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RTC Older Age Group Assistant Coach - Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
£11.10 per hour
23 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Job Type

RTC Older Age Group Assistant Coach

Department: Football Development

Reporting to: Football Development Manager  

Salary: £11.10 per hour

Contract: Fixed term

Hours per week: Non-contractual

Overall Objective: To deliver practical goalkeeping sessions in line with the Regional Talent Club technical programme.

Main Objectives

  • The delivery of training sessions at the Club and attending all weekly matches or CPD/ In-service events, where required .
  • Deliver in service events for other coaches/ players at the Club or to Grassroots clubs/ coaches as part of regular training hours.
  • To support the Head coach as and where necessary.

Summary of Duties

  • To plan, prepare and implement a well structured and progressive coaching programme ensuring a high quality, enjoyable coaching experience centered on the needs of the participants.
  • Implementing a training and games programme in line with LTPD guidelines.
  • Monitoring and feedback to the players of their progress throughout the season.
  • Storing and maintaining the kit and equipment you are given as part of your role as a RTC coach.
  • The completion of all session plans and other paperwork deemed necessary by the Club Manager/ Tec Director
  • To carry out administrative duties as necessary.
  • To be responsible for the welfare of players within designated age group.
  • To be committed to continuous professional development relevant to the post and personal training needs supporting future career advancement.
  • To be prepared to carry out work during evening and weekend periods (unsociable hours).
  • To ensure that the safety of participants, volunteers and staff is prioritized at all times
  • Perform other duties as required which are considered relevant to the post and to the objectives of the Milton Keynes Dons Sport and Education Trust.
  • To undertake every opportunity to promote a positive image of Milton Keynes Dons Sport and Education Trust/ Regional Talent Club

Person Specification


  • UEFA B License in Coaching Football
  • FA Youth Award – Module 1 and 2
  • FA Licensed
  • A recognized First Aid Qualification
  • Knowledge and understanding of child protection issues including holding a current FA Safeguarding Children Workshop certificate
  • Experience in coaching girls’ football
  • An understanding of current Regional Talent Club structures
  • Have knowledge and understanding of child development and be sensitive to children’s needs
  • Willingness to work evenings, weekends and training events when required
  • Own transport essential


  • UEFA A License Certificate in coaching Football
  • An understanding of Talent Identification
  • An appreciation of Long Term Player Development
  • Attended the FA Youth Coaches Course
  • Knowledge and understanding of working with young players
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Understanding of the FA Girls’ England Talent Pathway
  • Experience working within a Centre of Excellence or Regional Talent Club

The successful candidate will be required to complete and enhanced DBS check.

Reference: C0223

Closing date: 6th December 2016