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Academy manager vacancy

29 October 2018

Club Doncaster is the brand that connects Doncaster's elite sports teams. We also manage the delivery of events at Doncaster's Keepmoat Stadium, and associated Elite Performance Centre, Sports Village, Foundation, Sports College, and Impact programmes.

We are more than just a sports club, we use every day as a chance to improve people's lives, through all levels of elite sport and community engagement and education.

We are proud at Club Doncaster to ensure that we always seek to be best in class at every area of the organisation on a daily basis. By recruiting people who demonstrate integrity, compassion, pride, honesty and a desire to continuously improve themselves and those around them, we can make sure that we are always moving forward and making a difference in all levels of our work.

An opportunity has arisen for an exceptional candidate to fulfil the role as Doncaster Rovers Football Club Academy manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for continuing to grow the excellent reputation for youth development we have worked hard over recent seasons to achieve.

We have recently had confirmation that we are able to continue to operate at the EPPP category three status. With many areas exceeding these standards it is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to continue to drive the development of our youth players positively forward. The Academy manager will need to deliver and implement the strategic plan for the Academy and provide leadership to all staff, players and other stakeholders.

Reporting to the chief executive, the Academy manager's objectives are to drive the vision of the Academy through strategic planning, operational management and good leadership of people, and to provide leadership to all areas of the Academy so that it is able to deliver well rounded footballers into the professional game.

A full job description and personal specification can be found here.

Please be aware that a criminal disclosure and identity check will be carried out on the successful applicant prior to any offer of employment, in line with Club Doncaster's safeguarding culture and procedures.

Club Doncaster is also committed to ensuring to the highest standards of safeguarding, we are an equal opportunities employer and is keen to hear from all persons who feel that this would be the right role for them.

If you would like to apply for the role please submit a full CV, and covering letter demonstrating clearly your experience in line with the person specification to Kirsty Cavanagh HR manager at

Or via postal application to HR manager Kirsty Cavanagh

Keepmoat Stadium
Stadium Way

Closing date for applications is Monday November 5 2018.

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