Lead Development Centre Coaches
Lead Development Centre Coaches
- Casual Hours
- Placed On
- Mon 3rd December, 2018
- 12:00am - Fri 14th December, 2018
- Sport / Activity
About The Company
Established in 1884, Leicester City Football Club is a leading Football Club, achieving outstanding success as Premier League champions in 2016. Following a period of growth, Leicester City Football Club is recruiting up to six Casual Lead Development Centre Coaches to coordinate the effective running of Development Centres ensuring players of Academy standard are identified, recruited and transitioned into the Academy.
About The Role
Following a restructure of our Development Centres Leicester City are seeking a number of Level 2 qualified coaches to run U7/8 regional development centres, operating for two hours one evening a week the centres are located in Derby, Nottingham, Leicester (x2), Coventry and Northampton. The successful candidates will have a thorough knowledge of local grass roots football, the ability to identify potential in young players and development their technical ability with a view to being signed as an U9 player.
All of the positions will also have the opportunity to coach additional paid sessions within the Pre-Academy.
The main duties of the role are to have overall responsibility for the identification, recruitment, administration and running of the centre. Through a network of grass roots contacts and by scouting local games the position will ensure that the best local U7 and U8 players with potential attend Development Centre sessions and are transitioned into the U9 Academy team.
Who We're Looking For
The ideal candidate will hold a Level 2 Certificate in Coaching along with previous experience in Academy football. They have will have excellent communication skills and possess strong time management skills and have a flexible approach to work.
Contract Type – Casual (Typical week 4-5 hours)
Please note that all candidates are required to list which centre they are applying for. Also the club would look favourably if one person wished to cover two Development Centres.
Leicester City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer 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.
Leicester City Football Club 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.
A shortlist of suitable applicants will be compiled shortly after the closing date and successful candidates will be contacted about the interview process.
If you feel you have the qualities and experience we are looking for please apply by sending your CV, along with a covering letter, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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