Academy Steward (Casual)

  • Burnley Football Club
  • Burnley FC Training Ground, Habergham Dr, Burnley BB12 8UA, UK
  • 06 Jun, 2022
Casual Stadia & Operations

Job Description

About us

Burnley Football Club is an established Premier League Club with a rich history, located in the heart of the town and its community, we believe that Burnley is a special place – a home to extraordinary people like you.

The role

An exciting opportunity has become available for a professional and flexible Academy Steward at a pivotal time of transition and change for Burnley Football Club.

You will provide a friendly and welcoming environment to all visitors, staff and players arriving at Burnley Football Club’s Training Ground.

Role expectations

Reporting to the Head of Academy Operations and Administration, the Academy Steward will be expected to:


  • To carry out patrols of the Training Ground during Academy Training Evenings and Match Days.
  • Monitor traffic on site to ensure the safety of players, staff and visitors, ensuring there is adequate car parking spaces and flow of traffic at all times.
  • To ensure visiting teams, scouts and officials are directed to the appropriate changing areas and pitches using the correct pathways.
  • To ensure all parents, scouts and visitors are directed to the correct spectator areas for each match and training session.
  • To be able to work flexible hours where the role of the job requires.
  • To understand and implement the Club’s Safeguarding policy, procedures, and best practice guidelines in your role. To use this understanding to ensure safe working practices, appropriate reporting of concerns and contribute positively to a safe environment.
  • Promote the Burnley Football Club brand and ethos in a professional, strong and positive manner.
  • Hold a commitment to equality and diversity in the workplace and a willingness to undertake all relevant equality and diversity training.


An ideal candidate will have;


  • Prior experience of providing customer service.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A flexible approach to work.



  • Ability to embrace change and innovation responding positively to new ideas.


Applicants will need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to work evenings, weekends and match days as required.

Please apply by downloading and completing the job application form which can be found on the Burnley Football Club website (alternative format available upon request). Burnley Football Club no longer accept CV’s.

Burnley Football Club are committed to safeguarding children and young people and is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Check (DBS) which will be paid for by the employer.

*Please note that due to the number of applications we receive, only candidates selected for interview will be notified.