• Full Time
  • UK

Our Client is looking to hire a Coach Inclusion & Diversity Scheme. They will only consider applications from Coaches who are from Black, Asian and Mixed Heritage backgrounds, including women from all backgrounds. About them: They are a family run local community club who compete at the highest levels of football on a global stage. Their ambition is to be a top ten Premier League club and a top four Women’s Super League club. A commitment to high performance and high professional standards is at the heart of everything they do. The Coach Inclusion & Diversity Scheme As a part of their commitment to improve the diversity of football coaches in the professional game, they are proud to partner with the Premier League to support the Coach Inclusion & Diversity scheme for the 2022/23 season. This season, they are actively encouraging women to embrace the opportunity to aspire to coach in a professional capacity, so that football better represents the wider communities in which it is played, enjoyed and serves. The scheme will be on a 23-month fixed term contract with them and will have the opportunity to rotate within a multidisciplinary team across their women’s and men’s pathway. It is a fully integrated and intensive and is designed to accelerate the successful candidates’ coaching knowledge and ability to better equip them for a sustainable career full-time coaching work. You will be enrolled to the Premier League’s Coach Development Institute Programme (CDIP) which is accredited by Leeds Beckett University. Upon successful completion of the programme, coaches will receive a Diploma in Professional Football Coaching and includes mentoring, workshops, peer learning, projects and FA/UEFA qualifications dependent on need. Your experience and qualifications It is desirable that you have no full-time coaching experience in a premier league or EFL environment – including category 1 academies. Up to date qualification which will need to be achieved before the start of employment: · UEFA B licence · In-date FA Safeguarding certificate – Safeguarding Children Course | The Boot Room (thefa.com) · In-date Emergency Aid certificate – Introduction to First Aid in Football | The Boot Room (thefa.com) · DBS certificate (to be arranged via them) The successful applicant must be willing to undertake an enhanced DBS check. Your application Please apply with them following these guidelines (in Word/PDF format): 1. Upload your CV. 2. Upload a cover letter confirming to them how you match each of the criteria for the application. Please Include answers to the following questions (no more than 500 words per answer): a) Please explain why you would like to join this initiative and what you want to achieve. b) What is it that appeals to you about being a full-time football coach? Please provide evidence to demonstrate your desire to be a full-time coach if you successfully complete this initiative. c) In your future career as a full-time coach, what would you personally want to do to progress equality, inclusion, diversity and coaching in English professional football? d) Please explain where you see yourself in five and ten years and why. 3 .Please upload reference(s) from a coach developer(s) and/or coach(es) describing your football coaching potential. These can be uploaded separately or together as one document (in word or PDF format) All personal data that the applicant shares on the equality monitoring form will be submitted separately and not form any part of the application process. This information is collected simply to see if their advert is reaching a wide and diverse range of applicants who are applying for this role. The successful candidate will be selected based on merit as measured against the person specification, set out above. Their values play a pivotal role in their success Their values are not just a list of words they expect their colleagues to learn, but a set of filters through which they deliver to each other, their fans, partners and sponsors. As a team they live and breathe these values and celebrate them with TEAAM awards each season. Their values are: · Treat People Well · Exceed Expectations · Aim High. Never Give Up · Act with Integrity · Make it Special They are a Disability Confident employer They are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, do not hesitate to get in touch with their People and Culture team. They champion diversity and equality They believe the club benefits from engaging with everyone from a variety of backgrounds, allowing them to meet the needs of a diverse audience. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership. Safeguarding is part of everything they do They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment. To be considered for this position, you must be able to demonstrate your right to work in the UK.

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