An exciting opportunity has arisen to work with this well established charity as a Part Time Foundation Coach. York City Football Club Foundation was established fifteen years ago, and became an independent registered charity in 2014. YCFC Foundation works across York and the wider North Yorkshire area to offer an inclusive and diverse range of sports participation, grassroots development, social inclusion, community cohesion, health and wellbeing opportunities, benefiting over 2000 people from age 4 to 80+ each week.
The Foundation has developed a breadth of programmes in recent years, with more focus on social inclusion, health and wellbeing, and community cohesion projects, but it’s bread and butter remains Schools delivery and upskilling of teachers, Community Engagement and Grassroots Development. The successful applicant will be capable of coaching football and multiskills across all Foundation programmes but with a specific focus and interest in developing these projects.
YCFCF is looking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual who has a real interest in making a difference, engaging and inspiring participants from young to old, and providing a quality provision. This role is best suited to someone wanting to make a real difference using the power of sport in school and community settings.
The Community Programme currently includes:
- Schools – Premier League Primary Stars – interventions in reading, maths and PSHE, upskilling teachers and after school clubs
- Community Engagement – Football fun holiday courses including Happy Healthy Holidays aimed at financially disadvantaged families
- Grassroots Development – Skills Centers, Player Pathway Development & Performance squads playing the Junior Premier League
The candidate must understand the importance of Monitoring and Evaluating projects; and the needs of funders, and have a passion for community engagement through the vehicle of a professional Football Club.
The post holder will be required to have minimum FA Level 2/UEFA C Coaching Qualification, FA Safeguarding & First Aid, Enhanced DBS Check, Driving license/own transport.
In addition, ideally should have minimum two years coaching experience and/or experience in a football development or school role. Be a good communicator, committed, reliable and desire to build relationships.
Send a covering email explaining your suitability for the role in line with the Job Description above, along with a Curriculum Vitae for the attention of Paula Stainton Foundation Manager & Phil Smith Operations Manager to the application email addresses found on the application section.
Closing date for applications: Midday Friday 12th May 2023
Successfully shortlisted applicants will be contacted by: end of day Friday 12th May 2023
Shortlisted Applicants will be invited to take part in a face to face interview & a practical coaching assessment.
Offer of employment expected by : 26th May 2023 with a view to immediate start subject to relevant notice required for the successful candidate
Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the FA Disclosure & Barring Service.
“YCFC Foundation supports the local community by providing sport and physical activity; educational; social and healthy lifestyle opportunities, and ensuring that our contributions have a realistic opportunity of making a positive impact.”
Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 25 per week
Salary Range : £12,500 to £13,750 per year dependant upon experience
Football Coaching Min 1 year essential
Football Coaching including in community & school settings 2 years (preferred)
Minimum FA Level 1 essential. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT HAVE FA COACHING QUALIFICATIONS
FA Level 2/UEFA C License Football Coaching Qualification (preferred)
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Basic IT knowledge
PLEASE ENSURE YOUR CV REFLECTS YOUR RELEVANT EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS OR YOUR APPLICATION CANNOT BE CONSIDERED
Job Types: Part-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 12 months
Part-time hours: 25 per week
Salary: £12,500.00-£13,750.00 per year
Ability to commute/relocate:
York: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Do you have an FA Level 1 Football Coaching Qualification?
Do you have an FA Level 2/UEFA C Licence Football Coaching Qualification?
football coaching: 1 year (preferred)
Work Location: In person
Application deadline: 12/05/2023
Reference ID: CommunityCoachApr23
Expected start date: 05/06/2023