Assistant Head Coach - Albania - Football Education Partner School

  • City Football Group
  • Albania
  • 10 May, 2024
Full time Coaching

Job Description

Closing Date of Applications – 01/06/2024


Our Story

Manchester City is an English Premier League club whose roots began in East Manchester. From its first incarnation as St Mark’s West Gorton in 1880, the club became Manchester City FC in 1894. Behind each title lies emotion, moments and memories that resonate with millions of supporters around the world. Manchester City fans are known for their commitment and togetherness, as a Club that fights to the end.


Our Winning Team

MCFC is built on a vision for sustainability, with an academy structure designed to support long-term first team success, to engagement with the communities in which we reside. Together with our passionate fans and valued network of partners, we are developing Manchester City’s future history.


You’ll deliver and support with the management of the Manchester City Football School – Amateur Academy in Albania


Please apply with your CV & cover letter attached. 


Your Impact

  1. To ensure the quality of the program is of the highest standard possible, adhering to the coaching philosophy, methodology and principles of Manchester City.
  2. Take on key responsibilities from the program requirements of the Manchester City Football School.
  3. To ensure the key responsibilities given by the Head Coach are completed within time to the highest standards of Manchester City Football School.
  4. To support and coordinate a local coach development program for support coaches.
  5. To continually review the program delivery across the key areas, then recommend areas of development.
  6. To efficiently manage and engage with key stakeholders within the project to ensure the quality of the program.
  7. Ensure the planning, preparation and reviewing documents are completed on time and to a high standard.
  8. To always maintain professional conduct in both on and off field environments.

What we are looking for


  • FA Youth coaching award or education in football development
  • Higher Education and/ or management equivalent Qualification.
  • To have the ability to train and develop individual coaches and staff
  • To demonstrate leadership and management skills to ensure the development and management of a project
  • The ability to communicate and develop relationships with coaches, players, parents, and key business stakeholders.
  • To be proficient in preparing and recording of documents to support the coaching, reviewing the project, and presenting to others internally and externally.
  • To have the ability to solve problems daily and to then recommend options to ensure the success of the program
  • The ability to develop and support a positive working environment that represents Manchester City and the local partner in the marketplace.
  • To have some experience in supporting and developing coaches of different levels
  • To have experience in developing players of varying ages, genders and abilities
  • To have experience implementing and developing a football coaching syllabus for all ages including developing teams
  • To understand player pathways and the development process of individual players
  • To have the ability to plan, organise, and develop different types of football programs