Women’s B Team Assistant Coach (Casual)

Brentford Football Club

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Women’s B Team Assistant Coach (Casual)


Brentford Football Club

Job description

Job Title: Women’s B Team Assistant Coach (Casual)Department: Fan & Community RelationsReporting: Women’s Team Technical LeadLocation: Within the Brentford EstateSalary: £15.10 per hourClosing date: 21 June 2024Regulated Role: YesBrentford FC is a bit different to other Premier League football clubs. We put our fans first, we are a true community club and while we are financially sustainable, we are not afraid to take calculated risks. We take huge pride in our environment and culture within the Club which focuses on development, inclusion and not being afraid to think differently.Being progressive, humble and respectful while sticking together as one team across the Club guides how we work and the decisions we make each day.We also firmly believe that a diverse workforce is a better workforce which will help us develop ideas, solve problems and ultimately grow Brentford FC.We play in a brand-new stadium, 15 minutes from Heathrow in vibrant west London.We will never forget where we have come from, but we are excited about the future that lies ahead.Come join us.Inclusion Statement:Brentford FC is an organisation which values and is passionate about diversity and inclusivity. We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates, including those from underrepresented groups – such as those from ethnically diverse backgrounds, women, those from the LGBTQ+ community and those with disabilities. Should you require any workplace accommodations (also known as ‘reasonable adjustments), you will have the opportunity to let us know at the appropriate points in the hiring process.Safeguarding Statement:Brentford FC is committed to equality, the safeguarding and welfare of all children and adults at risk. This responsibility is shared by all staff and volunteers at the club, safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. Staff will be required to undertake regular safeguarding training to enable and reinforce a proactive approach to safeguarding. This role requires the post holder to apply all relevant policies and uphold the club’s commitment to safeguarding vulnerable people to ensure a safe environment for all. This includes the timely reporting of any safeguarding concern to the safeguarding team. We remind those barred from regulated activity that it is an offence to apply for such positions.Please note that where appropriate for the role, you may be required to complete additional background checks such as Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and this will include any time living or working outside of the UK in the last 10 years. You can find out more about this atPlease also note that a CV application will not be sufficient. Applications will not be considered where the application form has not been completed in full.If the role you are applying for involves regulated activity and you have been shortlisted for a first stage interview, you will be asked to fill out a Declaration of Offences Form.The role of the Women’s B team Assistant CoachBrentford FC has an exciting opportunity for a progressive and committed coach to join our women’s team set up on a part-time basis. They will assist the B team Head Coach focusing on player development and bringing through talented players ready to make the step up to the first team.The B Team currently plays in the Greater London Women’s Football League and has recently been promoted to the Greater London Premier Division, training and playing their home games at Bedfont Sports Club. Matches are mainly on Sunday afternoons.Main Accountabilities

  • Support the Head Coach with midweek evening training sessions (typically twice a week), squad selection and management for all games.
  • Motivate and develop the individual players to enable them to win games whilst working within the club’s coaching philosophy and style of play framework.
  • Support the Head Coach to identify individual strengths and weaknesses with the ability to apply appropriate coaching, and tactical development tailored to the individual player to achieve their full potential.
  • Provide input into the player development review meetings three times a season, along with individual meetings when needed.
  • Support the Head Coach with putting together the retain and release process for the squad at the end of each season working closely with the Technical Lead.
  • Ensure that any concerns you observe, or are raised with you in your role, are shared with the Safeguarding Team through the appropriate channels.
  • Ensure a positive team ethic is maintained, and any conflicts are dealt with in a professional way in line with the club’s values.
  • Work collaboratively with all women’s team staff to support the delivery of the club’s goals and philosophy, including support required for pre and post-match interviews (where required) and other club initiatives aimed at building the women’s football fanbase.
  • Support team management and administrations tasks and ensure they are undertaken effectively, including matchday administration for the league and the management of equipment and players’ kit.
  • Any other relevant tasks and duties as directed by the women’s team Technical Lead or General Manager.

General Club Accountabilities

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant club policies, including safeguarding, health and safety policies and with specific reference to the data regulations (GDPR and PECR).
  • Ensure compliance with the club’s Code of Conduct.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements.
  • Build and maintain good working relationships both internally and externally, maintaining a professional image at all times when representing Brentford FC.
  • Keep confidential any information gained regarding the club and its personnel
  • Ensure compliance with the club’s Safeguarding Policy and processes.
  • To ensure that any concerns you observe, or are raised with you in your role, are shared with the Safeguarding Team through appropriate channels.
  • To promote equity, diversity and inclusion at the Club, in line with our EDI strategy
  • To promote and support positive mental health and wellbeing throughout the Club both on and off the field.

Key Internal Relationships

  • Women’s Team Technical Lead
  • Women’s Management team
  • Recruitment staff
  • Coaching staff
  • Medical and performance staff
  • Player welfare and safeguarding staff

Person Specification – Essential Personal Characteristics

  • FA Level 1 Coaching Certificate
  • Some experience in coaching or supporting adult teams
  • FA Learning Safeguarding Children Certificate
  • FA Emergency Aid in Football Certificate
  • FA Safeguarding Certificate

Person Specification – Desirable Characteristics

  • UEFA ‘C’ Licence Coaching Certificate
  • FA Youth award
  • Previous experience of development of U18/U21 players
  • Previous experience of working with female adult and youth players
  • Good level of IT skills

Expected salary

£15.1 per hour


Brentford, Greater London

Job date

Sun, 09 Jun 2024 02:46:26 GMT

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