VACANCY: Independent Non-Exec ECFA Committee Member

AoC Sport is now recruiting for a new independent non-executive member of the English Colleges Football Association (ECFA) Committee, which helps shape the future of football through further education.

The ECFA Committee has a vacancy for an independent member from community football who will guide, advise and challenge the delivery of the ECFA strategy 2017-21 to develop football in FE.

The successful candidate will influence the development of FE student and community football nationwide, provide a voice for members / football and be an advocate for ECFA and FE.

ECFA Committee is one of three advisory groups to the AoC Sport Board. The Committee is led by Chairman Kevin Hamblin, Principal at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College and is made up of seven senior leader college representatives (including one vacancy), two independent football representatives (including a representative from The FA and one vacancy), the Managing Director of AoC Sport, and two co-opted young people from colleges.

Our aim is to create a committee with an appropriate mix of skills, experience, knowledge, diversity and independence for a modern, strategic and dynamic football committee which provides a voice for members and football, shapes the future direction of FE Football and give expert advice and appropriate challenge to the executive and AoC Sport board.

ECFA Committee members must be able to commit to attending four meetings a year usually hosted at St Georges Park, Wembley or a member college. For more details click here.

How to apply:

Please refer to the job description downloadable at the bottom of this page for more information about the role or contact Lauren O’Sullivan, National Football Development Manager and FA Council Representative.

Please send a CV and covering letter detailing why you are the right volunteer to hold a position on the ECFA Committee, in light of the information provided in the job description, along with a completed equal opportunities form to

Your application must be submitted and received by 12 noon on Friday, 25 January 2019. Interviews will take place via Skye on Friday 1 February 2019.

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