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COACHING OPPORTUNITIES IN THE NORTHAMPTON TOWN ACADEMY

Details of various opportunities

30 July 2021

Details of some current coaching opportunities in the Northampton Town Academy.

Casual Academy Skills Centre Coaches

Northampton Town Football Club Academy is looking to recruit a number of casual Skills Centre Coaches to work with ages 5-11 year olds in a professional, fun environment.

Roles and Responsibilities
• Delivering of age specific syllabus to players in their charge.
• Communicating effectively with all team members and reporting back to the Skills Centre Coordinator.
• Working effectively within a multidisciplinary team to deliver excellent coaching.

Personal Specification
The successful candidate will have the following skills and competencies:
• Proven coaching experience.
• An ability to differentiate tasks based on ability and key stages of player/child development.
• An approachable manner towards young people.
• Have excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills with other department members and coaching staff.
• Willing to work flexible and unsociable hours including evenings and weekends.

Essential Qualities and Qualifications:
• FA Level 1
• Hold a current FA Level 1 Emergency First Aid in Football (previously known as FA Basic First Aid for Sport (BFAS) certificate)
• Member of FA Licenced Coaches Club (current and up to date including CPD hours) and Attribute’s

Desirable
• FA Youth Award (Modules 1, 2 and 3)
Due to this post being in regulated activity, the potential employee will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at the appropriate level.
Northampton Town FC is an Equal Opportunities Employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in our workplace.

BAME Declaration
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.

Do you consider your ethnicity to fall within one of the following definitions?
• Black
• Asian
• Other Minority Ethnic (i.e. from any other ethnic group that is not ‘White British’)

* YES / NO (please indicate on your application)

How to apply
Anybody interested should email graham.biggs@ntfc.co.uk along with a copy of their Football CV to:

Graham Biggs
Head of Coaching
Northampton Town FC Academy
Sixfields Stadium
Northampton
NN5 5QA

Please note application entry is open between Wednesday 21st July – Friday 20th August 2021 any information received after this date will not be considered.

Casual Academy Development Centre Goalkeeper Coach

Northampton Town Football Club Academy is looking to recruit a part time Development Centre Goalkeeper Coach to work with the Under 7-14s Goalkeepers.

Roles and Responsibilities
• The role includes overseeing an age specific programme to the Under 7-14s goalkeepers.
• Delivering of age specific syllabus to players in their charge.
• Ensuring each goalkeeper in the U7-14s groups has an Individual Learning Plan that is monitored and periodically reviewed. Assisting the Head of Coaching and Lead phase coaches in developing and delivering the ILPs for these players.

• Completing online and electronic reviewing and assessments of players and sessions.
• Communicating effectively with all team members and reporting back to the Lead Phase Coach.
• Working effectively within a multidisciplinary team to deliver excellent coaching.

Personal Specification
The successful candidate will have the following skills and competencies:
• Proven coaching experience.
• An ability to differentiate tasks based on ability and key stages of player/child development.
• An approachable manner towards young people.
• Have excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills with other department members and coaching staff.
• The job holder may also be required to carry out other duties assigned by the Academy Manager or Head of Coaching/ Recruitment Department as may be time to time reasonably required.
• Willing to work flexible and unsociable hours including evenings and weekends.

Essential Qualities and Qualifications:
• FA Level 2 / UEFA C Licence
• FA Level 2 GK award
• Hold a current FA Level 2 Emergency First Aid in Football (previously known as FA Basic First Aid for Sport (BFAS) certificate)
• Member of FA Licenced Coaches Club (current and up to date including CPD hours) and Attributes

Desirable
• UEFA B Goalkeeper Coaching Licence;
• UEFA B Licence
• FA Youth Award (Modules 1, 2 and 3)

Due to this post being in regulated activity, the potential employee will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at the appropriate level.
Northampton Town FC is an Equal Opportunities Employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in our workplace.

BAME Declaration
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.
Do you consider your ethnicity to fall within one of the following definitions?
• Black
• Asian
• Other Minority Ethnic (i.e. from any other ethnic group that is not ‘White British’)

* YES / NO (please indicate on your application)

How to apply
Anybody interested should email graham.biggs@ntfc.co.uk along with a copy of their Football CV to

Graham Biggs
Head of Coaching
Northampton Town FC Academy
Sixfields Stadium
Northampton
NN5 5QA

Please note - application entry is open between Wednesday 21st July – Friday 20th August 2021 any information received after this date will not be considered.

Casual Academy Development Centre Coaches

Northampton Town Football Club Academy is looking to recruit a number of casual Development Centre Coaches to work within the schoolboy phase.

Roles and Responsibilities
• Delivering of age specific syllabus to players in their charge.
• Completing online and electronic reviewing and assessments of players and sessions.
• Communicating effectively with all team members and reporting back to the Lead Phase Coach.
• Working effectively within a multidisciplinary team to deliver excellent coaching.

Personal Specification
The successful candidate will have the following skills and competencies:
• Proven coaching experience.
• An ability to differentiate tasks based on ability and key stages of player/child development.
• An approachable manner towards young people.
• Have excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills with other department members and coaching staff.
• Willing to work flexible and unsociable hours including evenings and weekends.

Essential Qualities and Qualifications:
• FA Level 2 / UEFA C Licence
• Hold a current FA Level 2 Emergency First Aid in Football (previously known as FA Basic First Aid for Sport (BFAS) certificate)
• Member of FA Licenced Coaches Club (current and up to date including CPD hours) and Attributes

Desirable
• FA Youth Award (Modules 1, 2 and 3)
Due to this post being in regulated activity, the potential employee will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at the appropriate level.
Northampton Town FC is an Equal Opportunities Employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in our workplace.

BAME Declaration
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.
Do you consider your ethnicity to fall within one of the following definitions?
• Black
• Asian
• Other Minority Ethnic (i.e. from any other ethnic group that is not ‘White British’)

* YES / NO (please indicate on your application)

How to apply
Anybody interested should email graham.biggs@ntfc.co.uk along with a copy of their Football CV to:
Graham Biggs
Head of Coaching
Northampton Town FC Academy
Sixfields Stadium
Northampton
NN5 5QA

Please note application entry is open between Wednesday 21st July – Friday 20th August 2021 any information received after this date will not be considered.


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