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Individual Development Coach #job

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Southampton Football Club Salary Competitive Location Southampton Contract type Permanent (Full time) Closing date 25 November 2020 Job Description Department: Academy

Accountable to: Academy Director

Criminal Record Check: DBS Enhanced Child’s Barred List

Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

What is the role?

We have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Development Coach to join our Academy. The purpose of this role is to identify the individual development needs for each player within the B team programme. Plan, deliver and review individual progress of players to support their transition into the first team environment.

What are we looking for?

To thrive in this role, you will have previous experience working with young players within an elite sporting environment and have meticulous attention to detail. The ideal candidate will have very strong interpersonal skills in order to communicate feedback & development plans to players effectively and build relationships with all stakeholders.

The competencies which are required include:

Essential Experience:

• Experience of working with U18 players within a category one environment.

Desirable Experience:

• Working within an under 23 category one environment.

Essential Qualifications (including certifications):

• UEFA A Coaching License

• The FA Advanced Youth Award

Desirable Qualifications (including certifications):

• Another qualification in a different discipline i.e. sport science or psychology

Essential Skills:

• Ability to build relationships with players assuring of confidence and trust.

• Good interpersonal skills – must be a consistent team performer.

• Ability to prioritise workload.

• Excellent IT Skills and familiarity with scouting databases.

• Excellent organisational qualities.

• Ability to work to tight deadlines. The nature of the business means that there are significant variations in the level of activity; this requires the Job Holder to work whatever hours are needed to allow deadlines to be met.

• Trustworthy and adherence to codes of conduct, ethics and confidentiality.

• Identifiable track record in Scouting and recruitment.

What do you get in return?

If you are successful you can look forward to a healthy benefits package;

• Access to x2 free match tickets for every home league game

• 26 days’ holiday per year.

• Life Assurance Cover of 2x salary.

• Contributory Pension Scheme.

• Incentivised Private Medical Insurance Scheme.

• Child Care Vouchers.

• Worldwide Travel Insurance.

• Free onsite parking.

• Discounted Southampton Football Club merchandise.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 25th November.

*We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if a high volume of applicants are received. *

How to apply To apply please follow the link to our careers page: https://saintsfc.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/SFC001/job/Staplewood-Campus/Individual-Development-Coach_RQ-014726

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