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Lead Development Centre Coaches

Lead Development Centre Coaches

Salary
Competitive
Hours
Casual Hours
Placed On
Mon 3rd December, 2018
Closes
12:00am - Fri 14th December, 2018
Sport / Activity
Football
We are 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 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 recruitment@lcfc.co.uk

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport actively promotes diversity in employment and sport and welcomes applications from all parts of the community. To add your job please submit your job specification.

Partners

  • Active Rutland
    Leicestershire County Council
    Equality Standard
    Harborough LSA
    NWL LSA
  • County Sport Network
    H&B LSA
    Blaby LSA
    Safeguarding
    Active Leicester
  • Melton LSA
    Sport England
    O&W LSA
    Charnwood LSA

Partners

  • County Sport Network
    Equality Standard
  • Harborough LSA
    Charnwood LSA
  • Active Rutland
    Active Leicester
  • H&B LSA
    Sport England
  • Safeguarding
    Melton LSA
  • O&W LSA
    Leicestershire County Council
  • NWL LSA
    Blaby LSA