Football Coach (Part Time) - 6 Posts

Glasgow City Council

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Job Description

Glasgow Life is the charity responsible for inspiring Glasgow’s citizens and visitors to lead richer and more active lives through culture, sport and learning. We believe in the transformational power of the services we provide for the citizens of and visitors to the City of Glasgow. 

With a range of fantastic football venues, including Toryglen Regional Football Centre, you will become part of a team of enthusiastic football coaches who deliver high quality football sessions to young children and toddlers across Glasgow.
Our sessions cater for all ability levels from parent and child through to beginners and improvers with an emphasis on group sessions.
As a large organisation delivering a wide range of sessions throughout the week, we can be flexible and are able to offer sessions across a wide range of different hours and days. This is perfect for those with existing commitments, or those who are looking to deliver a larger number of hours each week.
We are looking for motivated football coaches with experience with coaching pre-school children from nursery age to primary school. Coaches will have the opportunity to work in all our other programmes including:

• Tiny Tots (18 months-3 years)
• Mini Kickers (4-6 years)
• Creative Player (7-9 years)
• Play The Game (10-12 years)
• Goalkeeping Academy
• Advanced Player Development Centre
• 1-to-1 Sessions
• Walking Football (50+ age group)

To be successful in this role you have the following skills and experience:

• SFA Level 1.2 (Coaching Young Footballers)
• Experienced, innovative, motivated and enthusiastic coach to work with nursery and primary school children
• Good communication skills and flexible approach to work and working hours

Once recruited, we will continually look at ways to further develop you as a coach with regular CPD opportunities and further training.

Why not join us here at Glasgow Sport and be part of our exciting Football Coaching Team!

We offer a range of employee benefits such as an opportunity to join the Strathclyde Pension Fund, generous holiday entitlement, annual leave purchase scheme, childcare vouchers, staff discounts (including Glasgow Club), flexible retirement, family friendly policies, flu vaccination programme and career break policy…just to name a few!

At Glasgow Life we value diversity and inclusion. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from BAME groups who are currently under-represented in our organisation. 

Glasgow Life has a lot to look forward to with the games and festivals of the 2018 European Championships and has a significant role to play in ensuring Glasgow retains its position as the world's 5th sporting city following the "Best Ever" Commonwealth Games. We operate 160 venues across Glasgow including Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the Emirates Arena, Mitchell Library and the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. In addition we are proud to be responsible for Celtic Connections, the Glasgow Club and the City’s 32 local libraries. None of this would have been achieved without the considerable strength of our workforce – building on our commitment to make Glasgow a successful and vibrant city.

Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment.

There are 6 posts available and the hours are between 2.5 - 10 hours, these posts are 40 weeks per year and salary will be pro rata.


Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054.

Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request.

Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

Further Information

For further information about working for us please refer to our website

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