The Academy

Casual Development Centre Coaches

The Club are recruiting up to six Casual Coaches to deliver high quality coaching sessions in the Academy.

About The Company

Established in 1884, Leicester City Football Club is a leading Football Club, achieving outstanding success as Premier League champions in 2016. Following a period of growth, Leicester City Football Club is recruiting up to six Casual Coaches to deliver high quality coaching sessions in the academy.

About The Role

Following a restructure of our Development Centres Leicester City are seeking a number of Level 2 qualified coaches to run U7/8 regional development centres, operating for two hours one evening a week the centres are located in Derby, Nottingham, Leicester (x2), Coventry and Northampton. The successful candidates will have a thorough knowledge of local grass roots football, the ability to identify potential in young players and development their technical ability with a view to being signed as an U9 player.

All of the positions will also have the opportunity to coach additional paid sessions within the Pre-Academy.

The role will plan and deliver high quality development sessions but also support the assessment of potential in players. You will be required to build a good rapport with the players to ensure that they enjoy their time at the development Centre.

The main duties of the role are:

- To plan and deliver coaching sessions
- To ensure the quality of delivery meets Academy expectations and philosophy.
- To build strong relationships with players and parents

Who We’re Looking For

The ideal candidate will hold a Level 2 Certificate in Coaching along with previous experience in Academy football. They have will have excellent communication skills and possess strong time management skills and have a flexible approach to work.

Contract Type – Casual (Typical week 4-5 hours)

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 CV, along with a covering letter, by email to

Closing date: 14 December

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