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VACANCY: Part Time Academy GK Coach

29 September 2023

Club News

VACANCY: Part Time Academy GK Coach

29 September 2023

Oldham Athletic FC are looking to recruit a part time Academy goalkeeping coach to work within our Category 3 Licenced Academy programme.

Successful applicants will report directly to the Head of Goalkeeping and the Head of Coaching and will be responsible for the delivery of the Academy goalkeeping 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 one evening and maybe a match at the weekends during the football season. 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' Licence (outfield-up to date) and an FA Goalkeeping coaching ‘B’ qualification and must currently reside within one hour travelling distance of Oldham Athletic FC (OL1 2PB) and have a valid UK Driving License.

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 an 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:

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

Closing date for applications is Monday 16 October 2023. 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 short-listing stage. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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