Part-time Academy Coach
Location: Wast Hills Training Ground
Salary: Seasonal Rates
Expires: 29/09/2021 23:59

Department: Academy

Term: Self Employed, Part-time

Location: Wast Hills Training Ground

Salary: Seasonal Rates

Application Closing Date: (29/09/2021) Due to the urgency of filling this vacancy, suitable candidates will be interviewed as and when they apply and the role will be closed as soon as a suitable candidate has been sourced.



  • Communicate and promote the Academy culture creating an elite environment for the development of young players.
  • Have consistently high standards.
  • Communicate and engage with parents/guardians where appropriate.
  • Attendance at all professional development events.
  • Actively engage in a fully functioning competency framework and integrated appraisal process.
  • Monitor the well-being of Academy players at all times liaising with the Safeguarding Services Manager.
  • 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.


  • Implementation of the coaching syllabus for the designated group as per the APP.
  • Lead and/or Assist on coaching within training and games for the designated group.
  • Promote collaboration in the delivery of the programme.
  • To plan, create and evaluate coaching sessions as scheduled in the weekly plan.
  • Manage appropriate playing opportunities for all eligible players.
  • Ensure each player within the group has an active ILG.
  • Ensure the review process is operated for each player every mesocycle as set out in the APP.
  • Monitor and record training/fixture content, objectives, evaluations, time and attendance on the PMA.
  • Monitor and evaluation of all players with the age group for succession planning process.
  • Oversee the trialist’s providing suitable evaluation and feedback during the signing / exit policy.
  • Ensure appropriate communication of future activities and/or changes (times/dates).
  • Liaison with all departments to enhance a multi-disciplinary process.
  • Undertake administrative tasks related to the role as and when required.
  • To take responsibility for all resources associated with training and fixtures ensuring the highest possible standards. (kit, bibs, balls, cones and all).



Essential Requirements

  • FA Level 3 Coaching (Uefa B)
  • FA Youth Award
  • FA Safeguarding Children
  • FA level 2 Emergency Aid in Football

Desirable Requirements

  • FA Advanced Youth Award

Skills and Abilities

Essential Requirements

  • Computer literate.
  • Personal Organisation.
  • High levels of confidentiality.
  • Highly organised.

Personal Requirements

Essential Requirements

  • Work with minimal supervision.
  • Use initiative.
  • Collaborative.
  • Knowledgeable.
  • Inspirational.
  • Exciting.
  • Influential.
  • Innovative.
  • 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.