Head Football Coach

£20,320 - £23,000 yearly
  • First Kick Football
  • Remote (Stoke-on-Trent, UK)
  • 08 Nov, 2023
Full time Coaching Soccer Coach

Job Description

Job Description

Have you always wanted to coach football on a daily basis?

Are you already coaching & want a fresh challenge?

Are you passionate about providing football sessions to the next generation in your area?

Whatever your circumstances we may have a role for you in the Stoke area!!!

The role:

· You will plan and deliver age-appropriate sessions to primary school children at one development site a day between 5pm and 8:30pm during term time. During school holidays you will be based at one site during the day between 8am and 5pm.

· Basic administrative tasks such as completing registers and liaising with the parents over the telephone will be required. This part of the role can be completed at home at your leisure. OTE bonuses available for meeting KPI’s.

· Assist with the promotion of football classes and holiday clubs.

· Senior roles and progression onto management available.

The Potential Schedule
Monday - The Oaks, Crewe - 5:30 -8:30pm
Tuesday - Ormiston Meridian - 6:00 - 8:30pm
Wednesday - Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews - 6:00 - 8:30pm
Thursday - TBC
Friday - Co-Op Academy Stoke - 6:00 - 8:30pm

Who are we looking for in a full time head coach;

Essential qualifications, skills, and abilities:

· FA/UEFA qualified coach.

· First Aid & Safeguarding Certifications

· DBS Certification (can be attained through First Kick Football)

· At least 6 months experience coaching children.

· Experience of leading group sizes of around 24 children with an assistant coach.

· An outgoing, fun personality.

· Confident working both individually and as part of a team.

· Effective communication skills.

· Leadership qualities.

· The ability to manage, oversee and motivate a team of coaches.

· Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and passionate about football coaching

· Full UK driver’s Licence.

· The ability to manage, oversee and motivate a team of coaches.

· Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and passionate about football coaching.

Desirable qualifications, skills, and abilities of a full time head coach:

· A team player.

· Ability to put customers first.

· Flexible.

· Managing Self /Relationships.

· Other NGB coaching qualifications (or willingness to work towards).

Why come and join us?

· Salary ranging between £20320 - £23000 plus OTE bonuses.

· Work with a great team!

· Flexible schedule – the administration part of the role can be completed at home at your leisure.

· Subsidised travel – the company contributes towards travel costs.

· Opportunities for progression – in the last year we have promoted several staff to senior and management positions. As we grow, more positions will become available, and the employees will be selected on merit.

· Childcare – if you have children in primary school, they can attend the company’s holiday clubs for free.

· Employee discount – discount on children joining the company’s football development courses.

· Company pension.

· Company events.

· Nike Uniform.

· Sick pay.

** Please note this job is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013).

You will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check that we find satisfactory, and we will apply for this during pre-employment process. Further checks will be made with regular intervals.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,320.00-£23,000.00 per year


  • Childcare
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Free or subsidised travel
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay
  • Work from home


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Performance bonus


  • Sports Coaches & Instructors: 1 year (required)


  • UEFA/FA Coaching Qualification (required)
  • Driving Licence (required)

Work Location: On the road

Expected start date: 02/01/2024