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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!

England Touch are seeking Head Coaches for the following National squads:

Men’s 40s (player-coach acting in this role until suitable non-playing coach appointed)
Men’s 50s (player-coach acting in this role until suitable non-playing coach appointed)

An England National Squad Head Coach will:

  • Assist the England Touch Association High Performance Panel with the appointment of up to two Assistant Coaches and one Team Operations Manager for their National Squad

  • Talent Identify (at domestic tournaments), select (at Touch Nationals and Final Selection Camps), coach (in accordance with the High Performance Programme) and lead their National Squad for the events they will be participating in during the 4 Year Cycle

Task Description: Head Coach

Application form: Download here

Appointments policy: Download here

Closing date: Until all posts filled

England Touch are seeking Assistant Coaches for our National squads, positions are available for the following teams, with two assistants per team:

Women’s Open
Mixed Open
Women’s 30s
Mixed 30s
Men’s 35s
Men’s 45s

An England National Squad Assistant Coach will:

  • Assist their Head Coach in the training sessions and competitions within the campaign cycle

  • 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

Task Description: Assistant Coach

Application form: Download here

Appointments policy: Download here

Closing date: Until all posts filled

England Touch is now recruiting for Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches for all four of its junior teams, along with Assistant Coaches for the new Men’s and Women’s 20s teams which will be entered into the 2021 Youth World Cup.

Teams Mixed 15s, Boys 18s, Girls 18s, Mixed 18s, Boys 20s, Girls 20s

An England National Junior Squad Head Coach will:

  • Assist the England Touch Association High Performance Panel (ETHPP) with the appointment of up to two Assistant Coaches and one Team Operations Manager for their National Squad
  • Talent identify (at domestic tournaments), select (at Touch Nationals and Final Selection Camps), coach (in accordance with the High Performance Programme) and lead their National Squad for the events they will be participating in during the two-year cycle

An England National Junior Squad Assistant Coach will:

  • Assist their Head Coach in the training sessions and competitions within the campaign cycle
  • 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 Elite Touch Teams at International or England Nationals level (or equivalent) is highly desirable.

CLICK HERE for a Head Coach role description

CLICK HERE for an Assistant Coach role description

CLICK HERE for an application form

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

CLICK HERE for a full role description

CLICK HERE for an application form

Development is a key pillar of England Touch's future, and the Association's Development Director plays a key role in ensuring that the sport can flourish.

The Development Director will:

  • Oversee the co-ordination of all Touch development activities regarding players and coaches in England with a specific focus on the DNTS, Youth and Women’s development
  • To devise the strategy, systems, tools and processes, for a new and strategic approach to the cost effective delivery of, and support to, community clubs, in order for the objectives of the England Touch Strategy
  • To drive the growth, of participation, reach, profile and sustainability
  • Join the Board of Directors of England Touch

Experience in the development of sports is essential to this role.

CLICK HERE for a full role description

To apply email gregg@englandtouch.org.uk

We are looking for two individuals to take on these roles, with a purpose, management and duties split as detailed below. All other sections apply generally.

  • These new roles will play a crucial part in the management of all Touch development activities regarding players and coaches in England with a specific focus on:

  • Role 1) Schools, community, universities, prisons work

  • Role 2) Development NTS, Youth and Women’s development

  • The Development Managers will devise the strategy, systems, tools and processes, for a new and strategic approach to the cost-effective delivery of, and support to, community clubs, for the objectives of the wider England Touch strategy

  • To drive the growth, of participation, reach, profile and sustainability of Touch nationally; including its new Leagues franchise and funding strategy

  • Experience of developing and promoting sporting sessions required Experience of managing remote teams of volunteers across regions/nationally required

  • Experience of funding and designing new programmes desirable
The Development Managers will report to the Development Director and will be responsible for a number of other individuals within their team.
CLICK HERE for a full job description.

Regional Leads play an important role in developing Touch across the country, and England Touch is now seeking individuals to fill these positions for 2019.

The areas are:

  • Midlands (Panthers and Tigers)
  • North-East (Raiders)
  • North-West (Blades)
  • South-East (Sharks, Taipans, Renegades, Samurais and combined)
  • South-West (Saxons and Suns combined)
  • West (Wildcats)

The successful candidates will be responsible for:

  • Management of all high performance activities within a region
  • Devise the strategy, systems and tools required to get the best long term performance goals for the region and England touch
  • Drive the growth, reach and profile and elite touch within the region. This includes linking league franchises to the high performance setup
  • Raise and the standard and reduce the inconsistencies across regions

Experience required includes managing remote teams of volunteers across regions/nationally required; and some understanding of building a high performance setup.

CLICK HERE for a full role description.

To apply email gregg@englandtouch.org.uk

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.

CLICK HERE for a full job description.

To apply email gregg@englandtouch.org.uk

The National Referee Manager is responsible and accountable for the recruitment, development, training, participation and retention of England-based referees. This includes, but is not limited to:

●  Work in partnership with other England Touch personnel to develop referees at all levels

●  Provide opportunities for England Touch referees and to nurture talent and improve standards of performance

●  Ensure England Touch-ran events have suitably qualified referees to officiate and coaches to upskill to the required standard, making effective use of referees by directing referees to suitable events

●  In conjunction with the events team, prioritise attendance by referees and referee coaches across the England Touch calendar to ensure suitable standards of refereeing at all tournaments.

Having a Level 2 referee (or higher) qualification is required.

CLICK HERE for a full job description.

To apply email gregg@englandtouch.org.uk

This new role within England Touch will see the successful candidate work to ensure the correct individuals are identified to attend and represent England Touch at international events. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Continue to develop and implement the referee selection and subsidy eligibility documentation on behalf of England Touch
  • Work closely with the European Federation of Touch (EFT) and Federation of International Touch (FIT) around international events i.e. Euros, JTC, TWC, Permits, YTWC, Club Champs etc
  • Discuss any rule changes etc on the behalf of England Touch, in collaboration with the high level referee community and NRM
  • Work with the England Touch High Performance Team to assess opportunities to support England training camps

Applicants must be a Level 3 qualified (or higher) referee. The candidate will report to the National Referees Manager and Chief Operating Officer (see organisation chart by CLICKING HERE).

CLICK HERE for a full job description.

To apply email secretary@englandtouch.org.uk 

The successful candidate will assist the Events Tournament Team in coordinating all referee matters to ensure successful organisation of and running of all England Touch run events (attendance not always required).

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

CLICK HERE to download a role description.

To apply email secretary@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.

CLICK HERE to download a full role description.

CLICK HERE to see the 2019 referee structure.

To apply email secretary@englandtouch.org.uk 

Job purpose:

To lead, co-ordinate and provide pitch side and event medical cover during the domestic season.

Experience:

  • Experience of providing match day/competition cover
  • Experience of working in sport
  • Experience of leading othersQualifications:
  • Physiotherapist with 5 years + of MSK practice
  • Registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
  • Recognised sports first aid/trauma management certificate

Hours required:
Varied

Reports to:
Head of Medical and Sport Sciences

Locations:
Work from home/event cover

Contract type:
Fixed term annual review (January)Salary: £50/day (during events), travel expenses.

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

CLICK HERE to see a full role description

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

CLICK HERE to see a full role description

We are England Touch

We are the players. We are the supporters, willing us on. We are the medals, waiting to be won. We are the touchdowns, waiting to be scored. We are the men and women of all ages. We are the talent of today. We are the potential for tomorrow. We are one team. We are England Touch