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ETC Centre Group Coaches

Leicester City Women’s Academy are looking to recruit ETC Centre Group Coaches for LCFC Women’s wider talent pathway. The key duties of the role will be to provide a high standard of coaching to a respective age group, educating all players in line with LCFC Women philosophy and methodology.

Who We’re Looking For

The ideal candidate will have significant experience in the following:

  • Experience of young player development and knowledge of appropriate technique and skill development practices.

  • Previous experience of working within an Academy environment and with 8-14 age groups.

  • A clear understanding of the Academy System and the professional football environment.

  • Can address the different learning styles and can use various methods to cater for all needs.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following skills and competencies;

  • Ability to plan, deliver and bring about the desired session outcome.

  • Excellent coaching and delivery skills with excellent accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Monitor sessions with the ability to be flexible, adapt and/or amend session designs to bring about intensity, tempo and free flowing football with quality.

  • Ability to effectively manage player, parents/guardians and staff relationships.

Essential Requirement –

  • Minimum Level 2 qualification or above coaching qualification.

  • FA DBS.

  • Holds an in-date FA Safeguarding Children Certificate or is willing to complete the FA Safeguarding Children Workshop within 3 months.

  • FA Level 1 Introduction to First Aid in Football (IFAiF) or FA Emergency First Aid.

  • Full UK Driving Licence.

About The Club

Knowing some of the history of LCFC Women helps you appreciate the sense of community, spirit and family for which the Club are renowned for.

In May 2021, LCFC Women were promoted to the FA Women’s Super League. From its formation in 2004, the Club was run on an amateur and semi-professional basis with support from Leicester City Football Club. In August 2020, the Club turned professional after being acquired by King Power International – Leicester City’s parent company – and realigned as a core team in Leicester City’s football operation.

We value and respect individual difference and recognise that the diversity of our staff contributes to our success off the pitch. Our inclusive culture and approach is supported by our Stonewall Diversity Champions partnership, our Time to Change pledge and our status as a Disability Confident employer.

Benefits Package

LCFC Women offers a competitive salary and pension scheme. Employees are able to benefit from free onsite parking. Employees also benefit from up to 33 days’ annual leave including bank holidays (pro-rata for part time contracts).

Contract Type – Fixed term, part time (1.5 hours).

LCFC Women is an equal opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

LCFC Women is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, you may be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up any role.

Suitable candidates will be interviewed as and when they apply, the role will be shut down as soon as a suitable candidate has been sourced.