First Team Training

Head of Player Technical Development

As the Club enters an exciting new era with a new training ground which will be home to the First Team and Academy, we are seeking an outstanding individual to become our Head of Player Technical Development.

About The Company

Established in 1884, Leicester City Football Club is a leading football club, achieving outstanding success as Premier League champions in 2016.

About The Role

Based at the Leicester City Training Ground, the Club have split what is usually called the Head of Coaching position into two roles, Head of Coach Development and Head of Player Technical Development. The Head of Player Technical Development is a pivotal and influential position within the Academy. Working closely with the Academy Manager, Head of Coach Development and Lead Phase Coaches, the role has overall responsibility for the football development of players in the Academy from U9 to U18. The role will ensure that players transitioning into the U23 and First Team have the required technical ability and tactical knowledge to make an impact and continue their football pathway.

Who We’re Looking For

The successful candidate will be a leader who has extensive experience, an in-depth knowledge of young player development and a proven track record in developing young players in professional football.

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 - Permanent
Hours Per Week
– Full-Time

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.

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

Closing Date
– June 4, 2019




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