Coach (Football and S&C)

£17,012 - £18,053 yearly
  • LeAF Studio School
  • LeAF Studio, Holloway Avenue, Bournemouth, UK
  • 05 Aug, 2022
Full time Education Refereeing Specialist Coaching Soccer Coach Strength & Conditioning

Job Description

LeAF Studio’s Sports Specialism provides young athletes with a dual-career provision supporting their Athletic Development across a variety of sporting fields. The school boasts an established football specialism which is proud to have gained cup success at both County and National levels in the 2021/22 season. 

The role involves a position embedded within a professional football specialism to undertake football coaching/strength & conditioning support under the supervision of the Head of PE and other S&C staff. We are therefore looking to recruit an individual with a sport coaching/ strength and conditioning background, with an appreciation of how physical assessment impacts upon young player development. 

The role is 37 hours per week, Term Time only. Fixed Term for one year.

Successful applicants will be required to: 
• Deliver structured training sessions for football teams across the specialism, preparing them for competitive fixtures effectively and attending fixtures as agreed with Head of PE.  
• Actively contribute to the physical development and performance of Sport Specialism football athletes (U14-U18/YDP & PDP) 
• Assist and lead strength and conditioning/athletic development sessions to other sport specialism students. 
• Assist and develop the sport science support (Analysis, nutrition, wellbeing, etc) within the sport specialism 
• Plan, record and track training programmes/physical assessments with proficient IT skills 

Applicants need: 
• FA Level 2 in Coaching Football (UEFA C) minimum 
• Experience in strength and conditioning programming
• Experience with monitoring training load/physical assessments 
• Access to own transport / ability to travel without compromising punctuality 
• Be a committed, well organised individual with excellent communication skills 
• Ability to work independently and unsupervised 

Desirable: 
• BSc/BA in Sports Coaching / Sport Science / Strength & Conditioning based subject 
• In possession of or currently enrolled/plans to enrol on a relevant higher education qualification (e.g. - MSc, MRes) 
• In possession of or interest in obtaining a recognised strength and conditioning qualification (e.g. - UKSCA)