Birmingham City FC

Girls RTC Under 12’s Coach

Birmingham City FC



Role Type

Closing Date


Dec 12, 2021

Role description

Job Title: Girls RTC Under 12’s Coach

Department: Birmingham City Women FC: Regional Talent Club

Term: Self Employed

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands

Hours of work: 4 hours a week, Match Day

Salary: UEFA A Licence Coach: £18 per hour

UEFA B Licence Coach: £17 per hour

FA Level Two Coach: £15 per hour

Match Day: £25

Application Closing Date: Sunday 12th December, can potentially close sooner if successful candidate found.

The role of the Regional Talent Club (RTC) football coach is to plan, prepare and deliver practical football sessions in line with the BCFC player development programme and the FA the four-corner model. In addition, this the role also includes match day facilitation of equal playing minutes for each player and positional rotation. ​

The RTC football coach will also play a role in player identification and recruitment, working alongside the RTC Centre Manager and Technical Director in line with the BCFC scouting and recruitment strategy.

This coaching and player development role sits within the BCFC RTC coaching team and

requires the ability to work closely and productively with colleagues and support staff.

Ability to accommodate flexible working hours including evening and weekends.

Roles and Responsibilities

Ensure compliance with all the Policies and Procedures contained within the Staff Handbook, paying particular regard to the Equal Opportunities Policy and Health & Safety Policy and procedures at all times.
Present at matches.
Attendance at all RTC training sessions each week.
Implementing a training programme in line with LTPD guidelines
Ensure high standards of coaching delivery
High quality session planning, record keeping and reporting
Close working with the Centre Manager, Technical Director, Sports Science, Sports Psychology and Medical teams to ensure a joined up approach to child development and rehabilitation.
Adhere to the BCFC and FA standards for safeguarding children
Systematically monitor and evaluate player performance
Provision of performance reports for all players and parents/carers.
Work collaboratively with a co coach.
Attendance at FA and BCFC staff training as appropriate
Any other duties as deemed necessary by your Centre Manager and Technical Director.​


FA Emergency Aid
FA Certificate in Safeguarding Children
FA Level 2
FA Youth Modules 1 & 2
Understanding of child development

UEFA B Licence (FA Level 3)
FA Youth Module 3
Sport or Child development related Degree
Experience in coaching other sports as well as football
Skills & Abilities


Understanding of the FA Girls & Women’s Player Pathway.
Knowledge and understanding of working with female footballers.
Previous experience of working with children and managing those striving to keep up and those forging ahead.
Ability to organise and prioritise own workload.
Personal Requirements

Must adhere to confidentiality and data protection procedures at all times
Ability to communicate appropriately with all ages and remain professional
Enthusiastic, self-motivated, flexible and proactive approach to workload
Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays
Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.
Only applicants that demonstrate within their application that they meet the above criteria will be considered for the role.

This role is regarded as a ‘Regulated Activity’ and is therefore subject to an Enhanced DBS check, (previously a CRB check) which includes the barred list for working with children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Birmingham City FC is an equal opportunities and Disability Confident employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the Community.