Family Learning Officer

Contract Type: 
Full time
Application deadline: 
Monday, 17 February, 2020 - 17:00
Salary Scale
Per Annum
Foundation of Light


Foundation of Light, the registered charity of Sunderland Football Club aims to make learning and self-development fun by using the power of football. Already working with over 42,000 participants every year and employing over 180 staff, the Foundation is looking to add to its premier team.


Family Learning Officer (35 hours)

The Foundation is seeking a highly motivated individual to fulfil the exciting role of Family Learning Officer as part of the Skills Team.


Through our pioneering facility, the Beacon of Light, it is the Foundation’s ambition to develop the employability of people across Sunderland, South Tyneside and County Durham through quality education and skills delivery.


Working with our Skills Team, you will deliver a range of non-accredited community learning courses across our award-winning Family Learning provision including sessions focusing on health and fitness, healthy eating, disability awareness, digital safety and introductions to local industries.


You will have the ability to support adults to engage in first-steps learning whilst also delivering high quality activities to pre-school and primary age children.


For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Linda Hughes, Head of Skills on 0191 563 4748.


The base for the post is Foundations; Shildon, with delivery across South Durham.


Interested applicants should request an application pack by sending an email to or downloading packs from our website  CVs are not accepted.  Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful. The closing date is Monday 17th February 2020.


Appointments may be subject to an enhanced DBS Check · Foundation of Light is an Equal Opportunities Employer.






Foundation of Light · Beacon of Light · Sunderland · SR5 1SN

Tel: 0191 563 4777

Registered Charity No 1089333