Job Role: Girls Development Pathway Coach
Hours: Casual/Evening (discussion at interview)
Salary: £15/£20 per hour (based on qualification/experience)
Location: Suffolk, Essex, Norfolk (hiring multiple applicants)
Ipswich Town Foundation Vision
“Presence with Purpose”
Our vision is “to become one of the most impactful Foundations in the country.”
The Ipswich Town Foundation exists to provide impactful and inclusive activities to improve the health, skills, opportunities, and lives of all generations across Suffolk and its borders.
By using the presence, power, and reach of Ipswich Town FC, we aim to inspire individuals to realise their potential both on and off the football pitch and create pride in their communities.
• To deliver professional, quality, safe, affordable services to all users
• Invest in and support staff to enable development and progression
• Provide excellent communication and customer care
• Provide opportunities that empower and engage all users
Ipswich Town foundation requires a coach to commit to 36 weeks of the year delivering on their girl’s development programme. Coaches will need to plan a weekly session based on the topic to deliver to a variety of ages, from U9 – U16.
The successful candidate will support and develop all players within the group to attain the highest levels of performance possible in a safe, secure, and supportive environment.
About the programme:
The Girls Development Pathway comprises a 4-tier approach with centres located across the East region. Coaches have the opportunity to work across the Player Development centres (PDC), Elite player Development Centres (EPDC), Advanced Training Centre (ATC), and Emerging Talent Centre (ETC).
• Maintain a flexible approach to provide high levels of engagement in the girl’s development programme.
• To enhance the technical and tactical development (individual and team) of the group relative to age and stage of ability
• Plan, prepare, deliver, and evaluate football coaching sessions in line with the ITFC Girls Development Pathway syllabus.
• Work with individual players and set appropriate development targets with a plan to work towards (Individual Development Plan)
• Monitor and evaluate players’ development and provide feedback to players via a written report system.
• Plan, Prepare and deliver high-standard sessions to all ages. (U9-U16).
• Good Role Model for younger players
Generic Skills and Attributes
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Attention to detail
• A drive to help people achieve their goals through sport.
• Experience and proven track record of delivering organisational outcomes
Role Specific Skills and Attributes
• Ability to communicate with young people and parents effectively
• Ability to work individually and as part of a team
• Able to manage large groups effectively and safely
• Hold Level 2/UEFA C qualification (or working towards)
• Hold an NGB 2 Coaching Qualification (or a willingness to work towards)
• Hold First Aid and Safeguarding qualifications
• Hold Full driving licence
• Ability to use initiative and make decisions
• Tiptree, Colchester, Essex
• Ipswich, Suffolk
• Halstead, Braintree, Essex
• Long Stratton, Norwich, Norfolk
How to Apply:
If you feel this is the role for you, please send your CV and a cover letter detailing why you are the ideal candidate for this position to email@example.com. Should you wish for an informal discussion regarding this role please contact Laura Wright (0773 9971 535).
Closing date: Wednesday 19th October 2022 at 12 pm
Shortlisting and interviews will take place throughout the duration of the vacancy ad. This may mean that the vacancy could close early should suitable candidates be found.
Applicants should be aware that due to the high volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to individuals during the recruitment process.
Ipswich Town Foundation is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Ipswich Town Football Club is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people, and adults at risk and requires all employees to share this commitment and promote the welfare of these groups. Applicants will be asked about any previous convictions, cautions, and reprimands, including those that are considered ‘spent’ as defined by the Rehabilitation Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amended 2013). Appointment to this role is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Check (with children’s barred list check) and references.
The successful candidate must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation, or harassment of any description and promote positive working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders.
Interested in the above role? Send in your application using the form below to apply directly to the club and someone from the club will get back to you very soon.
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