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Arsenal F.C

Arsenal F.C

Pre-Academy Coach (Casual Role)


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May 31, 2024


About the job
The Role

We are looking for Pre-Academy Coaches to oversee and deliver training and games programmes for players aged between 6 and 8. Based out of one of our 6 regional centres that cater to London and the surrounding areas - you will assist with recruitment from within an hour of our Hale End training ground.

In this exciting role, you'll be entrusted to lead at least one session per week, although this can be more, depending on which centres are running and your own availability.

Who We Are

We are one of the most famous clubs in world football, with a rich heritage and history of success – read more about our history, here.

Beyond that, we are passionate about our local community and, behind the scenes, we have a wide variety of opportunities and career paths for all. We have a very defined purpose: to act for a winning team, culture and community. We achieve this by ensuring we are courageous in the pursuit of progress, we champion our community and each other, and that we do the right thing (even when no one is looking).

Your day-to-day

Devise and deliver session plans - you'll diligently create and deliver session plans and produce reports on matches as well as player performance and attendance
Manage our equipment - you will be responsible for managing our Academy equipment and you'll ensure that everything is fit for purpose
Collaborate with our centre leads - you'll work with our centre leads to identify opportunities to promote players for festivals and talent ID events
Support player recruitment - you will partner with our Academy Recruitment team and regularly provide insightful player assessments

What We Are Looking For

Qualified coach - you come equipped with at least a UEFA C Coaching Award
Extensive knowledge of the football industry - you possess a deep understanding of our industry and its rules and regulations governing players within it
Effective communicator - you take pride in your ability to communicate clearly with parents, players and fellow coaches
Good IT Skills - you're confident working with Microsoft Word and Excel to help support you in your role
Adept at producing reports - you've got a track record of producing insightful written and verbal reports
Excellent organisational skills - you're well versed in prioritising workloads and able to work to tight deadlines
Proud role model - you're able to persuade and influence in your role and you enjoy inspiring young players and have enthusiasm for player and staff development
Trustworthy attitude - you keep confidentiality front of mind and easily adhere to all internal and external codes of conduct

Arsenal for Everyone

Arsenal for Everyone is our commitment to promoting and embracing equality, diversity and inclusion, so that everyone connected to the club feels like they belong to the same Arsenal family. We believe that diversity of background, skills and experience drives our success on and off the pitch.

Disability Confident Leader

We are a Disability Confident Leader. We actively welcome applications from people with disabilities and long-term health conditions. If you need disability-related adjustments to the recruitment process, please indicate this in your application.

If you are likely to meet the definition of being a ‘disabled person’ according to the Equality Act 2010, we will offer you an interview if you meet the minimum criteria for a role. Please choose the option of a guaranteed interview on your application form. The information you share with us about your health or disability will not be used in recruitment decisions.

Application Closing Date - Monday 17th June 2024

Please note: we reserve the right to close the position early if application volumes are particularly high. We encourage you to get your application in sooner rather than later.

Good luck!

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