Football and Education Coach Header Image.

Football and Education Coach

Aston Villa Foundation

The Aston Villa Foundation is a registered charity that delivers the community and social responsibility work of Aston Villa Football Club.

17 Jun 2022
Contract - Fixed Term
Closing date
3 Jul 2022

The Department

The Aston Villa Foundation is the official Charity of Aston Villa Football Club and prides itself in being innovative in its approach to the club being used as a ‘Force for Good’

Our Football and Education (F&E) Department offers a post -16 programme that uses the vehicle of football to give local young people the opportunity to excel in education whilst optimising their employability through sport.

The Role

The Football & Education (F&E) Coach will be responsible for planning and delivering training sessions and matches, whilst managing a designated U19s team within the Football & Education (F&E) Programme.

You will implement a high-quality coaching syllabus in line with the Aston Villa Foundation technical programme and philosophy. You will also imbed and promote the Aston Villa Foundation culture, creating a positive environment for the development of young players and people.

For further information please see the Role Profile.

The Person

We are seeking a UEFA B Licenced Coach, who has demonstrable experience in coaching and developing players within the 11-a-side game. You will need to have excellent organisational and motivational skills with the ability to inspire and lead a team. You will need to have a strong understanding of safeguarding and health and safety principles.

You will also have an FA Emergency Aid qualification alongside a strong understanding of safeguarding and health and safety principles. A D1 minibus licence would also be beneficial for this role.

How to Apply

To Apply for this role, please see 'Apply Now' and follow the application process

As part of your application, please ensure you upload your CV and Cover Letter.

Right to Close Vacancy Posting Early

The Club reserves the right to close any advertised vacancies earlier than the advertised closing date if sufficient applications have been received.

Equality Statement

Aston Villa Football Club celebrates the diversity of its Club and embrace equal opportunities for all. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and fully support The FAs Football Leadership Diversity Code.

We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, sex and religion or belief.

Safeguarding Statement

Aston Villa Football Club is fully committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk across our Club. As such, we adhere to Safer Recruitment processes and for some roles a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service may be required prior to starting in a role at the Club. For more information, please see AVFC - Safeguarding.

Additional Information

Contract - Fixed Term
Job Type
Pay Information
£42 per session Per Day

Still Deciding?
 and come back later!

Related Opportunities

Apply for this role

Drag and drop files here or click to upload

    Please make sure to include any supporting documents if requested in the job description

    Drag and drop your Supporting Documents here