Junior Development Coach (PD&EP)

  • Tottenham Hotspur Football & Athletic Co Ltd
  • London, UK
  • 05 Aug, 2022
Full time Coaching Premier League Youth

Job Description

Job Summary


Founded in 1882, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is an English Premier League Club, based in North London, with a global following of millions.

Led by the late great Bill Nicholson, the Club became the first in England to win the League and FA Cup Double in 1961, and the first in the UK to win a European Trophy two years later. Spurs has since been home to some of the game’s great entertainers, including Jimmy Greaves, Glenn Hoddle, Paul Gascoigne, David Ginola, Gareth Bale, Heung-Min Son and Harry Kane.

In April 2019, the Club opened an iconic new stadium that sits at the heart of a £1billion sport-led regeneration of North Tottenham. The stadium is the largest football club stadium in London and is a multi-use venue with the ability to host a variety of events 365 days a year, including NFL, boxing, rugby, concerts and other major events, plus visitor attractions including Stadium Tours and the Dare Skywalk.

The stadium development scheme has to date created more than 4,000 new jobs for local people, with circa £300m pumped into the local economy each year.

Tottenham Hotspur has:

  • A clear strategy to develop talent from within its Academy, showcased by a strong track record of Academy players graduating to the first-team squad.
  • A £100m state-of-the-art Training Centre that supports the Club’s ambition to attract, develop and retain the best talent.
  • Commercial partnerships with globally-recognised brands including AIA Group Limited (AIA), one of the world's leading providers of life insurance services, and Nike, the world’s leading sports footwear and apparel company
  • A commitment to minimizing its environmental impact across Club operations, being named as the greenest in the Premier League for the past three years. Tottenham Hotspur is a signatory of the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework, committing to halve carbon emissions by 2030 and become net zero carbon by 2040

An award-winning Foundation that is renowned for creating opportunities to help enhance the lives of people in its local community through education, employment, health and social inclusion programmes

Job Purpose

Assist with the planning, preparation and delivery of coaching sessions ensuring that all sessions are delivered to consistently high standard, provide an inclusive learning environment in which all players can develop

Key Responsibilities



  • Deliver a structured football programme within school and youth club environments aligned with the Global Football Development coaching syllabus, coaching cycle, and development philosophy.
  • Identify talented footballers and report via the Club talent identification process
  • Support the delivery of coach education programmes and presentations as directed by Player Development Programme Manager


  • Actively promote strong relationships with school and youth club contacts to support the development of relationships with key stakeholders, partners, players, and parents.
  • Assist with programme specific duties required to support the planning of session delivery including any logistical/operational tasks.
  • Assist with the collection and presentation of any data for reporting purposes to demonstrate the impact of delivery at your respective venues/partner schools and clubs.


  • Understand and comply with all relevant Club policies
  • Understand and comply with the Club’s health and safety procedures.
  • Adhere to the Global Football Development Coaching Code of Conduct.
  • Promote, adhere to, and implement the Club’s Equality & Diversity Policy.
  • Attend all Global Football Development in-service training events as required.
  • Act as Head Coach (or support) International Group Days, Half-Term and/or other Global Football Development programmes as required.
  • Undertake any other duties as reasonably be expected.

Personal Attributes


  • Thinks ahead, generates innovative ideas
  • Values & respects others, builds relationships, collaborates
  • Gets things done, delivers to highest of standards, takes responsibility
  • Generate innovative ideas and strive to deliver the highest standard of service as possible.
  • Alert – attentive and observant, able to make decisions quickly and adapting to situations.
  • Proactive – think ahead rather than simply reacting in the moment.
  • Ownership – able to work independently, showing initiative, taking responsibility, and thinking logically.
  • Reliable – be able to commit to scheduled programmes and to be punctual.
  • Passionate - taking great pride and enthusiasm in your work.
  • Fantastic personal skills – good communicator: friendly, approachable, positive attitude

Skills & Experience



Minimum Introduction to Coaching Football

Level 2 FA Emergency First Aid in Football (EFAiF) Qualification (or working towards)

FA Safeguarding Children Qualification


UEFA C Licence (or working towards)

FA Talent ID Level 2 (or working towards)


DBS Disclaimer

Right to Work Check

Safeguarding is fundamental to the success in all that we do. Successful candidates will undergo the following pre-employment checks prior to a start date being confirmed.

a) Satisfactory right to work in the UK.

b) Satisfactory written references (one must be from the most recent/current employer);

c) Criminal record check’ (Enhanced DBS with Child/Adult Barring)

d) Evidence of professional qualifications and education (where appropriate)

e) Evidence of any Safeguarding training or certification (where appropriate)



All employment offers are conditional and based on the information being provided.



Commencement Date: September 2022

Closing: 27 Aug 2022