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Careers

Are you looking for a career at Leicester City Football Club? Our current vacancies can be found below.

Schools Workforce Development Officer

20 hours-per-week over three days, two-year fixed-term contract

Leicester City Football Club Community Trust is seeking to appoint a Schools Workforce Development Officer to work on the Premier League Primary Stars Programme.

The role is fixed term for 2 years, working 20 hours per week, and will report into the Education Manager. Premier League Primary Stars uses the appeal of the Premier League and Leicester City Football Club to inspire children to learn to be active and develop important life skills.

In line with Premier League Objectives, key responsibilities of this role will include:

- Working in partnership to drive up standards in PE across our target Primary Schools, both through the intensive offer and our football offer
- Reaching under-represented groups, by delivering in target areas of the city, reaching BAME young people and having a specific focus on girl’s football provision
- Providing a responsive offer that meets the needs of schools across PE, PSHE and Literacy by building partnerships with schools to ensure we meet their need.
- Building strategic partnerships in key areas of the city, and to work more closely in partnership, in particular with our SSPAN, CSP and County FA where we have the same objectives and target groups.

IDEAL CANDIDATE: 

- Relevant teaching qualification (PGCE/QTS/QTLS)
- Educated to degree level in a relevant subject area
- UKCC Level 2 coaching certificate
- Safeguarding and Emergency First Aid Certificates
- Planning and delivering high quality PE and sports activities
- Extensive knowledge of the National Curriculum for PE (preferably Primary)
- A minimum of 2 years’ experience working within an educational setting
- Excellent communicator and able to develop strong relationships
- Focused and results orientated
- Strong commitment to high quality delivery and customer service
- Able to work within a diverse community and promote equality & diversity

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

An Enhanced DBS check will be required for this role and you must possess a clean driving license and have access to a vehicle.

If you feel you have the skills and experience required to succeed in this role, please send your CV and cover letter to recruitment@lcfc.co.uk.

CLOSING DATE: Monday 7 August, 2017

Leicester City Football Club Community Trust is an equal opportunities employer. Leicester City Football Club Community Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Due to a high volume of applications, we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date for this role. Applications will be shortlisted on merit upon receipt.

School Sports Coaches

20 hours-per-week over four days, two-year fixed-term contract

Leicester City Football Club Community Trust is seeking to appoint 3 part time School Sports Coaches to work on the Premier League Primary Stars Programme.

These roles will report into the Education Manager. Premier League Primary Stars uses the appeal of the Premier League and Leicester City Football Club to inspire children to learn to be active and develop important life skills.

The role will be to deliver the Premier League Primary Stars – Football offer within partner schools. The aim of the position is to contribute to the development of a quality PE and School Sport offer to pupils between the ages of 5 – 11 in Leicester.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate looking to progress their sports coaching career and gain valuable experience working within a Premier League Community organisation.

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

- FA Level 2 coaching certificate
- FA Safeguarding Certificate
- Emergency First Aid Certificate
- Experience of working in and liaising with schools
- Ability to work on own initiative
- Excellent organisational and planning skills
- Focused and results orientated
- Committed, self-motivated and driven
- Strong commitment to high quality delivery and customer service
- Ability to form strong and appropriate relationships, demonstrating excellent communication skills

It would also be advantageous to possess the following:

- afPE Level 3 – Supporting the delivery of PE and School Sport
- Multi- Skills Level 2 Certificate
- Knowledge of National Curriculum for PE (preferably Primary school)
- A minimum of 2 years’ experience working with young people in various community settings.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

An Enhanced DBS check will be required for this role and you must possess a clean driving license & have access to a vehicle

If you feel you have the skills and experience required to succeed in this role, please send your CV to recruitment@lcfc.co.uk.

CLOSING DATES: Monday 7 August, 2017

Leicester City Football Club Community Trust is an equal opportunities employer. Leicester City Football Club Community Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Due to a high volume of applications, we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date for this role. Applications will be shortlisted on merit upon receipt.

Women & Girls Football Coordinator

One-year fixed-term contract

Leicester City Football Club Community Trust is seeking to appoint a Women and Girl’s Football Coordinator to work in partnership with key organisations to develop, deliver and support female football opportunities across Leicester and Leicestershire.

ROLE INVOLVES:

- Leading on the PL Girls project to develop and deliver high quality football engagement, participation sessions and initiatives
- Supporting all Community Trust projects which have female participation targets, including PL Primary Stars, PL Kicks & Multi Sports, Girls Schools League and others
- Working with the National and County FA, and local grassroots clubs to develop clear player pathways including links to the LCFC Girls’ Regional Talent Club
- Identifying key local partners that will support and assist in guiding the development of opportunities within target communities including BAME, inactive, disadvantaged and others

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

- FA Level 2 certificate in coaching football
- Emergency First Aid certificate
- Safeguarding young people certificate
- FA Licensed Coach
- Able to demonstrate an understanding of how to improve levels of participation and standards of delivery within sports participation
- Experience of producing a variety of reports
- Good interpersonal & negotiation skills, including skills in working in stressful situations, and to deal with conflict in a sensitive manner
- Good organisational skills, able to prioritise and work within targets and project outcomes
- Knowledge and understanding of child protection within sport
- Ability to form strong and appropriate relationships
- Ability to monitor and evaluate programme delivery and report writing
- To be able to plan and regulate workload including the ability to prioritise demands and thrive under pressure
- IT skills, to include knowledge of using a variety of software packages including word, spread sheets and databases

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

An Enhanced DBS check will be required for this role and you must possess a clean driving license & have access to a vehicle.

If you feel you have the skills and experience required to succeed in this role, please send your CV to recruitment@lcfc.co.uk.

CLOSING DATE: Monday 7 August, 2017

Leicester City Football Club Community Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

Leicester City Football Club Community Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Due to a high volume of applications, we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date for this role. Applications will be shortlisted on merit upon receipt.

Response Team Stewards

Responsible for carrying out search duties at the turnstiles, pre-event safety checks, evacuation procedures, liaising with police officers and the safe ejection of spectators.

Applicants must have a strong character and be self-motivated in tandem with first-class communication and interpersonal skills. A team player is essential.

The successful applicant must be over 18-years-old. Please email matchday@lcfc.co.uk for an application form. Leicester City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer.

Safety Stewards

Matchday safety stewards have the responsibility for directing members of the public who are entering or leaving King Power Stadium in order to achieve an even flow of spectators in the viewing areas, thus ensuring that no overcrowding occurs in a particular section of the venue.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

- Monitor sections of the stadium to deal with any emergency that may arise.
- Control entrances and exits as well as other strategic points; especially exit gates and doors that are not continuously open during the match.
- Ensure the ongoing safety and control of all members of the public before, during and after the event.

The successful applicant must be over 18-years-old. You will be expected to work every home fixture and will be required to achieve an NVQ Level 2 qualification in Spectator Control.

Please email matchday@lcfc.co.uk for an application form. Leicester City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer.

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