RTC Physical Performance Coach
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Expires: 24/08/2021 23:59
Department: Birmingham City – Regional Talent Club
Term: Self Employed
Hours of work: Part Time (Various hours available) (Includes evenings and occasional weekends)
Application Closing Date: 24/08/2021
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Physical Performance Coach to join our team at the Birmingham City Women FC Girls Regional Talent Club (RTC). We are looking for a highly motivated individual, who possesses knowledge and passion for working with young people (age 8-16).
- To plan and deliver age-appropriate games and activities to Foundation Phase players to benefit and develop their fundamental movement skills.
- To deliver warm up activities to Youth Development Phase Players at each session.
- To demonstrate the ability to affect the development of individuals from a physical performance perspective in football specific sessions.
- Show a good understanding of how to blend technical and tactical understanding into physical themes and objectives on training nights.
- To work efficiently with the multidisciplinary team and help support the return to play programme for injured players.
- Assist with data collection during testing periods.
- Support the player review process with effective input in the Physical Corner of the FA 4 Corner Model.
- Any other duties as deemed necessary by your Line Manager or Head of Department.
- BSc (Hons) in Sports Science (Or Sports Science Related Discipline)
- Hold UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) or (ASCC) Accreditation.
- FA Level One Introduction to First Aid.
- FA Safeguarding & Protecting Children Workshop completed
- FA DBS
- NSCA or CSCS Accreditation.
- MSc Strength and Conditioning or Postgraduate.
- BASES Accreditation.
Skills & Abilities
- Demonstrate a good understanding of movement quality and assessment, and its transfer from basic patterns to football specific movements.
- 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.
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
Birmingham City FC is an equal opportunities and Disability Confident employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the Community.