Full job description

In a Nutshell…

FFG Bishop’s Stortford are looking for a minimum UFEA C (FA Level 2) Football Coach to lead our development sessions for ages 3-16 years in Bishop Stortford and surrounding areas. A fantastic opportunity for someone ambitious who wants to grow the business into an Academy in the next 6-12 months. UFEA B coach desirable.

Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

Location: Bishop Stortford

Hours: TBC

Start Date: April 2024

Job Types: Part-time, contract, temp to perm

Salary: £18.00-£25.00 per hour

Bonus: Referral Bonus & Target Bonus

Uniform: Full FFG Tracksuit provided

Parking: Onsite (Free)

In return, what we would like from you…

Deliver the FFG Development Syllabus

Plan and execute your weekly classes, based on the syllabus.

Effectively communicate your lesson plan to your assistant coach.

Deliver engaging classes to FFG members, identifying areas of strength and weakness and tailoring your deliverance based on the ability of your class.

Attracting new players/talent

Build a positive reputation within your community to attract referrals and new members.

Maintain effective communications between player, parent/guardian and venue.

Inform the Academy Manager of any potential ‘Elite’ players within your Development classes.

Brand Reputation & Awareness

Be aware at all times of the visual impact and overall brand reputation during training and fixtures.

Ensure all coaches and players are appropriately dressed and behaving withing FFG policies & procedures.

Protect the reputation of FFG at all times.

Player Development

Provide a safe, competitive and engaging environment for the development of all Development players.

Manage the provision of termly player feedback to encourage additional skill and technique development.

Encourage players to work to their full potential; encouraging and mentoring players to believe in themselves and exceed expectations.

Coach Development

Attend all FFG CPD.

Set high standards and expectations of the Assistant Coaches and manage them to exceed at all times. Ensure their coaching quality is, continually and without fail, exceptionally well planned and executed.

Set an example amongst your peers and encourage team development.

Health & Safety

Ensure your First Aid kit is fully stock and First Aid policies are being adhered to by all staff.

Manage player emergency and medical data in accordance with GDPR.

Report any Safeguarding concerns swiftly and appropriately in accordance to the FFG Safeguarding Policy.

Report any H&S risks immediately to the venue and FFG.

Actively Risk Assess prior to any class/activity taking place and act to reduce/eliminate any possible risk to members, spectators and staff.

Personal Development at FFG

FFG encourages and supports any team-members desire to grow with the company. Our pathway to progression is as follows:

Finally, let’s tell you about us…

Ferdinand Football Group take a stand on equality for all; we promote ‘Everybody’s Game’.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and equality at every level of the company, and are fully opposed to any form of less favourable treatment or harassment. At FFG, every player is to feel welcome and enjoy their sessions in a positive and safe environment.

It is the role of every coach at FFG to create this environment for every player at every session, to ensure they leave each session having learnt something and enjoyed themselves. You are a role model to each child, on and off the pitch, therefore it is expected that you present yourself in a friendly and professional manner at all times, using constructive and engaging communication with both the children and their guardians.

We are recruiting part-time coaches for regular weekly football and futsal development training with the possibility of extending this in to some school work during the day and holiday camps. We intend to recruit a head coach into a full time position within the company once the area is well established.

To apply: send your CV and cover letter to bishopsstortford@ferdinandfootball.com