First Kick Ltd

Apprentice Football Coach - Intermediate (Level 2)

First Kick Ltd (Employer)

Creative Sport & Leisure Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £150.00 to £240.00
30.0 hours per week 30 hours per week which will include weekday, weekend and evening work. Shifts to be confirmed.
14 months (duration)
29 April 2021(start date)
Community Activator Coach (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
22 April 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Assistant football coach role with potential to undertake training to become a head coach upon completion of the course. Work with & be supported by experienced football coaches across the North West & Yorkshire to gain knowledge & build up skills for a job you will love.

Responsibilities

Have your working week filled with football & player development whilst gaining life & professional skills for yourself too.

Assistant football coach role with potential to undertake training to become a head coach upon completion of the course. Work with & be supported by experienced football coaches across the North West & Yorkshire to gain knowledge & build up skills for a job you will love.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Assist Head Coaches with the delivery of sessions
  • Assist with health and safety aspects of First Kick programmes
  • Work positively in accordance with our Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Carry out any other duties as may be reasonably required

Essential qualifications, skills, and abilities

  • FA Coaching qualification (or willingness to work towards)
  • DBS Certification (can be attained through First Kick)
  • Available for evening work
  • Outgoing, fun personality
  • Confident working both individually and as part of a team
  • Effective communication skills
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and passionate about football coaching

Future Prospects

Our ideal scenario & one that we have managed to be successful with in the past is that at the end of the apprenticeships course they are offered a job within the company. Either a full time, assistant coach or a head coach. There is a clear pathway within the company for coaching & progression into management & running of own venues.

Reality Check

Please note that:

  • During the week all sessions run in the evenings
  • During the weekend sessions are in the mornings
  • During school holidays the majority of hours will be during the day

There is fuel compensation given if you are able to drive & are needed to make own way to a venue.

Skills Required

  • Good communication
  • Teamwork

Qualities Required

  • Punctual
  • Proactive
  • A passion for football & coaching
  • A willingness to learn & improve yourself
  • Able to take on board advice & take it into your work
  • To fully commit into the program & give 100% in all aspects

Qualifications Required

  • English and maths GCSE Grade A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) 
  • First Aid & Safeguarding certifications
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Other NGB coaching qualifications (or willingness to work towards) 

Training Provided

Level 2 Community Activator Coach Standard.

Maths and English Functional Skills (if required).

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