Academy Manager/Head Coach – Part Time


Job Title: Academy Coach – Part Time

Department: Academy

Responsible to: Head of Academy / Lead Coach

Job Type: Part Time Contracted

The role:

This is a management position overseeing all operations of the Academy at Hull City Ladies FC which includes age groups under 16 years.

The Academy Manager is responsible for shaping the future direction of the Academy, its staff and players. The Academy Manager must have a modern approach to development and be forward thinking in their long term strategy for the Academy.

This role requires someone with a clear passion for the long term development of talented football players, creating a pathway into the first and reserve teams at Hull City Ladies FC.

Due to the nature of the Academy, this role will include working weekends and evenings.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

– Drawing up of and implementation and management of Academy Performance Plan.
– Manage the Academy programme and oversee the day to day running of the Academy.
– Manage all Academy staff including their development and appraisals.
– Oversee the Academy coaching programme from U16.
– Coaching of the U16 squad and attendance at matches.
– The design, implementation and management of the Academy’s coaching curriculum.
– Ensuring the Academy is continually achieving.
– Work closely with all key stakeholders including parents, staff and players.
– Managing the Academy budget and assisting with completion of applications for funding.

Essential qualifications:

+ UEFA A/B Licence
+ FA Youth Award (all three modules)
+ FA Advanced Youth Award (Advantageous)
+ FA Safeguarding qualification
+ FA First Aid qualification
+ Previous experience of management within an elite sports environment
+ FA Coach Education qualification (Advantageous)
+ Enhanced DBS clearance
+ Clean driving licence

Desirable attributes:

+ Strong leadership and management skills
+ A good understanding of coaching and coach development
+ Experience in talent identification and recruitment of players
+ An understanding of sports science and medicine
+ A good level of computer literacy and experience recording and reporting information
+ Experience dealing with minors
+ An understanding of the Football League rules and regulations

Hull City Ladies FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role involves work with children and as such is subject to Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checks.

Clearance through the FA CRB system is required before any employee may commence employment. As such this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and the post holder applicant must disclose all previous convictions including spent convictions.

Other information:

Hull City Ladies FC is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities, fairness of treatment, dignity, work life balance and the elimination of all forms of discrimination in the workplace for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a working environment in which all individuals are able to make best use of their skills, free from discrimination or harassments and in which all decisions are based on merit.

It is our policy to treat all workers and job applicants equally and fairly irrespective of their sex, marital status, civil partnership status, trans-gender status, sexual orientation, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, national origin, culture, religion, age or disability.

How to apply :

Please send a covering letter and your CV for the attention of Beth Van Tilburg, Club Secretary, by email to:
Closing Date for this Post is: 27/11/2020
Interviews will be Scheduled the week after the closing date.