Birmingham City FC

Birmingham City FC

RTC Physical Performance Coach


Role Type



Posting Date

Oct 20, 2022

Role description

RTC Physical Performance Coach
Job Title: RTC Physical Performance Coach

Department: Birmingham City – Regional Talent Club

Term: Self Employed

Hours of work: Part Time (Various hours available) (Includes evenings and occasional weekends)

Salary: £15ph

Application closing date: ​Due to the urgency of filling this vacancy, suitable candidates will be interviewed as and when they apply and the role will be closed as soon as a suitable candidate has been sourced.



An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Physical Performance Coach to join our team at the Birmingham City Women FC Girls Regional Talent Club (RTC). We are looking for a highly motivated individual, who possesses knowledge and passion for working with young people (age 8-16).

The main responsibilities of the role include:

To plan and deliver age-appropriate games and activities to Foundation Phase players to benefit and develop their fundamental movement skills.
To deliver warm up activities to Youth Development Phase Players at each session.
To demonstrate the ability to affect the development of individuals from a physical performance perspective in football specific sessions.
Show a good understanding of how to blend technical and tactical understanding into physical themes and objectives on training nights.
To work efficiently with the multidisciplinary team and help support the return to play programme for injured players.
Assist with data collection during testing periods.
Support the player review process with effective input in the Physical Corner of the FA 4 Corner Model.
Any other duties as deemed necessary by your Line Manager or Head of Department.


Essential Requirements

BSc (Hons) in Sports Science (Or Sports Science Related Discipline)
Hold UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) or (ASCC) Accreditation.
FA Level One Introduction to First Aid.
FA Safeguarding & Protecting Children Workshop completed
Desirable Requirements​

NSCA or CSCS Accreditation.
MSc Strength and Conditioning or Postgraduate.
BASES Accreditation.
Knowledge and Skills

Essential Requirements​

Demonstrate a good understanding of movement quality and assessment, and its transfer from basic patterns to football specific movements.
Ability to communicate as part of a team effectively, using a variety of communication tools (verbal, written, digital) ensuring clarity of information.
Ability to work within timescales & under pressure, with an attention to detail & accuracy.
PC proficient.
Positive approach to team work and respect for others.
Desirable Requirements​

Understanding of the FA Girls & Women’s Player Pathway.
Knowledge and understanding of working with female footballers.
Previous experience of working at an elite sport level.
Ability to organise and prioritise own workload.
Personal Requirements

Flexible approach to working hours including a willingness to work evening and weekends.
Ability to actively contribute to, lead and be part of a successful team.
Pro-active and reliable.
Enthusiastic, confident and helpful nature.
Only applicants that meet the above criteria will be considered for the role. Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they are eligible to live and work in the UK.

This role is regarded as a ‘Regulated Activity’ and is therefore subject to an Enhanced DBS check, (previously a CRB check) which includes the barred list for working with children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

Birmingham City FC is an equal opportunities and Disability Confident employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the Community.

Birmingham City Football Club promotes a diverse and inclusive working environment, and we welcome applications from all individuals in society. If you have any particular requirements or need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment or interview process, please mention this in your application.

We would also be grateful if you could take the time to complete our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Recruitment Survey using the following link: The survey will take approximately 1 minute to complete, is completely voluntary and you can respond with “prefer not to say” to any questions that you do not feel comfortable in answering. All responses will remain anonymous and we will use the information collected to review our recruitment processes and ensure we continue to encourage a diverse and inclusive working environment.

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