City Football Group

City Football Group

Community Coach - Outreach


Role Type



Posting Date

Nov 3, 2022

Role description

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 this role is to deliver fun, engaging sessions across Community Outreach projects across Greater Manchester including Premier League Kicks and Disability specific provision. Programme delivery includes Football and Multisport sessions as well as Youth Work and educational workshops.

Accountabilities with Key Outcomes:


Working in partnership with Community Outreach Officer and Lead Coach to support the planning and delivery of a high-quality programme ensuring it provides a fun, structured, enjoyable and safe environment for all participants to develop within.


Developing and maintaining excellent working relationships with key contacts within facilities and delivery partners to sustain long-term partnerships within the community


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


Work closely with Lead Coach, Project Officer and Safeguarding Officer to ensure participant needs are being met when at sessions and that interventions are effective.


Investing in personal development via CITC quality assurance procedures and staff CPD opportunities when they present themselves to increase effectiveness personally and professionally


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

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Experience of working with children and young people or various groups within community settings.
Experience of planning and delivering high quality coaching/youth engagement sessions which are challenging and inclusive to the needs of the group.
A-C GCSE or equivalent in maths and English
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

Minimum Level 2 Coaching Certificate in football
Coaching qualifications in other relevant sports
Experience of supporting participants with Disabilities in a football or sporting environment.
Experience of working in a Youth Work environment with challenging young people
Educated to degree level in a relevant field (Education, Sports, Community)
Understanding of City in the Community Foundation and its projects
Experience and knowledge of working within a brand environment and understanding the responsibilities that are associated with representing a Premier League Football Club
Experience of building relationships with external organisations and maintaining internal partnerships.
Full driving licence
Excellent communication and motivation skills
Experience of strong behaviour management.

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