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York City FC

York City FC

Thirsk Talent Hub Coach

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England

Coaching

Feb 26, 2024

ROLE DESCRIPTION

As part of York City FC’s exciting partnership with Thirsk School and Sixth Form College, the football club is now recruiting for an enthusiastic, proactive individual to oversee the programme in the role of Talent Hub Coach.

This full-time role will require the successful candidate to enthuse aspirational football players in a secondary school setting, using football as a vehicle for individual personal development. The person will need to engage with a wide variety of stakeholders to recruit future players for the programme and provide inspirational development opportunities in return. Whilst practical coaching delivery is a fundamental part of the role, engaging with the local community to build and maintain excellent relationships internally with colleagues from both the football club and the school as well as externally across the wider football network will be crucial.

Closing date:
Thursday 29th February

Interview date:
Tuesday 5th March

Interview format:
• Practical coaching session
• Interview inclusive of a presentation
o Session topic and presentation task to be sent as part of invite to interview

Note: There is the opportunity to take on an academy age group role in addition to the role of Talent Hub coach.

How to apply:
Please send your CV and covering letter, outlining how you meet the person specification and why you want to be part of what we do, to enquiries@yorkcityfootballclub.co.uk.

Further discussion:
Please contact Dan Wilson – York City FC Head of Youth at dan.wilson@yorkcityfootballclub.co.uk

Talent Hub Coach | Job Description

Role:
Talent Hub Coach

Hours:
37 hours per week

Responsible to:
York City FC Head of Youth

Responsible for:
• Thirsk School and Sixth Form Talent Hub players

Main Purpose of Role:
• To take overall responsibility for York City’s coaching provision in Thirsk School and Sixth Form Talent Hub, creating a positive learning environment for players to holistically develop all aspects of the game.
• Embed within the school to gain a deep understanding of the environment and culture.
• Support students at Thirsk School through possible mentoring and pastoral activities.
• Deliver football coaching within the sixth form at Thirsk School.
• Engage with key partners across schools, grassroots clubs, and the community as well as running open trial dates to recruit players for the programme.

Duties and Responsibilities
The post holder will be expected to:

• Deliver high quality training and match experiences in line with York City FC’s culture and philosophy.
• Write and deliver individual development plans with players.
• Organise and deliver high quality trial experiences for prospective Talent Hub players.
• Facilitate and support Talent Hub students with alternative careers in sport e.g. refereeing, coaching, sports science etc.
• Effectively collaborate with:
• York City FC Head of Youth
• Thirsk School and Sixth Form Senior Leadership Team
• Thirsk School and Sixth Form Head of PE
• Grassroots and community football stakeholders
• Local primary schools

Social Conditions
The post holder will be required to split their time between Thirsk School and Sixth Form and York City FC, holding office/desk space at both sites. However, some off-site working will be necessary to carry out the duties of the post.

Economic Conditions
This is a full-time position with a salary of £23,000 p.a. The post holder is entitled to 20 days of annual leave per year, York City FC staff kit will be provided along with 1 x first team season ticket for personal use.

Equality
York City FC is firmly committed to the provision of equal opportunities and strives to ensure that discrimination does not occur. All employees have a duty to ensure that discrimination does not occur and support the implementation of the club’s Equality Policy as appropriate. Any employee who discriminates on any of the grounds outlined in the Equality Policy may be subject to the club’s disciplinary procedure.

Continuous Professional Development
The post holder will be given reasonable training as required to carry out the duties of the post. The post holder will be expected to take ownership for their own continuous professional development and undertake relevant professional and vocational training, in line with job needs, throughout the duration of their employment.

Safeguarding Children
York City FC is committed to equality of opportunity and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

This position may from time to time involve contact with children, young people, or vulnerable adults. This may be, for example, on a one-to-one basis, providing support, advice, and guidance etc. Consequently, the post-holder will be obliged to undertake an enhanced DBS check through The FA. In addition, completion of The FA Introduction to First Aid and Safeguarding Children courses is mandatory for the role.

How to apply: Please send your CV and covering letter, outlining how you meet the person specification and why you want to be part of what we do, to email.

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