University of Manchester Men's Football Head Coach

School/Service - Sports Development

Office Location - Armitage Sports Centre, Fallowfield, Manchester

Contract Type - Service Level Agreement

Grade - £3,000 to £3,250 (dependent on experience)

Hours - Training: Sunday’s Afternoon (1.5 hours), Thursday Evening (1 hour) + Wednesday afternoon game-day’s (TBC based on fixtures)

Duration of Coaching - September 2019 to March 2020 (22 weeks of delivery)

Main Duties & Responsibilities

• Deliver an effective coaching programme that helps improve the performance of the Men’s Football Club and delivers a first class experience for the playing members.

• Lead sessions (fulfilling the 1st team coach position in most instances unless otherwise agreed); oversee all coaching of the club including delegation of tasks to additional coaches where appropriate.

• Attend and manage BUCS fixtures of the 1st team or assist another club team in the event of no 1st team fixture. This requires availability on Wednesday afternoons.

• Assist the Club and team captains (and other coaches where appropriate) to select playing squads and maintain transparent selection processes and pathways between squads. This will require attendance at trials.

• Assist in recruiting students to engage with coaching opportunities, providing opportunities where appropriate to coach within the club. • Mentor other coaches within the club, and offer support where appropriate to members who wish to undertake coaching qualifications or opportunities within the Coaching Pathway.

• Provide regular information and status reports, as agreed with the Football Development Officer and Coach and Club Development Coordinator, on team and club performance and progress.

• Record player attendance at all training sessions and games.

• Work closely with the Football Development Officer and committee members to assist with the development of the men’s game at The University of Manchester.

• To ensure all sessions comply with Health and Safety and work within an equal opportunities framework. Application Process Please download and complete the application form found on this job posting.

  • £3250 Per Season (Sep-Mar)
  • 22 September 2019
  • Part Time

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