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Leicester City Football Club is recruiting up to six Assistant Development Centre Coaches.

About Assistant Development Centre Coaches

About The Company

Established in 1884, Leicester City Football Club is a leading Football Club, achieving outstanding success as Premier League champions in 2016. Following a period of growth, Leicester City Football Club is recruiting up to six Assistant Development Centre Coaches.

About The Role

Following a restructure of our Development Centres Leicester City are seeking a number of Level 2 qualified coaches to run U7/8 regional development centres, operating for two hours one evening a week the centres are located in Derby, Nottingham, Leicester (x2), Coventry and Northampton. The successful candidates will have a thorough knowledge of local grass roots football, the ability to identify potential in young players and development their technical ability with a view to being signed as an U9 player.

All of the positions will also have the opportunity to coach additional paid sessions within the Pre-Academy.

Supporting the Lead Coach, this role will plan and deliver high quality sessions to the players. Through local contacts, and the scouting of games, they successful applicants will contribute to the identification, recruitment and assessment of players into the Development Centre.

Key duties of the role include:

- To plan and deliver the sessions
- To ensure the quality of delivery meets Academy expectations and philosophy.
- To build strong relationships with players, parents and grass roots clubs.
- Scout games as required by the Academy.

Who We're Looking For

The ideal candidate will hold a Level 2 Certificate in Coaching along with previous experience in Academy football. They have will have excellent communication skills and possess strong time management skills and have a flexible approach to work.

Benefits Package

Leicester City Football Club offers a competitive salary and pension scheme with life assurance to all its permanent employees. Employees are able to benefit from free onsite parking as well as an onsite staff restaurant. Employees also benefit from up to 33 days' annual leave including bank holidays.

Contract Type – Casual (Typical week 4 hours)

Leicester City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Leicester City Football Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, you may be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up any role.

A shortlist of suitable applicants will be compiled shortly after the closing date and successful candidates will be contacted about the interview process.

If you feel you have the qualities and experience we are looking for please apply by sending your CV, along with a covering letter, by email to

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