Aston Villa FC

Aston Villa FC

Football in the Community Coach


Role Type



Posting Date

Nov 5, 2022

Role description

Hours of work: Sessional, Variable Hours (Including evenings and weekends and up to 35 hours a week during School holidays)
Contract: 12-month Fixed Term Contract
Salary: Variable hourly rate ranging from £10.40 - £17.55 per hour
Location: Villa Park
Closing Date: 31 January 2023
1. The Department
The Aston Villa Foundation is the official Charity of Aston Villa Football Club and prides itself in being innovative in its approach to the club being used as a ‘Force for Good’
The Football in the Community (FitC) department within the Aston Villa Foundation offers high quality football and multi-sport provision for children of all ages and abilities. All sessions and activities are delivered within a community or school setting and aim to increase physical activity, football participation and performance.
2. The Role
We have exciting opportunities for aspiring football and sports coaches to join the Aston Villa Foundation. The post holder will be responsible for delivering a range of football and sport-based sessions within our Football in the Community (FitC) programme.
For further information please see the Role Profile.
3. The Person
The successful candidates must hold an FA Level 1 in Football Coaching qualification and will have the ability to engage young people of all abilities and from a variety of backgrounds. You must be available to work flexibly, predominantly during school holidays, evening and weekends. Experience of working within a community environment would also be ideal.
The Foundation is asking for any candidates who are interested in becoming a Football in the Community Coach to register their interest by completing the online application form (available at the below link).
As and when vacancies arise throughout the calendar year, we will aim to contact shortlisted candidates to arrange interviews. If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the Foundation via email from
Please note that the Club will retain your application form, CV and Cover Letter for a 12 month period from the vacancy closing date (this is a variation from the Club’s Privacy Notice for Applicants and Candidates. If you have any queries regarding the retention of your data, please contact .
As part of your application, please ensure you upload your CV and Cover Letter.
Right to Close Vacancy Posting Early
The Club reserves the right to close any advertised vacancies earlier than the advertised closing date if sufficient applications have been received.
Equality Statement
Aston Villa Football Club celebrates the diversity of its Club and embrace equal opportunities for all. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and fully support The FAs Football Leadership Diversity Code. 
We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, sex and religion or belief.
Safeguarding Statement
Aston Villa Football Club is fully committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk across our Club. As such, we adhere to Safer Recruitment processes and for some roles a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure Barring Service may be required prior to starting in a role at the Club. For more information, please see AVFC - Safeguarding.

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