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Girls ACC U16 Coach Vacancy

Somerset Football Association is looking to engage a Coach to support the Girls Advanced Coaching Centre U16s team.

Somerset Football Association is looking to ENGAGE a Coach to support the Girls Advanced Coaching Centre. The aim of the post is to deliver practical football sessions in line with the Girls’ Advanced Coaching Centre technical programme.


Salary: £28 per session (to be based on experience) 1.5 hour session per week for 25 weeks
Closing Date: Wednesday 28th October 2020
Interviews: To be held on w/c 2nd November 2020
Start Date: 11th November 2020

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated coach who can work with talented female players with a focus to develop, support and create a fantastic learning environment. The Coach will need to be a minimum Level 2, be a member of the FA Licensed Coaches Club and have up to date Safeguarding and Emergency Aid qualifications in place.

The role encompasses the following areas:
• The safeguarding and welfare of players within their designated age group
• Providing high quality coaching and support
• Delivering a training and games programme in line with LTPD guidelines
• Individual player development

You need to be passionate about and committed to coaching, and the development of players within a talent pathway. You will have an understanding and commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Somerset FA takes the safeguarding and protection of children seriously and the person engaged to this role will be equally passionate in the safeguarding of children and young people and vulnerable adults. You will be required to follow the County FA Safeguarding policy, sign a Safeguarding Code of Conduct and attend additional County FA safeguarding training. Due to the nature of this post, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check through The FA CRC process.

For further information, please contact the ACC Centre Manager, Rachael Lawler-Edwards on 07951 360626 or email rachael.lawler-edwards@somersetfa.com. To apply please send a CV and covering letter (please detail 2 references). References and qualifications will be verified ahead of any appointment to the role), marked “Private and Confidential” by 17.00 on Wednesday 28th October 2020 to: Rachael Lawler-Edwards, ACC Centre Manager at rachael.lawler-edwards@somersetfa.com

Somerset FA Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and would actively encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please note you will not be an employee of Somerset FA, but will be engaged as a contractor to deliver the sessions. Consequently, this position is a self-employed position, you will be required to make the appropriate tax and national insurance payments from the gross payment.