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VACANCY: Academy Foundation Lead Coach

5 March 2018

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Stevenage Football Club Academy is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, talented, confident and hard-working individual to join our coaching team at The Lamex Stadium...

Currently in League Two and operating a Category Three Academy, Stevenage is an ideal club for a knowledgeable and enthusiastic coach, who loves the game and takes great pride in the professional development of young players and themselves. Working within the Academy structure the successful candidate will be able to accelerate their coaching by working with a great variety of players from U7-U23 and in very close proximity to our first team.

The role is aimed and enhancing and overseeing the delivery of the coaching syllabus to our players within the Foundation phase (U9-U12) and includes taking a considered approach to recruitment through our pre-academy players (U7-U8). The multi-disciplinary approach of the Academy means that the successful candidate will take a genuine interest in other departments and take a 360° approach to player development.

In return, you will receive:

  • A competitive salary
  • A supportive and progressive environment including contributions towards future courses
  • Full official Stevenage FC training kit
  • Free Gym Admission
  • Free parking
  • 2x 2017-2018 Stevenage FC Season Tickets

To Apply

To apply for the role, please take a read of the full job description before send an Application Form to Stephen Payne, Head of Coaching.

Safeguarding Statement

Stevenage Football Club is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment.

This post requires Enhanced Criminal Records Checks and may include checks against the Barred Lists, as such it is exempt from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Therefore, all convictions including spent convictions that have not been subject to filtering by the DBS should be declared”.

Relevant information and / or documents will be distributed as part of the recruitment process.

BAME Declaration

The English Football League has introduced positive action measures aimed at tackling the under-representation of coaches and managers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethic (BAME) backgrounds. New regulations require clubs to shortlist at least one suitably qualified BAME candidate (where an application has been received) for all roles in Academy football that require a UEFA A or UEFA B Licence.

As part of the application process, you will therefore be asked to declare your ethnicity.

General Information

The employee must at all time carry out their duties with due regard to Stevenage Football Club policies and procedures. The employee must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders.


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