City Football Group

City Football Group

Football Coach (UAE)


Role Type



Posting Date

Apr 29, 2022

Role description

Football Coach UAE
Location: Abu Dhabi, AE
Opening Date: 27-Apr-2022
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term

Role: Football Coach (UAE)

Note: this is a 11-month Fixed Term Contract commencing Aug 2022

Division: City Football Middle East

Reports to: Head Coaches – Abu Dhabi / Dubai

Department: Football Education

Closing Date for Applications: 9th May 2022


To coach and deliver across all Football Education programs in the UAE (Internationally where relevant)

Accountabilities with Key Outcomes:


To ensure all the City Football Group coaching philosophies, methodology and principles are incorporated into the delivery of the program


To support the lead staff pre, during and post the delivery


To support the lead staff pre, during and post the delivery


To work both individually and collectively as part of a team in ensuring the project is delivered to the required levels and expectations


To support the City Football Middle East office with local and regional activations

To organise, structure and deliver the coaching program in a standard that represents Manchester City


To maintain professional conduct always in both on and off field environments

This role involves working with children and/or vulnerable adults in a regulated activity (or near

children and/or vulnerable adults).

This means that the post-holder is required to apply all relevant policies and uphold both the

Club’s and the local partners commitment to safeguarding vulnerable people.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

FA Level 2 minimum
Member of a FA to maintain their Coach License or International equivalent
Education in sports coaching or teaching
Post-holder must hold or obtain at the earliest opportunity the relevant safeguarding training (i.e. FA Safeguarding Children Workshop)
Post-holder will be subject a DBS check at the appropriate level and cleared by the Manchester City Safeguarding Officer
To have experience in a football environment both locally and internationally
To have proven experience working with players from varying backgrounds and cultures
To have experience implementing and developing a football coaching syllabus
Demonstrate experience and knowledge of planning, delivering and reviewing sessions
To have knowledge and understanding of player development and the four-corner model
To have experience working within a professional Football Club or sporting organisation
To have flexibility to travel when required to support projects both in the UK and Internationally
The ability to create a positive working environment that represents Manchester City and the local partner in the marketplace
To demonstrate how to coach and develop players of differing levels of ability
To communicate to players on and off the field and in a variety of settings such as informal, formal, individual or groups
To be organised in planning, preparation and execution within a project
To self-review sessions with individual players
To have the ability to evaluate and review programs on completion

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