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Participation Project Officer / Coach

Contact
Gary Waddington / 0113 367 6598 / gary.waddington@leedsunited.com

Participation Project Officer / Coach

Contact
Gary Waddington / 0113 367 6598 / gary.waddington@leedsunited.com
Location
Elland Road, LS11 0ES
Salary
£16,000 to £19,000
Hours
Full Time
Contract
Contract/Temporary
Organisation
Leeds United Foundation
Placed On
Wed 23rd August, 2017
Closes
11:59pm - Fri 8th September, 2017
Sport / Activity
Football
The Leeds United Foundation is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, self motivated and dedicated individual to a full time Participation Project Officer / Girls Regional Talent Club (RTC) coach. The suitable candidate will be required to meet the Mission, Vision and Objectives set out by the FA & Leeds United Foundation to increase participation within our Soccer Schools & Skills Centres as well as a position coaching in our Girls RTC.

  • To manage, promote, marketing and recruit targeted numbers for Soccer Schools & Skills Centre
  • To develop and implement with developing strategies and goal setting to achieve required Key Performance Indicators defined in the programme contract.
  • Review the success and achievements against agreed targets, identifying strengths, weaknesses and areas for development.
  • To plan, deliver and evaluate practical sessions in accordance to the programme requirements
  • To Quality Assure the practical sessions in accordance to the minimum operating standards set by the FA
  • Undertake communication and administrative duties relating to all programmes
  • Undertake training and development as required to maintain up to date skills and knowledge associated with the role.
  • Coordinate the Soccer Schools & Skills Centres from a planning Level, identifying and implementing opportunities to build / grow / improve the programmes.
  • To raise the profile of The Leeds United Foundation to encourage maximum participation for both boys and girls.
  • To monitor the project to ensure all data is up to date on Substance Views and all targets are achieved
  • To provide regular verbal/written reports and reviews to their line manager and key stake holders.
  • To maintain the upkeep of all relevant equipment pertaining to the delivery of programmes and to the safety of participants.
  • To lead by example and set appropriate standards for others to work to. See The Leeds United Foundation Code of Conduct.
  • To ensure appropriate quality standards are maintained at all times in order to sustain and enhance the image of The Leeds United Foundation.
  • To adopt principles of continuous personal and professional development with regard to the role.
  • To undertake all other such relevant duties directed by the Senior Management team, which from time to time may be required with respect to the promotion of The Leeds United Foundation.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

KNOWLEDGE

ESSENTIAL

  • Understanding of The Leeds United Foundation
  • Experience of coaching children
  • Fundamental safe working practices

Knowledge of the England Girls Talent Pathway.

Understanding the structure of a Professional club Foundation

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND TRAINING

ESSENTIAL

  • UEFA 'B' Licence
  • Youth Module 2
  • Safeguarding Children Workshop
  • Emergency Aid Certificate
  • Full Clean Driving Licence
  • Member of FA Coaches Licence Club

DESIRABLE

  • UEFA 'A' Licence
  • Full Youth Award
  • Member of FA Coaches Licence Club
  • Basic First Aid in Sport (BFAS)
  • PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES AND SKILLS

ESSENTIAL

  • Able to use a problem-solving approach to respond appropriately to a wide range of enquiries
  • Can produce and respond to detailed written and oral communication in an office setting
  • Ability to quickly analyse problems, prioritise and organise workloads and make effective decisions.
  • Able to work on own initiative or with others on tasks with minimum supervision.
  • Good Communication, presentation and negotiation skills, with the ability to work as part of a team.
  • A proven advocate of excellent customer service.
  • Ability to coordinate projects from development to implementation to completion.
  • Can use standard applications to process, obtain and combine information - Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, mail merge, and databases
  • Be willing to undertake further training and development as necessary in order to enhance service delivery.

EXPERIENCE

ESSENTIAL

  • Promote participation in sport
  • provide opportunities for young people to develop skills and confidence
  • Support young people to progress into positive pathways.
  • Safeguarding young people's development and engaging and communicating with young people
  • Experiencing of working with a range of community groups.
  • Experience of working with elite players in an Academy or a Girls Regional Talent Club
  • Work with partners to create safe and strong communities.
  • Experience working with external agencies, volunteer groups and volunteers.
  • Experience of applying for and monitoring externally funded projects.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Access to own Vehicle
  • Ability and Willingness to work outside of normal hours as of when required
  • Flexible Approach to Work

The successful candidate will be subject to an advanced DBS check and appointment is dependent on clearance and obtaining two suitable references

Equal Opportunities

The Leeds United Foundation values equality and diversity in employment and we pride ourselves on a working environment free from discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation regardless of race, ethnic or national origin, age, religion, sex, gender identity, marital status, disability or sexual orientation

Supporting Documents:

the-leeds-united-foundation---application-form---gw1.docx (MS Word, 84.1 Kb)

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