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JOB VACANCY: Part-Time Academy Foundation Coach

20 July 2016

Oldham Athletic Football Club is looking to recruit a part time Academy Coach to work across the Foundation Phase with ages under 9-11.

The position will encompass the following roles and responsibilities: 
  • Delivering of age specific Foundation Phase syllabus to players in their charge
  • Completing online and electronic reviewing and assessments of players and sessions
  • Communicating effectively with all team members and reporting back to the Foundation Phase Lead Coach
  • Working effectively within a multidisciplinary team to deliver excellent coaching 
  • Attend CPD events and Academy meetings as required.
The successful candidate will have the following skills and competencies:
  • UEFA B Licence (essential and not negotiable)
  • Proven coaching experience within an elite framework. 
  • An ability to differentiate tasks based on ability and key stages of player/child development. 
  • An approachable manner towards young people and the ability to work effectively with players within the phases.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills with other department members and coaching staff. 
  • Willing to work flexible and unsocial hours including evenings and weekends.  
Desirable Qualities and Qualifications:
  • Hold a current FA Basic First Aid for Sport (BFAS) certificate 
  • FA Youth Modules  
Due to this post being in regulated activity, the potential employee will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check at the appropriate level. 

Oldham Athletic is an Equal Opportunities Employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in our work place.

If these positions are of interest to you and you would like to be considered, please send a covering letter and CV to simon.cooper@oldhamathletic.co.uk.

Closing date for applications is midnight on July 26, 2016

Interview date - week commencing July 26, 2016


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