Barking Abbey School – Head of Girls Football Academy



Barking Abbey School, A Specialist Sports and Humanities College (Sandringham Road,Barking Essex IG11 9AG) have a vacancy for Head of the Girls Football Academy.


Head of Girls Football Academy


Full Time

35 Hours Per Week

All Year Round

Start: January 2018

Salary Scale PO3  SP 38 – 41 £35,286 – £38,229 per annum

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An exciting and unique opportunity to become the Head of the Post 16 Girls Football Academy has arisen because the present incumbent has been recruited by the Football Association in a lead role.

Barking Abbey Girls Football Academy are the current National Individual Schools Under 18 Champions (2016/2017).  The girls have competed in the Dallas Cup, in 2015 and 2016.  They have been on tour to Florida to showcase for American Colleges and indeed an ever increasing number of players now study and play in the collegiate system.  This year’s pre-season was two weeks in Madrid and they will be travelling to the Mayors Cup in Las Vegas in February 2018.   They play in the National College Premier League and we currently have four international representatives within the present cohort.

Barking Abbey Is looking for a well qualified, experienced football coach.  The School is extremely ambitious to continue to move the academy forward.  This post is full on and potential candidates need a lot of energy and enthusiasm.


Barking Abbey is a heavily over-subscribed split site secondary school in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, and has a well-deserved reputation for its friendly and supportive atmosphere and its excellent academic achievements.


Interested applicants should download the core staff application form, found on-line at and email completed application forms to


Closing date:  9am 20th November 2017

Interviews: 23rd November 2017


Barking Abbey is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process, including Disclosure check, will be undertaken on all successful applicants.