We are looking for highly motivated football coaches to deliver engaging football sessions across our Player Development Centres, Schools and Community programmes, including Goalkeeping, Girls and Disability groups. You will join a team of dedicated coaches, developing the next generation of footballers and improving the lives of young South Londoners.
What We Offer
- Flexible hours (minimum 1 hour per week);
- London living wage salary (£12.00 - £18.00 per hour depending on qualification);
- Training and development opportunities;
- A friendly and dedicated team;
- Work for the official charity of a Premier League football club;
- Make a difference to the lives of children and young people in South London.
As Sessional Coach you will:
- Plan creative, active and engaging football sessions for children ages 5-16;
- Deliver football sessions with enthusiasm, ensuring group and individual progress;
- Write short termly feedback reports for players to aid their development;
- Form positive relationships with players, parents and partner organisations;
- Work as a team with fellow coaches and other Foundation staff to ensure smooth delivery and growth of our programmes.
As successful candidate you will:
- Have experience coaching football within a talent development / school / community environment, with a proven track record of success;
- Be an FA or UEFA qualified coach, ideally at Level 2 or above;
- Be reliable, organised, flexible and willing to learn;
- Be available for some after school, evening, weekend and/or holiday work;
- Be able to travel to sites across South London.
Closing Date: Rolling applications
Interview Date: Arranged as applications received
Crystal Palace Football Club is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare and protection of children, young people and adults at risk. The club fully accepts its responsibility for children, young people and adults at risk. Our aim is to ensure that safeguarding runs through every element of the work we do to ensure the welfare and well-being of all those who engage in our activities.
All children, young people and adults at risk have a right to be protected from abuse regardless of their age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief. We believe that all adults working within the club, in any capacity, have a duty and responsibility to safeguard the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk.
We strive to do this by applying policy, procedures and best practice, engaging with the Premier League, FA and local authority partners to promote the safety and welfare of all those who engage in activities with the club. Our practice reflects statutory requirements and responsibilities. This allows our participants to enjoy any club activity in a safe, and inclusive environment.
The club expects all staff, players, volunteers, contractors and guests to share this commitment.
Crystal Palace Football Club endorses the principle of equality and will strive to ensure that everyone who wishes to be involved in the club whether as players, match-day fans, staff, board members, participants in foundation programmes and other people engaged with the club’s activities (for example, suppliers, corporate partners):
Has a genuine and equal opportunity to participate to the full extent of their own ambitions and abilities, without regard to their age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, sex or sexual orientation; and
Can be assured of an environment in which their rights, dignity and individual worth are respected, and in particular that they are able to enjoy their engagement at the club without the threat of intimidation, victimisation, harassment, bullying and abuse.
As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.