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VACANCY: Part-Time Academy Coaches

27 October 2022

Club News

VACANCY: Part-Time Academy Coaches

27 October 2022

Oldham Athletic AFC are looking to recruit part time Academy coaches to work within our Category 3 Licenced Academy programme. There is a vacancy in the FDP phase and also in YDP phase.

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.

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.

The role involves working two or three evenings and taking a match at weekends. There will also be an expectation for administrative tasks to be completed as part of the role.

Applicants will only be considered if they hold a minimum of UEFA 'B' coaching qualification. They must hold a valid driving license and currently reside within one hour travelling distance of Oldham Athletic AFC.

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


To ensure compliance with the company’s safeguarding policy a relevant FA DBS certificate will be a requirement for this role before starting work.

Oldham Athletic Football Club promotes inclusion and confront and eliminate 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

The closing date for applications is Monday 28 November 2022. 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 short-listing stage. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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