Community Coach (Brighton & Mid Sussex)

  • Brighton & Hove Albion FC
  • Brighton, Brighton and Hove, UK
  • 10 Jul, 2024
Full time Community

Job Description

Job Title: Community Coach (Brighton & Mid Sussex)

Location: The geographical region of Brighton & Mid Sussex, and the Foundation’s offices on Freshfield Road, Brighton.

Salary: £21,840 per annum

Hours: 35 hours per week

Job Type: 1-year fixed term contract 

Deadline Day: 24th July 2024


About Brighton & Hove Albion Foundation
We are the official charity of Brighton and Hove Albion FC, using the power of football to change lives. We are passionate about delivering high quality, inclusive and impactful community programmes that help children, young people, and adults get active, learn new skills and improve their wellbeing throughout Sussex. If you share our commitment to making a difference in our communities then we’d love you to be part of the team.


An amazing opportunity to join us as a Community Coach!

We are looking for an experienced Coach to deliver high quality football sessions across our Football Pathway and Schools programmes. You will deliver a minimum of 28 hours a week practical sessions, using the remainder of your time to complete important administrative requirements. You will be required to create engaging session plans, identify talent and to act as first point of contact with parents.



Your coaching bio

It is essential that you have extensive knowledge of the football industry, with previous experience of delivering in curriculum and after-school club activity. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be a consistent team player.


To be successful in this role you must hold the following qualifications:

·         UEFA C Licence

·         Valid FA Emergency Aid Certificate

·         Valid FA Safeguarding Children Certificate



Our values play a pivotal role in our success

Our values are a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors.  As a team we live and breathe these values:


·         Treat People Well

·         Exceed Expectations

·         Aim High. Never Give Up

·         Act with Integrity

·         Make it Special


How we say thank you

In return for your hard work and commitment to us, some of the additional benefits you will receive will include, but not limited to:


·         23 days holiday rising with length of service (pro rata for part time staff)

·         Rewards platform, which includes access to 900+ retailers, a wellbeing centre and much more!

·         Access to an Employee Assistance Programme

·         Priority access to match tickets and access to free WSL tickets for 24/25 season

·         In-house training programme and CPD opportunities

·         Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses


Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Our core values mean that we have a strong ethical culture which allows us to meet the needs of our diverse audience, both on and off the pitch. We encourage applications from individuals regardless of their age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, do not hesitate to get in touch with our People and Culture team.


Safeguarding is part of everything we do

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.


This is a UK based job. It is unlawful to employ a person who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. All offers of employment for this role are subject to background checks, including criminal (DBS) and right to work, as well as a full reference history. We do not offer sponsorship for applicants who do not have the right to work in the UK.


Please note all applications must be made through the official club careers page. Third party applications are not accepted.