Football and Sports Development Officer - Sevenoaks District

  • Millwall Football Club
  • Millwall, London, UK
  • 08 May, 2022
Full time Coaching Community Education EFL Youth

Job Description

Millwall Community Trust is hiring the position of Sevenoaks District Football and Sports Development Officer.


Purpose of the Role

To organise, plan, prepare and deliver sports coaching and education sessions, on a contracted basis. Who with partners to develop new programmes within the Sevenoaks District


Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):

• Deliver a variety of comprehensive football/sports coaching activities in the local community that areage appropriate, meet the needs of individuals and groups which are in accordance to the MCT scheme of work.

• Be self-motivated, committed and reliable once assigned work.

• Work with individuals and/or groups from a range of abilities, age ranges and varying backgrounds.

• Be responsible for the correct use and safe keeping of equipment. Ensure that the facilities are checked before use and safe for practical participation.

• Build and support positive working partnerships with existing/new key partners to receive continued funding for delivery of programmes.

• Maintain high standards of professional behaviour towards colleagues, young people with whom we engage and the wider general public when working for and wearing MCT kit.

• Develop professional and supportive relationships with all young people engaged in the session.

• Undertake regular professional development days as set by Millwall Community Trust (MCT) in order to continue own personal development.

• Undertake administrative tasks related to the sessions that including updating registers, consent forms, risk assessment, incident and accident forms, writing case studies that demonstrate impact of projects, and recording any outcomes and accreditations achieved by participants using relevant monitoring and evaluation systems.

• Have knowledge and experience of (or be willing to develop) working in diverse settings, such as housing estates, youth clubs, leisure centres, public parks and open spaces, schools and colleges.

• Have an up to date knowledge of, and adhere to, all MCT policies and procedures, including those relating to Safeguarding, Health and Safety and emergency procedures, including those of venues where you may be based.

• Carry a fully stocked first aid kit when coaching.

• Undertake other duties as required to ensure efficient delivery of MCT sessions. To undertake relevant training courses as requested by MCT.


Closing date for applications: Tuesday 31st May 2022.