Academy Coach

  • Brighton & Hove Albion FC
  • Brighton, UK
  • 03 Jun, 2021
Part time Academy Coaching Premier League Youth

Job Description

Job Title: Academy Coach
Employer: Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club
Salary: £11.50 per hour
Location: American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing
Hours: 10-25 hours per week during the football season.
Job Type: Casual, hourly paid
Deadline Day: 16th June 2021
Who are Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club?
Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud that our elite teams compete at the highest level of football in England, those being the Premier League, and the Women's Super League. Our home; the spectacular 30,000+ seater American Express Community Stadium hosts in the most parts, our Premier League journey whereas Broadfield Stadium, with a capacity of over 6,000, hosts mainly, our Women's Super League journey. We are thrilled to have our two elite teams competing in the very top respective divisions of English football.
The job
Brighton & Hove Albion FC are looking for a proactive and motivational individual to come and join the team at our category 1 academy based in Lancing. As Academy Coach it would be your responsibility to coach and develop our academy boys from under 13 through to under 16, to prepare them for elite professional football within our academy. If you love coaching football and are looking for a flexible opportunity, then come and join with us at the Albion!
What does the day to day look like?
Coaching high quality football sessions!  The successful candidate must be organised as you will be responsible for ensuring engaging sessions are fully prepared and that you have completed session plans in advance. You will need to identify the needs of individual groups and tailor your delivery as appropriate. The hours will average from 10-25 hours per week during the football season and will be primarily mid-week evenings, day release sessions and Sunday fixtures.
What we need
It is essential that the successful candidate holds the following qualifications:
  • UEFA B Licence
  • FA Module Level 1,2 and 3
  • Valid FA Safeguarding
  • Valid FA Emergency Aid
  • Member of the FA Licenses Coaches¿ Club
The successful candidate must also be willing to undertake an enhanced DBS CRC (Criminal Background Check).
Our values
Values play a pivotal role in the success of the Club. Our values are not just a list of words we expect our people to learn, but a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors, in fact, with anyone who interacts in any way with our brand. Each year we hold the TEAAM Brighton awards where peer to peer nominations are recorded. Those with the most nominations take away awards for their commitment to the TEAAM Brighton value.
Our values are: 
  • Treat People Well
  • Exceed Expectations  
  • Aim High. Never Give Up
  • Act with Integrity
  • Make it Special
What is in it for you?
In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a competitive reward package which will include, but is not limited to:
  • Free onsite parking (a train station onsite and accessible bus travel)
  • Travel discounts
  • Discounts at the Club superstore
  • Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses
  • Club pension scheme (if eligible)
Disability Confident 
Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud to be a disability confident employer who are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities throughout our recruitment and selection process. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our People and Culture team.
Equality Statement
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club celebrates and values the diversity brought by employees, potential employees, casual workers, potential casual workers, players, potential players, applicants, supporters, participants on community programmes and customers and believes the Club benefits from engaging with everyone from a variety of backgrounds, thus allowing it to meet the needs of a diverse population within a multi-cultural society. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.
Safeguarding Statement
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.