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📝 Vacancy: Academy Age Group Coach

Come and join the team

28 July 2022

We are currently recruiting Academy Age Group Coaches to join us on a casual worker (12 – 15 hours per week), seasonal basis.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our Academy by supporting, guiding and directing talented young players to maximise their potential in sporting performance and personal excellence.

Reporting into the Cell Lead Coaches (under 8 - U10, U11 - U13 or U14 -U16) you will support in the delivery of relevant innovative and enjoyable coaching practices by developing young players who aspire to play high quality possession-based football.

Excellent organisation and time management skills are essential as you will be preparing for and coaching a minimum of 2 out of 3 training sessions per week with a designated age group and preparing for and coaching an age group match as part of the games programme.

As Academy Age Group Coach, you will need to build professional relationships, ensuring effective communication skills as you will be responsible for liaising with parents and guardians regarding timetables, conducting player reviews with parents, liaising with the Academy Head of Recruitment regarding trialists and with the Head of Education & Player Care to ensure players are engaged with their educational requirements.

The successful candidate will need to ensure all rules relating to youth development (EFL, EPPP) are met at all times and all necessary age group and player paperwork to include match reports, PMA content, player diaries & reviews are completed within the required timescales.

Candidates will need to have the ability to be flexible and adapt and have a productive and positive work ethic showing an enthusiasm for the multi-disciplinary approach at all levels and all ages.

Please refer to section 2 of the job description (Qualifications, CPD & Person Specification) for further information on essential qualifications for this role which includes a UEFA B coaching licence.

Hourly rate of pay will be discussed at interview based on the relevant qualifications (£10.50 - £13.50 per hour)

How to Apply

If you wish to apply for this position please complete an Application Form and Equality Monitoring Form and send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to HR, Exeter City Football Club, St James Park, Stadium Way, Exeter, Devon, EX4 6PX or email

Only completed applications that are sent directly to HR will be accepted. Any applications after the closing date will not be accepted.

The closing date is: 5pm Friday 5th August 2022

Pre-screening & Interview date: To be confirmed
Interview format: Details will be sent out with the invite to interview

All candidates will require an Enhanced DBS Check and must be able to prove their eligibility to work within the UK.

ECFC is an equal opportunities employer and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and employees to share this commitment.

Suitable BAME candidates meeting the job profile & performance criteria will be included in short- listings and interviewed for the vacant position.

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