Vacancy: Newcastle Falcons academy backs coach

Wednesday 14 August 2019 Written by: Adam

The role primarily involves working alongside the academy head coach to deliver the junior academy programme with a focus on individual player development.

The post-holder will take a lead role with the U15 and U16 age groups and will also act as a coach development officer and/or take responsibility for overseeing the developing player programme.

**Essential qualities:**

* Experience as a backs coach in rugby with a strong understanding of coaching process.

* Experience working on a player development pathway with adolescent players.

* Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders.

* Ability to set and maintain high standards of work in a range of environments.

* Organised, efficient and able to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

* Flexibility to work unsociable hours, including evenings and weekends.

* Appropriate professional qualifications (minimum RFU Level 2 coaching award or equivalent).

* Enhanced DBS clearance and a full driving licence with access to a car.

To apply for this position please send an up-to-date CV and a covering letter outlining why you believe are suitable for the role to **** .

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Sunday August 25, 2019 and interviews will be held in the week beginning Monday September 2 in Newcastle.