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Sessional Football Coach

Bloomsbury Football Foundation


Posted 2 weeks ago

Join a passionate team using football to transform young lives at Bloomsbury Football Foundation


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London, UK

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary: Join Bloomsbury Football Foundation, a charity leveraging the universal appeal of football to empower over 5,000 children and youths weekly in London. Since 2018, we've worked to nurture active lifestyles and unlock the full potential of young individuals, regardless of their background or financial ability. Be part of an organization that's on an exciting journey of growth and social impact.

  • Plan and lead engaging football sessions.
  • Build and sustain positive relationships with stakeholders such as parents and partners.
  • Contribute to the enhancement of our football programmes with innovative ideas and quality coaching.
  • Proven experience in an educational or sporting environment.
  • A passion for youth engagement and sports coaching.
  • Adaptable to various settings and flexible in work hours, including weekends.
  • Strong communication skills with an emphasis on working with children.
  • FA Level 1 certification preferred and an enhanced DBS check mandatory.
  • Must have the legal right to work in the UK without sponsorship.

Benefits: Enjoy competitive perks such as continuous professional development, a Nike coaching kit, paid training leave, opportunities for increased salary, and free premium football match tickets. Become part of a growing team, enjoy social events, and work within the vibrant Camden markets.

Bloomsbury Football Foundation uses the power of football to improve the lives of over 5,000 children and young people in London per week, regardless of their background or ability to pay. Established as a charity in 2018, we work to support children and young people aged 4 to 18 through the provision of football activities, enabling them to live active lifestyles, and pursue their full potential.

The role entails planning and leading on the delivery of regular sessions, creating and maintaining positive relationships with multiple stakeholders (parents, partners and venues). There is an opportunity to have a direct impact on the improvement of the programme (quality of coaching, innovative ideas etc.).

Job requirements include experience of working in an educational or sporting environment, passion and enthusiasm of working with young people, ability to work in different settings and venues (schools and external venues), flexibility in working hours, which will include morning, afternoon and weekend work, and confidence to communicate effectively with young children, parents and stakeholders. FA Level 1 is preferred and an enhanced DBS is required. The candidate must have the right to live and work in the UK. Bloomsbury Football Foundation does not sponsor visas.

Benefits include ongoing internal and external CPD, branded Nike coaching kit, sponsored FA coaching qualifications, being a part of a growing organisation, opportunity to increase salary and grow your role, central London office in Camden markets, regular staff socials and football matches, free tickets to Premier League, FA Cup, League Cup, and Champions League football matches, 5 days of paid training leave per year, and costs covered for relevant training for staff.

Bloomsbury Football Foundation is committed to equal opportunities, diversity and inclusion, and freedom of discrimination for all applicants. We encourage persons from any race, ethnicity, nationality, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, religious or political belief, and disability to apply for our available roles. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusion and we encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. We are an equal-opportunity employer.


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