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About Us:

Join our passionate team at the Bath Rugby Foundation. We are dedicated to transforming the lives of hard-to-reach young people through innovative educational programmes. Our mission is to engage those at risk of becoming NEET (not in education, employment, or training) and provide them with the skills and qualifications needed to thrive.

Job Description:

As an Alternative Learning Officer (ALO), you will be instrumental in managing and developing our alternative learning programmes. These initiatives aim to re-engage young people and help them find their footing. Reporting to the Alternative Learning Manager (ALM), you will ensure our programmes are of the highest standard, innovative, and meet the evolving needs of the children and young people we support.

Key Responsibilities


Line manage ALH staff, overseeing session plans and schemes of work.

Manage and compile monitoring and evaluation reports for ALH programmes.

Develop and implement a student recruitment strategy with the ALM.

Provide mentoring, support, guidance, and advice to ALH staff and volunteers.

Coordinate and manage exams and curriculum education with our learning provider.

Assist in developing ALH programme budgets and invoicing.

Lead the development of existing programmes and identify new opportunities in line with current research and the charity’s strategic aims.

Conduct staff appraisals at the ALH.


Foster excellent working relationships with Bath Rugby Foundation staff, volunteers, participants, and stakeholders.

Develop new partnerships with relevant organisations, stakeholders, and charities alongside the ALM.

Provide regular feedback to the ALM.


Comply with Health and Safety regulations and safe working practices.

Serve as the accountable Safeguarding Lead on-site at the ALH.

Uphold the Foundation’s Safeguarding procedures and policies.

Ensure relevant Health and Safety regulations are in place and followed by all ALH staff.


Undertake other responsibilities as directed by the CEO.

Work flexibly to cover tasks not specified in the job description.

Assess and take responsibility for your performance.

Conduct yourself in a professional manner.

About You:

You are a skilled, knowledgeable, and experienced motivator with a deep understanding of young people with complex behavioural needs, SEN, and mental health disorders. You are committed to developing your expertise in behaviour change theory, safeguarding best practices, and managing staff and strategic direction.

Application Process:

To apply, please fill in the application form and send it to: 

CVs will not be accepted.

Deadline for applications: Friday, July 12th

Interview dates: Tuesday, July 16th or Wednesday, July 17th

Join Us:

Be part of a team that makes a real difference. Apply today and help us change young lives

Alternative Learning Officer


circa £30,000


Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Contract Type:



Bath Rec Sports Hub

Close Date:

Saturday, 13 July 2024

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