Academy Foundation Phase Coach (part-time)

Our Category 1 Academy is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and skilled individual to join our Academy coaching team. Working mainly from Motspur Park you will play a key role in the delivery of the Foundation Phase coaching programme and provide essential support for our talented young players as they make their way through the Academy journey.

You will plan, deliver and evaluate coaching sessions in line with the Academy’s Playing and Coaching philosophies under the guidance of our Phase Lead and Head of Academy Coaching. You will work as part of a close coaching partnership and within a wider coaching team including various multi-disciplinary staff from Conditioning Coaches, Analysts, Education support staff, to Performance Psychologists.

Previous experience of working with and developing children in a coaching setting is essential, as are excellent communication and organisational skills. You must have a proven track record of providing service excellence to customers (players and parents) and show the necessary desire and commitment to developing yourself professionally.

Candidates must hold the FA Level 3/UEFA B and Youth Award Module 3 coaching certificates, plus have in date FA emergency first aid (or equivalent) and FA safeguarding qualifications. UEFA A license, Foundation Phase Advanced Youth Award and a teaching qualification are all preferred qualifications. As part of the application for this position candidates will be subject to undertaking an enhanced DBS check. As part of the role all successful coaches will be enrolled onto the Fulham FC Academy continued professional development programme where you will gain access to the highest level of CPD.

This position is broadly based on working two evenings per week, Saturday and Sunday with some additional preparation and review time required from home.

If you think you can add value to our Academy coaching team please email your CV and a covering letter briefly outlining your coaching and playing philosophy and understanding of the learning needs of players from 8-12 years old, to recruitment@fulhamfc.com.

Applications close: 22 March 2017.

Interviews will take place w/c 3 April 2017.