Norwich City FC

Norwich City FC

Casual Academy Scout (London)


Role Type



Posting Date

May 25, 2022

Role description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced candidate to join the London Scouting Team at Norwich City Football Club in the role of Casual Academy Scout. The role will involve watching Academy football in the London and surrounding areas for players aged U13 - U18 years. Due to the ad hoc nature of the role the candidate will need to be based in, or close to London. The role will involve attending Academy games midweek (evenings), Saturday and Sunday mornings and completing comprehensive reports on the players involved to help identify players for Norwich City.
Salary: Competitive Hourly Rate
The Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP) is a long-term plan introduced by the Premier League to promote the development of a world leading Academy system. It aims to deliver an environment that promotes excellence, nurtures talent and systematically converts this talent into professional players capable of playing First Team football at the Club that develops them.
Within the plan professional Clubs are awarded a categorisation for their Academy, depending on their ability to fulfil the criteria outlined above. Our Academy has been awarded the highest possible status (Category One). Scouts are required to assist with Scouting and Recruitment providing a systematic coverage of local Football in order to identify realistic recruitment targets for the Academy at Norwich City Football Club.
Successful applicants will be paid an hourly rate which will be systematically reviewed so that high achievers are offered higher remuneration and more games to watch
The following criteria are essential:
Minimum of 1 years scouting experience
Knowledge of local football
Experience or a background in scouting
Self-motivated and committed
A strategic planner, organiser and co-ordinator
Confident with the ability to work individually and as part of a successful team
A ‘people person’ with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Computer literate
Able to drive
Required License or Certification:
Driving Licence
Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join the Canaries, click ‘Apply’ now to become our Casual Academy Scout!
Closing date: Tuesday 21st June 2022
Norwich City Football Club are committed to ensuring equal opportunities are given to all and welcomes applications from all areas of the community regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnerships.
Norwich City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the workplace. Please be aware that a criminal disclosure and identity check will be carried out for this post. Engagement will be subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure.

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