Football Development Officer – Sport & Public Services, Essex

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Seevic CollegeEssex

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Benfleet, Essex

Permanent Contract – Full/Part Time positions – up to 37 Hours per week/52 Weeks of Year

Football Development Officer – Sport & Public Services

£25,000 per annum (pro rata for part time post)

Seevic College is eager to recruit a Football Development Officer(s) within the Sport & Public Services Department. We are looking for someone that will develop and grow the Seevic Storm Football Academy for male and female players, teams and community coaching. You will already have experience of leading and directing coaching and developing players and have the ability to manage the day to day activities for the football development at the College. This role will require you to build relationships and network throughout the Academy, at local community football clubs and identify and target wider football and sports opportunities to include funding.

You will be involved in the recruitment of learners and attend regular events to promote and raise the profile of football and sporting excellence at the College as well has organizing and running coaching activities during holiday periods for the local and wider communities. 

The successful candidate will have strong people skills, excellent communication skills, a positive attitude plus stamina and determination to drive through the support for our learners and community coaching.

You will be an enthusiastic individual who has the ability and desire to motivate players and provide a stimulating, demanding and rewarding learning experience.  Overall this is a fantastic opportunity to develop yourself and be part of the development of the Storm Football Academy. 

The successful candidate must have a minimum Level 2 Football Coaching Qualification, experience of sport and/or football development, have the ability to work strategically with key stakeholders and possess a full driving licence. 

A real opportunity to make a contribution to your local community. A generous pension scheme, holiday entitlement, child care voucher scheme. Cycle to work scheme, Paid time off for community activities and wellbeing initiatives.


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The closing date for the above post is Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Unfortunately, we are not able to give feedback to un-shortlisted applicants. If you are successful, we will contact you by email or phone.

Seevic College is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity.  All appointments are based solely on the merit and abilities of each applicant regardless of age, gender, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic origin or disability.   The welfare of our students and staff is paramount. We are committed to safeguarding (including the prevention of radicalisation). The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate a commitment and knowledge in these areas and will be required to undertake appropriate checks as part of the recruitment process including DBS and referencing, as well as providing proof of your right to work in the UK.  See our website for further information and updates of any other vacancies

For further details of the above post, how to apply, please contact the Seevic College Human Resources Office on: 01268 882 607 or by Email:

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More about Seevic College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Runnymede Chase, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 1TW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1268 756111
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