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The Northampton Town Academy are recruiting

15 January 2019



The Northampton Town Academy are recruiting

15 January 2019

Northampton Town Football Club’s Academy programme are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual who will form an integral part of our team by taking on the role of Lead Youth Development Phase Coach.

Key duties include:
• To oversee the youth development phase teams (U13-U16 age groups) and manage part time staff within this phase as appropriate
• To manage the transition of players from the Foundation Phase, through the Youth Development Phase and into the Professional Development Phase
• To ensure the Northampton Town FC Academy philosophy and values are upheld at all times by all staff and players within this phase
• Provide feedback to both players and parents periodically in a timely and appropriate manner both verbally and written through assessment evenings and the PMA
• Liaise with multi-disciplinary staff to monitor player development
• Keep records of attendance/ performance of players using the PMA as provided by the Academy
• Maintain and build relationships with players and parents
• Maintain and build relationships with local teams at grass roots level and local schools
• To form an integral member of the Academy Management Team, supporting the development of the entire programme

• UEFA A Licence
• DBS Enhanced Disclosure
• Emergency First Aid In Football certificate
• FA Safeguarding Workshop
• Computer literate
• Full Clean UK Driving Licence

• FA Advanced Youth Award
• University Degree in a related field
• Previous Academy experience
• D1 Drivers Licence

Hours of Work:
Due to the nature of this role the successful candidate will be required to work evenings and weekends on a regular basis.

In order to apply for the role please email Head of Coaching Lee Garlick at with a completed application form and a CV.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a DBS check in accordance with the club’s Child Protection procedures.

Closing Date: Thursday 24th January (5pm)

Interviews: Week commencing 28th January

Northampton Town promote inclusion and confront and eliminate discrimination whether by reason of age, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marital status or civil partnership, nationality, ethnicity (race), religion or belief, ability or disability, pregnancy and maternity and encourage equal opportunities. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

The EFL has introduced positive action measures aimed at tackling the under-representation of coaches and managers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethic (BAME) backgrounds. New regulations require clubs to shortlist at least one suitably qualified BAME candidate (where an application has been received) for all roles in Academy football that require a UEFA A or UEFA B Licence. If you consider your ethnicity to fall within one of the following definitions – Black, Asian or other Minority Ethnic (i.e. from any other ethnic group that is not ‘White British’) - please inform us within your application.

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