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VACANCY | Academy Part-Time Age Group Coach

17 March 2021

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 U13 – U16 providing services for our game and training program.


Job Title

Part Time Age Group Coach

Reports to

Youth Development 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 Award

Enhanced DBS clearance

Coaching experience

Desirable requirements for the post

FA Child Protection Certificate (Can be arranged)

FA Safeguarding Certificate (Can be arranged)

FA Level 2 First Aid in Football (Can be arranged)


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 a signatory to the new FA Football Leadership Diversity Code and all applicants for employment 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 will 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 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.


Rotherham United takes safeguarding very seriously and is committed to ensuring that all children and adults at risk are safeguarded at all times when engaging in Club activities or services. The club has numerous safeguarding policies and best practice guidelines to support this and expects all employees to adopt such policies and practices at all times.

The club adheres to strict guidelines, policies and procedures when recruiting staff who work with children and/or adults at risk and is committed to ensuring staff receive appropriate safeguarding training suitable to their role/s. Successful applicants are expected to share the club’s approach to safeguarding at all times.


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Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.


Job Types: Part-time, Temporary, Contract


COVID-19 considerations:

You must observe the Covid19 Protocols whilst on site this may include wearing a face covering


Closing date for applications are the 24th of March 2021


Please apply via this link:


Please state your salary expectations when applying and complete the application form (BAME Appendix) that can be found on the Club website


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.

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