Senior Professional Development Phase Lead Coach

Burnley
Full Time
Competitive
1 / 09

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Senior Professional Development Phase Lead Coach at a pivotal time of transition and change for Burnley Football Club.

You will support in the delivery of a vibrant, creative and progressive programme for Burnley FC’s senior professional development phase squad.

Full description

About us

Burnley FC is an established professional football club with a rich history, located in the heart of the town and its community, we believe that Burnley is a special place – a home to extraordinary people like you.

The role

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Senior Professional Development Phase Lead Coach at a pivotal time of transition and change for Burnley Football Club.

You will support in the delivery of a vibrant, creative and progressive programme for Burnley FC’s senior professional development phase squad.

Role expectations

Reporting to the Academy Director, the Senior Professional Development Phase Lead Coach will be expected to:

  • Plan and prepare for all training sessions and matches and select the U21 team in conjunction with the football staff, both from the First Team and Academy support staff.
  • Liaise with the First Team staff to ensure continuity of the U21 players development and to keep them regularly updated on performance levels.
  • Participate in technical board and academy management team meetings.
  • Ensure all U21 players are informed of details regarding training sessions, matches and their general working programme and that they act in a manner befitting the club player code of conduct.
  • To be able to work flexible hours where the role of the job requires.
  • To understand and implement the Club’s Safeguarding policy, procedures, and best practice guidelines in your role. To use this understanding to ensure safe working practices, appropriate reporting of concerns and contribute positively to a safe environment.
  • Promote the Burnley Football Club brand and ethos in a professional, strong and positive manner.
  • Hold a commitment to equality and diversity in the workplace and a willingness to undertake all relevant equality and diversity training.

An ideal candidate will have;

Essential:

  • The FA Level 4 (UEFA A) in Coaching Football.
  • FA Advanced Youth Award (PDP).
  • A love, passion and experience of working within the professional development program.
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team.

Desirable:

  • UEFA Pro Licence.
  • Elite Coaches Scheme (ECAS) / Elite Head of Coaching (EHoC).
  • A coaching / teaching / sports science related degree.
  • First team coaching experience.
  • First Team managerial experience.

Applicants will need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to work evenings, weekends and match days as required.

Please apply by downloading and completing the job application form which can be found on the Burnley Football Club website (alternative format available upon request). Burnley Football Club no longer accept CV’s.

Burnley Football Club are committed to safeguarding children and young people and is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Check (DBS) which will be paid for by the employer.

*Please note that due to the number of applications we receive, only candidates selected for interview will be notified.

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