University of Leicester Women’s Football Coach

University of Leicester


Closing date:   21 September 2020
Location:   Leicester
Region:   East Midlands
Employment type:   Part Time
Salary:   Rate of pay £20 per hour with a maximum of 100 coaching hours (October 2020-End of March 2021


The successful candidate will have experience of developing women’s football teams, knowledge of strategic leadership, culture development, competitive success and the drive to continue developing the women’s Football programme.
Responsibilities Include:
- Organising and delivering high quality training sessions for the Club.
- Catering to the needs of club members by working closely with the Club committee.
- Committing to develop Club members of varying abilities.
- Taking responsibility for health and safety in all aspects of club activity.
- Leading on the selection of squads and teams for fixtures.
- Reporting regular progress updates and ideas for club development to the Club’s designated Development Staff.
Person Specifications:
- Availability to attend Monday & Tuesday evening training sessions (E)
- Availability to attend Wednesday afternoon/evening BUCS fixtures (E)
- Empathy of working within a student environment (E) - Have a strong personality, initiative and drive. (E)
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. (E)
- Significant demonstrable coaching experience (E)
- In-depth understanding of coaching styles and practical delivery (E)
- A minimum UKCC accredited Level 2 Coaching Qualification or equivalent (E)
- Valid First Aid at Work qualification (D)
- Lead on the delivery of high-quality coaching sessions.
- Health and Safety responsibility at training sessions and fixtures, including maintaining COVID-19 regulations.
Benefits of working with us:
- Rate of pay £20 per hour with a maximum of 100 coaching hours, October 2020-end of March 2021
- Free sport centre membership to University of Leicester facilities, worth £550 per year.
- Opportunity to purchase Team Leicester branded clothing.
Applications and informal enquiries should be made to Steve Bayley by sending a CV and covering letter to The deadline for applications is 12 noon, Monday 21st September. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.
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