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Part time Operations Assistant Job Opportunities

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We are looking to recruit two permanent, part time members of staff to support the operation of TheFDC@OpenAcademy in Norwich.

Norfolk County FA is the not-for-profit, Governing Body of football in Norfolk. Founded in 1881, it governs, regulates and develops grassroots football across the County, sitting under the umbrella of The FA. We are proud to be a forward-thinking Association with the development of Norfolk Football at the heart of what we do.

As well as Governing and Developing the local game from our County Headquarters in Norwich, Norfolk FA operates three Football Development Centres known as The FDC’s that offer great value pitch hire and a variety of other services to grassroots clubs and local communities.

We are looking to recruit two committed and enthusiastic individuals on a permanent, part time basis to support the operation of our satellite football facility at Open Academy in Norwich. 

Please find below the job packs for the new roles.

If you feel you demonstrate the necessary, experience, skills and attributes required to fulfil the criteria for these exciting roles, we would love to hear from you.

Applications must be submitted using the links within the job packs by no later than 5pm on Thursday 1st June 2023. A separate covering letter and CV should be emailed to at the time of your form submission.

Interviews for the position will take place in person at The FDC (NR5 9ED) on Friday 9th June 2023. Candidates selected for interview will be notified, via email, no later than Friday 2nd June 2023.

Should you not receive any correspondence from us by this date this means that unfortunately you have not been selected for interview.

Please be advised that alternative dates for interview may be considered, subject to circumstance. 

We look forward to receiving your completed application.

If you have any questions or queries regarding the roles, please contact Ian Grange, Head of Facilities and Development, at Norfolk FA, by emailing

Norfolk County Football Association embraces the diversity of Norfolk Football and promotes equal opportunities for all. We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, sex and religion or belief.


Norfolk County FA is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk. Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check through The FA DBS process. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.