Closing Date of Applications – 11th December 2023; Interview will be 3pm on Monday 18th December 2023
Manchester City is an English Premier League club whose roots began in East Manchester. From its first incarnation as St Mark’s West Gorton in 1880, the club became Manchester City FC in 1894. Behind each title lies emotion, moments and memories that resonate with millions of supporters around the world. Manchester City fans are known for their commitment and togetherness, as a Club that fights to the end.
Role Details – Manchester City Football Education (Casual to international coach)
The vacancy is available to coaches with a UEFA B Licence qualification. For those seeking international career opportunities, these positions will begin as casual roles at the City Football Academy in Manchester. However, coaches with a desire to work internationally will have the chance to apply for permanent international roles in the future.
The position is also available to UEFA C Licence coaches with experience in coaching diverse player groups who aspire to work internationally for Manchester City Football Education in the future (please note that a UEFA B licence is required for international roles).
The initial responsibilities of this role include session preparation, delivery, and review at the City Football Academy in Manchester as part of Manchester City Football Education. Suitable candidates should express an interest in working in international territories.
This position involves coaching player, team, and coach development programs, primarily on the pitch, with some programs delivering classroom sessions for individuals and groups from both UK and international territories.
The position provides training and development in MCFC coaching methodology and development pathways, along with potential career opportunities both in the UK and internationally within the organization.
The casual coaching contracts offer a competitive salary, benefits, and flexible working.
1. The planning, preparation, and delivery of the MCFC coaching curriculum and methodology.
2. Create a positive and professional learning environment while connecting and engaging with the players on the programs.
3. To ensure the high standard of delivery while observing the quality assurance of the program. To always make sure positive player and parental feedback.
4. A positive role model and ambassador for MCFC within both on and off field environments, adhering to the positive attitudes, values, and beliefs of MCFC.
5. To work both independently and collectively as part of the coaching team ensuring a positive experience for all the people involved in our programs.
What we are looking for
- UEFA B. UEFA C coaches must be working towards their UEFA B qualification.
- Experience in coaching in education, community, or club setting.
- Higher Education and/ or management equivalent qualification.
- Continued personal development with their local and national FA including safeguarding/ DBS check.
- The ability to communicate informally and formally with coaches, players, parents, and key business stakeholders.
- To have good experience in developing players of varying ages and abilities, including reviewing and evaluating individuals.
- To understand football development and the key areas that develop players of all levels.
- The ability to work within a positive working environment, providing skills that may develop other coaches.
- To be proficient in preparing and recording of documents to support the coaching, reviewing the project, and presenting to others internally and externally.
- To have the interest, ability, and flexibility to travel when required to support international short-, medium- or long-term projects.
- Youth coaching award or education in football development
- To have the drive and ambition to develop personally with guidance of senior coaches.