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Community Coach - Outreach

1 month ago

Manchester City

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Job Description


Established in 1986, City in the Community Foundation is the registered charity of Manchester City FC and uses the brand of the parent Club to deliver award-winning programmes centred around Health, Education and Inclusion. The projects engage and impact over 20,000 lives in Manchester annually.

The purpose of this role is to deliver fun, engaging sessions across Community Outreach projects across Greater Manchester including Premier League Kicks and Disability specific provision. Programme delivery includes Football and Multisport sessions as well as Youth Work and educational workshops.

Accountabilities with Key Outcomes:

  1. Working in partnership with Community Outreach Officer and Lead Coach to support the planning and delivery of a high-quality programme ensuring it provides a fun, structured, enjoyable and safe environment for all participants to develop within.

  2. Developing and maintaining excellent working relationships with key contacts within facilities and delivery partners to sustain long-term partnerships within the community

  3. Ensuring that CITC’s Safeguarding policy and procedures are embedded to the highest standard across the team. Work to ensure that safeguarding practices and principles are adhered to, ensuring our legal and moral obligations towards the framework

  4. Work closely with Lead Coach, Project Officer and Safeguarding Officer to ensure participant needs are being met when at sessions and that interventions are effective.

  5. Invesing in personal development via CITC quality assurance procedures and staff CPD opportunities when they present themselves to increase effectiveness personally and professionally

  6. Ensuring that all CITC and CFG policies and procedures are adhered to across the team, escalating any breaches as appropriate

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:


  • Experience of working with children and young people or various groups within community settings.

  • Experience of planning and delivering high quality coaching/youth engagement sessions which are challenging and inclusive to the needs of the group.

  • A-C GCSE or equivalent in maths and English

  • Competent across Microsoft office

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Creative and passionate about continuous improvement

  • Resilint and adaptable to change

  • Excellent and inclusive team-working abilities


  • Minimum Level 2 Coaching Certificate in football

  • Coaching qualifications in other relevant sports

  • Experience of supporting participants with Disabilities in a football or sporting environment.

  • Experience of working in a Youth Work environment with challenging young people

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant field (Education, Sports, Community)

  • Understanding of City in the Community Foundation and its projects

  • Experience and knowledge of working within a brand environment and understanding the responsibilities that are associated with representing a Premier League Football Club

  • Experience of building relationships with external organisations and maintaining internal partnerships.

  • Full driving licence

  • Excellent communication and motivation skills

  • Experience of strong behaviour management.

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