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The Scottish FA

The Scottish FA

Community Football Co-ordinator


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Jan 21, 2024


The Scottish FA is looking for a Community Football Co-ordinator on a 2 year fixed term basis to support and coordinate a wider range of community projects with a focus on PARA Football, ensuring good links from national to regional and local level. The post holders will work across the football department to ensure the aim of the Scottish FA National Strategies ‘Power of Football’ and ‘Football for All’ are delivered, working with national and regional staff to provide up to date reports on the outcomes associated with the above, and helping to provide a consistent approach to delivery.
The ideal candidate has strong experience coordinating events and liaising with multiple stakeholders to achieve outcomes. Credible, and self-assured, they have a good understanding of issues and barriers faced by minority groups and are comfortable connecting with people at all levels.
With a good understanding of Scottish Football at community level, they are used to and comfortable generating reports, ideally with the latest digital tools.

Key Responsibilities
· Provide support to the Scottish PARA Football ANA to help deliver on the action plan and creation of new strategy.
· Co-ordinate Football Development strategies across Para-Football in relation to the Scottish FA Corporate Plan, ensuring the implementation of these strategies throughout the Scottish FA Regional Framework
· Work with key stakeholders to further develop the game and promote more widely the work of PARA Football of both the Scottish FA and Scottish PARA Football.
· Support the Grassroots Coach Education Manager with the development resource for PARA Football.
· Help to coordinate, develop, and evaluate Scottish FA community projects other funded projects in relation to Football Development strategies e.g McDonald Fun Football, Disney Play Makers
· Support the development of the Scottish FA ‘Let Them Play’ campaign and flexible playing formats.
· Attend and contribute to all relevant national policies, meetings, conferences, events, and seminars.
· Link closely with the ongoing work of the Football Development Department and undertake any reasonable additional departmental projects or responsibilities which may be allocated from time to time

To carry out other such reasonable duties that may arise from time to time or be assigned by the Head of Community Football
About Scottish Football Association
The Scottish Football Association (also known as the Scottish FA) is the governing body of football in Scotland. Members of the Scottish FA include clubs in Scotland, affiliated national and local associations. It was formed in 1873, making it the second oldest national football association in the world.
Our vision is to harness the power of football to inspire the nation, transform lives and build a united and successful game. Through our Strategy our commitment is to build on the successes of our men’s and women’s national teams, our manifesto to encourage future generations to play freely and safely, whilst showcasing the many ways in which football can improve everyday health, education and wellbeing in Scotland.

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