Bradford City Community Foundation

Casual Coach

Bradford City Community Foundation



Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date


Jun 18, 2021

Role description


Bradford City F.C. Community Foundation was set up in 1988 by the PFA. Their initial aim at that time was to promote BCFC in the community by increasing the fan base and awareness of the Club. The Foundation now offers football and multi-sport coaching provision, holiday camps, penalty shoot outs, traineeships, the National Citizen Service programme, football education courses, community projects, and in 2000, developed its own disability football club, satellite disability sessions and education provision, which covers over 150 participants on a regular basis. The Foundation also runs a range of projects aimed at ‘football-minded’ people, with the aim of encouraging them to become more involved in coaching, participation, inter-generational activities and inclusion projects that target the whole Bradford district, through the themes of Sports Participation, Health, Education, Social Inclusion and Disability. The Community Foundation still works with schools, but over the years has extended its reach into the community working with groups and individuals of all ages, races, backgrounds, beliefs and abilities and is a well-liked organisation in the community. About the Schools Programme Bradford City F.C. Community Foundation are looking for a dedicated, hard working and adaptable casual coach to add to our ever-growing team. The role may include the opportunity to work evenings and weekends, dependent upon the demand of the Community Foundation.


Contract Length: Flexible

Contract Hours: Flexible

Start Date: 01/09/2021

Location: Bradford, Leeds and surrounding areas

Reporting To: Director of Sport

Hourly Pay: Competitive rates of pay


The casual coaching role requires a dedicated individual who is comfortable with delivering a range of both curriculum and non-curriculum-based sessions. Sessions can consist of weekday and weekend opportunities.


Deliver coaching sessions that are structured, progressive, enjoyable, high quality and participant centred.
To ensure all sessions are planned, reviewed and delivered to a high standard.
To undertake administrative tasks related to the post, including, but not limited to, taking registers, consent forms and contacting clubs and schools.
To maintain, store and return all equipment on competition of your work with Bradford City F.C. Community Foundation.
Support Bradford City F.C. Community Foundation with delivering the aims, objectives and targets of the organisation. Please note that this job description serves only as a guideline for your responsibilities and is not a definitive list. As with any small, developing organisations, staff roles can be subject to change to meet new priorities and therefore you may, on occasions, be required to take on other responsibilities as necessary.


Previous and demonstrable coaching experience
Level 2 qualification in a sport (e.g. football, cricket, basketball etc)
An ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and written (including electronically) Being organised and reliable

Being committed and driven to the aims and objectives of the Community Foundation
An awareness and understanding of all Community Foundation policies

AFPE Level 3
Sport specific Level 3 (e.g. UEFA B license)
FA Youth Modules
Bradford City FC Community Foundation is committed to safeguarding all individuals involved with the organisation from harm. As part of this we have a commitment to safer recruitment, selection and vetting references in line with principles, legislation and guidance from our policy. All individuals who work for Bradford City FC Community Foundation must undergo an Enhance Disclosure and Barring check.


If you are successfully shortlisted, you will be invited to an interview process that may involve a practical assessment. If you are subsequently offered a role on our programme, it is important to note that training is mandatory. Where possible, training will take place in the local area where you will be working. The final details of training will be shared with you if you successfully pass the assessment stage.


All applicants should complete the application form that will be sent to you if your CV is of interest. Please ensure you read the job description thoroughly and understand the requirements for the role you apply for. If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted. We are unable to provide feedback instantly. If you would like to talk to someone in our team about the role then please call on 01274- 706850.

Expected start date: 01/09/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract


Flexible schedule
On-site parking

Monday to Friday
COVID-19 considerations:
We offer testing to all employees.

Work remotely: