Company Name:
Birmingham City
Location:
Birmingham
Vacancy Type:
Casual/Sessional
Department:
Academy
About The Role

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implementation of the coaching syllabus for the assigned U10 age group within the Foundation Development Phase Programme.
  • Lead and assist on coaching within both training and games.
  • To plan, create and evaluate coaching sessions as scheduled in the weekly plan.
  • Ensure each player within the cell has an active ILG.
  • To support age groups across the Foundation Development Phase Programme where required.

    ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Development of players within the Foundation Development Phase.
    • Implementing a coaching program of the highest quality for players within the Foundation Development Phase Programme.
    • Attend all continued professional development events.
    • Actively engage in a fully functioning coach development action plan (DAP), coaching competency framework (CCF) and integrated appraisal process.
    • Monitor the wellbeing of Academy players at all times liaising with the Club Safeguarding Team.
    • Ensure compliance with all the Policies and Procedures contained within the Staff Handbook, paying particular regard to the Equal Opportunities Policy and Health & Safety Policy and procedures at all times.

      SCOPE OF DUTIES

  • To plan, create and evaluate coaching sessions as scheduled in the weekly plan.
  • To work to the Club Philosophy and Academy Performance Plan.
  • Manage appropriate playing opportunities for all eligible players.
  • Ensure each player within the group has an active ILG.
  • Ensure the review process is operated for each player every mesocycle.
  • Implementing and maintaining the Premier League’s and EFL ‘Elite Player Performance Plan” (EPPP) rules and regulations for the Foundation Phase.

 

  • Monitor and record training/fixture content, objectives, evaluations, time and attendance on the performance management application tool.
  • Monitor and evaluation of all players with the age group for succession planning process.
  • Oversee the trialist’s providing suitable evaluation and feedback during the signing/exit policy.
  • Ensure appropriate communication of future activities and/or changes (times/dates).
  • Liaison with all departments to enhance a multi-disciplinary process.
  • Undertake administrative tasks related to the role as and when required.
  • To take responsibility for all resources associated with training and fixtures ensuring the highest possible standards. (kit, bibs, balls, cones and all).
  • Any other duties commensurate with the grade and falling within the scope of the post, as requested by the Academy Manager(s), the Head of Coaching and the Foundation Development Phase Lead.

About The Candidate

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications

Essential Requirements

  • UEFA B License.
  • FA Youth Award.
  • EFAiF.

Desirable Requirements

  • UEFA A License
  • FA Advanced Youth Award
  • Coaching related degree qualification
  • QTS
  • FA Safeguarding Certification

 

Knowledge and Skills

Essential Requirements

 

  • Ability to deliver high quality coaching sessions.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships.
  • Experience developing professional football players.
  • Experience working within academy football.

    Desirable Requirements

  • Extensive experience developing professional football players.
  • Previous experience working within the foundation and youth development phases.
  • Previous experience working within senior football.

    Personal Requirements

  • A hardworking, honest, and committed individual.
  • An individual who puts the player at the centre of their decision making.
  • An individual committed to the development of young people.
  • An individual committed to enhancing growth and development of the academy department and wider football club.

About The Club

Birmingham City FC is an equal opportunities and Disability Confident employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the Community. We will consider applications solely based on merit regardless of gender, race, marital status, age, nationality, ethnic or national origins, disability, sexual orientation, political or religious belief, background, or family circumstance.

Birmingham City FC promotes a diverse and inclusive working environment, and we welcome applications from all individuals in society. If you have any particular requirements or need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment or interview process, please mention this in your application.

All candidates are required to complete our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Recruitment Survey using the following link: https://forms.office.com/r/ymR2zBpuNf. The survey will take approximately 1 minute to complete, is completely voluntary and you can respond with “prefer not to say” to any questions that you do not feel comfortable in answering. All responses will remain anonymous, and we will use the information collected to review our recruitment processes and ensure we continue to encourage a diverse and inclusive working environment to help us achieve our equality objectives.  

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