Regional Talent Club Coach

Regional Talent Club Coach

Website Birmingham City Football Club

– Salary: “Dependent Upon Experience”
– Closing Date: 09/07/2019
– Job Role : Regional Talent Club Coach

The role of the Regional Talent Club (RTC) foundation phase coach is to plan, prepare and deliver practical football sessions in line with the BCFC player development programme and the FA the four-corner model. In addition to this the role also includes match day player selection and team management as part of the FA RTC fixture schedule.

The RTC foundation phase coach will also play a role in player identification and recruitment, working alongside the Technical Director and Head of Youth Development and in line with the BCFC scouting/recruitment strategy.

This coaching and player management roles sits within the team of staff within the BCFC RTC and

requires the ability to work closely and productively with the other coaching and support staff within the club.

Ability to accommodate flexible working hours including evening and weekends.

Roles and Responsibilities

Ensure compliance with all the Policies and Procedures contained within the Staff Handbook, paying particular regard to the Equal Opportunities Policy and Health & Safety Policy and procedures at all times.
Present at home and away games.
Attendance at all RTC training sessions each week.
Implementing a training programme in line with LTPD guidelines
Ensure high standards of coaching delivery
High quality session planning, record keeping and reporting
Close working with the Technical Director, Sports Science and Medical teams to ensure a joined up approach to young player development and rehabilitation
Adhere to the BCFC and FA standards for safeguarding children
Systematically monitor and evaluate player performance
Provision of performance reports for all players and parents/carers.
Support the development of the age group assistant coach
Attendance at FA and BCFC staff training as appropriate
Any other duties as deemed necessary by your Line Manager or Head of Department


FA Emergency Aid
FA Certificate in Safeguarding Children
FA Level 2
FA Youth Modules 1 & 2

UEFA B Licence (FA Level 3)
FA Youth Module 3
Skills & Abilities


Ability to communicate as part of a team effectively, using a variety of communication tools (verbal, written, digital) ensuring clarity of information.
Ability to work within timescales & under pressure, with an attention to detail & accuracy.
PC proficient.
Positive approach to team work and respect for others.

Understanding of the FA Girls & Women’s Player Pathway.
Knowledge and understanding of working with female footballers.
Previous experience of working at an elite sport level.
Ability to organise and prioritise own workload.
Personal Requirements

Must adhere to confidentiality and data protection procedures at all times
Ability to communicate appropriately with all ages and remain professional
Enthusiastic, self-motivated, flexible and proactive approach to workload
Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays
Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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