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Academy Vacancy

Club seeks Lead Youth Development Phase Coach

4 January 2022

Oxford United Academy are looking to recruit the right person to be their Lead Youth Development Phase Coach.

Responsible to the Academy Manager, the successful applicant will be responsible for the Academy's Youth Development Phase (12-16s) programme, in line with the club’s Academy Philosophy and the Academy Performance Plan, ensuring the core KPI’s of EPPP are effectively measured, assessed and achieved within the Phase in line with the new Audit process.

The role will involve managing the delivery of the coaching programme within the phase as well as all aspects of player development.

Applicants will require the UEFA A Licence (or be working towards it), have experience of working in a Cat 1/Cat 2 Academy and preferrably be based close to Oxford

The full job description is available here: Oxford United Lead Youth Development Phase Coach - Job description 2022.pdf

Applying for the Role
Please send a covering letter and CV detailing your experience and suitability for the role, along with the names of two industry referees who you would be happy for us to contact within your application.

Applications by email to Academy Manager Dan Harris by email –

Closing date for applications is 5.00pm on Friday 14th January 2022


Safeguarding Declaration
Oxford United Football Club is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment. This post requires Enhanced Criminal Records Checks and may include checks against the Barred Lists, as such it is exempt from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Therefore, all convictions including spent convictions that have not been subject to filtering by a CRC should be declared. Relevant information and / or documents will be distributed as part of the recruitment process.

Equal Opportunities Declaration
Oxford United Football Club is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment, selection, training, development and promotion are designed to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity.

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