About the role
You will deliver the LCFC Women Academy coaching programme, allowing every individual to reach their full potential in line with the Academy's vision and philosophy.
The key duties of the role will be to provide a high standard of coaching for the players at the Professional Development Phase and educating all players in line with the LCFC Women philosophy and methodology.
In addition, part of this role will be to support players who remain in education (inc FE/HE) or are part of the LCFC Women Education pathway.
You will also ensure realistic workloads are managed for players who remain in education and will work closely with key stakeholders external to the business e.g. the FA, schools, FE & HE establishment.
You will adhere to the Coaches Code of Conduct.
Who we’re looking for
The ideal candidate will have significant experience of:
The ideal candidate will have the following key skills and competencies:
About the Club
Knowing some of the history of LCFC Women helps you appreciate the sense of community, spirit and family for which the Club are renowned for.
In May 2021, LCFC Women were promoted to the FA Women’s Super League. From its formation in 2004, the Club was run on an amateur and semi-professional basis with support from Leicester City Football Club. In August 2020, the Club turned professional after being acquired by King Power International – Leicester City’s parent company – and realigned as a core team in Leicester City’s football operation.
We value and respect individual difference and recognise that the diversity of our staff contributes to our success off the pitch. Our inclusive culture and approach is supported by our Stonewall Diversity Champions partnership, our Time to Change pledge and our status as a Disability Confident employer.
LCFC Women offers a competitive salary and pension scheme. Employees are able to benefit from free onsite parking. Employees also benefit from up to 33 days’ annual leave including bank holidays (pro-rata for part time contracts).
Contract Type - Fixed-term 1 year
Hours Per Week – Maximum 8 hours per week – please be prepared to work unsocial hours.
LCFC Women is an equal opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
LCFC Women 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.