Academy Analyst

  • Rotherham United Football Club
  • Rotherham, UK
  • 26 May, 2024
Part time Academy EFL Scout / Analyst Youth

Job Description

There's an opportunity to join the Academy setup at Rotherham United!

Location: Academy Training Ground / Stadium

Contract: Fixed Term until 10 May 2025

Reporting to: Academy Manager

Hours: 20 Hours per week.  You will be required to work on weekends covering matches at the academy training ground, and a number of U18 & academy training sessions.

Criminal Record Check: DBS Enhanced with Child’s Barred List


We are looking for candidates with an interest in performance analysis to join the academy team.  You will assist the performance analysis department to deliver high quality footage to facilitate player development and you will contribute to the development of players through a video feedback process.


What will you be doing?

  • Set up and film matches / training
  • Process & Upload matches to Hudl platforms.
  • Provide tactical and technical feedback to coaches.
  • Provide tactical and technical feedback to coaches.


Is this you?

Essential Experience:

  • A good level of football knowledge and Analysis experience.
  • A good understanding of the elite sporting environment.
  • Experience using Sports Code, Keynote, Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills.
  • Experience filming and video editing processes at a semi-professional club or higher.

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good team player – desire to develop others within your team.
  • A strong work ethic and proactive attitude.
  • Highly organised and able to manage multiple tasks.
  • Quality focus – takes responsibility for ensuring a high quality of work.
  • Drive and energy – demonstrate enthusiasm and is personally committed to achieving objectives set.
  • Self-motivated - Driven and able to work off own initiative as well as follow guidance and instruction.
  • Self-development – is receptive to feedback about own behaviour, strengths, and areas for improvement.


How this benefits you…

If you are successful you can look forward to a healthy benefits package;

  • A competitive salary
  • Opportunity to work for a successful club.
  • Working in an environment with strong core values.
  • Learning and development opportunities.
  • Working with likeminded individuals.


Equal Opportunities and Safeguarding:

The post holder’s duties must be carried out in compliance with the Club’s Equal Opportunities Policy, with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and subsequent Health and Safety Legislation.

Rotherham United is an equal opportunities employer and a signatory to the new FA Football Leadership Diversity Code and all applicants for employment will be given equal opportunities irrespective of sex, age, race, religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic or national origin.

These duties and responsibilities should be regarded as neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other reasonably determined duties and responsibilities within Rotherham United Football Club, commensurate with the post without changing the character of the post. This post will require a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) enhanced Criminal Records Check (CRC) check with a barred list check. The applicant may be required to submit a CRC application if they do not hold and FA CRC Certificate. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Information on all convictions including spent convictions must be declared, in line with the new Government Filtering System.

Rotherham United takes safeguarding very seriously and is committed to ensuring that all children and adults at risk are safeguarded at all times when engaging in Club activities or services. The club has numerous safeguarding policies and best practice guidelines to support this and expects all employees to adopt such policies and practices at all times.

The club adheres to strict guidelines, policies and procedures when recruiting staff who work with children and/or adults at risk and is committed to ensuring staff receive appropriate safeguarding training suitable to their role/s. Successful applicants are expected to share the club’s approach to safeguarding at all times.