Company Name:
Port Vale
Location:
Stoke on Trent
Vacancy Type:
Casual/Sessional
Department:
Academy
28 Jun 2024
About The Role
Specific Responsibilities:

• In conjunction with the Head of Coaching (HOC) and Lead YDP/ FP Coach oversee and deliver the technical programme for academy players in the YDP/ FP
• Monitor the development of the players, recording individual player data on the PMA
• Liaise with the Head of Coaching and Lead YDP/ FP Coach to create session plans appropriate to individual learning
• Devise individual learning objectives and action plans for each player within the YDP
• In conjunction with the HOC, Lead YDP/ FP Coach and Head of Education formulate and deliver a review process every 6 weeks for each Academy player and provide written assessment player feedback bi-annually to the parents
• Liaise closely with the Head of Recruitment/AMT on identifying and monitoring trialist players for the YDP/ FP age groups
• Manage a YDP/ FP age group alongside HOC/Lead YDP Coach/part-time coaches in the category specific league, cup and friendly fixtures
• To coach and deliver from the Academy Performance Plan
• Ensure that players graduating in the YDP/ FP do so with a high degree of technical and tactical ability with physical, psychological and social capability.
• Specialist trained to ensure that players graduating from the phase have built upon the core ball mastery skills and are able to apply individual skills appropriately in a team setting, with a growing tactical awareness of their role in the team
• Maintain a weekly training report for the Head of Academy/HOC
• Deliver group and individual weekly performance objectives
• Assist in the evaluation of the weekly performance objectives
• Assist in the monitoring of performance, reporting and evaluating the players in the YDP
• Assist in the monitoring and supervision of physical development
• Take part in all relevant meetings including in service training, parent meeting’s/reviews at the request of the manager
• Show a continuous commitment to personal development through CPD and relevant courses
• Be aware of the clubs Coaches Code of Conduct, Child Protection policy, Health & Safety policy and Emergency procedures
• Take responsibility for the safety of those participating or under your guidance.
About The Candidate
Qualifications:

• UEFA B License
• FA Advanced Youth Award (or willing to work towards)
• FA Youth Award
• In-date FA Level 2 First Aid/EFAiF
• In-date FA Safeguarding
• In-date Enhanced DBS

Experience:

• Strong experience of coaching players in the Youth Development Phase in an academy environment
• Experience of helping players to transition from the Youth Development Phase into the Professional Development Phase in an academy environment
• Experience of helping players transition from the Foundation Phase to the Youth Development Phase in an academy environment
• Previous success of producing players that are now playing in the professional game

Attributes:
• A meticulous attention to detail
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• A consistent team performer
• Ability to prioritise workload
• Ability to travel independently
• Strong IT skills and familiarity with the PMA
• Excellent organisational qualities
• Ability to work to tight deadlines
 
Additional desirable qualifications or experience:

• UEFA A Licence
• Coach education experience
• Experience in scouting and player recruitment
About The Club
This job description sets out current duties of the post that may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the post or the level of responsibility.

Port Vale Football Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

As part of our safer recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.
 
All PVFC safeguarding policies can be found at: https://www.port-vale.co.uk/safeguarding/ 

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