Football Development Officer Vacancy

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as Football Development Officer (Male Pathway and Coaching)

The Leicestershire & Rutland County FA is inviting application from passionate, motivated and dedicated individuals to join our Football Development team as our Football Development Officer (Male Pathway and Coaching)

For this role, we are looking for individuals with the skills, knowledge and passion to work with stakeholders to develop playing opportunities in league, club and recreational environments for players of all ages, background and ethnicities. To support this, the successful will be expected to lead on the England Football Accreditation programme to help raise standard across our affiliated offer, whilst also implementing a coach development offer to support coaches, particularly grassroots coaches.

The successful candidates will be expected to have excellent project management skills, and have the ability to plan, set and achieve multiple objectives to agreed deadlines. You should have a passion to develop inclusive opportunities for all and can work strategically with partner organisations to achieve multiple outcomes.

The role is fixed term until 30th June 2024 with a annual salary from £23,000. For more information on the role please see the Application Pack.

LRCFA is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk. Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check through the FA DBS process. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining the post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

How to apply

Complete our online application form by no later than 10am on Monday 24th October. Please note that no application will be accepted after this time.

Provide the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form and return to Please note that completing this form is entirely voluntary.

LRCFA is committed to equality of opportunity for all. We would welcome applications from women, people with Disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities as they are currently underrepresented within the organisation.

If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact Shaun Waite, Football Development Lead,