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VACANCY | Part-time Academy Coach

27 March 2018

Rotherham United Academy are looking to appoint part-time coaches to join our Academy technical team.The posts involve working with the Academy players aged between U9 and U16, providing services for our game and training programme at our outstanding Academy facility.

This role would suit a hardworking, enthusiastic individual with a proven interest in football coaching, due to the nature of the role it would be advantageous for the successful applicant to be residing in the local area.

Job Title - Part-time Age Group Coach

Reports to Phase Lead Coach


The Rotherham United Academy is located at the AESSEAL New York Stadium & Graham Solley Sports Development Centre, Sheffield Hallam University, Bawtry Road, Sheffield S9 1UA. You will be expected to undertake travel as is necessary to fulfil your job requirements.


This is a part-time role requiring flexibility to work evening and weekend fixtures, including regular travel to away matches.


Dependant upon experience and qualifications

Job Purpose/Responsibilities

To coach a specific age group within the Academy according to the Academy philosophy and syllabus.

To deliver effective and innovative session plans in line with club philosophy

To maintain accurate records of training and match outcomes and identify individuals that may need intervention plans.

To attend and contribute to the departments in service training programme

Essential requirements for the post UEFA B (Level 3) coaching certificate FA Youth Modules

Enhanced DBS clearance

Desirable requirements for the post FA Child Protection Certificate (Can be arranged)FA Safeguarding Certificate (Can be arranged)

Please do not apply if you do not hold a current Level 3 certificate in coaching football.

Equal Opportunities:

The post holder’s duties must be carried out in compliance with the Club’s Equal Opportunities Policy, with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and subsequent Health and Safety Legislation.

Rotherham United is an equal opportunities employer and all applicants for employment will be regarded equally and will be given equal opportunities irrespective of sex, age, race, religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic or national origin.

These duties and responsibilities should be regarded as neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other reasonably determined duties and responsibilities within Rotherham United Football Club, commensurate with the post without changing the character of the post. This post requires a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) enhanced Criminal Records Check (CRC) check with a barred list check. The applicant must be prepared to submit a CRC application if they do not hold and FA CRC Certificate. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Information on all convictions including spent convictions must be declared, in line with the new Government Filtering System.

Job Type: Part-time

License or certification:

  • Level 3 certificate in coaching football (Required)

To view the full advert and apply, click here.

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