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Vacancy: Part-Time Academy Goalkeeping Coach

3 October 2017

Scunthorpe United Football Club is seeking to recruit a self-motivated, committed, confident and knowledgeable individual to join the Football Department in the position of Academy Part-Time Goalkeeping Coach.

The role of Academy Part-Time Goalkeeping Coach is fundamental to the long term vision of Scunthorpe United Football Club in helping to identify and develop elite goalkeepers within our programme.

The role includes delivering the Goalkeeping Curriculum within the Foundation (9-11) and Youth Development (12-16) Phases. The successful applicant will plan and evaluate all sessions undertaken, be required to upload the information onto the Premier League player management tool (PMA), as part of our on-going coach mentoring programme and in line with ISO audit requirements. The successful candidate will be expected to work on specific weekday evenings and at weekends covering both training and the games programme.

The successful candidate will be required to have good knowledge of the game through playing experience and preferably have previous experience of coaching at Academy level. All applicants under the EPPP guidelines must hold or be working towards the following mandatory qualifications:

> FA B Licence Goalkeeping (or working towards this qualification)
> UEFA B Licence (or working towards this qualification)
> FA Youth Award Modules 1, 2 & 3 (or working towards these qualifications)
> FA Level 2 Goalkeeping & Outfield
> FA Emergency Aid / Basic First Aid for Sport (BFAS)
> FA Safeguarding Children
> Member of the FA Licensed Coaches Club
> Enhanced DBS Certificate
> Computer literate

Click here to see a full job description.

Closing date for applications: Friday 27th October 2017 at 5pm

For logistical travel reasons, applications are invited from all candidates but in particular candidates that reside within 60 minutes maximum travel time of Scunthorpe United Football Club DN15 8TD.

This is a part-time coaching position with an immediately start date and a contract end date of 6th May 2018 (academy end of season).


Applicants to apply by email by completing an application form with covering letter, including personal statement and a full CV to the Academy Manager:

Scunthorpe United Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and all applicants for employment will be regarded equally and will be given equal opportunities irrespective of ethnicity, religious belief, gender, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, age, disability or ability, gender reassignment or pregnancy or maternity.

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