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VACANCY: Full-Time Academy Lead Youth Development Phase (U13-U16) Coach

26 November 2021

Oldham Athletic is looking to recruit a full-time Academy Lead Youth Development Phase (U13 to U16) Coach to work within the Category 3 Licenced Academy programme.

This role is mainly based at Boundary Park (OL1 2PA) and successful applicants will report directly to the Academy Manager 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 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.

As per EPPP rules, a UEFA ‘A’ qualification is required for this position. Applicants holding a UEFA 'B' Licence (outfield) will only be considered if they are currently undertaking the ‘A’ qualification. 

All applicants must currently reside within one-hour travelling distance of Oldham Athletic's Boundary Park stadium.

It will be necessary for successful applicants to hold, or gain, an FA level 2 Emergency First Aid in Football (EFAIF) qualification.

Statement
To ensure compliance with the company’s safeguarding policy an FA DBS certificate will be a requirement for this role.

Oldham Athletic Football Club promotes inclusion and confronts and eliminates discrimination whether by reason of age, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marital status or civil partnership, nationality, ethnicity (race), religion or belief, ability or disability, pregnancy and maternity and encourage equal opportunities. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons

How To Apply
To apply please provide your CV (with two independent references) plus a covering letter detailing why you would be the ideal candidate for the role, your previous experience and salary expectations to Graham.Yates@oldhamathletic.co.uk

The closing date for applications is Friday 17 December 2021. All interviews will be at the earliest available opportunity. Due to the anticipated large number of applicants, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


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