Female Football Lead

  • Coaching & Performance
  • 41 seconds ago
  • England

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Job Description

Derby County Community Trust has a clear mission.  We harness the power of Derby County Football Club to improve lives and communities through sport, physical activity, health and education.  We help more than 25,000 people per year and our work is recognised and respected at regional and national levels.  Since 2008 we have been encouraging participation and achievement in sport, improving health and wellbeing, providing and enhancing education and promoting equality and diversity.

We care about our community; we care about our people.  We have an exciting opportunity for a  Female Football Lead to join our team and hold responsibility for designated football, education, talent pathways and enrichment programmes across female activities.

An experienced coach, with knowledge and experience of female football or development centres, you will coach and mentor within each group, oversee personal PDP/ILP and provide support and development to all coaches.

You will be responsible for building, developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders and enhancing relationships in underrepresented groups and locality, together with monitoring and managing financial budget associated within the female pathway.

The ideal candidate will hold a sports/football (or equivalent) Level 3 qualification and a FA Level 2 coaching licence.  You will have experience of planning, delivering and evaluating a sport delivery programme and will be able to demonstrate knowledge, understanding and application of football development, innovation and delivery strategy in the female provision.

In return we can offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Excellent CPD, training & development opportunities
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance helpline
  • Cash health plan
  • Death in service benefit (3x salary)
  • Free access to Derby County Community Trust Health & Fitness Sessions
  • 2 complimentary DCFC season tickets
  • 20% discount at DCFC Megastore
  • 28 days’ leave (including bank holidays), increasing by 1 day for each completed year of service up to a maximum of 33 days (including bank holidays)
  • Annual Christmas shutdown (no annual leave required)

Hours: 35 hours per week, to include evenings (at least two per week) and weekends for training and fixture commitments.

We actively encourage applications from female applicants for this role. Appointments will be made on merit alone.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Kieron Wicks, Education and Employability Manager ([email protected])

To apply please complete the Derby County Community Trust Application Form and return, along with a completed Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form.

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