Department: Birmingham City Women Regional Talent Club
Term: Self Employed
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Hours of work: Evenings and Weekends.
Application Closing Date: 14/07/2021
The role of the Regional Talent Club (RTC) Youth Development Phase Coach (U14)/U16) is to plan, prepare and deliver practical football sessions in line with the BCWFC player development programme and the FA the four-corner model. In addition, this role also includes match day player selection and team management as part of the FA RTC fixture schedule.
The RTC Youth Development Phase Coach will also play a role in player identification and recruitment, working alongside the RTC Manager and Head of Youth Development, and in line with the BCWFC scouting/recruitment strategy.
This coaching and player management roles sits within the team of staff at BCWFC RTC, and
requires the ability to work closely and productively with the other coaching and Multi-Disciplinary staff within the club.
Ability to accommodate flexible working hours including evening and weekends.
- Ensure compliance with all the Policies and Procedures contained within the Staff Handbook, paying particular regard to the Equal Opportunities Policy and Health & Safety Policy and procedures at all times.
- Present at home and away games.
- Attendance at all RTC training sessions each week (Two Sessions).
- Implementing a training programme in line with LTPD guidelines
- Demonstrate high levels of variety in session planning & delivery to meet the needs of the players.
- Align and embed the coaching framework and fundamentals within your own unique coaching philosophy.
- Work closely with the RTC Manager, Head of Youth Development and Multi-Disciplinary teams to ensure an aligned approach to person and player development.
- Adhere to the BCWFC and FA standards for safeguarding children.
- Contribute to the Individual Player Development plans of all players within the age group, and support progression.
- Attendance at any CPD provided by the club or governing body.
- Any other duties as deemed necessary by your Line Manager or Head of Department.
- FA DBS.
- FA Emergency Aid.
- FA Certificate in Safeguarding Children.
- UEFA B Licence (FA Level 3).
- FA Youth Modules 1 & 2.
- An understanding of child development.
- UEFA A Licence.
- FA Youth Module 3.
- Experience of coaching other sports.
Skills & Abilities
- Ability to communicate as part of a team effectively, using a variety of communication tools (verbal, written, digital) ensuring clarity of information.
- Ability to work within timescales & under pressure, with an attention to detail & accuracy.
- PC proficient.
- Positive approach to team work and respect for others.
- Understanding of the FA Girls & Women’s Player Pathway.
- Knowledge and understanding of working with female footballers.
- Previous experience of working at an elite sport level.
- Ability to organise and prioritise own workload.
- Must adhere to confidentiality and data protection procedures at all times.
- Ability to communicate appropriately with all ages and remain professional.
- Enthusiastic, self-motivated, flexible and proactive approach to workload.
- Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
- Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.
Only applicants that demonstrate within their application that they meet the above criteria will be considered for the role.
Under the Disclosure and Barring Service and in accordance with the Club’s own rules regarding Safeguarding the post-holder will be required to meet minimum criteria regarding Safeguarding and a Disclosure and Barring Check will be required in this post. Exceptions Order to Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 applies.
Birmingham City FC is an equal opportunities and Disability Confident employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the Community.