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ACADEMY COACHES REQUIRED

Coaching opportunities within the Northampton Town Academy

13 October 2021

Northampton Town Football Club is looking to recruit casual Academy 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.
• Have experience of working with the PMA System, ensuring all player records, session planning and administration is completed in an accurate and timely manner.

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:
• UEFA B Licence
• Hold a current FA Level 2 Emergency First Aid in Football (previously known as FA Basic First Aid for Sport (BFAS) certificate)
• 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)

APPLICATIONS PROCESS:
• To apply for the Casual Academy Coach role please email graham.biggs@ntfc.co.uk - Head of Coaching a covering letter and completed application form (can be downloaded here)
• Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview
• Closing Date: 12 November 2021
• Interviews: Will be arranged upon receipt of applications


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