BCWFC U21’s Assistant Coach
Location: Birmingham
Salary: Sessional Rate
Expires: 24/07/2020 23:59
Job TitleU21’s Assistant Coach
DepartmentWomen’s Team
Reports to U21’s Head Coach
Hours of workSessional
Purpose of the PostImplement an environment that delivers a culture of learning, development and success


  • To prepare the U21’s team for competitive football in the FA Womens Super League Academy and League Cup competitions


  • Support the coaching/delivery of agreed pitch-based sessions in line with the training schedule and club philosophy
  • Help prepare the squad and staff for match days
  • To support the monitoring and reporting of the performance and progress of all players, evaluating against established and agreed goals.
  • To foster a positive environment for learning and development within the team.
  • Attend MDT and Technical team meetings
  • Ensure all qualifications are maintained through a programme of CPD and any training needs identified through appraisal.
  • Be integral in working with the Head of Youth Development to implement successful identification of potential future players in line with the Clubs Philosophy
  • Work with the U21’s Head Coach and other technical staff to provide exposure to Academy players to the first team environment – training and matches
  • Ensure compliance with all the Policies and Procedures contained within the Staff Handbook, paying particular regard to the Equality & Diversity Policy and Health & Safety Policy and procedures at all times.
  • Any other duties as deemed necessary by your Line Manager or Head of Department.

This job description sets out current duties of the post that may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the post or the level of responsibility.


Essential requirements

  • UEFA B (Level 3) Licence
  • Up-to-date Safeguarding & First Aid qualifications

Desirable requirements

  • UEFA A (Level 4) Licence


Essential requirements

  • Experience of working in an elite football environment
  • Experience of coaching senior female footballers
  • Experience of working in a multidisciplinary environment


Essential requirements

  • A practical, flexible and innovative approach to work
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and relationship management
  • Able to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with players, staff and senior management
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Strong interactive / people skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Good communicator at all levels
  • Availability for flexible working hours
  • Adaptable and innovative
  • Dedicated to self-improvement and personal development
  • An ability to inspire and lead individuals
  • Focused on individual player development
  • Willing to support and promote the Club and Football Philosophy


  • Flexibility with working hours required to meet demands of the role
  • Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. This role is regarded as a ‘Regulated Activity’ and is therefore subject to an Enhanced DBS check, (previously a CRB check) which includes the barred list for working with children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
  • Full and clean UK driving licence