Casual Coach - Development, Advance and Elite Centres

  • Reading FC
  • Reading, UK
  • 12 Apr, 2024
Casual Coaching EFL Soccer Coach

Job Description

Job purpose

Reading FC Community Trust are currently recruiting Football Coaches to deliver football within our Development, Advance & Elite centres in Berkshire.

We are looking for reliable, punctual, and enthusiastic coaches that can lead as an individual or part of a team.

The candidate should have experience working with players U8 - U16 age bracket and a background in Football Coaching and have knowledge of planning of high-quality sessions that will develop & stretch the boys who are in the centres.

This is an excellent role that requires a lot of energy, drive, and passion to deliver the highest standard with the opportunity to progress within Football.

To follow the Trust’s Safeguarding and EDI policies and procedures, with the welfare of Children, young people and vulnerable adults being of paramount importance.

Reading FC Community Trust are currently recruiting Football Coaches to deliver football within our Development, Advance & Elite centres in Berkshire.

We are looking for reliable, punctual, and enthusiastic coaches that can lead as an individual or part of a team.

The candidate should have experience working with players U8 - U16 age bracket and a background in Football Coaching and have knowledge of planning of high-quality sessions that will develop & stretch the boys who are in the centres.

This is an excellent role that requires a lot of energy, drive, and passion to deliver the highest standard with the opportunity to progress within Football.

To follow the Trust’s Safeguarding and EDI policies and procedures, with the welfare of Children, young people and vulnerable adults being of paramount importance.

 

Main duties

Reading Community Trust are looking for a Lead coach for each of the following age groups:

U7/8’s, U11’s, U13’s, U14’s and U15/16’s.

At our community set up we have 3 levels, Development, Advance & Elite which then progresses onto the Academy. We are looking for coaches who can take one age group and coach all 3 levels within the community.

Each week there will be a different topic with a syllabus to follow which you can deliver in the manner you feel fit for the group, with Development, Advance & Elite all having different Syllabuses.

You’re required to provide written feedback for each player you coach at the end of the Winter & Summer term which you will get paid to do.

During half term’s we have fixtures against other professional clubs and academies which, if you’re available, you will be asked to manage the group and see how they perform in match scenarios.

You also have the freedom to recruit and scout players you may see outside of Reading for all age groups U8s-16s. 

The goal we have is to develop players the best we can and to prepare them in their footballing journey & for the next step which hopefully is Academy football.

-          Plan & deliver high quality RFCCT center sessions.

-          Plan activities that will ensure individuals & groups of participants are motivated, stretched & challenged at appropriate levels across all RFCCT Football sessions.

-          To be always presentable when working and demonstrate that you can represent the face of the club in the manner expected.

-          Always maintain a flexible approach to work.

-          An enhanced DBS process will take place before starting work.

-          Ensure your DBS remains up to date by renewing it every 3 years, as well as ensuring all training requirements for your role are up to date.

-          To uphold the Trust’s GDPR and Data protection policies.

-          To adhere to a strict code of confidentiality in respect of any information relating to Reading Football Club and its operation.

-          To maintain and follow Reading Football Club Community Trust’s policies and procedures (including but not limited to Safeguarding (Child Protection), Health, Safety, Equal Opportunity, Data Protection and Mental Health and Wellbeing).

-          To act in a manner that always supports the Trust’s Vision and Values, representing the Trust in a professional manner.