Casual Head Coach U16 - LFCW

  • Liverpool FC
  • Liverpool, UK
  • 03 Jun, 2021
Part time Coaching Leadership & Management Premier League Womens Football Youth

Job Description

Vacancy Description
Liverpool FC is an icon of global sport, a brand with an exceptional heritage. Hundreds of millions of people across the globe are devoted to the Club, but there is more to Liverpool FC than the scale of its fanbase. Over 100 years of success and heartache has forged a truly unique identity. Working for Liverpool FC makes you more than just a team member, you are an integral part of the world`s greatest football family.

We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate individual to join LFC as a casual head coach working with the Liverpool FC Women`s Regional Talent Club for up to 12 hours per week.

What will you be doing?

To deliver the technical programme for the Girls Regional Talent Club, enhancing the development of girls within the programme. The role will take the lead in the preparation and development of players for the England Talent pathway and Women`s first team. The remit is to produce players for the England Talent pathway and Liverpool Women FC.

The main duties are:

-Responsible for planning and delivering the technical and tactical coaching programme for your respective age group in line with the coaching syllabus.
-To be responsible for the under 16`s age group, keeping records of players progression and producing reports for both players, parents and other coaches through the Women`s Performance System.
-Work with under 14`s coaches and under 21`s Head Coach to enable a smooth transition for players to experience when going through the RTC pathway
-Strengthen the Female Player Pathway with structured opportunities for the under 16`s
-To liaise with all key personnel when planning and arranging coaching sessions and matches to ensure the appropriate support is in place (e.g. sports science, medical, recruitment, education, etc.) and that the timetable fits with all other RTC activities.
-To ensure that accurate monitoring of records for all activities are maintained and lead on the analysis of evaluation information for activities
-To maximise opportunities to raise awareness of the organisation`s activities.
-To ensure that the safety of participants, volunteers and staff is prioritised at all times.
-Perform other duties as required which are considered relevant to the post and to the objectives of the Liverpool Women FC

Who are we looking for:

Our ideal candidate will have experience in a professional youth football development setting. You will be able to maintain records, have good organisation and an ability to use systems such as the Women`s Performance System and FA Full-time.

You will be able to naturally create an ethos which promotes high aspirations and achievement for all and be empathetic, demonstrating an understanding of support strategies for the player`s emotional needs.

You will have knowledge of FA girls and Women`s Strategy and can have the following qualifications / accreditation:
UEFA B licence/working towards a licence , FA Youth Award Level 2, Basic FA First Aid for Sport Qualification, FA Licence Coaches Club Member.

This appointment will be subject to a CRB clearance. Please note, the ideal candidate will be flexible and willing to work unsociable hours, including weekends. Work will revolve around the Football Season and fixture list so there will be weekend and evening work.

Why should you apply?

This is a casual position working up to 12 hours per week.

Although at times you will work at different locations your main base will be at the training facilities based at the Women`s Academy, in Liverpool.

We are aiming to be the most inclusive football club - providing fair and appropriate opportunities to as many people from different backgrounds as possible, being welcoming and meeting their needs as best we can. We are committed to hiring great people representative of a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills, not just because it`s the right thing to do, but because we believe it makes our Club stronger. If you share our enthusiasm and passion for inclusivity, then we want to hear from you.

Liverpool FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all Colleagues and Volunteers to share this commitment. This role is subject to a DBS check.
Closing: 18-06-2021