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Job Opportunity: LFE Regional Officer

Job Opportunity: LFE Regional Officer

Regional Officer – Based in North East England

A competitive salary with attractive benefit package, including company car.

League Football Education (LFE) was established in 2004 by The English Football League (EFL) and the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) to manage the education of 16 to 18-year-old apprentice footballers at EFL. LFE coordinates the programme working with apprentices, clubs, colleges and PFA coaches to ensure the delivery of an effective programme.

As a Regional Officer, you will manage a caseload of apprentices at various EFL clubs. Your allocation of clubs will be regionalised, however, extensive travel may be required (including overnight stays) as part of the role.

You will be required to maintain very high achievement rates by providing support and guidance to the apprentices and by ensuring effective partnership working with the employers and delivery partners.

Educated to degree standard or equivalent and teacher qualified, you will be motivated, organised, IT literate and have experience of working on the Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence programme.

The role is home-based and an attractive remuneration package is available including contributory pension, life assurance and private healthcare. For further information please download the job description and person specification.

This role requires Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Checks and is exempt from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Therefore, all convictions including spent convictions that have not been subject to filtering by the DBS should be declared.

To apply, please send a CV and a covering letter in support of your application to Sarah Stephen at League Football Education, EFL House, 10-12 West Cliff, Preston, PR1 8HU or e-mail

Closing date: Noon on Monday 2nd November 2020

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