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Lead Football Coach


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Posting Date

May 29, 2023

Role description

About the job
All applications must be submitted through our portal to be considered for the role. Please visit the career page [] on our portal for the full job details.

UWCSEA is looking for a Lead Football Coach to join its East Campus from August 2023.

Reporting to the Head of Football. The role is a Football Coach for UWCSEA East International School, Singapore. The Football Coach must have a good knowledge of working with mixed ability players aged between 4 - 18 year old, plus adult football programmes.

By applying for this job, you are committed to meet the vaccination requirement by the Singapore Government. You may refer to for the latest requirement.

Main Responsibilities

To deliver football sessions in line with UWCSEA (East) standards, expectations and curriculum, maintaining the highest levels of safety and security to players with varied experience and ability, ranging from beginners to invitational team players. Sessions will be delivered at a variety of venues around Singapore and will be delivered either in person or virtually.
To actively recruit players for all UWCSEA (East) programmes by conducting player identification activities including tryouts, open days and taster activities.
Deliver mixed ability week-long football camps at a variety of locations around Singapore.
To organise and travel to fixtures both locally and internationally while managing a team of players and support staff and upholding all duty of care and safeguarding policies and protocols.
To deliver sessions within the UWCSEA East PE department K - 12 curriculum, following the PE curriculum.
A heavy focus of the programme is engaging with community members and groups outside of the UWCSEA community as part of the Service and Sustainability mission of the college. Sessions will be delivered to external community groups including minority or marginalised groups and individuals.
Active participation in talent identification, recruitment and onboarding of part time staff, mentoring and conducting periodised peer to peer feedback, provide session planning support in line with UWCSEA (East) coaching standards and expectations for all part time staff. An important part of this responsibility is providing a clear weekly and quarterly staff schedule all within agreed staff cost budgets.
All programmes will be delivered and run in-line with UWCSEA (East) values, standards, policies and procedures. This member of staff will be required to support any information to adapt policies and procedures in-line with local or national legislation for the country the football activity is taking place within.
Timely escalation reports of any accidents, incidents and near misses are very important to this role to maintain safety and security of the programme.
Maintain and develop professional relationships with parents, players, colleagues and partners to ensure communication channels are clear between staff and customers.
Record keeping of attendance, safe entry of staff and students.
Conduct market research and report on opportunities to develop the programme with new business ideas within agreed deadlines with effective communication and presentation, providing accurate information in an efficient and well-presented manner.
Create and share promotional materials for the programme including sharing on business social media pages and websites and direct person to person distribution, all within brand guidelines.
Maintenance and ordering of equipment, kit and any additional materials required for the business.
General administrational duties required to operate the business including responding to emails, telephone calls and person to person meetings with staff, customers and partners. At times extra responsibilities will be required depending on the needs of the business and environment.
Adhere to all UWCSEA East’s policies, procedures and safeguarding protocols.

Person Specifications

First aid and AED qualified.
Football Association of Singapore ‘C’ License (or equivalent).
NROC registered.
Minimum 5 years coaching with experience of delivering a football development programme from a syllabus to mixed ability and advanced players between the ages of 4 - 18 year olds.
Good understanding of Google Suites, including forms, gmail, google sheets and google docs.
Ability to work to multiple deadlines across different projects, managing timelines is key to completing this role.
Experience of working with different cultures.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently but at the same time a team player.
To be able to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the business with typical working hours being 6 day week totalling 40 hours per week. This coach will be required to work until 22:00 on up to three days per week and a full day on Saturdays and Sundays. This coach's typical day off will be a Friday.


Apply via our job portal by Monday, 12 June 2023 23:59 Singapore Time

UWCSEA welcomes applications from all qualified candidates.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices and all appointments are subject to interview, satisfactory references, identity and criminal record checks.

UWCSEA is an equal opportunity employer, and welcomes applications from those who wish to join a community which is inclusive, and which celebrates diversity.

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