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Vacancy | Recruitment Officer (Sessional)


Do you....

  • Have a passion for football, education and recruitment?

  • Want to help identify footballers who have the ability to join Bristol Rovers Community College?

  • Want to work for an award winning charity attached to a professional football club?

Then please apply for the role of Recruitment Officer at here at Bristol Rovers Community College!

We are seeking to employ a dynamic individual to support the recruitment of high quality students onto our expanding BTEC Level 3 football programme. Our college footballers represent Bristol Rovers in a EFL National football league which caters for all levels of ability. We give young people the opportunity of enhancing and improving their life choices through first class education and high quality football provision.


We are seeking someone who is knowledgeable and passionate about football, education and recruitment. The successful candidate will work under the guidance of our Head of Recruitment to increase student intake for the following academic year. This will involve attending appropriately aged male and female grassroots fixtures over weekends and evenings.

Job Title: Recruitment Officer for Bristol Rovers Community College Football BTEC Programme

Reports to: Head of Recruitment

Job Purpose: To work under the guidance of our Head of Recruitment to increase student intake for the following academic year.

Core Duty: To attend appropriately aged male and female grassroots fixtures over weekends and evenings to identify footballers who have the ability to join Bristol Rovers Community College.

Pay: £30 per game attended and travel expenses paid at 45p per mile


Additional Benefits:

  • Bristol Rovers branded uniform

  • Discount in Bristol Rovers Club shop

  • Internal CPD training opportunities

  • Opportunities for further training and qualifications in football coaching and talent identification

  • The chance to be part of an award winning charity and Football College attached to a professional football club

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To work under the guidance of our Head of Recruitment to increase student intake for the following academic year.

  • To attend appropriately aged male and female grassroots fixtures over weekends and evenings to identify footballers who have the ability to join Bristol Rovers Community College.

  • To increase awareness of the education courses on offer at Bristol Rovers Community College.

  • To build an extensive network of contacts within grassroots football in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

  • Maintain all appropriate records in line with role requirements.

  • Undertake any CPD events necessary as part of staff training (both internal and external)

  • To complete appropriate match reports on games attended


Essential Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • FA Enhanced DBS check (or able to complete one)

  • A full clean driving licence held for more than 2 years with access to own transport


Desired Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Knowledge or experience of grassroots football

  • FA coaching certificates

  • FA talent identification certificates

  • Experience of BTEC education qualifications

  • Experience of being involved in a sports college

  • Experience of education / football recruitment

  • Understanding of safeguarding best practice

  • High quality communicator in person, telephone, email and other appropriate forms

  • Adaptable with a flexible positive attitude

  • Understanding & commitment towards equality, diversity and inclusion

  • Act as a role model by displaying the appropriate values and standards of Bristol Rovers Community College


​How to Apply

Please send a Covering Letter outlining your suitability for the role to our Head of Recruitment, Nathan Hallett-Young, via education@bristolroverscommunity.org.uk

Application Process

Applications will be reviewed daily and suitable applicants will be contacted to arrange an informal telephone / zoom interview. Once suitable candidates are appointed the application window will close.

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