Academy Scouts

Leicester City

Vacancy summary

  • Salary:
  • Location:
    Various
  • Category:
    Scouting
  • Closing date:
    When suitable candidate sourced
  • More info & apply:
    See below

About The Role

Our Academy Scouts play a critical role in identifying and recommending U12-U16 players to join our Academy. We are looking for a number of Scouts with a proven track record in identifying the best talent to join us across a variety of locations across England.

Successful candidates will be required to observe and produce scouting reports on players and games specified by the Recruitment Department.

Contract Type – Permanent
Hours Per Week
8 hours/week, 46 weeks/year.

Who We’re Looking For

Ideal candidates will:

  • Have previous experience in a similar role.
  • Have an extensive knowledge of Academy and youth football.
  • Be able to communicate to the highest level, listens, interprets and conveys information in a clear and accurate manner, provides timely delivery of information and selects the most appropriate method of communication.
  • Have excellent written skills with excellent accuracy and attention to detail.

About The Club

Knowing some of the history of Leicester City Football Club helps you appreciate the sense of community, spirit and family for which the Foxes are renowned for.

Formed in 1884, the Club has been in the Premier League since 2014 when the Foxes were promoted as Championship winners. In 2016, Leicester City became Premier League champions. This remarkable achievement qualified them for the UEFA Champions League for the first time in the Club’s history, and the Foxes went on to reach the quarter finals of the competition. The Club continues to build on that success, and celebrated lifting the prestigious FA Cup in May 2021.

Under the stewardship of King Power and the Club’s CEO Susan Whelan, Leicester City Football Club is deeply committed to the local community and its supporters and continually strives to ensure that every point of engagement with fans is truly world class including the experience on matchdays. Meanwhile, investment in the Club continues, with the 2020 opening of a new state-of-the-art Training Ground in north Leicestershire.

Benefits Package

Leicester City Football Club offers a competitive salary and pension scheme with life assurance to all its permanent employees. Employees are able to benefit from free onsite parking as well as an onsite subsidised staff restaurant. Employees also benefit from up to 33 days’ annual leave including Bank Holidays.

How To Apply

If you feel you have the qualities and experience we are looking for please apply by sending an application form, along with a covering letter clearly stating the location you are applying for, by email to recruitment@lcfc.co.uk. To progress your application, candidates must also complete an Equality Monitoring Form; this will be treated in confidence to your application and will aid LCFC in our obligations and commitments to support diversity and inclusion.

A detailed job description can be found here.

Suitable candidates will be interviewed as and when they apply; the role will be shut down as soon as a suitable candidate has been sourced.

Leicester City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Leicester City Football Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, you may be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up any role.

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