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Chelsea FC

Chelsea FC

Part Time Coach - Sussex


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Jun 3, 2024


JOB TITLE: Part-time Coach - Sussex

DEPARTMENT: Foundation, Football Development, Sussex

JOB FUNCTION: To deliver high quality activity across all available contracted hours


LOCATION: Thomas Bennett Community College or Arun Sports Arena

CONTRACT: Agreed part-time 20 hours


To deliver safe, inclusive and high quality coaching sessions on a daily basis across the core programmes. These to include, but not limited to all In-School and Out of School activity, Player Development Programme activity, sessions at a post 16 football programme and the various activity delivered during the school holidays.
To deliver on activity to support, develop and enhance the relationships with local youth football clubs/schools/organisations/leisure centres/local authority.
To deliver on any activity deemed appropriate and reasonable by the Line Manager.
To support the team by networking and sharing relevant information and opportunities to further enhance the out-reach delivery programme.
To carry out duties relevant to legislation and Foundation policies and procedures.
To undertake any Foundation activities that maybe required in addition to the role.

To demonstrate and live by the club’s values; Here to Win, Be Brave, Do the Right Thing, Play Your Part, Many Teams, One Club and Proud to Be Chelsea
To adhere to the Foundation’s policies and procedures, including Health & Safety, Financial Authorisation, Confidentiality and GDPR.
To act as an ambassador for diversity, equality, and inclusion, and demonstrate a positive commitment by treating others fairly in line with our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Policy and reporting any acts of discrimination through appropriate channels
To create a safe environment and act to protect all young people and vulnerable adults that are either in your care or attending club premises, and report any concerns to the Safeguarding Lead
To report any misconduct or suspected misconduct to the HR Department


To deliver coaching sessions across the week at no less than 60% of contracted hours. (This does not include travel and set up/down)
To be a positive role model, creating a safe, positive and fun environment in which to motivate and encourage young people to succeed and develop.
To build robust relationships with the customers, local schools, clubs, organisations and authorities.
To help and support CFCF Development Staff, mentor and guide sessional workers in best practice and professionalism.
PROUD TO BE CHELSEA (Person Specification):


A minimum of the new FA Introduction to Football Coaching qualification. (FA Level 1 is the equivalent qualification).
In date FA Safeguarding Children course & the FA Introduction to First Aid in Football certificate.
Clean driving licence.
Enhanced DBS check.

Been involved in community/grass roots sports as a participant or coach.
Worked as part of a team within a sporting environment.
Skills and Behaviours:

Good communication and organisation skills.
Ability to organise and motivate team members.
Confident and outgoing personality.
Aims to support and improve staff members.
Attention to detail.
Reliable and trustworthy

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:

At Chelsea we recognise that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths and we are taking positive action to ensure our existing colleagues and job applicants can fully be themselves and bring their own unique experiences and perspectives to Chelsea FC. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity.?

If you need reasonable adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter, who will be able to advise and support you.

Chelsea FC and the Foundation is fully committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults at risk (vulnerable groups). We therefore require all successful applicants to complete a DBS Check prior to starting employment. Depending on the role, successful applicants may also be required to undergo other child protection screening where appropriate.

This Job Description is not intended to be exhaustive; the duties and responsibilities may therefore vary over time according to the changing needs of the Club.

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