Youth Department Vacancy
Posted: Tuesday 4th June 2019 - 4:31 PM
Castleford Tigers are looking to appoint a part time (paid expenses) Lead Junior Talent Identification scout to lead on the club’s junior talent identification process.
Working in conjunction with the Head of Youth Performance, the role will include the management and coordination of talent identification activity in a wide range of environments including:
· Yorkshire Juniors Rugby League
· National Conference Rugby League
· Yorkshire men’s and Pennine Rugby League
· Junior Rugby Union fixtures
· College and University RL
· School Rugby League
· Other sports
The main purpose of the role is to identify athletes with the potential to progress up the Rugby League player pathway to international and Super League standard. You will have a background in either Rugby League coaching or talent identification. In addition, you will also have a good knowledge and understanding of the pre-requisites for elite performance in Rugby League. Candidates will also need to be organised and effective communicators in the assessment, recording and reporting on prospective players. You will be required to interact with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders including coaches, team managers, teachers. You will also be responsible for managing a small team of scouts and need a proactive approach in relation to CPD of self and other scouts. The successful candidate will be provided with information and training on the RFL rules on Talent Identification, dates of key windows for identifying players and the philosophy behind Castleford Tigers recruitment. This role will be subject to a DBS check.
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively to apply, email a covering letter and CV by Friday 28th June 2019.
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