FA Education Services Apprentice Ref: FAEDA-18

Role location
St. George's Park, near Burton-upon-Trent
Type of contract
Contract / Freelance

FA Education Services Apprentice

Based at St. George’s Park, near Burton-upon-Trent

Closing date: Sunday, 5th August 2018 – please note that early closure may apply subject to applications received.

Our Organisation:

Here at The FA we are responsible for overseeing, promoting and developing English football at all levels, from grassroots through to the professional game. We are passionate about making football accessible ‘For All’, made possible by talented people across a variety of business areas.

We have big ambitions. Ensuring The Emirates FA Cup, which provides fans across the country with memories that will last a lifetime, remains the world’s premier cup competition; that Wembley Stadium and St. George’s Park continue to be two world-class venues we are proud to call home, and achieving success with each of our 24 national sides are all among our objectives.

Why you should apply:

We see our apprenticeship programme as a gateway into a career at The FA, and moreover, an opportunity to gain experience in a real job within a multifaceted organisation. From day one, you will be involved in a range of projects which are vital to the development and success of English football; you will quickly learn how our business works and gain skills that will both kick start your career, and help you to achieve your ambitions in years to come. Your professional and personal development is important to us, and we are committed to supporting your on-the-job training alongside your formal qualifications. If you are looking for a challenging apprenticeship within a progressive, motivating and supportive environment, the Football Association is the place for you. This will be a 12 month opportunity commencing in Autumn 2018.

What you’ll be doing:

Reporting to the Education Services Officer, the purpose of your varied role will be to support customers by providing excellent service. Your role will include:

  • Supporting the County FA education staff in relation to all things education
  • Answering customer queries regarding FA Education’s courses, qualifications and coach licence scheme
  • Supporting the booking of candidates onto FA Education’s Coach Education courses and CPD events
  • Supporting FA Licensed Coaches with enquiries around their licensed coach status
  • Administration duties to support County FAs and Approved Centres

Who we are looking for:

While you will need a minimum of GCSE Grade C (or equivalent) in Maths and English Language and three A-Levels (or equivalent) at Grade C or above, we are looking for you to have standout interpersonal, teamwork and organisational skills, with a level of drive and motivation that sets you apart from others. Our values are extremely important to us, and we expect you to be an ambassador of these. You may be surprised to know that being a football fan is not a prerequisite of working for the FA. What’s more important is your passion, interest and commitment to the varied work that we do, and the objectives that we are aiming to achieve.

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