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Norwich City FC

Norwich City FC

Academy Tutor


Role Type



Posting Date

Jan 10, 2023

Role description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious and confident candidate to join The Academy Education Department at Norwich City Football Club in the role of Academy Tutor. Reporting to the Academy Head of Education, the Academy Tutor will be responsible for the provision of Academic programmes of study, to the Apprentices, at the Academy, in conjunction with the Club’s Academy Performance Plan (APP) and The Elite Player Performance Programme (EPPP) requirements. They will also oversee the academic progress of one of the Youth Development Phase cohorts and work as the link between the Academy and our Full Time Training Model schools (Ormiston Victory Academy and Ormiston City of Norwich School).

The successful candidate will be tasked with planning, delivering, assessing and reporting on, the BTEC Level 3 National, in Sporting Excellence and Performance, as well as, delivering the role of, Core Programme Coordinator for the Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence Professional course. Including preparing the apprentices for their End Point Assessment. They will also be the lead, for the scholars, Duke of Edinburgh qualification, whilst also, overseeing and supporting the academic progress of one of the YDP cohorts and act as the academic link to our Full Time Training Model Schools. The role requires a proactive interest in Level 3 sport delivery, with the ability to motivate and inspire young people to maximise their, full, potential.

The nature of the role demands a suitable candidate who is enthusiastic, reliable and flexible to working the hours required, to accommodate education provision, to meet player training schedules.

Qualifications and Experience


Qualified Teacher Status (or equivalent QTLS)
Minimum of 2 year’s teaching experience
Be able to deliver and assess Apprenticeship programme delivery
Experience of planning, delivering, assessing and reporting of L2/L3 Sports qualifications
Excellent communications skills at all levels
Effective time management and organisational skills
ICT competent
Ability to work as part of a team and independently
To act in a manner that supports the Club’s Values of Growth, Integrity, Belonging, Resilience, Pride and Commitment


Knowledge and experience of working in Elite Sport and the expectations placed on players
Experience of GCSE PE and A Level PE delivery
Experience of inputting and handling data
A strong desire to pursue a career within the sporting field
Experience of teaching English up to KS4

The role offers a fantastic opportunity to establish a career within the Academy at one of the most recognised League Clubs. It suits a candidate who is dedicated to self-improvement and personal development as well as individual player development.

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