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Burnley Football Club

Burnley Football Club

Female Football Development Coach


posting Date

role Type



Mar 1, 2024


Job Title: Casual Female Football Development Coach  

Department: Football Development  

Location: Various delivery locations 

Contract Type: Casual/Zero Hours 

Closing Date: Tuesday 19th March 2024 

Interview Date: TBC 

Salary:  £11 per hour 

About us  

Burnley FC in the Community (BFCitC) is the award-winning, official charity of Burnley Football Club. 

We work hard every day to deliver our mission to inspire, support and deliver change to communities across Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale, the Ribble Valley and West Yorkshire. 


We believe in the immense power of our football club to transform people’s lives for the better. We believe Burnley and Pendle is a special place – a home to extraordinary people like you. Come and be part of our story! 


Job Summary  

Female Football Development Coaches support the Female Football Development Officer (FFDO) to deliver on a range of Female-specific programmes including After-School Clubs, Emerging Talent Centre, BFC Women’s Juniors, Skill Centres, Bellas as well as School Holiday provisions. 


Roles and Responsibilities 

Reporting to the Female Football Development Officer, the Casual Female Football Development Coach will be expected to:  

To deliver high-quality Female-specific football sessions that engage, enthuse participants.  

To engage, inspire and empower participants in female-specific sessions to reach their full potential.  

To liaise with the FFDO, proactively promote Female Football Development programmes and carry out all meaningful tasks, when so asked to do, by the FFDO. 

To undertake appropriate administrative duties in relation to relevant programmes, to ensure the smooth running of the project e.g. maintain accurate attendance registers, organise fixtures, transport and collect monies, etc.  

To manage, develop and support the coaches and volunteers involved in Female-specific coaching sessions.   

To work in partnership with BFCitC and Burnley Football Club departments on community initiatives as identified by the FFDO, Head of Football Development, CEO of BFCitC and Board of Trustees.  

To ensure that the health and safety issues are implemented in all areas of the programme.  

To help monitor and evaluate the programme have an input into the future design of programme delivery.  

Identify talented individuals involved in the projects and refer those individuals to appropriate destinations.  

Work with individuals and/or groups from a range of diverse backgrounds.  

To understand and implement the Charity’s Safeguarding policy, procedures, and best practice guidelines in your role. To use this understanding to ensure safe working practices, appropriate reporting of concerns and contribute positively to a safe environment.  

To be able to work flexible hours where the role of the job requires. 

To work towards agreed objectives. 

Comply with all Charity policies. 

Promote the Burnley FC in the Community brand and ethos in a professional, strong, and positive manner. 

Work alongside other team members to support in other areas of the organisation as and when required to promote best practice. 

Hold a commitment to equality and diversity in the workplace. 

Willingness to attend training courses to enhance own professional development. 

Always demonstrate the Charity’s values 


Essential Qualifications, Experience Skills 

FA Level 1 in Coaching Football 

Experience of planning and delivering regular female-specific football coaching sessions. 

Full clean driving license with access to own transport. 

How to apply 

Please submit your CV via our careers page  Please note we cannot accept CV’s submitted via email. 

Safeguarding Statement 

Burnley FC in the Community are committed to safeguarding children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Check (DBS), which will be paid for by the Charity. 

Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online safeguarding search will also be carried out by a member of our HR or Safeguarding Team for all shortlisted candidates. The post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS check. 

E,D I Statement 

Burnley FC in the Community are committed to equality and diversity within the workplace. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Reasonable adjustments are available for candidates and those employed by BFCitC who disclose. 

Veteran Statement 

Burnley FC in the Community are committed to supporting veterans, reservists and the wider armed forces community. We are actively engaged in the recruitment of Service Leavers.  

*Please note that due to the number of applications we receive, only candidates selected for interview will be notified.  

Mental Health Statement 

Burnley FC in the Community are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and Mental Health of all of our staff.

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