Key tasks and responsibilities

  1. Ensure high standards of coaching delivery across all age groups of the RTC.
  2. Provide performance reports for all players and staff.
  3. Develop and oversee a continuous professional development programme, to include a comprehensive mentoring strategy, for coaches and support staff involved within the RTC.
  4. Ensure the RTC adheres to the FA standards for safeguarding children, health and safety and data protection legislation.
  5. Work closely with the RTC Club Manager on all relevant issues.
  6. Implementing a training and games programme in line with LTPD guidelines.
  7. Monitor and evaluate player and coach performance.
  8. Support the recruitment of qualified and dynamic coaching staff.
  9. Ensure trials are effectively organised.
  10. Develop and maintain effective positive working relationships with stakeholders and partner organisations.

Skills, knowledge & experience – Essential

  1. UEFA ‘A’ Licence or actively working towards.
  2. FA Youth Modules 1 & 2.
  3. Emergency First Aid in Football Qualification (EFAiF).
  4. Recent relevant DBS check or willingness to undertake one.
  5. Experience of coaching young female players.
  6. Demonstrable experience of mentoring and developing coaches.
  7. Understanding of the FA Women’s and Girl’s player pathway.
  8. An understanding of Long-Term Player Development (LTPD).
  9. Experience of managing individuals and teams.
  10. Available for all training and matchdays, currently Mondays/Wednesdays/Saturdays.
  11. Demonstrable administration skills and the ability to keep/share records.
  12. Ability to deliver high quality coaching sessions to all age groups.
  13. Ability to travel independently.


  1. Demonstrate a commitment to equal opportunities.
  2. Represent Nottingham Forest Community Trust in a professional manner at all times with respect to attitude, work ethic, appearance, conduct and personal hygiene.
  3. Willingness to work unsociable hours, including evenings, weekends and public holidays.
  4. Attend meetings and represent Nottingham Forest Community Trust at events.
  5. Develop and maintain effective positive working relationships with parents and partner organisations.
  6. Report directly to the CEO.
  7. Undertake any other duties and responsibilities that commensurate with the grade of the post.

Equal Opportunities

Nottingham Forest Community Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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Application: Via CV with a one page covering letter using the form below (Alternatively you can email

Closing date: 14 August 2020