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VACANCY | Part-Time Academy Coach

27 October 2020

Rotherham United Academy is looking to appoint a Part Time Coach to join our Academy technical team.  The post involves working with the Academy players aged between U9 – U12 providing services for our game and training program.


Job Title

Part Time Age Group Coach

Reports to

Phase lead coach


The Rotherham United Academy is located at the 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 he 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 program


Essential requirements for the post

UEFA B ( Level 3) coaching certificate or ongoing

FA Youth Modules

Enhanced DBS clearance

Coaching experience

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.

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

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BAME Statement
The EFL has introduced positive action measures aimed at tackling the under-representation of coaches and managers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethic (BAME) backgrounds. New regulations require clubs to shortlist at least one suitably qualified BAME candidate (where an application has been received) for all roles in Academy football that require a UEFA A or UEFA B Licence.

All Applications
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.

Interested parties should initially submit a full CV, via Indeed link >



Closing date for applications are the 01.11.2020


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