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Honorary Chair of Selectors – Clubs & Schools U18


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Job Description

The England Rugby Football Union U18 Clubs & Schools programme is seeking to appoint an Honorary Chair of Selectors to support the Honorary National Team Manager and Honorary National U18 Head Coach and delivery team in identifying a National squad.

The post-holder will ensure the RFU’s objectives for the England U18 Clubs & Schools programme are achieved by leading the implementation of a consistent player assessment and selection system at Divisional level in accordance with RFU policies on player assessment and selection and as provided in the Operations Manual.

The post-holder will be responsible for liaising with National Academy and Divisional personnel to ensure the needs of the players are at the forefront of selection. Additionally they should ensure that all Divisional matches are observed by duly appointed, recognised, experienced and accredited selectors who will monitor the assessment and selection process.

Applicants should demonstrate significant experience of coaching and selecting players at CB and Divisional levels and hold a minimum of a RFU/UKCC Level 3 Coaching Qualification or its recognised equivalent in addition to holding, or working towards, National Selector Accreditation. A full role description is available here (MS Word 20KB).

Applications should be sent to Lindsay Piper, Rugby House, Twickenham Stadium, 200 Whitton Road, Twickenham TW2 7BA, or by email to

Closing date for applications is March 30, 2013.
Interviews will be held by the end of April 2013.

For further information and an informal discussion please contact:
National Team Manager John Porter-Griffiths, 

The RFU operates a policy of equal opportunity. To help us monitor this, if applying by CV, please complete our monitoring form and attach it with your application. The form can be downloaded from our website The information you provide will only be used for monitoring purposes.

Application Deadline

30 March 2013

Closing Date

30 March 2013