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VACANCY: Part-Time Academy Foundation Coach

28 September 2023

Club News

VACANCY: Part-Time Academy Foundation Coach

28 September 2023

Oldham Athletic AFC 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
  • 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.  
  • Full UK driving licence.
  • FA Safeguarding Children Workshop certificate (in date).

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.

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 and

Oldham Athletic AFC 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.

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