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Norwich City FC

Norwich City FC

Casual Foundation Phase Academy (9-12) Coach


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Feb 16, 2024


About the job
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced candidate to join The Academy Coaching department at Norwich City Football Club in the role of Casual Academy Foundation Phase Coach.

The purpose of the role is to support the development of players within the Norwich City Academy Foundation Phase programme by designing and delivering high quality coaching sessions and reviewing player progress against their individual development plans

Key tasks/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Delivery of the (Foundation Phase specific) Football Curriculum
Ensure coach to player ratio of 1:10 exists within training sessions
Manage and monitor Foundation Phase Players Individual Development Plans.
Assist with player reviews every 6/12 weeks
Assist in the identification and recruitment (within Foundation Phase) of talented young players into the Academy system
Formal session plans to be produced and recorded for every session delivered
Match preparation and evaluation to be conducted and recorded for all fixtures
Administration within the Foundation Phase
To act in a manner that supports the Club’s Values of Growth, Integrity, Belonging, Resilience, Pride and Commitment


UEFA B Licence
FA Advanced Youth Award
Up to date EFAiF or BFAS Qualification
Up to date FA Safeguarding Children Workshop
Experience in coaching and recruitment of players
Availability for flexible working hours
Excellent people management skills
Strong IT and presentation skills
Willing to follow and promote the Club philosophy


UEFA A Licence
Relevant Degree Qualification
Experience of a similar role within the game
Knowledge of the FA and Premier League Rules and Regulations regarding Academies.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join the Canaries, click ‘Apply’ now to become our Casual Academy Foundation Phase Coach.

Closing date: 08 March 2024

Norwich City Football Club are committed to ensuring equal opportunities are given to all and welcomes applications from all areas of the community regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnerships.

Norwich City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the workplace. Please be aware that a criminal disclosure and identity check will be carried out for this post. Engagement will be subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure.

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education (2023) guidance, we may conduct online searches as part of our due diligence processes on shortlisted candidates.

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