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calendar icon Closed: 9th October 2023

Foundation Phase Coach

money icon Birmingham, England

Job Role Summary

Birmingham, England
Academy, Coaching & Performance
Employment Terms
Full-Time, Permanent
Closing Date
Applications must be submitted by Monday, 9th October 2023

Closing date

9 October 2023


Boys Academy Coaching and Development Team

Hours of Work:

Full Time (flexibility to work evenings and weekends is required for this post)

Contract Type:



Bodymoor Heath Training Ground

Interview Date:

Week commencing 16 October 2023

The Department

Our Boys Academy Department has been awarded the prestigious category one status accolade, demonstrating that we provide the highest level of quality coaching, education, training, and facilities for our youth football provision.

In order to deliver our ambitious plans for nurturing, encouraging and developing talent at this level, we have an exciting opportunity for a Foundation Phase Coach (U10s – U14s) to join the coaching provision.

The Role

The role will work with the Foundation Phase specific programme which will involve co-ordinating, preparing, coaching, managing and debriefing the development programme for the U10 age group – ensuring that it aligns to the Academy Performance Plan. You will ensure that all Individual Player Multidisciplinary Development Plans are devised, managed and reviewed to meet the needs of the individual.

The post holder will be required to liaise closely with the Head of Coach Development and Foundation Phase Lead Coach to play a pivotal role in helping to develop the Clubs players through the Foundation Phase.

For further information about the Role, please see the Role Profile on our website.

The Person

The successful candidate must be qualified to at least UEFA B Licence and FA Youth Award level. You will need to have experience of planning, delivering and monitoring elite football programmes and coaching Foundation Phase players.

You will also need to be a proficient and confident user of technology platforms used for planning, delivery and reflection.

You must also be available to work flexibly as this role will require you to work evenings and weekends, and you should ideally hold a full, UK driving licence.


As part of your application, please ensure you upload your CV and Cover Letter.

Please note that part of the interview process will require candidates to deliver a practical coaching session.

Right to Close Vacancy Posting Early

The Club reserves the right to close any advertised vacancies earlier than the advertised closing date if sufficient applications have been received.

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