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Coaching Opportunities

LONDON FA HAVE PARTNERED WITH 'THE COACHES LINK', A DEDICATED GRASSROOTS JOB PLATFORM WHICH AIMS TO IMPROVE THE LINKS BETWEEN COACHES AND CLUBS. 

The Coaches Link
The platform allows users to search for exactly the right coach to fill a position or find the perfect next job opportunity to develop. 

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ADVERTISE YOUR COACHING OPPORTUNITIES

Looking for a new coach? Want to start coaching yourself?

This is a free advertising noticeboard for London FA affiliated clubs looking to recruit new coaches, unless requested otherwise by the clubs. Interested applications must contact the club using the contact details provided in the advertisement.

All listings will remain on the website for a three-week period, before being removed.

Submit a vacancy 

Email Coaching@LondonFA.com to submit a vacancy for the noticeboard.

Please include as much information as possible about the role, including whether it is paid role or not.

BPR FC U12 Girls Coach (Volunteer Role)

About the Club
BPR was formed in 1999 when a group of then 15-year old friends wanted to play football together. That team is still going strong and some of the original founder members are still playing.

Since then there have been 10 trophies, 1 league title and over 300 players. While trophies are nice, the greatest reward has been building a family amongst friends.
To keep the spirit of BPR alive, we've started U14, U16 & U21's Male Youth Teams and an U12's Female team training at present with the aim to provide the next generation with the same unforgettable experiences we had. The club is based in Dulwich Village and draws our players from Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham in the most part.

Role Summary 
We are looking for an experienced coach to help run BPR Girls U12 side as we train every other week (Wednesdays) in preparation for joining a league in September 2024. They will need to have good communication skills and be able to work with the players in training (every other Wednesday evening 6-7pm) and as we gain match experience in friendlies at the weekend. The coach will be supported by an Assistant Coach and a Director of Football.

Expected time commitment 
1 hour training session per week (1.5hrs)
1 weekend fixture per week (3 hrs) – this will start consistently from September 2024
Pay Rate
Volunteer but travel expenses can be paid

Responsibilities include:
Plan and Host Training Sessions every other Wednesday 6-7
Sessions based on BPR Football Ethos
Feedback sessions and lessons learnt from previous games
Sessions designed for the enjoyment of all participants

Manage Matchdays for the Girls Under 12 Team
1 hour meet before kick off
Ensure correct equipment available to lead a thorough warm up

Other responsibilities 
Be flexible and willing to help out with the other teams if needed 
Maintain badges and qualifications

Desired Requirements
Minimum qualifications would be EE Playmaker coaching certification. We would support with training if committed to long term ambition of the club to get to Level 1 and 2 certification. Along with an up to date safeguarding children qualification and Emergency fist aid 
All candidates must have a valid DBS (club can support in getting this)
Ability to travel to and from games independently across South London
Willing to follow and promote the philosophy of the Club
Committed, enthusiastic and passionate about the development of players in the youth development phase
Able to communicate effectively with players, parents and fellow staff members at all levels
Strong character, able to hold the attention and respect of young adults

Values
Courage to play expansive football
Willingness to accept mistakes from players in the aim of playing the right way
Committed, enthusiastic and passionate about the development of players in the youth development phase
“One team, one dream” in regards to working together as coaches, staff and players
Positive communication always - on and off the pitch

If interested in applying, please contact: Mike@batterseaparkrangers.co.uk

- added 29th February 2024

Cre8-Coaches Wanted 

Cre8 Football/FC is looking for football coaches who are enthusiastic about helping children and young people enjoy their football, learn the game, and develop their confidence, skill, and fitness.  

The sessions will be for mixed-ability girls aged between 9 and 14 years old with  the aim of creating a Cre8 FC Girls’ Team.   

The successful applicant(s) will join a passionate, friendly, and dynamic club/organisation providing football for children, young people and families who benefit from and appreciate the services we offer.   

The ideal candidate will be qualified, reliable, communicative, and motivated to work with children and young people within football.  

We are particularly interested in hearing from female applicants. However, all applications will be reviewed, and applicants will be assessed on their merit.  

When: Saturday mornings (10.00am-11.00am) AND/OR Wednesday evening (6pm-7pm) AND/OR Thursday afternoon(3.30pm-4.30pm)  
Where: Croydon/Balham/Wallington  
Paid: £15-£20 per session  
DBS: Cre8 will help you with the processing of the FA DBS if you don't already have one  
Equipment: Cre8 provides equipment  
Qualifications: As a minimum, FA Level 1 or FA Introduction to Coaching Football. For those applicants who are interested and not yet qualified, we are able to support this process 
Other opportunities: The opportunity for other paid work, including half term /school holiday activities, development center coaching and project delivery  
Courses/Development: Opportunities to complete further coaching qualifications, modules, CPD and additional courses. 

If you are interested, please email Jenny Gold on girlsfootball@cre8fc.com with the following information: Name, Experience (if any), Contact details  

Alternatively call or message us on 07522 395 086, we also use WhatsApp.

- added 29th February 2024

OPPORTUNITIES FOR FOOTBALL COACHES AT PALACE FOR LIFE FOUNDATION 

Palace for Life Foundation is the official charity of Crystal Palace FC. We have been working with the south London community for over 25 years, using the power of football to change the lives of young people. We are expanding and currently have several coaching opportunities: 

Mental Wellbeing Coach - Full-Time 

Are you passionate about empowering children and young people to thrive in their educational journey? We have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated Mental Wellbeing Coach to make a real difference in schools through our innovative programmes at Palace for Life Foundation. You will be at the forefront of delivering impactful intervention programmes like 'Team Mates' and 'PL Primary Stars' in collaboration with our partner schools.

‘Premier League Kicks’ Coach - Sessional

Are you passionate about helping young people aged 8-18 improve their wellbeing and achieve their full potential? We are looking for highly motivated coaches, with experience working in a community environment, to work on Premier League ‘Kicks’; our community project, using the power of football and sport to inspire young people in areas of high need.

SEND Care Assistant – Sessional

Are you passionate about supporting children and young people with SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities)? We are looking for Care Assistants to provide care and support to primary and secondary SEND school children at our multi-sports camps during the school holidays.

For further information and to apply, please visit palaceforlifefoundation.teamtailor.com/jobs

- added 22nd February 2024

COACHING ROLES AT DULWICH VILLAGE FC

Kent Youth League Manager

Dulwich Village FC are looking for a UEFA C (Level 2) coach to manage U14-16 players.

This is a paid role (£15-£20 per hour) with training taking place in the evenings between 6pm-8pm at JAGS Sports Centre, North Dulwich, SE24 9JN and matches are on Sundays.

The club will arrange DBS, safeguarding and first aid qualifications if required, and all equipment is provided.

Tandridge Girls League U10 Manager/Coach

Dulwich Village FC require a minimum FA Level 1 coach to manage their U10s.

This is a paid role (£12.50-£20 per hour) with a one-hour training session taking place during the period 6pm-8pm at JAGS Sports Centre, North Dulwich, SE24 9JN and matches are on Sundays.

The club will arrange DBS, safeguarding and first aid qualifications if required, and all equipment is provided.

Selkent U7 Manager/Coach

Dulwich Village FC require a minimum FA Level 1 coach to manage their U7 team.

This is a paid role (£12.50-£20 per hour) with a one-hour training session taking place during the period 6pm-8pm at JAGS Sports Centre, North Dulwich, SE24 9JN and matches are on Sundays.

The club will arrange DBS, safeguarding and first aid qualifications if required, and all equipment is provided.

Contact Mike on subs@dulwichvillagefc.co.uk for more information or to apply for any of the above roles.

- added 21st February 2024

DULWICH HAMLET JUNIOR FOOTBALL CLUB - coaches wanted

Dulwich Hamlet Junior Football Club, an England Accredited Club based in SE London for 40+ years, are looking for enthusiastic and passionate managers / coaches for our under 7 & 8 age groups and new girls team for next season. These will be unpaid and voluntary positions, as all positions in our club are.

Mini Soccer Managers/Coaches

Experience is not essential – just be enthusiastic and willing to learn. New people will be provided opportunities to learn & develop by participating in recognised FA courses, with some assistance provided if needed. Plenty of advice and help available from the many experienced people we have within our club.

Our teams play in the Southeast London & Kent Junior League – SELKENT League. 

Managers and Coaches for new girls team

Details of the team are still in the setting up phase, but we hope to get a team up and running by the end of June.

Some experience would be good, but it is not essential – just be enthusiastic and willing to learn. New people will be provided opportunities to learn & develop by participating in recognised FA courses, with some assistance provided if needed. Plenty of advice and help available from the many experienced people we have within our club.

If you are interested in either of the roles, please contact our Club Secretary, Bernard, with some details about you and please be local to us on secretary@dulwichhamletjuniorfc.co.uk

- added Tuesday 13th February 2024

COACH WANTED FOR SLYISH UNITED FC (VOLUNTARY)

Job Title: Head Coach 
Location: North West London (Harrow), training on Wednesdays in Northolt 

About Us:

Slyish United FC compete in Division 1 of the harrow Sunday challenge league, we are a newly formed team aiming for at least 2 pieces of silverware by May. 
Job Overview 

We are currently seeking a dedicated and passionate individual to join our team as the Head Coach. This is a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic and ambitious coach to lead an amateur men's team, contribute to player development, and play a pivotal role in our journey to achieve multiple pieces of silverware! 

Key Responsibilities: 

• Plan and lead effective training sessions to enhance individual and team skills.
• Develop and implement tactical strategies for match days. 

Qualifications: 

• Minimum FA Level 2 coaching qualification.
• Previous coaching experience, preferably in a team setting.
• Strong communication and leadership skills.
• Enthusiastic and team-oriented attitude.
• Basic coaching qualifications or willingness to obtain them.
• Passion for football and a desire to contribute to the team's success. 

How to Apply:

Send the chairman a message on 07947552443 or via email at ilirhajra@hotmail.com

- added 29th January 2024

TOMIS FC SEEKING COACH

Tomis FC,based in East of London,East Ham Newham is looking for a coach minimum licence UEFA C(Level 2) with some experience in coaching, passionate and enthusiastic to work with kids,to run one of our group’s,U9,U11,U13 or U14.

We provide very good training facilities and equipment.

This is a paid position, depends by experience, including 3 training sessions per week and Sunday matches in the League.

The candidates should have available DBS Check,Safeguarding Certificate,First Aid.

Training sessions schedule:

Tuesday and Thursday 18:30-20:00
Kingsford Community School in Beckton next to Asda,E6 5JG
Saturday 10:30-12:00
Brampton Park East Ham
E6 3LA

For further details please contact us via email on razvangeana86@yahoo.com

- added 29th January 2024