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VACANCY | Academy Part-Time Age Coach

13 January 2020

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 U12, 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)

Rotherham United is an equal opportunities employer and all applicants for employment will be regarded equally and will be given equal opportunities irrespective of race, colour, nationality, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or ethnic origin.

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

Interested parties should initially submit a full CV to the Academy Manager, Richard Hairyes, and apply via Indeed HERE.

Diversity and Safeguarding

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.

Rotherham United is committed to the Safeguarding and Welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk of harm and requires all staff, volunteers and others associated with the Club to share and endorse this commitment.

This post may require a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) enhanced Criminal Records Check (CRC) check with a barred list check. The applicant may be required to submit a CRC application if they do not hold an 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

If you wish to see our Candidate Privacy Notice please visit:

Job Type: Part-time

Please state your salary expectations when applying and complete the application form (BAME Appendix) that can be found on the Club website and return as requested to the email address supplied.

Unfortunately your application may not be processed without a completed application form being returned to the Club.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract


  • current Level 3( Uefa B ) certificate (Required)
  • Driving licence and use of a vehicle (Required)

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