The Premier League is working with Professional Football Academies to produce more and better home-grown players and a key pillar of that vision is to help create a world-leading coaching workforce. The Premier League BAME and Female Coach Initiative commenced in 2015 with the aim of recruiting coaches from the BAME and Female population who have the potential to work in Professional Football Academies.
If you are successful through the competitive application process you will have the opportunity to work full-time in a Premier League or Category 1 football academy with the Premier League supporting half of your salary over 4 years as well as receiving a place on its 2-year coach development scheme called ECAS (Elite Coach Apprentice Scheme).
To be successful through the application process you will have:
Passed the essential criteria.
Been endorsed by the Premier League through a screening and interview process.
Been successful through an interview process and appointed by a Premier League or Category 1 academy.
Who we are
The Premier League is home to some of the most competitive and compelling football in the world. The League and its clubs use the power and popularity of the competition to inspire fans, communities and partners in the UK and across the world. The Premier League brings people together from all backgrounds. It is a competition for everyone, everywhere and is available to watch in over 1 billion homes in 189 countries.
We have a wide variety of responsibilities. These include organising the competition and its Rule Book as well as managing the centralised broadcast and commercial rights. The work we do in conjunction with the Clubs also goes far beyond the 90 minutes. We support and provide a framework for youth development, we protect the organisation’s intellectual property, support the wider game and community programmes, undertake international development work and liaise with governing bodies and other leagues.
Requirements for the role
BAME or Female Coach
UEFA B licence
Min 3 years’ experience in football coaching (part-time or full-time)
Not currently employed full-time in a Category 1 or Premier League Club as a coach
Experience of coaching Youth Football
Nice-to-haves for the role
UEFA A licence
FA Advanced Youth award
Degree level qualification In Coaching or relevant subject
Knowledge of EPPP
The Premier League is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. All appointments will be made based on merit.
For more information about the BAME & Female initiative, the ECAS course and application process please enquire via: firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for applications is Friday 3 May 2019
Interviews will be held on 29, 30 & 31 May 2019