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Football Development Assistant

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Kent FA is seeking to recruit a Football Development Assistant to join the team at Invicta House

Football Development Assistant - Salary: £16,000 - £19,000 

Closing date: 12 noon on Thursday 4th January 2018.

This role will report to the Senior Football Development Officer.  

The successful applicant will: 
• Deliver programmes to grow participation.  
• Support the Football Development department. 
• Support the delivery of The FA National Game Strategy in partnership with key stakeholders. 

Please see the role profile for the specific duties required. 

The successful applicant will need to be passionate about and committed to the development of football at a local level; be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines. They will need to demonstrate exceptional customer service, be able to work as part of a team with excellent planning, communication and presentation skills. 

The post is full-time and based at Kent FA’s Headquarters in Ditton, near Aylesford. Please note, this is not a coaching role.

To apply for the role, please send a CV and covering letter along with a completed Equality Monitoring form to Darryl Haden, Football Development Manager, either by email to or by letter marked 'Private and Confidential' to Darryl Haden Kent County FA Ltd, Invicta House, Cobdown Park, London Road, Ditton, Aylesford, Kent, ME20 6DQ.

Interviews will be held week commencing 8th or 15th January 2018.  

The post requires an Enhanced Criminal Records Check and checks against the Barred Lists and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Therefore all convictions including spent convictions that have not been subject to filtering by the DBS should be declared. 

The Kent County FA is committed to achieving equality and fairness in employment and service delivery. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.