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Flint Town FC

Flint Town FC

Head of Foundation Phase

Country

Role Type

Wales

Academy

Posting Date

Dec 11, 2022

Role description

Position type
Part-time
Salary
£18,000 per annum (FTE) Pro Rata depending upon hours worked
Start Date
ASAP
Deadline
02/01/23
Requirements
UEFA ‘B’ Licence Essential (or you can prove you are actively working towards the award)
Location
Essity Stadium and from home
ABOUT THIS VACANCY
This role will report into our Academy Director, and will involve the overseeing of our Academy’s Foundation Phase (U8 to U11 age group). The successful candidate will be involved in the various age group training sessions (Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings) working with the respective coaches, as well as attending the competitive fixtures on a Saturday morning (9-30am, 11-30am kick offs). Administration duties relating to the Academy Foundation Phase are also part and parcel of this role, and must be completed in a timely and efficient manner.
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following qualities :
* A proactive and modern coach with a desire to develop.
* Excellent interpersonal skills and relate well with young adults and children.
* Fully understand the physical and emotional development of young players and have a good
understanding of the National Player Development Programme (aims & objectives).
* Evaluate rationally the abilities of the players and relate their findings to the Academy Director.
* Be capable of working within a team, and ensuring the Academy philosophy is always promoted.

Ongoing professional development is encouraged and will be supported financially by the Academy.
The working hours are envisaged to be between 10 and 12 hours per week. The full time salary for the role is £18,000 pa and so the part time salary is pro-rata depending upon hours worked.

The job requirements for the role are as follows :
* You must abide by the Coaches Code of Conduct.
* Head of Foundation Phase will be responsible for the development and supervision of all coaches within
the designated age groups.
* Head of Foundation Phase will be responsible for the development and delivery of Technical Programme
alongside Academy Director for the phase catered for.
* Head of Foundation Phase will be responsible for the development and supervision of all players within
the designated age groups alongside Academy Director.
* Head of Foundation Phase will be responsible for the completion of all administrative documents
alongside Academy Director. This includes 3 x Individual Development Plans for U11’s & Oversee U8’s &
U10’s, weekly database, appraisals & session plans.
* Head of Foundation Phase must have a good understanding of all players in this phase, along with
committing to CPD for the phase’s coaches.
* Head of Foundation Phase to be present and will assist for all Performance Phase fixtures and training
contacts. (Monday, Wednesday & Thursday evening’s), along with Saturday morning fixtures.
* To ensure the standards and quality of delivery by the coaches are met including 2x coach reviews per
year.

As well as the UEFA coaching requirements outlined above, you must also possess the following :
* the FAW Safeguarding Award and have a current valid certificate.
* a current FAW 1st Aid Award.
* an FAW DBS check with COMET ID number that is in date

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