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Vacancy: Academy Head of Coaching

3 March 2022

Club News

Vacancy: Academy Head of Coaching

3 March 2022

VACANT ROLE: Shrewsbury Town Academy Head of Coaching

Organisation: Shrewsbury Town Football Club 

Hours of work: Full Time (evenings and weekends) 

Salary: Competitive 

Location: Sundorne Sports Village, Sundorne Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 4RQ 

Closing Date: 15/04/2022 (Please note that suitable candidates will be interviewed as they apply, if we deem a candidate suitable for the role, we will close the position before the closing date) 

 Vacancy Details: 

An exciting new opportunity has arisen within our Academy to join our ever-evolving coaching and management team. We are looking for a hard-working, innovative person to be a part of the continued development of the Academy programme within a senior role. The rewarding role would see the new Head of Coaching be responsible for all the Academy coach’s and multi-disciplinary staff’s development, through various methods. Alongside this, the Head of Coaching would also be integral in ensuring the Academy is up to date with contemporary trends in football, inputting views and ideas for the continued development of the Academy and guaranteeing that we are operating to Auditory standards. 

Our Academy has made huge improvements in recent years, which we are going to maintain and further develop. Our new Head of Coaching will be crucial in ensuring the Academy is functioning at optimal standards and being innovative when further developing our programme and the way the Academy operates across all areas. 

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 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 Employee’s 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 Employee’s 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 Employee’s 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 and the Job Description will be available to the successful candidate. 

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 Assistant Academy Manager / Head of Operations: 

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


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