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VACANCY: STFC Academy Coaches

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26 October 2021

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

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 programme 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 have their ‘UEFA B’ coaching qualification, as well as having demonstrable experience of working with players within the u7-u16s age range. Ideally 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.

A full job description can be found HERE.

You can apply for this role by downloading the Application Form HERE.

Salary: TBD

Application deadline is Monday, 7th March 2022 at 5.00pm.

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.

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