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Skill Centre Coach - Casual Vacancy

“We strive to develop the person and player to be confident to master the ball, play with enjoyment and have freedom and creativity”

We are looking for a football coach to deliver skills-based football sessions to children aged 6-11 years of age, with a primary focus on developing a person and a player to be confident on the ball and play with freedom and creativity.

When: Every Thursday evenings 5.45pm until 8.15pm – 2.5 hours.

Where: Oldham Academy North Sports Hall, Broadway, Royton, OL2 5BF

Starting: September 2023

Job role will be:

  • To liaise with the lead coach to plan and deliver 2 football sessions to children aged 6-8, and 9-11 years of age.
  • To be able to support, and co coach with the other coach.
  • To ensure the health and safety of staff and children.
  • To work positively and enthusiastically with other staff and children.


  • Minimum of an introduction to football / FA Level 1 qualification.
  • Able to work on Thursday evenings.
  • Emergency aid and FA safeguarding qualified.
  • Organised.
  • Experience coaching children.
  • Fun, out going, enthusiastic and engaging.
  • Clear and effective communication skills.
  • Clear criminal record check.

Benefits of working for OACT:

  • Bereavement Leave
  • Company events
  • Free fitness classes
  • Free gym membership
  • Health and wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking
  • Oldham Athletic Store discount

To apply for the job please email a CV and covering letter to

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