This role is mainly based at Boundary Park (OL1 2PA) and successful applicants will report directly to the Academy Manager and the Head of Coaching and will be responsible for the delivery of the Academy coaching programme in line with the Academy philosophy.
We are looking for individuals who have excellent communication, interpersonal and motivational skills, as well as being a role-model to young players. They will be able to show that they are capable of creating and delivering innovative and engaging coaching sessions to challenge and develop the player in line with the Academy coaching syllabus, as well as demonstrating that they understand the needs of the modern young player in terms of their physical and psychological development.
As per EPPP rules, a UEFA ‘A’’ qualification is required for this position. Applicants holding a UEFA ‘B’ Licence (outfield) will only be considered if they are currently very close to obtaining their ‘A’ qualification.
It will be necessary for successful applicants to hold, or gain, an FA level 2 Emergency First Aid in Football (EFAIF) qualification.
All applicants must currently reside within one hour travelling distance of Oldham Athletic FC
To ensure compliance with the company’s safeguarding policy an FA DBS certificate will be a requirement for this role before starting work
To apply please provide your CV (with two independent references) plus a covering letter detailing why you would be the ideal candidate for the role, your previous experience and salary expectations
The closing date for applications is Monday 20 February 2023. All interviews will be at the earliest available opportunity. The volume of applications received prevents us from being able to acknowledge every application received or to provide feedback at the short-listing stage. Only those selected for interview will be contacted.
Please verify you have uploaded any documents requested by the recruiter prior to submitting your application.