Women’s First Team Assistant Manager

  • Swindon Town FC
  • Swindon, UK
  • 12 Nov, 2023
Part time EFL Leadership & Management Womens Football

Job Description

Swindon Town Football Club is seeking to recruit a dynamic, energetic and ambitious person to fill the role of Swindon Town Women’s First Team Assistant Manager

Reporting to: Swindon Town Women’s First Team Manager

Location: Any STFC Training venue including The County Ground

Training currently Tuesday & Thursday Evenings 7:15pm – 9:30pm & Sunday Matchday.

Key duties include but not limited to:

  • Support the development of Players in the Women’s first team
  • To be available for all internal CPD and keep relevant FA qualifications up to date.
  • A genuine team player.
  • Record all coaching sessions, game fixtures/game time, game plan reports, learning objectives and development reports and other necessary work as required.
  • Monitor players and report their progress on a regular basis, completing the relevant reports.
  • Takes responsibility for ensuring a high quality of work.
  • Liaises with Players, Parents/Guardians and resolves any issues empathetically.
  • Such other duties as may be appropriate to achieve the objectives of the post and to assist the first team Manager and Head Of Football
  • Expected to attend ALL sessions/matchdays except in exceptional circumstances.
    Confirms attendance from every training session and matches on ’Spond’.


  • Hold the minimum ‘UEFA B’ Licence.
  • Hold an up-to-date FA Safeguarding qualification. (Within the Last 2 years)
  • Hold the FA Emergency First Aid Level 2 qualification Level 2 (EFAiF) within the last 3 years.

A talented, confident coach who is knowledgeable and fluent in designing and delivering practices and sessions in line with the club's principles of play/game model with technical and tactical detail appropriate for a Women’s National League first-team environment.



  • Ability to liaise empathetically and effectively with players, parents, scouts & coaches.
  • A clear understanding of the standards of behaviour and codes of conduct required within the Club.
  • A professional “can do” attitude with strong organisational and administrative skills.
  • A desire to seek solutions, A genuine team player.
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and is personally committed to achieving agreed objectives.
  • Is receptive to feedback about own behaviour, strengths and areas for improvement.
  • Displays a high level of confidentiality.
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn.
  • Lives the Club Values and can thrive within the desired environment.
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn.
  • To demonstrate the ability to motivate players
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Proactive decision maker.