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Vacancy - Part-time Academy Age Group Coach (Foundation Phase)

3 March 2021

VACANT ROLE: Shrewsbury Town Part Time Academy Age Group Coach (Foundation Phase).

Organisation: Shrewsbury Town Football Club
Hours of work: Part-time (evenings and weekends)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Depending on the age group you will be required to work at the relevant venue (We work across 3 sites – Shrewsbury Sports Village, Shrewsbury College, and The Montgomery Waters Meadow Stadium)
Closing Date: 20th March 2021

Vacancy Details:

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Part-time Academy Coach to join our Academy Coaching Department. We are looking for experienced, dynamic, and innovative individuals, who will be responsible for working as part of our coaching team to primarily support an age group but may also be asked to work across other age groups where required.

The successful candidate will plan, deliver and review coaching sessions in line with our playing and coaching philosophies. Manage and support the players alongside a co-coach during fixtures. They will also be required to liaise with other Part-Time and Full-Time staff as well as complete all off-pitch activities to deadlines. Ideal candidates will demonstrate a desire and enthusiasm for their own development.



UEFA B Licence (minimum requirement)

FA Advanced Youth Award

FA Youth Award with assessment

UEFA A Licence

FA Level 2 EFAiF (First aid level 2)

Experience in using PMA system

Fa Safeguarding Qualification

Knowledge of EPPP in relation to a Category 3 academy

Have a flexible approach to work.

Relative coaching experience working with Foundation Phase Age Groups

Demonstrates honesty, integrity, reliability, and the ability to ensure confidentiality at all times.

Hold a full driving license

Friendly, well organized with the ability to multi-task and perform well under pressure.


Possess strong time management skills and have a flexible approach to work.


A commitment to continuing professional development.


Academy Safeguarding Statement

Shrewsbury Town Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks as well as proof of right to work in the UK.

Academy Equality and Diversity Statement

Shrewsbury Town Academy is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment. We are dedicated to ensuring that there is no prejudice or discrimination in any form, at any time.

General Information

Shrewsbury Town Academy Employees must at all times carry out his/her responsibilities with due regard to Shrewsbury Town Academy’s policies and procedures in particular Health & Safety, Financial Authorisation, Confidentiality, and with regard to the Data Protection Act.

Shrewsbury Town Academy employees must act to protect all young people and vulnerable adults that are in their care or attending the Academy’s premises. The Employee must report any misconduct or suspected misconduct to the Designated Safeguarding Officer.

Shrewsbury Town Academy employees must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation, or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relations amongst Employees and customers. 

The above Job Advert is not intended to be exhaustive; the duties and responsibilities may therefore vary over time according to the changing needs of Shrewsbury Town Academy

Application process

To apply for this role you should send a copy of your full and up to date your CV (including contact details for two references) and a Cover Letter stating your previous experience and suitability for the role to STFC Academy Head of Coach Development:

If you have any further questions about the role, please feel free to ask Rob Williams via his email.


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