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VACANCY: Pre-Academy Coach

10 September 2019

Job Vacancy: Pre-Academy Coach
Contract type: Sessional Rate, Fixed Term Part-Time Contract. Prepared to work set evenings (Monday and Thursday) and some weekend provision.
Location: Barnfield Training Centre, Stockbridge Drive, Padiham, Burnley. BB12 8UA.
Closing Date: Monday 16 September, 2019
Interview Date: W/C 16 September, 2019

Burnley Football Club is an established Premier League Club that prides itself on playing a key role in the local community and investing in local people.

Burnley Academy is aspiring in the forthcoming season to reach Category 1 elite status under EPPP Youth Development rules.

The state-of-the-art training facility and academy programme provides an outstanding environment to develop both players and people.

Burnley FC are looking to recruit a child centred coach for the Pre-Academy.

The role is part-time and involves overseeing and delivering of the training and games programme of the U7 – U8 age groups, assisting the age groups directly below and above whilst working closely with support departments in order to deliver both on and off-field success.

Essential Requirements:
• UEFA B Coaching Award (or working towards)
• FA Youth Award Module 3 (or working towards)
• Valid FA Licensed Coaches Club Membership
• Up to date Safeguarding Children Certificate and Emergency Aid
• Experience of coaching children

Applicants will need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to work evenings, weekends and match days as required.

You will require a full, valid UK driving licence and access to a suitable vehicle. 

Please apply by downloading and completing the job application form.


Burnley Football Club no longer accept CV’s.

Burnley Football Club is committed to safeguarding children and young people and is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Check (DBS).

*Please note only candidates selected for interview will be notified.

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