Liverpool FC

Liverpool FC

Casual Pre-Academy Goalkeeper Coach

Country

Role Type

England

Goalkeeping

Posting Date

May 31, 2022

Role description

We are looking for a qualified coach with FA Level 2 Coaching Goalkeepers who is flexible to work across the week including evening and weekends to join our Pre-Academy team and a part time, casual basis. In this role, you will be responsible for the development and recruitment of Pre-Academy Goalkeepers, preparing them for their journey into Foundation Phase. This role will be specifically focussed on the Pre-Academy phase with regular support given to the outfield Pre-Academy department and occasional support within the Foundation Phase Goalkeeping phase.What will you be doing?-Work closely with the Head of Pre-Academy Recruitment, Head of Pre-Academy and the Senior Goalkeeping Department to ensure the continuous development of all Pre-Academy goalkeepers.-Effectively deliver a high level of training for the Pre-Academy`s goalkeeping development programme.-Ensure all Pre-Academy goalkeepers are fully prepared for games and follow a comprehensive development programme-Create a positive and energetic environment for player development; display high standards of behaviour, appearance and encourage the same from all coaches and players at Pre-Academy.-Ensure timely and accurate updating of player attendance on the Academy`s registers.-Work with the Academy Goalkeeping department to plan, deliver and evaluate coaching sessions in line with the Academy`s philosophy, goalkeeping coaching plan and coach competency framework.-Liaise with the Head of Pre-Academy Recruitment and other key staff to identify and recruit goalkeepers across all pre-academy age groups.-Undertake continued professional development organised by the Academy and in line with EPPP rules.-Undertake other duties as directed by the Lead Pre-Academy Coach and/or Head of Academy Goalkeeping.Who are we looking for?To be successful you will have a FA Level 2 Coaching Goalkeepers and FA Level 2 Coaching Football qualifications together with relevant qualifications in Safeguarding and First Aid. You will have an exceptional knowledge of Goalkeeping and are able to focus on individual player development within a team process. With excellent interpersonal skills, you can communicate confidently with parents and at all levels internally across different departments. You will have a good level of IT Skills and be organised, methodical and have a logical approach to work as well as working well under pressure. You will be able to work flexibly to meet the demands of the role including working evening/weekend hours as well as the ability to travel locally, nationally and internationally when required. You will be dedicated to self-improvement and personal development.Why should you apply?This is a casual zero hour contract position, working variable hours across the week including evenings and weekends depending on the football calendar. Your main base will be our Academy, located in Kirkby.We aspire to be the most inclusive club in world football - providing fair and appropriate opportunities to as many people from different backgrounds as possible, being welcoming and meeting their needs as best we can. We are committed to hiring great people representative of a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills, not just because it`s the right thing to do, but because we believe it makes our Club stronger. If you share our enthusiasm and passion for inclusivity, then we want to hear from you.Liverpool FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all Colleagues and Volunteers to share this commitment. This role is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.Please note we are looking to hold interviews at the beginning of July.

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