Everton FC

Everton FC

Kicks Lead Coach


Role Type



Posting Date

Oct 28, 2022

Role description

We are a football club with a desire to be the best and are always looking for talented people to join our Everton Family.
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Kicks Lead Coach
Who are we: We are Everton in the Community one of the UK`s top sporting charities and firmly established on the world stage of community sports development. We are considered one of the Premier League`s leading community schemes due to the quality and reach of its various programmes.
Since 1988, Everton in the Community has been at the forefront of social intervention across Merseyside, not afraid to tackle issues which others shied away from. We use the power of sport to motivate, educate and inspire people in our local communities to improve their life chances. If you would like to be part of a fantastic team, that really strives to make a difference in thousands of lives, then please get in touch today to find out more about our careers.

About the opportunity: We have an opportunity for a Kicks Lead Coach to join our expanding Everton in the Community Team.
The Kicks lead coach will be responsible in working alongside the Kicks programme and targeted manager, and Youth/Football coordinators to plan, implement and deliver a programme of support across our Kicks sites, that is of the highest standard and meets the needs of our programme participants. The role will focus on delivery across sport and football, but will also include some youth and targeted support work to identified individuals and groups.
Our Community and Support Service, targets at risk and vulnerable young people aged 8-19 years old, At Kicks, our main aim is to give children, young people, and their families the support and opportunities to develop social skills, gain qualifications, improve health and well-being and have new experiences in a safe and friendly environment. We want to raise the aspirations of our children and young people, with a clear goal of them having a safe transition in to adulthood and reaching their full potential.
Working alongside the Kicks programme and targeted support manager, and youth/football coordinator, the successful candidate will assist in the day to day planning, delivery and review of our Kicks programmes and targeted support work.
Other key responsibilities will include:
Support the Kicks programme and targeted support manager, and youth/football coordinator(s) to ensure that young people are recruited, developed, engaged and monitored in line with Everton in the Community guidelines.
To plan, deliver and evaluate high quality football/sports sessions at venues across Merseyside
To support in the delivery of activities at our community sites across EITC and including youth zones
To build trusting and professional relationships and engage the young people in community sports/youth activities delivered within the area
Work closely with staff from partner organisations (including other football and sporting partners)
A flexible approach to working unsociable hours (evenings and weekends). For the role, there will be a requirement to deliver up to a maximum of 4 evening sessions per week, and across all Kicks youth sites
Who we are looking for: Essentially we are looking for an individual who has a real passion for the support and development of young people, and who is able to display patience, empathy and a non-judgemental attitude.
Other key Knowledge and Skills will include:
Experience of working with young people who display challenging behaviour and have or are at risk of being criminally exploited
Experience of delivering in schools and educational establishments
Experience of working within a sport and youth setting
Emergency First Aid
An approachable, caring, friendly and helpful nature with a good personality
Be adaptable and able to think under pressure
Full UK Driving Licence
IT literate to a good level and competent
Certificate/Training in Safeguarding
Managing Challenging Behaviour training or similar
Knowledge of policy and procedures relating to youth work and sport
FA Level 2 Football
This role will be offered on a Fixed Term basis
The closing date for applications is Thursday 10th November 2022
Everton Family Safer Recruitment Practices
The Everton Family is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
As a requirement of our safer recruitment practices, this role will require an Enhanced DBS check or evidence that you are subscribed to the DBS Update Service information of which can be found
This role is subject to both evidence and verification of relevant qualifications including
proof of eligibility
to work in the UK which will be discussed with you if your application is successful.
The Everton Family is committed to equal opportunities and is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We provide a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process; we accept all job applications in a variety of formats and should you need any documents in a different format or require any further support or assistance, please contact the Recruitment Team via email - careers@evertonfc.com.

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