Head Coach – UWC Project (Singapore)

Head Coach – UWC Project (Singapore)

Website Chelsea Football Club

– Salary: “Dependent Upon Experience”
– Hours: 40 hours per week
– Closing Date: 23/06/2019
– Job Role : Head Coach – UWC Project (Singapore)

Reporting to: David Monk, Regional Development Manager (Asia) & UWC East Chair of Activities

Department: Foundation International Football Development

Contract Term: 1st August 2019 – 31st July 2020

Residential Location: Required to live in Singapore 10 out of 12 months per year.

Return trips to the UK will be scheduled twice per year for training and planning. Applicants will be expected to travel regionally as per the needs of the business.

Working Hours: 40 hrs per week, normally six of seven days per week, but this may vary when travelling and as per the needs of the business. The successful applicant will regularly be expected to work weekends and unsociable hours as required and with reasonable notice.

Annual Leave: Will be agreed in-line with the business demands and the specific responsibilities.

Main Responsibilities:

To implement all aspects of the UWC East team development program on a daily, weekly and monthly basis, in line with an annual performance plan.
To implement a specific syllabus and development plan based upon CFC methods and philosophies, throughout the school teams. The Head Coach will also be required to assist and support with recruitment and trials for all competing teams.
All programmes would be delivered and run in-line with Chelsea FC Foundation policies and procedures. This member of staff will be required to support any information to adapt policies and procedures in-line with local or national legislation for that country.
The Head Coach will deliver weekly staff development meetings; these will include presentations and workshops.
The Head Coach will offer coaching support and observe the games/fixture program when not conflicting with the school extracurricular coaching programme.
The Head Coach will deliver a range of coaching sessions in a typical week to a number of different groups, abilities, age and gender will vary session to session.
To support and feedback to the UWC East Chair of Activities in order to aid the programme development. Written progress reports will provide evidence to support the end of term and end of season assessment report for teacher coaches.
Throughout the duration of the contract the Head Coach will be expected to uphold Chelsea FC Foundations professional standards, safeguarding and policies and procedures.
The head coach will ensure Chelsea FC coaching standards and Chelsea Football Club philosophy are maintained during all practises.
The Head coach will have the duties of coaching and arranging the UWC East extracurricular football programme. This is assisted by a local Singaporean coach.
Manage and deliver an advanced player development programme during the weekday evenings at the UWC East facility in Singapore. This includes player recruitment and focuses on team and player development.
To help support and develop the programme, the Head coach will be expected to coach every weekend, during holiday periods and at least 2 evenings a week.
Person Specification

Professional Qualifications:

UEFA B License (essential) UEFA A License (preferred)
Youth Modules 1 and 2 (English FA)
Emergency Aid and Child Protection
DBS checked – (This check may affect the employment suitability)
Valid passport (With no exclusion to travel or a visa being issued in Singapore)
Valid UK driving licence (Desirable not essential)
University Bachelor’s (BSc) and Master’s Degree (MSc)
Coaching Experience: (Minimum 5 years’ coaching experience)

Experience and knowledge of developing and managing players 8 to 18 years within both a competitive and non-competitive environment.
Experience of delivering weekly sessions from a curriculum and syllabus in a youth development environment set by a professional football club.
Experience of player selections and being part of a trial selection process.
Working with a team throughout a season and delivering high level football provision within a development programme
Playing experience to a level that can provide good knowledge when applying coaching philosophies within a session and also the ability to demonstrate techniques effectively.
Business Experience: (Minimum 3 years’ experience)

Experience of managing individual and group needs of players within a youth development program.
Experience of managing relationships with players and staff whilst delivering a football development programme from a syllabus.
Computer literate with experience of developing and delivering power point presentations and running workshops.
Effective and clear verbal communication & written communication.
Self-motivated and able to work to deadlines, keeping calm under pressure.
Experience of working with different cultures.
Business Skills:

Experience of managing individual and group needs of players within a youth development program.
Experience of managing relationships with players and staff whilst delivering a football development programme from a syllabus.
Computer literate with experience of developing and delivering power point presentations and running workshops.
Effective and clear verbal communication & written communication.
Self-motivated and able to work to deadlines, keeping calm under pressure.
Experience of working with different cultures.
The Employee must at all times carry out his/her responsibilities with due regard to Chelsea FC Foundation policies and procedures in particular Health & Safety, Financial Authorisation, Confidentiality and with regard to the Data Protection Act.

The Employee must act to protect all young people and vulnerable adults that are in their care or attending the Company’s premises. The Employee must report any misconduct or suspected misconduct to the Foundation Safeguarding Lead.

The Employee must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relations amongst Employees and customers.
The above Job Description is not intended to be exhaustive, the duties and responsibilities may therefore vary over time according to the changing needs of the Club.

Chelsea Football Club and the Foundation is fully committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults at risk (vulnerable groups) that are in our care or attending our premises. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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