highest expectations for all members of the school community – these appointments are key to embedding our aims and aspirations.

If you are interested at the prospect of working in an environment where you can make a real impact, and where exciting things are happening, then we welcome an application from you.

If you are as excited by this challenge as we are and think this might be the role for you please to download an application form below or call 0191 5515346.

Completed forms supported by a letter of application should be addressed to Alex Dunn, Stadium of Light, Sunderland, SR5 1SU or emailed to alex.dunn@foundationoflight.co.uk.

The closing date Friday 11th May 2018.

Application Form Part 1 | Application Form Part 2 | Job Description | Person Specification

 

Primary Stars Coach (Disability)

FOUNDATION OF LIGHT

We are recruiting for a passionate and enthusiastic disability coach to support the delivery of the Premier League charitable funded programmes.

The programmes take place within Secondary and Primary Schools, day centres, local sports facilities and clubs across Sunderland, South Tyneside and Durham with coaches delivering PE and PSHE lessons alongside school teaching staff.

Coaches need to be qualified to a minimum of FA Level 2 to apply.

Previous applicants need not apply. Interested applicants should download an application pack below or rquest one by sending an email to alex.dunn@foundationoflight.co.uk, or by contacting 0191 551 5346.

CVs are not accepted.

Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful.

The closing date is Friday 27th April.

Application Form | Job Description

 

Matchday Lottery Sellers

FOUNDATION OF LIGHT

Earn money, help support local communities and watch Sunderland AFC in action!

Are you confident in a sales environment and able to communicate on all levels? Foundation of Light are looking for confident, outgoing people to sell ‘Grand in your Hand’ lottery tickets.

Job Role:

  • Selling lottery tickets to SAFC supporters on a match day, inside the Stadium of Light
  • Answering queries and giving information about Foundation of Light, SAFC’s official charity
  • Handling cash and taking payment for the ‘Grand in Your Hand’ tickets
  • Being highly motivated and able to sell to target audiences
  • Wearing Foundation of Light lottery seller uniform

To apply, download an Application Form which can be completed and returned to to alex.dunn@foundationoflight.co.uk or posted to Foundation of Light, Stadium of Light, Sunderland SR5 1SU.

For more information, please email jemma.garrett@foundationoflight.co.uk

 

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION APPRENTICESHIP (FULL TIME FIXED TERM)

FOUNDATION OF LIGHT

The main duties are to provide administrative support to staff within designated departments. Locations include Sunderland, Washington, South Tyneside and Shildon. This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience and qualifications in a real work setting. Experience is not required; all training is provided. These opportunities may particularly suit school leavers. Applicants aged between 16-18 years old are invited to apply.

Previous applicants need not apply. Interested applicants should request an application pack by sending an email to alex.dunn@foundationoflight.co.uk, downloading packs below or by contacting 0191 551 5346.

Application Form | Job Description

 

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