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Academy expanding

19 February 2014

The Owls’ academy are looking to extend their nationwide scouting network and as a result have positions available around the country.

Following the club’s notable achievement of Category 2 status under the inaugural EPPP criteria, scouts are being sought to join the academy’s talent, identification and recruitment team as part of Sheffield Wednesday’s long term development strategy.

Scouts will be required to assist with the recruitment of elite players aged between nine and 16 for the Owls’ successful youth development programme.

Successful applicants will be required to go through the screening process of enhanced CRB disclosure.

The following are preferred but not essential:

•    Knowledge of local leagues or grass roots football
•    Knowledge of schools football, both local and district
•    Experience in Academy or School of Excellence scouting
•    Knowledge of youth football

Positions are available in the following areas:

•    Manchester
•    West Yorkshire
•    East Midlands
•    West Midlands
•    London/Home Counties

If you are based in these areas and feel you have the relevant skills and experience, please send your CV for the attention of Ken Ryder, Head of Academy Recruitment, Sheffield Wednesday training ground, Middlewood Road, Sheffield, S6 1TF.

Alternatively, e-mail

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