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Job Opportunity: Regional Officer (North East)

Job Opportunity: Regional Officer (North East)

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 deliver the education of 16 to 18-year-old apprentice footballers at EFL. 

As a Regional Officer, you will support a caseload of Apprentices at various EFL clubs. Your allocation of clubs will be regionalised, however, extensive travel will 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 working on the Sporting Excellence Professional Standard and/or 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.

LFE is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion or belief(s), gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age or with regards to pregnancy or maternity.  

LFE is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment and promote the welfare of these groups.  

This role requires Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Checks and is exempt from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Applicants will be asked about any previous convictions, cautions, reprimands that are considered ‘unspent’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975 (Amended 2013). Background checks and an enhanced DBS will be required as appropriate to the role and any offer will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory checks.

To apply, please send a CV, a covering letter in support of your application and salary expectations to Jenny Hornby, Executive PA, at League Football Education, EFL House, 10-12 West Cliff, Preston, PR1 8HU or e-mail [email protected]

Closing date: Noon on Monday 4th April 2022

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