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FGR Youth coaching vacancies


Friday 19 May 2017


FGR Youth coaching vacancies

The Forest Green Rovers Youth system are inviting applications from new coaches for the 2017-18 season following the club’s promotion to the Football League.

With squads running from the under 8s age group, right up to a full time under 18s Academy side, the FGR Youth set-up boasts a high standard of coaching offering young footballers opportunities to progress and to develop into potential first team professionals at The New Lawn.

There are two areas FGR Youth are looking to recruit new individuals to their already strong coaching team. 

Details can be found below regarding the vacancies. Applications for the roles can be sent to richard.joyce@fgrfc.com and scott.bartlett@fgrfc.com via email. 

FGR Youth: Team Lead Coaches

Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for passionate and driven individuals to work within the Youth Team set-up. The role is to lead a team and be the team head coach.  The person shall be a responsible individual and shall organise, plan and deliver training sessions (generally no more than twice per week) and organise match days. 

Hours of Work:            up to 4 hrs per week coaching plus match days

Location:                     Training ground and home venue is Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester

Remuneration:            Voluntary

Education/Qualifications/Training:

·        FA Football Coaching Qualification Level 2

·        FA Youth Module 1 and 2

·        FA Emergency First Aid Certificate

·        FA Safeguarding Children Certificate

·        Member of the FA Licensed Coaches Club

·        Valid UK Driving Licence

·        We shall place the successful candidates through a DBS check.

Key Coaching Responsibilities

Responsible for planning and delivering the technical and tactical coaching programme for your respective age group. 
Coach and manage your respective team matches, both home and away. 
To evaluate players learning from coaching sessions and matches and ensure that the relevant information is shared with the players and their parents/guardians.  
To be fully responsible for the safety and welfare of all players under your care.
To compile performance reviews and deliver feedback to players and parents both formally in meetings, and informally as required. 
To liaise on a regular basis with the Youth Coach Co-Ordinator on player development or any issues surrounding the age group.

Key Safeguarding Responsibilities

Monitor potential safeguarding children risks and work with our Safeguarding Officer to promote safer working practice throughout the Youth teams. 
Understand the Youth Safeguarding policy, procedures and best practice guidelines. Use this understanding to ensure safer recruitment, safe working practices, appropriate reporting of concerns and contribute positively to an Anti-bullying environment.

Other responsibilities

To keep the Youth Coach Co-Ordinator fully informed on all matters relating to players in your age group. 
To attend coaches meetings as required. 
To be aware of current trends and best practice in Youth Development. 
To continually look for ways to develop and improve the coaching programme in the Youth system.
To attend at least 5 hours of in-service training organised by the FA each year and the first aid training for Academy coaches at least once every 3 years. 
To undertake Continued Professional Development organised by the Club.

Abilities/Skills/Knowledge:

Experience of working with Youth Players

To be reliable and punctual

Knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding

To deliver good quality planned coaching sessions

To be aware of all emergency procedures

Demonstrate a good understanding of how to engage and connect with young people

Good organisational skills

FGR Youth: Team Support Coaches

Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for passionate and driven individuals to work within the Youth Team set-up at the club. The role is to act as a support coach to a head coach within one of our teams. The person shall be a responsible individual and shall support the head coach in delivering training sessions (generally no more than twice per week) and match days. This role could be perfect for a person who is just starting out as a football coach or looking to work within a team environment as a support person.   

Hours of Work:            up to 4 hrs per week coaching plus match days

Location:                     Training ground and home venue is Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester

Remuneration:            Voluntary

Education/Qualifications/Training:

·       FA Football Coaching Qualification Level 1; the football club would support the person in enhancing their football qualifications.

·       FA Emergency First Aid Certificate

·       FA Safeguarding Children Certificate

·       Member of the FA Licensed Coaches Club

·       Valid UK Driving Licence

·       We shall place the successful candidates through a DBS check.

Key Coaching Responsibilities

Supporting the head coach who shall plan and deliver the technical and tactical coaching programme for your respective age group. 
Support the head coach at respective team matches, both home and away. 
To be fully responsible for the safety and welfare of all players under your care.

Key Safeguarding Responsibilities

Monitor potential safeguarding children risks and work with our Safeguarding Officer to promote safer working practice throughout the Youth teams. 
Understand the Youth Safeguarding policy, procedures and best practice guidelines. Use this understanding to ensure safer recruitment, safe working practices, appropriate reporting of concerns and contribute positively to an Anti-bullying environment.

Other responsibilities

To attend coaches meetings as required. 
To be aware of current trends and best practice in Youth Development. 
To continually look for ways to develop and improve our coaching programme in the Youth system 
To attend at least 5 hours of in-service training organised by the FA each year and the first aid training for Academy coaches at least once every 3 years. 
To undertake Continued Professional Development organised by the Club.

Abilities/Skills/Knowledge:

To be reliable and punctual

Knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding

To be aware of all emergency procedures

Demonstrate a good understanding of how to engage and connect with young people

Good organisational skills

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