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Swindon Town FC are looking to recruit part time Academy coaches to work within their Category 3 Licensed Academy program. 

Successful applicants will report directly to the Lead Phase Coach and the Head of Coaching, and will be responsible for the delivery of the Academy coaching program in line with the Academy philosophy.

We are looking for individuals who have excellent communication, interpersonal and motivational skills, as well as being a role-model to young players. They will be able to show that they can create and deliver innovative and engaging coaching sessions to challenge and develop the player in line with the Academy coaching syllabus, as well as demonstrating that they understand the needs of the modern young player in terms of their physical and psychological development.

The roles involve working in the evenings and during Weekends. There will also be an expectation for administrative tasks to be completed as part of the role.

Applicants will only be considered if they hold the UEFA 'B' coaching qualification, as well as having demonstrable experience of working with players within the u7-u16s age range. Applicants will also need to be locally based (living within 30 minutes of the Swindon area).

Successful applicants will undergo a screening process that will include an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure.

Salary: £25 per training session & £35 per match

Application deadline is 12th June 2019 at 5.00pm.       Applications received after this time may not be considered. 

Safeguarding Statement

Swindon Town is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment. This post requires Enhanced Criminal Records Checks and may include checks against the Barred Lists, as such it is exempt from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Therefore, all convictions including spent convictions that have not been subject to filtering by the DBS should be declared. Relevant information and / or documents will be distributed as part of the recruitment process.

Equality Statement

Swindon Town FC is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunities employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion or belief(s), gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age or with regard to pregnancy or maternity.

Job Description

Application Form

Only applicants invited for interview will be contacted. 

Swindon Town Football Club is seeking to recruit a dynamic, energetic and ambitious person to join its Youth Academy programme with this Lead Foundation Phase Coach role with the club.

Job description:

  • To manage the Foundation Phase in line with the club’s Academy Philosophy and the Academy Performance Plan, and to take lead responsibility for ensuring the core KPI’s of the EPPP are effectively measured, assessed and achieved within the Phase.
  • To lead on delivery of the coaching programme within the Phase, oversee the holistic development of players through technical, physical, social and psychological profiling, and effectively using the Performance Clock to record all data in respect of player development.
  • To work closely with the Academy Manager, Head of Coaching, and Lead Youth Development Phase Coach to ensure a fluid player-centred pathway and continued appropriate individual player development plans are in place.

Applicants must be committed to the multi-disciplinary development and education of young people, have a thirst for lifelong learning and be fully committed to their own self-development.

To see the full job description, click here. 

To apply, download the Application Form and email to seamus@swindontownfc.co.uk. 

Application deadline is Friday, 14th June 2019 at 5.00pm.         

Applications received after this time may not be considered. 

Interviews will take place on w/c Monday, 17th June 2019.                                            

Only applicants invited for interview will be contacted.

Safeguarding Statement

Swindon Town is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment. This post requires Enhanced Criminal Records Checks and may include checks against the Barred Lists, as such it is exempt from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Therefore, all convictions including spent convictions that have not been subject to filtering by the DBS should be declared. Relevant information and / or documents will be distributed as part of the recruitment process.

Equality Statement

Swindon Town FC is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunities employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion or belief(s), gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age or with regard to pregnancy or maternity.