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Vacancies

Specific vacancies within the England Touch organisation are listed below. But if you would like to help out on a more casual basis then just Get In Touch!

 

 As the Lead Youth Coach, you will: 

  • Attend the England Touch Nationals to assist with talent identification of players and to attend meetings discussing the selection of new squads as well as meetings evaluating performance at major tournaments
  • To assist the coaching team in the compilation of player reports following talent identification events and to provide feedback where required 
  • To assist in the compilation of content for High Performance training programmes and to advise on the technical aspects of skill delivery and tactical game play
  • To attend training sessions to assist in the delivery of the Youth High Performance training programmes and to work one-to-one, in groups or with entire squads, as discussed with the Head Coach(es) of the relevant Youth teams
  • To provide coaching professional development to our Youth High Performance Coaching Team on the job as well as in workshop form during training weekends
  • To assist in the review of training and competition footage to identify where performance can be improved and to assist in altering training programmes and game plans accordingly 
  • To reside within the sub box during tournament games and provide technical and tactical support to the youth coaching team and players
  • To assess both the players’ and coaches’ performances during games and to provide feedback on this to players, coaches and the Youth High Performance Team

Experience Coaching Elite Touch Teams at International or England Nationals level (or equivalent) is highly desirable

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 Role purpose 

  • The post holder will be responsible for the organisation and administration at international tournaments, such as the Junior Touch Championships and Youth Touch World Cup, along with squad training weekends
  • Extent of duration covers the entire Youth campaign, pre-tournament preparation through to the closing ceremony, wrap up meeting and closure of accounts and reporting

Experience Experience working in complex, high-performance environments, preferably in the sports or cultural sector 

Qualifications Degree or diploma in Sports Management or Project Management, or similar is desirable 

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An England National Squad Head Coach will: 

  • Assist the England Touch High Performance Panel with the appointment of up to two Assistant Coaches and one Team Operations Manager for their National Squad 
  • Talent identify, select, coach (as directed by the High Performance Team and in accordance with the HP Programme) and lead their National Squad for the events they will be participating in during the two-year cycle

 An England National Squad Assistant Coach will: 

  • Assist the Head Coach at High Performance camps and events within the campaign cycle 
  • Work in a team alongside the Head Coach, any other Assistant Coaches, Team Operations Manager, Medical Team Personnel and HP Personnel
  • Assist with talent identification, selection, coaching (as directed by the Head Coach and High Performance Team in accordance with the HP Programme) during the two-year cycle  

Experience Coaching Elite Touch Teams at International or England Nationals level (or equivalent) is highly desirable

Qualifications England Touch/Intermediate Coaching (Level 1) qualification being the minimum requirement for Scholars Head Coach appointments. However, it will be mandatory for all of these coaches to attain the England Touch/FIT Advanced Coaching (Level 2) qualification during the two-year cycle

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 As a High Performance Analyst you will: 

  • Assist the High Performance National Coaching teams and High Performance Athletes in technical, tactical and statistical analysis
  • Work in a team alongside the Head Coach, any other Assistant Coaches, Team Operations Manager, Medical Team Personnel and High Performance Personnel; 
  • Talent Identify (at elite standard domestic competitions tournaments), assist with selection (at Touch Nationals and Final Selection Camps), coach (in accordance with the High Performance Programme) and assist the Head Coach in leading their National Squad in the training sessions and competitions within the campaign cycle
  • Assist the England Touch Association High Performance Team as and when required. 

Experience Coaching or assistant coaching at club or regional level and have a desire to join the High Performance Coaching Pathway

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We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join the High Performance Team, to assist the 11 teams heading to the 2020 European Touch Championships in Nottingham.

We're looking for individuals with:

  • Demonstrable team management experience, delivering within pressurised environments with multiple stakeholders

  • Previous elite sporting team management experience. Touch (at international, or England Nationals or NTS level) is preferable, but other sports would be beneficial

  • Please note that Team Managers are non-playing individuals

Role purpose:

An England National Squad Team Operations Manager will:

  • Be responsible for the organisation and administration of their allocated team from pre-tournament preparation through to post-tournament wrap up meeting
  • Work within a matrix management environment with the England High Performance team (specifically Head of Elite Operations), with a dotted line management to the Head Coach of their respective national team

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Role purpose

  • The post holder will be responsible for the supporting the High Performance (HP) team in the organisation and administration of international tournaments, focusing on finances, budgets and player payments
  • Extent of duration covers from pre-tournament preparation through to the closing ceremony, wrap up meeting and closure of accounts and reporting.

Experience Working with Touch (or other sporting teams) in coaching or management capacity 

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England Touch's events have grown rapidly over the past few years, with three National Touch Series for mixed and single gender teams, some of which take place over a number of weekends, in addition to the Touch Nationals, which now takes place over two weekends. Many of these tournaments are now also live streamed, with viewing figures increasing all the time. To help with further growth in the future the Association has created the role of National Events Assistant.

The holder of this role will:

  • Assist the National Events Manager in the preparation and organization of all England Touch affiliated tournaments accommodating all ages and standard of players across the country.
  • Coordinate tournament matters for all ETA events. (attendance not always required)

Experience: ​​Managing events. Project management. An understanding of the current tournament structure would be advantageous.

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To apply email gregg@englandtouch.org.uk

This new role (multiple positions nationwide) will see the successful candidates assist your region in coordinating all referee matters for regional events/leagues and support all England Touch run events (attendance not always required) where possible.

Experience of refereeing at Touch events and understanding of the current tournament structure advantageous, although no referee qualification required.

Regional Referee Coordinators will report to the National Referee Manager and National Referee Manager Assistant, working closely and in conjunction with regional leads and coaches.

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CLICK HERE to see the 2019 referee structure.

To apply email secretary@englandtouch.org.uk 

Job purpose:
To provide physiotherapy service and immediate medical management during domestic season for ETA events.

Experience:

Experience assessing, treating and management musculoskeletal treatment and sports-related injuries

Experience working in sport

Qualifications:

Experience in sport or working in MSK environment

Recognised sports first aid/trauma management certificate

Hours required:
Non-regular

Reports to:
Lead Physiotherapist

Locations:
Varied

Contract type:
Fixed term annual review

Salary:
£40/day (during events), travel expenses.

To apply:
Email medical@englandtouch.org.uk with a CV and cover letter detailing your experience

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TITLE Content Manager

ROLE PURPOSE England Touch is growing rapidly with an extensive series of domestic club and regional tournaments as well as hosting both the Youth Touch World Cup and European Touch Championships in 2021.

The Content Manager will play a key role in helping England Touch maximize these opportunities to grow the sport, creating a range of multimedia content for social media and digital channels, utilizing the extensive library of photos and videos from the last few years and exploring opportunities for new and original ideas.

EXPERIENCE An understanding of the Touch environment is necessary; experience working in sport is advantageous; experience with video production is essential, preferably with a showreel

QUALIFICATIONS This would be ideal for a recent graduate in multi-media or media production (or similar) to gain experience working within a high profile environment of a national sports governing body

HOURS REQUIRED Varies depending on tournaments, but +/-3hrs a week would be expected

LOCATIONS Based at home, with tournaments held throughout the country

SALARY Voluntary, with reasonable expenses paid and the potential for professional services to be recompensed, eg filming at clubs and then editing feature videos

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TO APPLY Email a short cover note and CV to marketing@englandtouch.org.uk

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