Opening Date:20 Dec 2023
Full Time / Part Time:Full Time
Contract Type:Fixed Term
Closing Date for Applications: 12th January 2024
Established in 1986, City in the Community is Manchester City official charity. We support people across Manchester by empowering healthier lives through football. Our programmes place physical and mental wellbeing at their core, whilst also creating healthy futures and healthy communities.
The purpose of the Community Outreach Lead Coach is to lead the delivery of Community Outreach programmes; including PL Kicks, City Girls and One City Disability. The Community Outreach Lead Coach will be responsible for the monitoring and evaluation for the Kicks project and expected to develop and maintain relationships with delivery and facility partners.
Lead delivery on Kicks, Girls and Disability projects, ensuring that coaching sessions, monitoring and evaluation and safeguarding are of the highest standards.
Support participants through youth voice, football activities, implementing and regularly reviewing session delivery for each Kicks venue, ensuring they continue to provide a safe and engaging environment for participants.
Support Project Officer in reporting on set KPIs and outcomes associated with the project to develop, maintain and grow a strong working relationship with the Premier League Charitable Fund and any additional funders.
Utilising own profile and community network to create, maintain and develop relationships with internal stakeholders in CITC and the wider City Football Group (CFG), local authorities and governing bodies to develop CITC reputation and reach, promoting all CITC programmes across Manchester.
Regularly review individual and part-time team performance to assess, identify and provide training and CPD opportunitieswhich continuously improves the standard of delivery on the programmes.
Ensuring that CITC 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.
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 coaching community-based programmes, specifically around ASB and youth engagement
Solid experience of working in and liaising with schools, community organisations, and facility partners.
Minimum Level 2 Coaching Certificate in Football or youth work.
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 working as part of a team to achieve joint outcomes.
GCSEs in English, Maths and Science
Competent across Microsoft office
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Understanding of City in the Community Foundation and its projects
Knowledge of competitive sport development pathways
Creative and passionate about continuous improvement
Resilient and adaptable to change
Excellent and inclusive team-working abilities
Degree level education
Coaching Level 2 qualification in one other relevant sport
Knowledge and experience of Youth Work theories and practise.
Specific knowledge of youth engagement and/or disability/Girls programmes
Remote line management
Experience of managing a team
Experience of delivering CPD sessions for wider team.
City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose skills and experience seem to meet our needs. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you only if you are selected for an interview.
Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.
Due to our safeguarding promise, all UK based CFG roles will be subject to a DBS check upon commencing employment with us. This will be either a basic, standard or enhanced check depending on the job role and responsibilities.