Brighton & Hove Albion FC

DCA Assistant and GK Coach

Brighton & Hove Albion FC



Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date


Jul 26, 2021

Role description

Job Title: Dual Career Academy Assistant and Goal Keeping Coach
Employer: Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club
Location: American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing
Hours: 35 hours per week
Job Type: One year fix term contract
Closing date: 27th July 2021

Who are Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club?
Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud that our elite teams compete at the highest level of football in England, those being the Premier League, and the Women's Super League. Our home; the spectacular 30,000+ seater American Express Community Stadium hosts in the most parts, our Premier League journey whereas Broadfield Stadium, with a capacity of over 6,000, hosts mainly, our Women's Super League journey. We are thrilled to have our two elite teams competing in the very top respective divisions of English football.

The job
Brighton & Hove Albion FC are looking for a Dual Career Academy (DCA) Assistant and Goal Keeping Coach to come and join the team. The combined role is to assist in identifying, recruiting and supporting the development of elite players within a technical/tactical and educational programme, to enable them to fulfil their sporting potential whilst supporting their dual career academy aspirations.

What does the day to day look like?
Working with the DCA team, you will assist the head DCA coach with both goalkeeping and outfield technical and tactical components. You will assist in building a successful dual career academy who can compete in the FA Women's Super League, so you will need to bring the passion of developing and delivering with you. You will work closely with the Technical Director of the RTC and Women¿s First Team Manager to develop talented players to progress through the club¿s high-performance pathway.

What we need
The successful candidate must hold the following qualifications:
UEFA B Licence Coaching Award
UEFA B Goalkeeping Licence Awards
Valid FA Emergency Aid Certificate
Membership of the FA Licensed Coaches Club

The successful candidate must also be willing to undertake an enhanced DBS CRC (Criminal Background Check).

Our values
Values play a pivotal role in the success of the Club. Our values are not just a list of words we expect our people to learn, but a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors, in fact, with anyone who interacts in any way with our brand. Each year we hold the TEAAM Brighton awards where peer to peer nominations are recorded. Those with the most nominations take away awards for their commitment to the TEAAM Brighton value.

Our values are:
Treat People Well
Exceed Expectations
Aim High. Never Give Up
Act with Integrity
Make it Special

What is in it for you?
In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a competitive reward package which will include, but is not limited to:

Free breakfast and lunch (fantastic healthy and tasty food provided by our inhouse chefs)
Free onsite parking (a train station onsite and accessible bus travel)
Travel discounts
Discounts at the Club superstore
Health benefits including eye care and health & fitness
Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses
Group life protection

Disability Confident
Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud to be a disability confident employer who are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities throughout our recruitment and selection process. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our People and Culture team.

Equality Statement
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club celebrates and values the diversity brought by employees, potential employees, casual workers, potential casual workers, players, potential players, applicants, supporters, participants on community programmes and customers and believes the Club benefits from engaging with everyone from a variety of backgrounds, thus allowing it to meet the needs of a diverse population within a multi-cultural society. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.

Safeguarding Statement
Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.