Derby County Community Trust

Derby County Community Trust

Female Football Lead

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Posting Date

Jun 22, 2022

Role description

Derby County Community Trust has a clear mission.  We harness the power of Derby County Football Club to improve lives and communities through sport, physical activity, health and education.  We help more than 25,000 people per year and our work is recognised and respected at regional and national levels.  Since 2008 we have been encouraging participation and achievement in sport, improving health and wellbeing, providing and enhancing education and promoting equality and diversity.
We care about our community; we care about our people.  We have an exciting opportunity for a  Female Football Lead to join our team and hold responsibility for designated football, education, talent pathways and enrichment programmes across female activities. 
An experienced coach, with knowledge and experience of female football or development centres, you will coach and mentor within each group, oversee personal PDP/ILP and provide support development to all coaches.
You will be responsible for building, developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders and enhancing relationships in underrepresented groups and locality, together with monitoring and managing financial budget associated within the female pathway.
The ideal candidate will hold a sports/football (or equivalent) level 3 qualification and a FA Level 2 coaching licence.  You will have experience of planning, delivering and evaluating a sport delivery programme and will be able to demonstrate knowledge, understanding and application of football development, innovation and delivery strategy in the female provision.
In return we can offer:
·        Competitive Salary
·        Excellent CPD, training development opportunities
·        24/7 Employee Assistance helpline
·        Cash health plan
·        Death in service benefit (3x salary)
·        Free access to Derby County Community Trust Health Fitness Sessions
·        2 complimentary DCFC season tickets
·        20% discount at DCFC Megastore
·        28 days’ leave (including bank holidays), increasing by 1 day for each completed year of service up to a maximum of 33 days (including bank holidays)
·        Annual Christmas shutdown (no annual leave required)
Hours: 35 per week, to include evenings (at least two per week) and weekends for training and fixture commitments.
We actively encourage applications from female applicants for this role.  Appointments will be made on merit alone.
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Kieron Wicks, Education Employability Manager (
To apply please complete the Derby County Community Trust Application Form which can be downloaded from, and return, along with a completed Equality Diversity Monitoring Form, to
Closing date for applications: 15th July 2022
Equality, Diversity Inclusion
Derby County Community Trust believe our workforce should be as diverse as the communities we serve.  We are committed to encouraging equality, diversity inclusion throughout our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination.
Derby County Community Trust have a responsibility to promote the welfare of all children, young people, and adults at risk to keep them safe and is committed to working in a way that protects them.  The Trust expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
As part of the Trust’s commitment to providing a safe environment for children and young people, applicants should be aware that they will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Criminal Record Check (CRC) as part of the recruitment process.
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