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Job listing closed on 28 Jun 2024
20 Jun 2024

AWFC Academy Technical Coaches (Casual)

🇬🇧 Hatfield, UK
3+ years exp.

The Role

We are looking for Academy Technical Coaches on a casual basis to deliver an effective coaching programme and play an important role in the development of youth players aged 7-16 years old in the Girls Youth Academy, ultimately creating First team and international players of the future.

Who we are

We are one of the most famous clubs in world football, with a rich heritage and history of success – read more about our history, here.

Beyond that, we are passionate about our local community and, behind the scenes, we have a wide variety of opportunities and career paths for all. We have a very defined purpose: to act for a winning team, culture and community. We achieve this by ensuring we are courageous in the pursuit of progress, we champion our community and each other, and that we do the right thing (even when no one is looking).

Your day-to-day

  • Lead in the planning, delivery and review of a holistic coaching programme
  • Ensure high standards of coach delivery to support the long term player development of all players within the age group
  • Work closely with other coaches to deliver age appropriate indiviualised training programmes for all players
  • Attend all matches and assist with match day management of all fixtures against boys grassroots and academy teams both home and away
  • Liaise closely with a multi-disciplinary support teams (e.g. Medical, Physical Performance, Education, Sports Psychology & Talent ID) when planning and delivering coaching sessions and matches
  • Evaluate and provide feedback on all coaching sessions and matches
  • Conduct performance reviews and deliver feedback to players and parents

What we are looking for

  • Experience of coaching youth academy players (7-16yrs)
  • Understanding of the FA Women’s and Girls player pathway and implications of long term player development
  • Working towards UEFA B / FA Level 3 (Block 1 essential)
  • FA Youth Award
  • Current FA Licensed Coaches Club Member
  • Up to date FA Emergency Aid Qualification – FA Basic First Aid for Sport Qualification (BFAS) or FA Level 2 Emergency First Aid in Football (EFAiF)
  • Knowledge and understanding of child protection issues including holding a current FA Safeguarding Children Workshop certificate
  • An accepted FA Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure
  • Previous education or teaching experience (Desirable)

Arsenal for Everyone

Arsenal for Everyone is our commitment to promoting and embracing equality, diversity and inclusion, so that everyone connected to the club feels like they belong to the same Arsenal family. We believe that diversity of background, skills and experience drives our success on and off the pitch. 

Disability Confident Leader

We are a Disability Confident Leader. We actively welcome applications from people with disabilities and long-term health conditions. If you need disability-related adjustments to the recruitment process, please indicate this in your application.

If you are likely to meet the definition of being a ‘disabled person’ according to the Equality Act 2010, we will offer you an interview if you meet the minimum criteria for a role. Please choose the option of a guaranteed interview on your application form. The information you share with us about your health or disability will not be used in recruitment decisions.