Regional Talent Club Goalkeeping Coach - Regional Talent Club Goalkeeping Coach

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Posted: 07/08/2019 15:38
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: £12.88 per hour
Location: American Express Elite Football Performance Centre
Level: Not Applicable
Deadline: 08/09/2019 23:59
Hours: Zero hours contract
Benefits: Club Pension Scheme (depending on eligibility) | Club discounts & offers
Job Type: Casual (Hourly/Sessional)

Job Title: Regional Talent Club Goalkeeping Coach
Employer: Brighton & Hove Albion FC
Contract type: Zero hours contract
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 5pm-9pm and Saturday matchdays
Location: The American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing

Salary: £12.88 per hour inclusive of holiday pay 
Benefits: Club Pension Scheme (depending on eligibility) | Club discounts & offers
Closing date for applications: 8th September 2019 @ 23:59:59

Regional Talent Club Goalkeeping Coach

Roles and responsibilities

  1. To plan, deliver and evaluate innovative and engaging high quality coaching sessions to challenge and develop players in line with and as required by the FA Regional Talent Club (RTC) Tier 1 licence.
  2. To manage, coach and or assist designated age-group on match days as required by the training schedule and games programme.
  3. To demonstrate an understanding of the needs of the modern young player in terms of their physical and psychological development.
  4. To ensure the welfare of players within their designated age group.
  5. To work within the academy’s coaching programme and philosophy.
  6. To ensure the women’s & girls’ coaching programme adheres to and exceeds all club standards and FA RTC Tier 1 licence requirements.
  7. To commit to a continuous professional development programme, to include a comprehensive mentoring strategy for coaches within the women’s and girls’ programme.
  8. To monitor and evaluate player performance and provide formal feedback for players and parents on a regular basis.
  9. To complete session plans for all delivered training sessions.
  10. To act as a point of contact within the designated age group for players and parents, the RTC Technical Director and RTC Club Manager.
  11. To attend and help organise RTC trials where necessary.

General duties and accountabilities

  • To support Brighton & Hove Albion FC and AITC in their aims and objectives at all times.
  • To ensure compliance with all relevant club policies, including health and safety policies.
  • To ensure compliance with all relevant legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements.
  • To keep confidential any information gained regarding the charity, club and its personnel.
  • To represent Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and AITC in a professional manner.
  • To maintain a flexible approach to work at all times.
  • To undertake other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time.

General Expecations

  • To uphold and live our Team Brighton Values; Treat people well, Exceed Expectations, Aim high (never give up) and Make it special.
  • To be a champion of equality and diversity in the workplace and treat all staff, customers, sponsors, clients and applicants with fairness, dignity and respect.
  • To report incidents of any form of discrimination through the correct channels.
  • To promote best practice in safeguarding and create an environment that is safe for children young people and vulnerable adults.
  • To report safeguarding concerns through the correct channels.
  • To ensure that any safeguarding training and certificates are kept up to date.

This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline indication of the areas of activity and will be amended in light of the changing needs of Brighton & Hove Albion FC. 

Qualifications & Experience


  • FA Level 2 in Goalkeeping Coaching & Level 2 Football Coaching (outfield)
  • FA Youth Awards – Module 1, 2 and working towards module 3
  • A recognised First Aid Qualification (min FA Emergency Aid/ BFAS)
  • FA Licenced Coaches Club Membership
  • Valid and accepted enhanced FA DBS CRC (Criminal Background Check) or be willing to undertake this check if successful
  • Knowledge and understanding of child protection issues including holding a current FA Safeguarding Children Workshop certificate
  • Experience in coaching female players
  • Experience of coaching in an FA Centre of Excellence programme
  • Understanding of The FA Girls England Talent Pathway
  • An understanding and implications of Long-Term Player Development within women’s and girls’ football
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills to handle parents, players and colleagues alike
  • Willingness to work weekends
  • Ability to travel independently
  • IT skills to include a high level of competence using Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint skills
  • An understanding of talent identification
  • Knowledge and understanding of working with young players
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • A dynamic, hardworking and enthusiastic individual
  • A strong motivator and role model
  • Proactive attitude to learning and developing as a coach
  • Highly organised and able to manage multiple tasks
  • A high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • A genuine team player
  • An interest in football


  • UEFA B Certificate in Coaching Football
  • Good overall level of numeracy and literacy

Applicants must provide an accurate account of their professional skills and experience in the form of a C.V, and proof of eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.

Equality Statement

Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.

Safeguarding Statement

Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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