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Burnley Football Club

Burnley Football Club

Academy Lead Sport Scientist


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Jan 3, 2024


About Us
Burnley FC is an established professional football club with a rich history, located in the heart of the town and its community, we believe that Burnley is a special place – a home to extraordinary people like you. Come and be part of our story!

The Role
An exciting opportunity has become available for a proactive and forward-thinking Academy Lead Sport Scientist at a pivotal time of transition and change for Burnley Football Club. 

The Person
The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years' experience working within elite sport and previous experience of delivering on-field physical development sessions for players. You will also need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to work evenings and weekends.

Role Expectations
As the Academy Lead Sport Scientist, you will be expected to:

Support the planning and periodisation of daily training sessions alongside the multidisciplinary team.
To supervise and take responsibility for the personal development of part time Sports Science staff and interns.

The full job description can be found on the Burnley Football Club website Burnley Football Club | Burnley Football Club

How To Apply
Please apply by downloading and completing the job application form which can be found on the Burnley Football Club website (alternative format available upon request). CV’s will not be accepted. 

Burnley Football Club are committed to safeguarding children and young people and is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Check (DBS) which will be paid for by the employer.

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