Recruitment

Academy Vacancy: Head of Coaching (10.1.18)

Bristol Rovers FC are looking to recruit a full time individual for the role of Head of Coaching to oversee the monitoring and development of the Academy’s football philosophy as well as the development of the coaching workforce in line with the Academy’s coaching philosophy. Successful applicants will report directly to the Academy Manager, and will become a prominent person within the Academy Management Team ensuring the highest level of standards are met within the coaching department in line with the EPPP

We are looking for an individual who can demonstrate an extensive working knowledge of the coaching process and development of an elite level coaching program, as well as being an excellent coach developer to support the coaching workforce. High levels of communication skills, interpersonal skills and motivational skills are essential.

Applicants will only be considered if they hold a minimum of UEFA ‘A’ Licence and have significant experience in a lead Academy position (a minimum 3 years full time Academy experience). The FA Advanced Youth Award (or working towards) as well as experience in a similar role or as a coach educator would be desirable.

Successful applicants will undergo a screening process that will include an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure, and subjected to a 6 month probation period.

Salary will be £25,000 per annum

To apply, please complete the application form and accompanying Equal Opportunities Form and return via email no later than 5pm on Friday 2nd February email to the Academy Manager:

jonathanhenderson@bristolrovers.co.uk

Please include the job title in the title line of your application.

Application Form Equal A1 ApplicationInformation

Equal Opportunities Form Equal Opportunites Monitoring Form

Job Description & Person Spec Head of Coaching Job Description

 

Part Time Academy Coach Vacancies

Bristol Rovers FC are looking to recruit a part time Academy coach to work within the Youth Development Phase of our Category 3 Licenced Academy programme. Successful applicants will report directly to the Lead Phase Coach and the Head of Coaching, and will be responsible for the delivery of the Academy coaching programme in line with the Academy philosophy.

We are looking for individuals who have excellent communication, interpersonal and motivational skills, as well as being a role-model to young players. They will be able to show that they are capable of creating and delivering innovative and engaging coaching sessions to challenge and develop the player in line with the Academy coaching syllabus, as well as demonstrating that they understand the needs of the modern young player in terms of their physical and psychological development.

The roles involve working in the evenings (Monday, Wednesday & Thursday) and during Weekends. There will also be an expectation for administrative tasks to be completed as part of the role.

Applicants will only be considered if they hold a minimum of UEFA ‘B’ coaching qualification (essential), be working towards the FA Mod 3 Youth Award (desirable), as well as having demonstrable experience of working with players within the u13-u16s age range. Applicants will also need to be locally based (living within 30 minutes of the Bristol area).

Successful applicants will undergo a screening process that will include an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure.

To apply, please send a coaching CV with a concise covering letter outlining your relevant experience, along with the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to:

academy@bristolrovers.co.uk

The vacancy will be advertised until filled.

Salary: £30 per session (double rate for away games), plus contributions towards CPD

Age Group Coach Job Description

Equal Opportunites Monitoring Form

 

Talent ID Vacancies

Bristol Rovers FC are looking to recruit 2 part time Talent ID scouts to work within the Recruitment Department of our Category 3 Licenced Academy programme. Successful applicants will report directly to the Head of Academy Recruitment, and will support the identification and recruitment of talented young players locally.

We are looking for individuals who have a strong knowledge of local junior football and ideally with a pre-existing network of contacts. The individual must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to act as a front-line ambassador for the Club and the Academy within the local community.

The 2 vacancies available are:

  • Stroud/Gloucester regional scout
  • Inner City Bristol
  • South Wales

The roles involve flexible working during Weekends. There will also be an expectation for administrative tasks to be completed as part of the role.

Applicants must be locally based (living within close proximity to the appointed region) and be in possession of the FA Talent ID Level 1 (desirable).

Successful applicants will undergo a screening process that will include an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure.

To apply, please send a CV with a concise covering letter outlining your relevant experience, along with the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to:

academy@bristolrovers.co.uk

The vacancy will be advertised until filled.

Salary: £2,500 per annum

Regional Scout Job Description

Equal Opportunites Monitoring Form