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14 January 2022

Club News


14 January 2022

Bradford City AFC is welcoming applications to join its inspiring and ever-growing academy structure - with a head of coach development vacancy.

Reporting to the academy manager, the successful candidate will establish a sustainable system and approach to coach development within the ccademy.

Their main responsibilities will be to develop coaches so they improve and perform to the best of their potential, and are consequently able to maximise the potential of the players they work with

They will also be required to manage the day-to-day performance of academy lead and part-time coaches.

The successful candidate will maintain positive relationships with both academy and first-team staff members, as well as players and parents within the academy. DBS clearance, safeguarding and protecting children, first aid for sport and level 4 sports coaching qualifications are all 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 full-time academy head of analysis role, please send your CV - along with completed copies of our application form and diversity monitoring form - to 

The deadline for all applications is 5.00pm on Friday January 28.

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