Role Title: Football Coach (UAE)
Note: this is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract commencing Dec 2022
Reports to: Head Coaches – Abu Dhabi / Dubai
Division: Football Education
Department: Football Education
Closing Date for Applications: 7TH December 2022
Role specific purpose:
As a Football Coach UAE you will coach and deliver across all Football Education programs in the UAE (Internationally where relevant)
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.
Role specific accountabilities:
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 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
Role specific 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
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.
If you have any further questions about the role or your application, please contact Careers@CityFootball.com