BRADFORD City are welcoming applications to join their ever-growing academy structure - with a part-time youth development phase coach vacancy.

The successful applicant will be an inspiring individual working predominantly with the club's under-15 and under-16 age groups, to help enhance the club's academy coaching programme.

The role will involve working with and developing the under-15 and under-16 players within the youth development phase for the 2021/22 season, including developing and improving that specific age group to maximise the potential of those they work with.

The coach will support the head of coaching and lead youth development phase coach to ensure all requirements of the club’s academy footballers in relation to their playing, training, education and welfare throughout the under-15 and under-16 age groups are met.

They will deliver coaching and matchday sessions for Bradford City Academy aligned to the academy's philosophy and culture.

Working evenings and weekends, the successful candidate will also be able to identify talent in the youth development phase programme.

Strong communication lines will be built with the head of coaching, lead youth development phase coach and academy manager.

This post is aimed at individuals with the ability to inspire others, develop their skills and lead a group in a professional academy programme.

The successful candidate will receive regular CPD through the academy CPD programme, as well as education and support to further develop their skills and abilities.

The EFL has introduced positive action measures aimed at tackling the under-representation of coaches and managers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.

New regulations require clubs to shortlist at least one suitably qualified BAME candidate (where an application has been received) for all roles in academy football that require a UEFA A or UEFA B License.

If you consider your ethnicity to fall within one of the following definitions - Black, Asian or other Minority Ethnic (i.e. from any other ethnic group that is not ‘White British’) - please inform the club with your application.

All candidates - on submission of their application - must have DBS clearance, safeguarding and protecting children, Emergency Aid Certificate, UEFA B Licence and The FA Youth Award.

The club will seek satisfactory statements from up to two independent referees.

To apply for the foundation phase coaching position, please send your CV - along with completed copies of City’s application form and diversity monitoring form - to for the attention of the club's head of coaching, Lewis Nightingale.

The deadline for all applications is Friday, October 29.

Interviews will take place over the week commencing Monday, November 8.