Casual Community Coach

  • Birmingham City FC Community Trust
  • Birmingham, UK
  • 04 Jul, 2024
Casual Coaching Community EFL Soccer Coach

Job Description

Casual Community Coach 


Birmingham City FC Community Trust are seeking enthusiastic, passionate and highly motivated individuals to work within its growing community programmes.

We are looking for FA qualified community coaches to deliver and support on a number of programmes and activities across our organisation including grassroots junior football, holiday camps, matchday activations, development centres and youth club based sessions.

You will be responsible for delivery high quality and engaging session to children of varying ages and abilities  increasing football participation and ensuring our participants develop in a safe and nurturing environment.

Birmingham City FC Community Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the Community. We will consider applications solely based on merit regardless of gender, race, marital status, age, nationality, ethnic or national origins, disability, sexual orientation, political or religious belief, background, or family circumstance.

We particularly welcome applications from female candidates who are currently under-represented in this role.


  • Plan and deliver inspiring, interactive and engaging sessions for all participants to provide an outstanding professional and enjoyable learning experience.
  • To work as part of an effective camp team during holidays.
  • To work to a set itinerary across a variety of programmes.
  • To create a safe and positive environment for all participants to engage in sports activities
  • To ensure that all delivery is inclusive.
  • Ensure the training program meets the needs of the participants 
  • Ensure all administration processes are implemented and reports are delivered as and when required to required deadlines.
  • Support the talent ID process for all players – boys, girls and those with disability.
  • Support and maintain relationships with all participants and key stakeholders i.e. Head Teachers, tutors, partners, players and parents etc.
  • To work in line with and contribute to coaching curriculums and resources
  • Ensure all programmes delivered are devised to meet the specific expectations of the relevant programme or partnership and in line with BCFC Community Trust Philosophy and values.
  • To ensure all programmes are delivered in a safe environment adhering to BCFC Community Trust policies and procedures.
  • To deliver festivals, fixtures and events as required.
  • To prepare and implement structured and progressive coaching programmes ensuring high quality, enjoyable coaching experience centred on the needs of the participants
  • To show commitment, motivation and enthusiasm, to enhance standards of coaching both personally and within your coaching programmes
  • To ensure all sessions and programmes are monitored and evaluated and the necessary actions are implemented to enhance provision.
  • To work effectively as part of a team and independently as and when the role requires.
  • To attend all meetings, professional development and appointments as requested by your line manager.  
  • To work across programmes to meet the needs of the organisation as and when requested by your line manager.
  • To create a safe and positive environment for all participants to engage in sports activities.
  • Implementation of the coaching syllabus specific to the sport, age, ability of the participants
  • To plan, create and evaluate coaching sessions as scheduled in the weekly plan.
  • To ensure a positive and effective working relationship with key stakeholders on behalf of BCFC Community Trust including participants, parents, schools, headteachers and other external organisations.
  • Monitor and track attendance of participants to sessions.
  • Ensuring participants arriving and leaving BCFC Community Trust sessions do so with parent / guardian in line with BCFC Community Trust policies and procedures.


BCFC Community Trust are committed to achieving an inclusive environment that promotes equality and values diversity, providing equal opportunity which is at the very heart of the work of the Trust.  The Trust ensures that  fair and non prejudicial access to services across the Trust is provided. It is the policy of the Trust, that no person shall be discriminated against whether they are a job applicant, service user or employee.


The Trust acknowledges and accepts it has a statutory obligation and responsibility for the wellbeing and safety of all adults at risk, children and young people who participate in the Trust’s activities or utilise the Trust’s facilities.

Where concerns about the welfare of a child or adult at risk exists, staff will always act in the best interests of the child or adult at risk.

It is the duty of all staff working at the Trust to ensure they safeguard children and adults at risk by creating an environment that protects them from harm.

Under the Disclosure and Barring Service and in accordance with the Club’s own rules regarding Safeguarding the post-holder will be required to meet minimum criteria regarding Safeguarding and a Disclosure and Barring Check will be required in this post.  Exceptions Order to Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 applies.