Sessional Football Coach

  • Oxford United in the Community
  • Oxfordshire, UK
  • 07 Jan, 2022
Sessional Charity Coaching Community Youth

Job Description

Job Title

Sessional Football Coach

Reporting to

Programme Leads


Variable rate ranging from £10.00 - £20.00 per hour




Varied and flexible – hours available during the day, afternoons, evenings and weekends


Various across Oxfordshire


Primary Job Function

  • To support the delivery of Oxford United in the Community’s football programmes, including breakfast clubs, lunchtime clubs, after-school clubs, holiday camps, Premier League Kicks, Skills Centres and Development Centres.


Main Responsibilities

  • To consistently plan and deliver professional high quality coaching sessions that promote sustained participation in football and sport.
  • To plan and deliver football coaching sessions that provide participants with the opportunity to develop and grow both as players and as people.
  • To liaise with key stakeholders such as Programme Leads, school staff, and parents, to ensure that all sessions are delivered in a safe and enjoyable environment.
  • To be punctual and organised, ensuring that all equipment is prepared, and the venue is ready prior to the arrival of the participants.
  • To be responsible for the welfare of children and young people in your care, ensuring they are signed in and out of each session by a parent, carer, or designated school staff member.
  • To communicate your availability for sessions efficiently and professionally with Oxford United in the Community Programme Leads.
  • To adhere to safeguarding policies and procedures as outlined by Oxford United in the Community and report any safeguarding or welfare incidents to the appropriate Programme Lead.
  • To always act as an ambassador for Oxford United in the Community, representing the charity in a professional manner.
  • To be clean and well presented, wearing full Oxford United in the Community kit.
  • To demonstrate a positive commitment to promoting diversity, equality, and inclusion and reporting any acts of discrimination.
  • To attend in-house CPD sessions or formal training when required.
  • Fulfil additional roles and responsibilities as required by Oxford United in the Community Programme Leads.


Person Specification


  • Hold a minimum FA Level 1 Football Coaching Qualification.
  • In-date Emergency First Aid and Safeguarding Certificates.
  • In-date accepted Full Enhanced DBS check.
  • Hold a clean driving license & have own transport or be willing to use public transport to travel across the working area.



  • Knowledge and experience of working with and/or coaching children and young people.
  • Experience of working as part of a team with other staff and/or coaches.
  • Understanding of Oxford United in the Community’s football programmes.
  • Strong organisational and communication skills.
  • Outgoing and approachable personality.


For further information, or to apply, please email Coach Recruitment Lead, Conal Murnin: