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Academy Goalkeeping Coach - LCFC

Date Posted: May 08, 2023
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Academy Goalkeeping Coach

About The Role

Leicester City Women Football Club are looking to recruit a Goal Keeping Coach to be present at all pitch-based training sessions and Matches across the Women's Academy Pathway. The role will play a key part of the Women's Academy's coaching department, responsible for the social, technical, tactical, and physical development of all LCFCW Women Academy Goalkeepers. The Goal Keeping Coach will lead on the coaching and preparation of all the Leicester City Women Academy Goalkeepers, creating a culture that maximises the talent of each club player in all aspects of the four-corner model to maximise the quality of team performance and aids transition into the Women's 1st Team.

This role will involve working with under 18 players.

Who We're Looking For

The ideal candidate will have significant experience of:

  • Delivering Goalkeeping sessions and formal monitoring and evaluation of Club player performance.
  • Communicating regularly with Management Staff to ensure match day preparations and team selections are in place.
  • Promoting a positive environment for learning and development within the team.

The ideal candidate will also have the following skills and knowledge;

  • A practical, flexible, and innovative approach to work, with excellent interpersonal skills and relationship management.
  • Able to communicate effectively (written and verbal) across all levels and with players, staff and senior management.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Dedicated to self-improvement and personal development.
  • An ability to inspire and lead individuals.
  • Focused on individual player development.
  • Willing to support and promote the Club and Football Philosophy.

Essential Requirement -

  • Must hold Level 2 National Goalkeeping course.
  • UEFA C outfield qualification or above coaching qualification.
  • FA DBS
  • FA Level 1 Introduction to First Aid in Football (IFAiF) or FA Emergency First Aid.
  • Must complete the Effective Coaching in the Female Game Course (ECFG) within 18 months of appointment.

About The Club

Knowing some of the history of LCFC Women helps you appreciate the sense of community, spirit and family for which the Club are renowned for.

In May 2021, LCFC Women were promoted to the FA Women's Super League. From its formation in 2004, the Club was run on an amateur and semi-professional basis with support from Leicester City Football Club. In August 2020, the Club turned professional after being acquired by King Power International - Leicester City's parent company - and realigned as a core team in Leicester City's football operation.

We value and respect individual difference and recognise that the diversity of our staff contributes to our success off the pitch. Our inclusive culture and approach is supported by our Stonewall Diversity Champions partnership, our Time to Change pledge and our status as a Disability Confident employer.

Benefits Package

LCFC Women offers a competitive salary and pension scheme. Employees are able to benefit from free onsite parking. Employees also benefit from up to 33 days' annual leave including bank holidays (pro-rata for part time contracts).

Contract Type - Fixed term, part time (20 hours)

LCFC Women is an equal opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

LCFC Women is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, you may be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up any role.

Suitable candidates will be interviewed as and when they apply, the role will be shut down as soon as a suitable candidate has been sourced.

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    Leicester, United Kingdom
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  • Apply Before:
    Jun 12, 2023

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