National Academic Support Coach

Preston, Lancashire
£27,000 - £33,000 per annum
11 Jun 2019
24 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


Post Title:     National Academic Support Coach

Role Status:   Full time (35 hours) Fixed Term 2 Years 

 Organisational Base:  Home Based with an option to be based at EFL House 10 – 12 West Cliff, Preston PR1 8HU.

Reporting To:  Education & Employability National Operations Manager

Salary Band:   £27,000 to £33,000 plus car allowance, and benefits package

If you have the skills and commitment, if you share our passion and determination, if you have a genuine commitment to helping higher education students make the most of their studies, this could be the role for you.

You will be in the right place to develop your career and to help us continue the development and success of the EFL Trust’s football in the community coach workforce development programme run in partnership with the University of South Wales.  This is a demanding, challenging but rewarding role. You will be working with an experienced and supportive team in an organisation which values people.

EFL Trusts partnership with the University of South Wales trains the community coaches of tomorrow and has received national recognition in the higher education community. The National Academic Support Coach will help maintain the high quality of the programme, working alongside mentors and the university’s academic team, to provide support for students on the foundation degree and degree programmes at their host EFL club community trusts.  

The EFL Trust is the official charity of the EFL and uses the power of sport to improve lives and make a positive contribution to 72 communities across the country across our key themes of sport, education, community engagement and health. Formed in 1888 by its twelve founder members, the EFL (English Football League) is the world's original league football competition and is the template for leagues the world over.

Benefits Package:

  • Car allowance.
  • Generous company pension scheme, with an EFL Trust contribution of 10% of basic salary.
  • Opt-in private healthcare.
  • 23 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays), rising to 25 days after 5 years.  Holiday year commences 1st January. (Holiday purchase scheme is in operation).

Regular travel is an essential requirement of the role and occasional evening and weekend working including some overnight stays.

A full job description and person specification can be found on our websites, and along with an application form from 10th June.  To apply for the role please return completed application form to

Closing Date:  10 am, 24th June 2019    

Interview Date(s): 2nd July 2019 at EFL House, 10 – 12 West Cliff, Preston PR1 8HU  

Candidates must be available for interview on the stated date.

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