Football and Education Coach

Location Birmingham
Discipline: Coaching
Job type: Fixed Term, Variable Hours
Salary: £42 per session
Contact email:
Job ref: 005069
Published: 19 days ago
Expiry date: 03 Jul 2022 11:59

Department: Football and Education Team

Hours of work: Up to three sessions/matches per week (Term time only)

Contract: 12-month Fixed Term Contract

Salary: £42 per session

Location: Villa Park

Closing Date: Sunday 3 July 2022

Interview Date: Week commencing 11 July 2022

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

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.