Job purpose

To coach and deliver across all Football Education programs in the UAE (Internationally where relevant)

Key responsibilities

  • To ensure all the Manchester City coaching philosophy, methodology and principles are incorporated into the delivery of the program
  • To support the lead staff pre, during and post the delivery
  • To deliver the coaching program provided to the highest standard and in a professional manner
  • To work both individually and collectively as part of a team in ensuring the project is delivered to the required levels and expectations
  • To support the City Football Middle East office with local and regional activations

General responsibilities

  • To organise, structure and deliver the coaching program in a standard that represents Manchester City
  • To maintain professional conduct always in both on and off field environments

Compliance with City Football Group & local partner Safeguarding policies

  • This role involves working with children and/or vulnerable adults in a regulated activity (or near children and/or vulnerable adults).
    • This means that the post-holder is required to apply all relevant policies and uphold both the Club’s and the local partners commitment to safeguarding vulnerable people.

Key relationships

  • Head of Football Operations MENA
  • Head Coaches Abu Dhabi / Dubai
  • Coaching Team

Scope of job

  • To communicate and educate players, coaches and families in the understanding and delivery of a Football Education program

Qualifications: The level of educational, professional and/or occupational training required.

  • Level 2
  • Member of a FA to maintain their Coach License or International equivalent
  • Education in sports coaching or teaching
  • Post-holder must hold or obtain at the earliest opportunity the relevant safeguarding training (i.e. FA Safeguarding Children Workshop)
  • Post-holder will be subject a DBS check at the appropriate level and cleared by the Manchester City Safeguarding Officer

Experience & Knowledge: proven record of experience, profession or specialism.

  • To have experience in a football environment
  • To have proven experience working with players from varying backgrounds and cultures
  • To have experience implementing and developing a football coaching syllabus
  • Demonstrate experience and knowledge of planning, delivering and reviewing sessions
  • To have knowledge and understanding of player development and the four-corner model
  • To have experience working within a professional Football Club or sporting organisation

General skills & attributes: Flexibility, communication skills, working individually & in a team.

  • To have flexibility to travel when required to support projects both in the UK and Internationally
  • The ability to create a positive working environment that represents Manchester City and the local partner in the marketplace
  • To demonstrate how to coach and develop players of differing levels of ability
  • To communicate to players on and off the field and in a variety of settings such as informal, formal, individual or groups
  • To be organised in planning, preparation and execution within a project
  • To self-review sessions with individual players
  • To have the ability to evaluate and review programs on completion

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose skills and experience seem to meet our needs. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you only if you are selected for an interview.

Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Due to our safeguarding promise, all UK based CFG roles will be subject to a DBS check upon commencing employment with us. This will be either a basic, standard or enhanced check depending on the job role and responsibilities.

If you have any further questions about the role or your application, please contact [email protected]