Skip to main content Skip to site footer
Club News

VACANCY | Part-time academy scouts

1 September 2020

Rotherham United’s Academy are on the lookout for paid part-time Academy scouts to cover the Rotherham and Sheffield areas.

Rotherham United Football Club (RUFC Ltd) are currently looking to engage Academy Scouts within Rotherham, Sheffield, Barnsley, Leeds/Bradford, Wakefield and Derbyshire, on a casual basis. Reporting to the Head of Academy Scouting, you will make a valuable contribution to the Scouting Network, identifying and reporting on the most talented young players in your designated geographical area.

Hours are flexible but generally over the weekend and evenings

Preference will be given to those applicants with experience, current or past, in grassroots or Academy football, although this is not essential


  • Previous experience of scouting/recruitment in an Academy environment (Desirable)
  • Fully Enhanced DBS & up to date FA Safeguarding Qualification (This can be arranged thorough the Club)
  • FA talent ID qualification or willingness to undertake
  • Full Driving Licence

Equal Opportunities:

The post holder’s duties must be carried out in compliance with the Club’s Equal Opportunities Policy, with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and subsequent Health and Safety Legislation.

Rotherham United is an equal opportunities employer and all applicants for employment will be regarded equally and will be given equal opportunities irrespective of sex, age, race, religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic or national origin.

These duties and responsibilities should be regarded as neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other reasonably determined duties and responsibilities within Rotherham United Football Club, commensurate with the post without changing the character of the post. This post requires a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) enhanced Criminal Records Check (CRC) check with a barred list check. The applicant must be prepared to submit a CRC application if they do not hold and FA CRC Certificate. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Information on all convictions including spent convictions must be declared, in line with the new Government Filtering System.

If you wish to see our Candidate Privacy Notice please visit:

Job Type: Part-time


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends


  • Previous experience of Academy Scouting: 3 years (Preferred)


  • FA Talent ID (Preferred)
  • Driving licence (Required)
  • Fully Enhanced DBS & up to date FA Safeguarding (Required)

Work remotely:

  • No

Please apply via this link

Advertisement block