Education Manager

Education Manager


£24,200 - £25,800 per annum + benefits


Lincoln City Foundation are looking for an education manager to join our Education & Employability department and play an integral role in supporting our mission of creating happier, healthier, inspired communities. The objectives of the Education and Employability department are to provide positive learning environments to inspire our communities and develop skills for life.

The education manager will play a pivotal role in the planning, coordination, recruitment, and delivery of the Foundation’s education, work-ready and personal development programmes including, but not exclusive to, BTEC Sport, degree programmes, traineeships and mentoring, offender rehabilitation and initiatives to remove barriers to industry and viable career pathways.

As a member of the Foundation’s management team, the education manager will be expected to lead, contribute and champion our strategic principles; Visibility, Business Excellence, Sustainability, and Impact. Therefore, taking operational responsibility for:

  • Co-ordinating day-to-day running and delivery of the Education programmes through a portfolio of projects to support and inspire individuals, from all areas of society

  • Working alongside the head of department to develop strong and meaningful relationships with a range of stakeholders to deliver positive outcomes for our participants

  • Providing and facilitating programme sessions that are engaging, high quality, in line with the Education and Employability strategic objectives

  • Creating strategic links between the programmes within the department, and wider organisation to develop the skills and experiences of all participants


Managing a budget and overall performance, ensuring financial sustainability of programmes and reporting requirements, and evaluating ongoing impact and satisfaction data. Lincoln City Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, a clear DBS and the necessary safer recruitment employment checks. If you would like an informal discussion or wish to find out more about the role, please contact us.

The main responsibilities of the role include:
  • Plan and deliver the Education programmes.

  • Build awareness and momentum of the Education and Employability programmes available to inspire students and participants across secondary schools, sixth forms, colleges and youth groups through assemblies, group work and other events such as mentoring.

  • To assist the Engagement Team in delivering assemblies and recruitment activities in allocated schools, colleges and sixth forms.

  • Develop and deliver on the Keep Warm Strategy, inclusive of (but not limited to) phone calls, marketing, Keep Warm events, and communications with young people and parents. 

  • Assist young people and their parents/guardians throughout the process from initial application to the start of the activities through to completion of the programme. This will include parent’s evenings, written communication, telephone calls and some home visits to more vulnerable young people who may need support.

  • To identify and link with our key programme partners and stakeholders.

  • Link with local universities, colleges, and youth organisations to identify & recruit participants for a variety of education and employability programmes.

  • Liaise with the external recruitment teams and stakeholders to ensure effective delivery of education & employability programmes

  • Providing effective leadership for the delivery of the Education and Employability Programmes and mentoring projects, building strong, professional relationships and a well-bonded team.

  • To continually review, develop and improve Education and Employability delivery in line with grant monitoring & evaluation requirements.

  • To achieve Education and Employability departmental KPI’s in order to perform on the programme and achieve financial targets as instructed by the Head of Education and Employability.

  • Ensuring that all programmes delivered are fully risk-assessed.

  • To establish positive relationships with links to people of all ages by adhering to the high standard of customer service expected of all Foundation staff.

  • Support the management of volunteers alongside the Placements Leader and contribute to the integration of each volunteer into the Foundation team.

  • To ensure the required health & safety, welfare, and supervision of participants throughout the session in line with Foundation policies and procedures.

  • To act as an ambassador for the Foundation sports, education and employability delivery, encouraging positive participation for all, assisting the head of education and employability to meet programme targets.

Contribute to the successful delivery of the Foundation strategy linking across departments and supporting colleagues in all areas of the organisation and wider Lincoln City family.


Closing Date: 7th August 2022

We anticipate formal interviews for this role will take place around 17th - 19th August 2022

All applications must be completed using the Foundation application form for this role and returned directly to

As an employer, we are happy to explore options for part-time work, job shares and other flexible working options to suit your work-life balance.

We do not accept CVs and cannot keep such documents on file.

Why join Lincoln City Foundation?

Lincoln City Foundation values its employees and aims to be an employer of choice. It is important to the Foundation to cultivate an environment of development and progression; therefore, actively encourage staff training (internally and externally), networking and opportunities to support a pathway for those that show initiative, innovation and dedication.

We look for individuals to enhance our team's creativity, ambition and dynamic. We welcome those who are passionate, adaptable, high performing and target driven.

As a community-led charity, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the individuals we engage with. We consider ourselves to be a family-friendly, responsible employer and can offer flexible working patterns. We welcome applications from a variety of backgrounds and abilities.

For more information on the Foundation, please take a look at our strategy, vision and mission available on our website.



Lincoln City Foundation welcomes applications from all individuals and communities. Only information relevant to the role defined in the job description will be used in the selection process, and personal data is retracted to remove unconscious bias.


No terminology in the advert you have seen is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, religion, disability or sexual orientation.


We welcome applications from candidates that wish to explore flexible working patterns