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Job listing closed on 11 May 2024
3 May 2024

Casual Coach - Goalkeeper

🇬🇧 Manchester, UK
Part Time
3+ years exp.


Manchester, GB

Opening Date: 26 Apr 2024

Full Time / Part Time: Variable Hours

Contract Type: Other Casual

Closing Date of Applications – 10th May 2024; Interview Date is after 8am on Saturday 18th May 2024

Our Story

Manchester City is an English Premier League club whose roots began in East Manchester. From its first incarnation as St Mark’s West Gorton in 1880, the club became Manchester City FC in 1894. Behind each title lies emotion, moments and memories that resonate with millions of supporters around the world. Manchester City fans are known for their commitment and togetherness, as a Club that fights to the end.

Role Details - Manchester City Football Education (Goalkeeper Coach – Casual)

The vacancy is open to coaches with a minimum FA Level 2/UEFA C and Goalkeeping qualification, who possess experience in coaching diverse player groups. Goalkeeper coaches who are confident leading sessions for outfield players are also encouraged to apply. The role involves preparing, delivering, and reviewing sessions in Manchester at the City Football Academy as part of Manchester City Football Education.

This position involves coaching player, team, and coach development programs, primarily on the pitch, with some programs delivering classroom sessions for individuals and groups from both UK and international territories.

The position provides training and development in MCFC coaching methodology and development pathways, along with potential career opportunities both in the UK and internationally within the organization.

The role may involve travel for short-term international projects on behalf of our club partners when necessary.

The casual coaching contracts offer a competitive salary, benefits, and flexible working.

Your Impact

1. The planning, preparation, and delivery of the MCFC coaching curriculum and methodology.

2. Create a positive and professional learning environment while connecting and engaging with the players on the programs.

3. To ensure the high standard of delivery while observing the quality assurance of the program. To always make sure positive player and parental feedback.

4. A positive role model and ambassador for MCFC within both on and off field environments, adhering to the positive attitudes, values, and beliefs of MCFC.

5. To work both independently and collectively as part of the coaching team ensuring a positive experience for all the people involved in our programs.

What we are looking for


  • FA Level 2/UEFA C
  • Goalkeeping qualification
  • Experience in coaching in education, community, or club setting
  • Higher Education and/ or management equivalent qualification.
  • Continued personal development with their local and national FA including safeguarding/ DBS check.
  • The ability to communicate informally and formally with coaches, players, parents, and key business stakeholders.
  • To have good experience in developing players of varying ages and abilities, including reviewing and evaluating individuals.


  • To understand football development and the key areas that develop players of all levels.
  • The ability to work within a positive working environment, providing skills that may develop other coaches.
  • To be proficient in preparing and recording of documents to support the coaching, reviewing the project, and presenting to others internally and externally.
  • To have the interest, ability, and flexibility to travel when required to support international short-, medium- or long-term projects.
  • Youth coaching award or education in football development
  • To have the drive and ambition to develop personally with guidance of senior coaches.

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.

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