City Football Group

City Football Group

11+ Education Lead Coach - Further


Role Type



Posting Date

Nov 18, 2022

Role description

Job Description


11+ Education Lead Coach – Further

Business Function:


Reports to:

Education Officer – Further


City in the Community Foundation (CITC)


Established in 1986, City in the Community Foundation is the registered charity of Manchester City FC and uses the brand of the parent Club to deliver award-winning programmes centred around Health, Education and Inclusion. The projects engage and impact over 20,000 lives in Manchester annually.

The purpose of the role is to supervise BTEC delivery at a specific site and lead a team of coaches. The role will include being responsible for the CITC use of the facility and mentoring all delivery coaches and students based at the site.

Accountabilities with Key Outcomes:


To support all BTEC staff at each venue and be responsible for planning and delivering practical football / sport sessions and syllabus on the BTEC programme to maintain high delivery standards.


Work in partnership with Education Officer – Further and venue to schedule and facilitate CITC’s extra -curricular activities to provide a high-quality games programme.


Work in partnership with Education Officer – Further with progress and reporting on set KPIs

and outcomes associated with each project to develop, maintain and grow a strong working

relationship with partner colleges.


Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with all learners and to closely monitor attendance, punctuality and behaviour of learners at training sessions and match fixtures in a timely manner to drive the high standards of CITC and partner organisations.


To consistently demonstrate role model behaviours with all 11+ staff, more specifically BTEC

delivery staff. Ensuring professional and displaying the highest standards at all times.


Lead on recruitment events for site and build links with local schools, football clubs and careers advisors. This will also include attending all parent evenings and career days/evenings to enhance CITC exposure.


To plan and deliver high quality football sessions in a variety of community settings, mainly BTEC provision and team management, providing participants with excellent experiences.


Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with teaching staff and education providers to develop an innovative and exciting curriculum.


Ensuring that CITC’s Safeguarding policy and procedures are embedded to the highest standard across the team. Work to ensure that safeguarding practices and principles are adhered to, ensuring our legal and moral obligations towards the framework.


Ensure that all CITC and CFG policies and procedures are adhered to across the team, escalating any breaches as appropriate.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:


In-depth understanding of coaching within BTEC programmes

Experience of planning and delivering high quality coaching sessions and syllabus which are challenging and inclusive to the needs of the group.

Solid experience of working in and liaising with schools, colleges and educational stakeholders

Experience and knowledge of working within a brand environment and understanding the responsibilities that are associated with representing a Premier League Football Club

GCSEs in English, Maths and Science

Minimum Level 2 (UEFA C) Coaching Certificate in Football

Competent across Microsoft office

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Creative and passionate about continuous improvement

Resilient and adaptable to change

Excellent and inclusive team-working abilities


Educated to degree level in a relevant field (Education, Sports, Coaching)

Coaching Level 2 qualification in one other relevant sport

Level 3 (UEFA B) Coaching Certificate in Football

Remote line management

Presentation skills

Understanding of City in the Community Foundation and its projects

Knowledge of higher/further education pathways

Experience of managing a team

Budget management and reporting

Mentoring qualification or proven experience of mentoring students

Experience of building relationships with external organisations and maintaining internal partnerships

Job Impact/Influence Measures:

Coach performance – direct responsibility for monitoring and reporting performance of students.

No direct reports but expected to act as a positive role model within all City in the Community programmes. Escalation point for 2 delivery coaches.

Network – direct contact with external stakeholders, maintaining relationships with parents, students and staff.

Funding – indirectly influences funding due to design and development of programmes that funding is used for and ongoing quality of delivery.

Decision-making Authority: (Full / senior / some / limited / little / none)

Limited decision-making authority; the role directly manages delivery coaches so is an escalation point for them in that business area.

Reports into Education Officer – Further

Version dated: August 2022, to be reviewed August 2023.

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose skills and experience seem to meet our needs. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you only if you are selected for an interview.

Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Due to our safeguarding promise, all UK based CFG roles will be subject to a DBS check upon commencing employment with us. This will be either a basic, standard or enhanced check depending on the job role and responsibilities.

If you have any further questions about the role or your application, please contact

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