Barnet FC Foundation - Sports/Football Coach

£21,000 - £25,000 yearly
  • Barnet FC Foundation
  • Hybrid (North London, Harrow, Barnet)
  • 22 Feb, 2023
Full time Coaching

Job Description

Barnet FC Foundation - Sports/Football Coach 


Barnet FC Foundation is seeking an outdoor sports/football coach to prepare and deliver high quality, participation based coaching sessions as part of our ‘Bees in the Community’ programme at a variety of locations across Harrow and Barnet. The role will include curriculum PE delivery, after school football or multi-sports clubs, Barnet FC Foundation Saturday Soccer School sessions, holiday camps, and occasional match day events at The Hive, home of Barnet FC. This role primarily involves coaching children aged 4 up to 15 years old. 

Barnet Football Club welcome applications from anyone regardless of age, disability, race, colour or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. 

Barnet FC Foundation offers: 

  • A clear strategy to create opportunities for the local community to engage through the power of football 

  • A world class training centre that supports the club’s ambition to provide excellent facilities for all levels of participant from grassroots to international teams 

  • A Foundation that is determined to create opportunities to help enhance the lives of people in its local community through football, education, employment, health and social inclusion programmes 

Key Responsibilities 


  • Delivery of the Barnet FC Foundation funded projects – PE/Outdoor sports in primary schools in Harrow and Barnet 

  • Delivery of after school football club sessions, holiday camps and Saturday soccer school sessions as directed by the Foundation coaching guidelines 

  • Administration duties, project monitoring and reporting, pitch booking, rota planning 

Personal Attributes 

  • Organised - prepared and delivers to a consistently high standard 

  • Reliable - be able to commit to scheduled programmes and to be punctual 

  • People skills - good communicator: friendly, approachable, positive attitude 

  • Values & respects others, builds relationships, collaborates, and works well within a team environment 

  • Energy and enthusiasm - inspires and motivates all participants 

  • Builds relationships with key stakeholders – schools, parents etc, strives to deliver the highest standard of service as possible 

  • Able to work independently, showing initiative, taking responsibility, and thinking logically 


  • Understand and comply with the Club’s health and safety procedures 

  • Promote, adhere to, and implement the Club’s Equality & Diversity Policy 

  • Attend Foundation coaching CPD in-service training events as required  


Skills & Experience  


At least 1 years previous experience of delivering PE/Football in a primary school setting 

Previous experience of delivering football sessions in a paid role 

Minimum FA Level 2/UEFA C in coaching football or equivalent in another outdoor sport

Current FA First Aid Qualification

Current FA Safeguarding Children Qualification



Level 1 coaching qualification in a sport other than football 

Driving License & own vehicle 

Job Type: Full Time (40 hours per week)   (Part-Time role also available) 

Salary: £21k to £25k per annum – Dependent on relevant experience and qualifications


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. 

  1. Satisfactory right to work in the UK. 

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

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

  1. Evidence of professional qualifications and education (where appropriate) 

  1. Evidence of any Safeguarding training or certification (where appropriate) 

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

Please send a CV and brief cover letter explaining why you think you are the right person for this role to: 

* Successful applicants will be contacted within 48 hours of making an application. Unfortunately, we are unable to respond to all applicants