Leeds United Girls Academy (RTC) – Development Phase Coach

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Leeds United Girls Academy (RTC) – Development Phase Coach

To deliver practical football sessions in line with the Girls Academy (RTC) technical programme. In addition to candidates’ ability to perform the duties of the post, the interview will also explore issues relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children including: • Motivation to work with children and young people • Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people. Working hours: Mondays (7:00pm – 9:00) Wednesday (6:00pm-8:00pm) Thursdays (5:30 -7:30) Saturdays (9:00 – 12:00pm Fixture dependent).

Contact Name
Gary Waddington
Contact Email
gary.waddington@leedsunited.com

About Leeds United Girls Academy (RTC) – Development Phase Coach

  • Welfare of players within the Girls Academy
  • Provide high quality coaching and support
  • Implementing the Academy training and games programme in line with LTPD guidelines
  • Update required documents (inc Match Day & Training) within the Academy Google Drive
  • Three players reviews per season
  • Players IDP – Live document to be kept updated
  • Complete and support administrative duties such as Risk Assessment / Registers / Wellness report every session in-line with programme requirements / Health and Safety / Child Protection
  • To provide verbal/written reports when requested by the RTC or the FA
  • Attend weekly meeting with the Centre Manager & Technical Director
  • To adopt principles of continuous personal and professional development with regard to the role
  • To support Leeds United Academy with their vision & Mission values at all times
  • To build and maintain good working relationships both internally and externally, maintaining a professional image at all times when representing The Leeds United Girls Academy.
  • To keep confidential any information gained regarding the Charity, Club and its personnel
  • To maintain a flexible approach to work at all times
  • To maintain the upkeep of all relevant equipment pertaining to the delivery of programmes and to the safety of participants.
  • To undertake all other such relevant duties directed by the Senior Management team, which from time to time may be required with respect to the promotion of The Leeds United Girls Academy.
  • To keep confidential any information gained regarding the Charity, Club, and its personnel.
  • To maintain a flexible approach to work.
  • To maintain the upkeep of all relevant equipment pertaining to the delivery of programmes and to the safety of participants.
  • To undertake all other such relevant duties directed by the Senior Management team, which from time to time may be required with respect to the promotion of The Leeds United Girls Academy.
  • To be aware of and abide by all the Leeds United Foundation policies and procedures, in particular Safeguarding and Equality Diversity & Inclusion

Attributes

Essential

Desirable

Evidence

Education, Training and Qualifications

  • UEFA B
  • FA Youth Award Module 1 and 2
  • FA Licensed
  • A recognised FA First Aid Qualification
  • Knowledge and understanding of child protection issues including holding a current FA Safeguarding Children Workshop certificate
  • An accepted FA Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure (previously known as an FA CRB Disclosure)
  • Experience in coaching girls' football
  • An understanding of current girls RTC structures
  • Have knowledge and understanding of child development and be sensitive to children's needs
  • Willingness to work weekends and training events when required
  • Own transport essential
  • UEFA A
  • An understanding of Talent Identification
  • An appreciation of Long Term Player Development
  • Attended the FA Youth Coaches Course
  • Knowledge and understanding of working with young players
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Understanding of the FA Girls' England Talent Pathway

Application form and letter Interview

Experience and knowledge

  • Knowledge and understanding of child protection issues including holding a current FA Safeguarding Children Workshop certificate
  • Excellent knowledge of safeguarding and safeguarding practices.

Application form and letter

Interview Reference

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both independently, using your own initiative, and as part of a team.
    • To have a willingness to use online technologies to support the sharing of advice and guidance online to players. To include: Microsoft Word, powerpont, Google Drive.

Application form and letter

Interview Reference

Other Personal Attributes

  • Can demonstrate the ability to work well with adults (including parents), young people and others
  • To act professionally at all times and lead by example
  • To have high personal standard of dress and also expect high standards
  • Dedicated, reliable and willing to go the 'extra mile' to see the job through
  • Effective team player

Application form and letter Interview Reference

Partners

  • Leicestershire County Council
    Safeguarding
    NWL LSA
    Harborough LSA
    Blaby LSA
  • Active Leicester
    Active Partnerships
    Equality Standard
    Charnwood LSA
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
  • Active Rutland
    Active Oadby and Wigston
    Sport England
    Melton LSA

Partners

  • Leicestershire County Council
    NWL LSA
  • Sport England
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth