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VACANCY: Part-Time Academy Goalkeeper Coach

30 December 2019

Club News

VACANCY: Part-Time Academy Goalkeeper Coach

30 December 2019

Oldham Athletic are looking to recruit a part-time Academy Goalkeeper Coach to work within our Category 3 Licensed Academy programme.

General Information

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.

The role involves working two or three daytime sessions per week with our scholars. There will also be an expectation for administrative tasks to be completed as part of the role.

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 are capable of creating and delivering 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.

Applicants will only be considered if they hold a minimum of UEFA 'B' goalkeeper coaching qualification.


To ensure compliance with the company’s safeguarding policy the successful candidate will require an Enhanced Criminal Records Check (CRC) through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

How To Apply

This vacancy is available to start immediately. To apply please provide your CV (including a minimum of two references) plus a covering letter including why you would be the ideal candidate for the role and detailing any previous experience to Academy Administrator Graham Yates on email.

The closing date for applications is Monday 20 January 2020. Due to the role being available for immediate start we may conduct interviews before the closing date. All interviews will be at the earliest available opportunity. The volume of applications received prevents us from being able to acknowledge every application received or to provide feedback at the shortlisting stage.

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