Tottenham Hotspur FC

Casual Junior Talent Programme Lead Coach

Tottenham Hotspur FC



Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date


Jul 28, 2021

Role description

Job Summary

Tottenham Hotspur is a world famous football club based in North London. Off the pitch, the Club has a strong and successful business model centered around building a platform for long-term success, including our new world-class stadium.

The Club operates out of multiple facilities, including a world-class Training Centre/ Lilywhite House

The position will involve match-day work so candidates should be willing and able to work over weekends and/or Bank Holidays.

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club welcomes applications from anyone regardless of age, disability, race, colour or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

The successful applicant will be the Lead Coach of a team within the Junior Talent Programme for Tottenham Hotspur Women. They will be required to work with other coaches and colleagues to help deliver the programme on a week to week basis.

The lead coach will have an input to player selection and work with assistant coaches and the Junior Talent Programme Management Team on players participation within the programme.

They will be required to deliver the Club’s coaching philosophy to their specific age group and help shape future player to progress through the Player Pathway.

Key Responsibilities

Ensure compliance with all the Policies and Procedures contained within the Staff Handbook, paying regard to the Equal Opportunities Policy and Health & Safety Policy and procedures at all times.

To be present at all Technical Training Sessions and Fixtures for age group

To work with the multidisciplinary team (Assistant Coach, Goalkeeping Coach, Medical, S&C coach and other support staff) to design all technical training sessions and coordinate match day preparations, whilst working towards the clubs methodology for player development as agreed by the Head of Coaching.

Delivering sessions in which you have planned with your coaching and support staff.

Raise any safeguarding concerns to the club immediately.

Provide basic first aid to players when no medical provision is present (away games).

Develop, schedule and deliver Individual Development Plans (IDPs) and reviews with players.

To work with assistant coaches and Head of Coaching to provide regular player reviews.

To be available as a first point of contact for parents regarding any footballing concerns directly with age group.

To keep an up to date register of all players attendance and to inform medical team of any injuries.

To provide equal opportunity to all players within the programme.

Ensuring your training sessions align with the Club’s coaching philosophy.

Personal Attributes

Thinks ahead, generates innovative ideas

Values & respects others, builds relationships, collaborates

Gets things done, delivers to highest of standards, takes responsibility

Presentable and approachable

Empathy with others concerns

Inquisitive, with an eye for detail if required

Being an active member a team and supporting others

Attention to detail and treating sensitive information in confidence

Good communicator

Skills & Experience

FA Criminal Records Check

FA Certificate in Safeguarding Children

FA Emergency Aid

Coaching in football

Minimum of Level 3 Coaching Qualification (or able to obtain Qualification within 12 months)

Experience of working within Performance Sport

Working with children or vulnerable adults

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Closing date: 29 Jul 2021