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Community Football Coach

Kettering, UK

About the Role

Kettering Town F.C. Community Trust are actively seeking to recruit Community Football Coaches.
We are looking for a responsible, confident and passionate coaches to coach with our Grassroots Community Teams.

We are looking for someone who would be able to deliver fun, engaging and inclusive coaching to the children we have involved in our Community Teams. The ideal candidate will hold at least a level 1 FA recognised Football coaching qualification or a Lead Playmaker and be willing to work towards there Level 1. We also require the candidate to hold a full UK driving licence and have access to their own vehicle. Playing equipment can be provided.

Job Overview
• To plan, deliver and evaluate football sessions.
• To make sure all sessions are fun, engaging and all of the participants see improvements over each season.
• To always remain positive and professional and represent Kettering Town FC Community Trust’s values.
• To always ensure you arrive at a session with enough time to set up prior to children arriving.
• To develop a good relationship with the children being coached, their parents and with any other staff you come into contact with.
• To understand our safeguarding and welfare policies and how to correctly follow all procedures.
• To ensure all children are happy and enjoying their football journey regardless of ability.


Job Title: Community Football Coach

Type of Position: Volunteer

Reporting To: Community Secretary

Location: Latimer Park (May-August) Latimer Arts College 3G (September-April)

Hours: 1hr training night each week and 1 match Saturday or Sunday

Pay: N/A

Start Date: On going

Additional: Reimbursement for further coaching courses, opportunity to work in more Trust projects

Qualifications/Skills Required

·        Minimum of an FA recognised Football Level 1 coaching award (Introduction to Football). Or Lead Playmaker with aspirations of completing your Level 1.

·        A full UK driving licence and access to their own vehicle.

·        Confidence to lead sessions alone and work as part of a team where necessary.

·        Experience working with children between 5-16 years of age.

·        Good organisational skills and is punctual.

·        Good communication skills with children and adults.

·        Have a passion for sport and to help inspire children to have the same passion.

Due to the nature of this post, working with children, any successful applicant must go through and Enhanced DBS check and have valid Safeguarding children and Emergency First Aid qualifications. The Trust is able to assist in gaining all of these. 

Interviews are held in a two stage process. The first being a face to face/phone interview and if successful the applicant will be invited to practical training sessions to assist and lead.

Kettering Town F.C. Community Trust welcomes all applicants and respects differences in race, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith or background.

Please contact to discuss.

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