FA Women’s Football Apprentice (L3)

30 hours per week & 7.5 hours per week Classroom Based learning

Hartpury College is one of the UK’s leading sports and land based residential colleges.  It has become one of the largest in the sector with outstanding teaching and sporting facilities. Over 3500 full time Further and Higher Education students study at our attractive rural campus in Gloucestershire.

An opportunity exists for an Apprentice to join the college working on promoting women's and girls' football at Hartpury and within the local community. This is a joint venture between Hartpury College & the English Colleges Football Association. In line with the Football Association’s Gameplan for Growth, the primary role of the post is to contribute to the doubling of both the participation and fan base of women’s and girls' football. You will be tasked with engaging 100 girls/women in the game who are new to football both in the college and local community.

Based at Hartpury college, your working week will be spent managing projects, planning and delivering events such as FA Girls’ Football Week, meeting with local football stakeholders, recruiting and managing female volunteers to help deliver activity, delivering football activity to college students and primary/secondary students, all the while monitoring and evaluating your work. At the same time, you will undertake a Level 3 qualification in Business Administration.

This post will involve working alongside the Sports Development & Physical Activity Co-Ordinator to grow the amount of women and girls regularly playing football. There is also the opportunity for the apprentice to work with the Women’s Football Academy Manager gaining experience of working with our elite athletes. The successful applicant must be available to attend a national training event on 21st – 23rd August 2018 at St George’s Park (expenses covered).

We offer excellent benefits including continuous professional development opportunities, 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays, onsite fitness facilities, free onsite parking and lots more.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 15th June 2018 at 17:00.

Internal Interviews will be held on Monday 25th June 2018 after 11:30
National Skype Interview with the AoC & FA will be held on Thursday 28th June or, Friday 29th June 2018.

Hartpury College is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.