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22 March 2021

Club News


22 March 2021

The club is welcoming applications to join its inspiring and ever-growing academy structure - with a professional development phase lead coach vacancy.

A member of the club's academy management team, the successful candidate will take full repsonsibility of the requirements of players within the club's academy. 

They will report to City's head of coaching and academy manager, while overseeing the playing, training, education and welfare throughout the professional development phase (under-18s). 

The coach will deliver sessions and take matches aligned to the academy's philosophy and culture, highlighting the progression and development of players at the club, while working alongside fellow coaches and academy staff. 

The successful candidate must be UEFA A-License qualified and have training in - and experience of - the LFE scholarship programme, while DBS clearance, safeguarding and protecting children and first aid for sport are essential. 

Bradford City AFC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people - and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Bradford City AFC promotes inclusion and confronts and eliminates discrimination - whether by reason of age, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marital status or civil partnership, nationality, ethnicity (race), religion or belief, ability or disability, pregnancy and maternity and encourage equal opportunities. We welcome applications from all suitably-qualified persons.

The EFL has introduced positive action measures aimed at tackling the under-representation of coaches and managers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds. New regulations require clubs to shortlist at least one suitably qualified BAME candidate (where an application has been received) for all roles in academy football that require a UEFA A or UEFA B License.

If you consider your ethnicity to fall within one of the following definitions - Black, Asian or other Minority Ethnic (i.e. from any other ethnic group that is not ‘White British’) - please inform us with your application.

To view the full job description, please CLICK HERE

To apply for the professional development phase lead coach role, please send your CV - along with completed copies of our application form and diversity monitoring form - to 

The deadline for all applications is Saturday April 10.

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