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Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Lead Coach (East Sussex)


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Feb 13, 2024


Job Title: Lead Coach (East Sussex)
Location: The geographical region of East Sussex, and the Foundation’s offices on Freshfield Road, Brighton.
Salary: £22,050 per annum
Hours: 35 hours per week
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline Day: 26th February 2024
About Brighton & Hove Albion Foundation We are the official charity of Brighton and Hove Albion FC, using the power of football to change lives. We are passionate about delivering high quality, inclusive and impactful community programmes that help children, young people, and adults get active, learn new skills and improve their wellbeing throughout Sussex. If you share our commitment to making a difference in our communities then we’d love you to be part of the team.
Join us as a Lead Coach in our Football Participation team!
We are looking for an experienced Coach to deliver high quality football sessions across our Football Participation programmes. You will deliver a minimum of 28 hours a week practical sessions, using the remainder of your time to complete important administrative requirements. You will be required to create engaging session plans, identify talent and to act as first point of contact with parents.
Your Lead Coach bio
It is essential that you have extensive knowledge of the football industry, with previous experience of delivering in curriculum and after-school club activity. Our ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and be a consistent team player.
To be successful in this role you must hold the following qualifications:
·       UEFA C Licence
·       Valid FA Emergency Aid Certificate
·       Valid FA Safeguarding Children Certificate
Our values play a pivotal role in our success
Our values are a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors.  As a team we live and breathe these values:
·       Treat People Well
·       Exceed Expectations
·       Aim High. Never Give Up
·       Act with Integrity
·       Make it Special
How we say thank you
In return for your hard work and commitment to us, some of the additional benefits you will receive will include, but not limited to:
·       23 days holiday rising with length of service (pro rata for part time staff)
·       Rewards platform, which includes access to 900+ retailers, a wellbeing centre and much more!
·       Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
·       Priority access to match tickets and access to free WSL tickets for 23/24 season
·       In-house training programme and CPD opportunities
·       Discounts and benefits from partners and local businesses
Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Our core values mean that we have a strong ethical culture which allows us to meet the needs of our diverse audience, both on and off the pitch. We encourage applications from individuals regardless of their age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, do not hesitate to get in touch with our People and Culture team.
Safeguarding is part of everything we do
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.
This is a UK based job. It is unlawful to employ a person who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. All offers of employment for this role are subject to background checks, including criminal (DBS) and right to work, as well as a full reference history. We do not offer sponsorship for applicants who do not have the right to work in the UK.
Please note all applications must be made through the official club careers page. Third party applications are not accepted.

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