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Job Vacancy: Part Time Academy Coach

14 August 2014


Job Title:
Part Time Rochdale AFC Academy Coach

Responsible to:
Academy Manager / Head of Coaching / Youth Development Phase Coach

Summary of the Role:
Following the recent success of their Elite Player Performance Plan Category 3 status, Rochdale Football Club is looking to appoint a committed and qualified coach to work in their Academy Youth Development department on a part-time basis. The role will include working in the evenings and at weekends.

Salary:
To be discussed at interview.

Main Roles and Responsibilities
•    Developing Academy players
•    Planning, delivering, evaluating and recording coaching sessions
•    Delivering age appropriate coaching sessions to meet the needs of the players
•    Monitoring individual and team performance within training and games

The successful applicants will need:
•    UEFA B Coaching Qualification (Please do not apply if you haven’t received certification)
•    FA Youth Award Modules 1-3 (or working towards)
•    Current FA CRB check, FA Emergency Aid, FA Safeguarding Children and FA Licensed Coaches Club membership

Knowledge and Experience
•    Background within football
•    Knowledge of development and session planning
•    Knowledge of the Elite Player Performance Plan
•    Experience of Coaching in an Academy/Centre of Excellence
 
Personal Specification
•    A desire to pursue a career in the football industry.
•    Committed, enthusiastic and highly motivated, showing a passion for developing players.
•    Ability to work as part of a team.
•    A positive and professional attitude and the ability to work with a range of individuals.
•    Successful applicants will be subject to enhanced CRB clearance prior to taking the job role.
•    Computer literate.
 
Please send a current CV and covering letter to Tony Ellis, Academy Manager, Rochdale Football Club, Spotland Stadium, Sandy Lane, Rochdale, OL11 5DR or an email to tony.ellis@rochdaleafc.co.uk

Closing date for applications 29th August 2014.


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