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VACANCY: Community Coaches at Stevenage Foundation

21 January 2019

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Stevenage FC Foundation is seeking highly motivated, responsible and committed individuals to work within its expanding community programme...

The Foundation is looking to add a multi-sport community coach or coaches to support and deliver on a number of projects including holiday camps, match day packages, community programmes including Premier League Kicks & Girls, and in particular the schools programme & extra-curricular activities.

Part-time contracts are available for coaches that need to hold a minimum NGB Level 2 qualification and a full UK driving licence in order to be eligible for the role.

Job Purpose:

To deliver high quality school & community based coaching for all ages in Stevenage and surrounding area, enabling individuals to develop their abilities to their potential and enjoy physical activity which will encourage them to sustain activity levels. Provide support to the Senior Team to deliver funded projects across the Foundation.

The candidate must have a good in-depth knowledge of the school curriculum and school sport. Previous experience of delivering within a school environment is essential and delivering sports coaching in a wide range of settings, including schools, sports centres and in varied community work for young people aged 3- 16 years old is desirable. We would also expect the candidate to have a number of other sports coaching qualifications and be computer literate.


As part of your involvement with Stevenage FC Foundation the following benefits are available to staff:

  • Stevenage FC staff kit & equipment provided
  • Free ticket to every Stevenage FC home game
  • Access to bespoke CPD from our partners including Stevenage FC Academy, Premier League, English Football League Trust, The FA, Professional Footballers Association and other key partners
  • Opportunities to work match days at Stevenage FC
  • Personal Accident Insurance cover whilst coaching for Stevenage FC Foundation
  • A pension scheme is available for eligible applicants
  • Free onsite office at The Lamex Stadium (non-matchdays)

Are you eligible:

To be eligible for shortlisting a candidate must have a National Governing Body Level 2 in Coaching qualification, which includes up to date Safeguarding and Emergency Aid certificate.  

This isn’t a 9am-5pm job, so commitment, passion and a love of knowing that you will be making a difference is going to be vital to your success within this role. The successful applicant will need to be available to both midweek and also for regular evening and weekend work.

All eligible candidates must have a full UK driving licence.


For a full job description, please click here.

If you meet the essential criteria (as a minimum) and are interested in applying, please complete the online application form and send along with your CV and a covering letter addressed to Joe Goude either by email or post, marked “Private & Confidential”, to: Joe Goude, Head of Foundation, Stevenage FC Foundation, The Lamex Stadium, Broadhall Way, Stevenage, SG2 8RH.

Successful applicants will be required to take part in a practical and sit-down interview.

Please note that the job will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks. Stevenage FC Foundation is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


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