Vacancy: Volunteer – ECFA National Team Perfomance Analyst

AoC Sport is looking for two volunteer performance analysts to work with our ECFA national teams. The roles are on a part-time basis, working with our men’s and women’s teams at their domestic and international fixtures throughout the remainder of the 2016/17 season.

ECFA Wembley Spec

You must be able to demonstrate an exceptional understanding of performance analysis and the experience of working with young sports athletes / footballers, ideally at Further Education level.

Salary: Voluntary

Hours: Part time

Location: Work from home

Application deadline: Thursday 26 January 2017

Interview date:  Monday 30 January 2016 (remote interview)

NB – Next National Team Fixture:

Men’s Team vs. Welsh Colleges Thursday 2 February 2017 (Cardiff)

Women’s Team vs. Welsh Colleges Friday 3 February 2017 (Cardiff)

The Association of Colleges (AoC) exists to represent and promote the interests of colleges and provide members with professional support services. As such, we aim to be the authoritative voice of colleges – based on credible analysis, research, advocacy and consultation with colleges – and the first choice destination for guidance and advice for members.  AoC was established in 1996 by colleges themselves as a voice for further education and higher education delivered in colleges at national and regional level.

AoC Sportis the lead membership organisation for college sport and physical activity and is an Association of Colleges (AoC) subsidiary company. AoC Sport encourages and supports every student to participate in sport and physical activity as an integrated part of their college experience. Offering a range of specialist advice, training and events, AoC Sport champions a whole-organisation, cross-curricular approach to physical activity, which results in dynamic college communities, healthy students and an economic boost to the bottom line. AoC Sport was formed following the merger of British Colleges Sport (BCS), the English Colleges Football Association (ECFA) and the Association of Colleges (AoC) sport policy team in August 2014.

AoC Sport’s visionis for ‘every college student to participate regularly in sport or physical activity’. We believe sport and physical activity are essential components of college life, giving students significant advantages in education, employment and health. Our purpose is to promote, support and deliver high quality college sport and physical activity.

The ECFA represents the football delivery arm of AoC Sport. Working in close partnership with The Football Association we aim to grow and sustain college football by delivering quality competitions and providing participation programmes for all. We have developed a full ECFA Player Pathway to ensure college football is fully inclusive and have launched numerous leadership and volunteering opportunities to aid student employability; using football as a vehicle to help students fulfil their potential. The England Colleges National Team programme represents the pinnacle of college football.

The team require support from a Performance Analyst in order to ensure all domestic and international fixtures are covered by qualified personal with the necessary skill and experience.  If this is you and you believe you can commit to this opportunity then please apply as we look forward to hearing from you.

How to Apply

Please send a CV and covering letter detailing the position you are applying for and why you are the right volunteer to hold this position, in light of the information provided above and in the job description, to by 5pm on Thursday 26 January 2017.

NB: remote interviews will be held on Monday 30 January 2017.

Talk to us

If you are interested in this opportunity and would just like to have an informal discussion about the role please contact Lauren O’Sullivan, National Football Development Manager at lauren_o’

Alternatively you can email any questions to

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Thank you for your interest in this opportunity and for working at AoC.

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