Schools Programme Assistant

£12.50 hourly
  • Shots in the Community Foundation
  • Aldershot, UK
  • 29 May, 2024
Part time Charity Coaching Soccer Coach

Job Description

Job type: Part-time

Shift and schedule: Monday to Friday on rota; including some Saturday work. Minimum of 20 hours p/w with overtime when required.

Where: Aldershot, Hampshire, UK and surrounding areas.

When: Start date of Monday 29th July 2024.


Job Summary:

Shots in the Community Foundation are the affiliated club community organisation (CCO) of Aldershot Town Football Club (registered charity: 1172414). Aldershot Town Football Club are an established professional football club competing in the Vanarama National League.


We are seeking a passionate and dedicated individual to join the Shots Foundation team. In the role, you will be primarily responsible for assisting with and coaching our schools programme, you will be delivering after-school clubs, and holiday camps to local schools. You will also be required to assist the Lead Coordinator with the general operational tasks of the Shots Foundation, this may include weekend work on a matchday at Aldershot Town Football Club, and other football coaching projects.


In your role you will be expected to always represent both the Shots Foundation and Aldershot Town Football Club professionally and respectfully. You will report to the Shots Foundation lead coordinator.



  • Plan and deliver high-quality football coaching sessions for children in primary schools aged 4-11, ensuring they are appropriate, safe, and engaging.
  • Teach fundamental football skills, including passing, shooting, dribbling, and defending, to players at all levels of experience and ability.
  • Implement structured training drills and exercises that promote individual player development and team cohesion.
  • Identify and nurture talented players, providing them with additional challenges and opportunities for advancement.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive environment that promotes fair play, respect, teamwork, and good sportsmanship.
  • Maintain school programme data, including day-to-day registers, awards, and personal data.
  • Maintain a safe environment for your children.
  • Support Shots Foundation football holiday and half-term camps.
  • Assist the Lead Coordinator with the general day-to-day operations of the Shots Foundation.
  • Assist the Shots Foundation team on Aldershot Town Football Club matchday’s with the matchday experience, and matchday fanzone.



  • A minimum of FA Level 1 (or equivalent) coaching qualification.
  • Holds an Enhanced DBS Check or can obtain one (Essential).
  • Previous experience coaching children.
  • Strong knowledge of football coaching principles, techniques, and strategies.
  • Passion for football and a genuine interest in the development and well-being of players.
  • Patience, enthusiasm, and the ability to motivate and inspire others.
  • Clear understanding of child protection and safeguarding guidelines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to connect and engage with children and adults.
  • Interest in the charitable side of a professional football club, football operations, and the matchday experience.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to proactively work in a fast-paced environment.



  • Competitive salary of £12.50 p/h.
  • Complimentary tickets to Aldershot Town Football Club home fixtures.
  • Reasonable out-of-pocket expenses paid.
  • Reasonable paid annual leave.
  • Supplied football coaching equipment and clothing.
  • Experience of working for and being part of the team at a professional football club.


This job description outlines the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.


The deadline for applications is Friday 28th June with interviews to commence w/c Monday 1st July ahead of a start date of Monday 29th July. Shots in the Community Foundation reserve the right to close the application process early should they wish.


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