Academy Tutor (Leadership Potential)

£35,000 - £37,000 yearly
  • Norwich City FC
  • Lotus Training Centre - Norwich City Football Club Academy, Hethersett Lane, Norwich, UK
  • 12 Feb, 2024
Full time Academy Education

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Academy Education Department at Norwich City Football Club in the role of Academy Tutor. This is an ideal role for someone who has excellent communication and time management skills and wants to develop within the educational field. This is an exciting opportunity for an aspiring leader in education. The successful candidate will be offered the opportunity to undertake a Level 5 in Leadership and Management.  

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the provision of Academic programmes of study, to the Apprentices and the KS4 players at the Academy, in conjunction with the Club’s Academy Performance Plan (APP) and The Elite Player Performance Programme (EPPP) requirements.

Key tasks/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • To lead, plan deliver, assess and report on the BTEC Sporting Excellence Performance qualification for the Academy scholars and relevant U21 players.
  • To lead plan deliver and assess the Sporting Excellence Professional Apprenticeship programme to the Academy Scholars and relevant U21 players.
  • To collaborate with the Player Support Officer to plan deliver and assess the scholars Life Skills Programme.
  • To prepare the Academy Scholars and relevant U21 players for their Apprenticeship End Point Assessment (EPA).
  • Lead, monitor and support the Academic progress of a the U15 and U16 cohorts.
  • To produce academic reports on the U15, U16, scholars and relevant U21 players on a termly basis.
  • To support the coaching team with the 12 week reviews, with the
    production of an academic review.
  • To produce all schemes of work and lesson plans for any academic programme you are associated with.
  • To contribute to the end of year academic reviews.
  • To take an active role in the Club’s inspections and audits.
  • To have responsibility for the development of resources, educational aids and the learning environment at the Academy.
  • To attend all academic meetings with the Premier League (PL)
    and the League Football Education (LFE) with the Education Manager as appropriate.
  • To liaise with all appropriate multi-disciplinary Team staff, in relation to the above listed responsibilities.
  • To undertake the appropriate amount of CPD per Academic year.
  • To act in a manner that supports the Club’s Values of Growth, Integrity, Belonging, Resilience, Pride and Commitment

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join the Canaries, click ‘Apply’ now to become our Academy Tutor. 

Closing date: 09.00 on 4 March 2024

Interview date:

1st Stage – Teams on 11 March 2024

2nd Stage at Lotus Training Centre on 14 March 2024

Norwich City Football Club are committed to ensuring equal opportunities are given to all and welcomes applications from all areas of the community regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnerships.

Norwich City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the workplace. Please be aware that a criminal disclosure and identity check will be carried out for this post. Engagement will be subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure. 

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education (2023) guidance, we may conduct online searches as part of our due diligence processes on shortlisted candidates.