Aston Villa FC

Aston Villa FC

Football in the Community Officer


Role Type



Posting Date

Apr 12, 2022

Role description

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.
The Role
The FitC Officer will be responsible for leading and delivering high quality football and multi-skills sessions across a variety of school and community settings, at the same time identifying and driving new opportunities for the Football in the Community (FiTC) department.
You will lead on the growth and development of FitC programmes in designated geographical areas and play a key role in supporting the execution of the Aston Villa Foundation strategy and FitC departmental business plan.
You will also deliver high quality school sport and extra-curricular coaching sessions, ensuring all activities are delivered to the highest standard.
The Person
We are seeking an FA Level 2 qualified football coach with experience of working in a community environment and leading football or multisport sessions.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to engage children of all ages and from a variety of backgrounds by leading and delivering high-quality coaching sessions and educational lessons during school hours, evenings, and weekends.
As part of your application, please ensure you upload your CV and Cover Letter.
For further information, the Role Profile and to apply please go to

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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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