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    Higher Education Sports Lecture
    Match Day Sales Assistants
    Physical Activity Instructor – Tottenham Hotspur Foundation & Macmillan
    Functional Skills and Vocational Tutor
    Tottenham Hotspur Traineeship

    Higher Education Sports Lecture

    For the past four years, the Higher Education Department in Tottenham Hotspur Foundation has delivered a Foundation Degree in Applied Sport & Community Development in collaboration with Middlesex University in 2013, we validated a new programme in Applied Football Coaching and Performance. Due to our fast growing success, the Higher Education team are looking for a qualified Sports Academic Lecturer to lead on several modules across the two programmes.

    Ideal applicants will have previous experience and knowledge in teaching and module management in Research Methods and Football Science. The post-holder will possess a postgraduate degree in a related subject as well as have an interest and/or experience in Football.

    Reporting Structure

    The job holder will report to the Head of Higher Education, Tottenham Hotspur Foundation.


    £28 - £31,000 per annum. This is a full-time position, 35 hours a week. Package includes 23 days holiday and other staff benefits. The post will be based at White Hart Lane Stadium, North London.


    1. To plan and deliver both theory and practical lectures and tutorials relevant to each module including off-site and/or online where appropriate.
    2. To assess student’s achievement of the module learning outcomes for all taught modules.
    3. To enhance student engagement and contribute to the student learning experience.
    4. To communicate with students including one-to-one meetings, telephone and email correspondence.
    5. Lead contact for students who are registered with us as having a disability, ensuring they have a support plan in place.
    6. To support the Head of Higher Education with day-to-day management tasks including marketing, interviewing and selecting prospective students and implementing change.
    7. To keep up-to date with current HE legislation, policy documents and good practice – e.g. the Health and Safety Executive, professional bodies, Quality Assurance Agency and Middlesex University Regulations.
    8. Willingness to undertake Continuing Professional Development and relevant training as and when required.
    9. Maintain the Moodle Virtual Learning Environment including uploading lecture notes, assignments, online tasks and relevant additional information for students.
    10. To ensure that other media such as webpages, displays, presentations are kept up-to-date both on Moodle and the main website.
    11. Undertake specific course management duties to develop and enhance the delivery of Higher Education programmes in Sport under the direction of the Head of Higher Education.
    12. Contribute to the development of the Foundation’s academic and research activities for Sport & Exercise Science.
    13. To keep up-to date with current HE legislation, policy documents and good practice – e.g. the Health and Safety Executive, professional bodies, Quality Assurance Agency and Middlesex University Regulations
    14. To contribute to the enhancement of quality assurance by providing administrative support for processes including accreditation visits, Student Academic Experience, QAA Review and annual monitoring of programmes and modules.
    15. Manage one of the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation degree student’s football team for training and games home/away.
    16. Any other duties commensurate within the grade.
    17. The role will include occasional evening and weekend work and will also require travel to other sites.

    For the full job description and instructions on how to apply, please download the Higher Education Sports Lecture Application Pack.

    Closing date for applications: 5pm, Sunday 12 June 2016


    Match Day Sales Assistants

    The Club is searching for Match Day Sales Assistants to work in its busy stadium shops during the 2016/17 season. Successful candidates will be involved in selling merchandise, providing excellent customer service, operating tills and handling cash, replenishing stock, and maintaining great shop floor presentation.

    We are looking for candidates who are confident, self-motivated, service-oriented and are willing to work as part of a team. Full training will be given, but some good customer service and/or retail experience is an advantage.

    All candidates should be flexible and able to work during all First Team home matches, to include Saturdays, Sundays, mid-week evenings and Bank Holidays. They should also be of legal employment age and have the right to work in the UK.

    To apply, please email a CV and short covering note, to:  

    Closing deadline for applications is 13 June but you are encouraged to send your application in as soon as convenient.

    We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, race, colour or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

    Physical Activity Instructor – Tottenham Hotspur Foundation & Macmillan

    Reporting Structure

    The job holder will report to relevant Senior Manager within Tottenham Hotspur Foundation (THF) and liaise closely with Macmillan.

    Contracted Hours  

    Maternity cover, fixed term 37 Hour per week contract (Enfield). This may include Evening & Weekend work.


    Salary will be offered at £22-24k pa

    Job Outline  

    To deliver MacMillan and Tottenham Hotspur Foundation Physical Activity Referral service to people affected by cancer, facilitating group exercise classes and gym based 1-1 sessions.

    Daily contact with patients to establish a rapport and gain the individual's trust will be essential at the initial consultation, where the post holder will be expected to complete basic health and psychological assessments, along with agreeing SMART goals. Recognition of the issues common to the referred clients is important to establish this relationship.

    Instructors will also be expected to deliver group based exercise classes, requiring group facilitation skills as well as excellent engagement and verbal communication skills.

    The post holder may be required to promote the service to referring health professionals and patient support groups to generate interest in the service. Whilst also promoting the benefits to patient support groups of being active.

    Patients may be referred with a wide range of medical conditions; physical and mental. This will require a high level of awareness and sensitivity, when making lifestyle recommendations to individuals. The acknowledgement of peoples' barriers must be addressed in order to effectively influence their behaviour change.

    The Candidate  

    You must have a minimum of 3 years experience of delivering sporting activities within community settings, schools and holiday provisions.

    You will have good organisational and time management skills, and have a good knowledge of the Greater North London area. You will hold a valid First Aid and Safeguarding certificate.



    • Exercise Referral qualification recognised by Register of Exercise Professionals.
    • Broad range of exercise qualifications, particularly regarding specialist groups/conditions.


    • Canrehab Qualification
    • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience.



    • Experience of working within an Exercise Referral programme
    • Experience of providing exercise classes and designing one-to-one programmes.


    • Experience of working within an NHS, local authority or multi-agency organization.



    • Demonstrable, excellent group exercise facilitation skills.
    • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to present complex information in an understandable way.
    • Ability to manage time effectively, planning own workload and setting appropriate objectives and deadlines.
    • Ability to think about alternative ways of doing things and being open to new work practices and responsive to change.
    • Demonstrable experience of thoroughly analysing information, and considering alternative solutions, adapting to new ways of working where necessary.

    Personal Qualities  


    • Excellent customer care skills, with experience of adapting services, where possible, to meet customer needs and can take the initiative to work with other agencies where necessary.
    • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of how teams work with other services and takes a proactive approach towards helping others.
    • Commitment to equality and diversity, accepting differences and treating everyone fairly.
    • Demonstrable experience of coping well under pressure and difficult situations, able to identify and act on own development needs.

    Full UK driving license is desired and access to transport.

    Tottenham Hotspur Foundation is committed to equality and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children (under 18s). The Foundation expects all staff to share this commitment, including applicants for this position.

    This position is subject to DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level with children’s barred list check.

    Tottenham Hotspur is an equal opportunities employer.

    If you are interested please send a covering letter and CV to   

    Tottenham Hotspur Traineeship

    Tottenham Hotspur Foundation

    Tottenham Hotspur Foundation is offering you the opportunity of a Coaching Traineeship at White Hart Lane stadium.

    During this 12 week traineeship in Administration, Education, Health or Community Development you will be placed with the appropriate team in the foundation office during the 12 week placement.

    The eligibility criteria we are looking for is, 16-18 year olds, unemployed and not in full time education. Next to this, you cannot hold a qualification higher than a level 2 or equivalent.

    The Traineeship has 3 key elements:

    • Work experience with Tottenham Hotspur Foundation
    • Principles of Sports Coaching
    • L1 Award in Employability and Customer Service

    Position: Full Time Community Coach

    Detailed Requirements:

    • Be self-motivated, committed and reliable once assigned work.
    • Deliver a variety of comprehensive coaching activities that maintain and meet the needs of individuals or groups delivered to, in line with syllabus (or National Curriculum) or to achieve desired outcomes.
    • Work with individuals and/or groups from a range of backgrounds.
    • Be responsible for the correct use and safe keeping of equipment and facilities allocated to coach/session and update risk assessments accordingly.
    • Build and support positive working partnerships with existing/new key partners to receive continued funding for delivery of programmes.
    • Maintain high standards of professional behaviour towards colleagues, young people with whom we engage and the wider general public when working for THF.
    • Develop professional and supportive relationships with the young people engaged through session delivery.
    • Undertake regular professional development days as set by THF in order to continue your own personal development, whilst allowing us to continue setting a bench mark within the industry.
    • Undertake administrative tasks related to the sessions/ tasks, including updating registers, consent forms, risk assessment, incident and accident forms, writing case studies that demonstrate impact of projects, and recording any outcomes and accreditations achieved by participants using relevant monitoring and evaluation systems.
    • Have knowledge and experience of working in diverse settings, such as housing estates, youth clubs, leisure centres, public parks and open spaces, schools and Post 16 colleges.
    • Have up to date knowledge of, and adhere to, all Tottenham Hotspur policies and procedures, including those relating to Safeguarding, Health and Safety and emergency procedures, including those of venues where you may be based.
    • Undertake other duties as required to ensure efficient delivery of Tottenham Hotspur Foundation sessions.

    To secure a place or/and an information pack please contact: Mathijs Leenhouts