Academy looking for a Part-time Foundation Phase Coach and a Part-time Youth Development Phase Coach
After recently maintaining the clubs Category 3 status, Shrewsbury Town Academy are seeking two highly motivated, skilful and enthusiastic individuals to join our Academy Coaching team as part time coaches working in the Academy Foundation and Youth Development Phase.
You will play a key role in the delivery of the Academy coaching programme including planning, delivery and evaluation of coaching sessions in line with the Club’s Academy philosophy. Working as part of our small team of multi-disciplinary coaches you will have exceptional communication skills and the ability to collaborate as part of a team.
You will be able to demonstrate your previous experience of providing service excellence to young players and parents and show the desire and commitment to develop individuals professionally and continuously. Previous experience of working with and supporting the development of children / young people is essential, as are outstanding organisational skills.
You will possess a clear understanding of individualised development and have experience of successfully deploying strategies to support this process and progress. The ability to construct, manage and develop outstanding learning environments that allow young people to feel safe and confident is essential to these positions as is a strong understanding of small sided games as well as the traditional 11 a-side format in order to support players appropriately through transitional years.
You will also possess a growth mind-set towards the Academy’s Coach Development and
Mentoring programme and will show a positive attitude towards developing yourself further as a person and a coach when working closely with the Academy’s Head of Coach Development. As well as in-house one-to-one and group CPD events, you may also be supported with a CPD allowance that contributes to your coaching and personal development linked to your role at the Academy.
As a minimum, candidates must hold the UEFA B coaching badge and FA Youth Modules 1, 2 & 3. Candidates must also have in date Basic First Aid for Sport and FA safeguarding qualifications.
As part of the application for this position candidates will be subject to undertaking an enhanced DBS check.
If you think you can add value to our team please email your CV and a brief cover letter to Daniel Copnall, Head of Academy Coach Development, stating why you would be suited to the role as well as stating which phase-role you are applying for.
Applications close: 02 July 2018.