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Vacancy: Volunteer Opportunity - Pre-Academy Coach

15 February 2024

Club News

Vacancy: Volunteer Opportunity - Pre-Academy Coach

15 February 2024

Mansfield Town Academy has an exciting volunteer opportunity to work as a pre-academy coach.

The roles and responsibilities can be found below.

Title: Volunteer Opportunity - Pre-Academy Coach

Location: RH Academy

Engagement: Voluntary position with flexible days/hours

Benefits: Ongoing development with CPD opportunities and progression within our EPPP program, along with additional benefits.

Job Description:

- Deliver sessions to develop our pre-academy age groups in line with our coaching philosophy and curriculum.

- Manage match days, both home and away when needed, ensuring players are fully prepared.

- Contribute to informed decisions on player progression through feedback and reviews in collaboration with department leads.

- Enforce player and parent code of conducts.

- Embody the Academy core values and guide players in maintaining them in and out of the environment.

- Participate in all CPD opportunities, both within and outside the club, to enhance coaching quality and keep qualifications up to date.

- Undertake and commit to all Safeguarding and EDI commitments

Essential Criteria:

- Level 2 / UEFA C qualified

- First aid in football (or equivalent)

- Enhanced DBS/CRB check

- Previous experience working with these age group players, preferably in an Academy or Development Centre

- Safeguarding certificate

- Reliable and trustworthy

Desired Criteria:

- UEFA B License

- Youth award

- Experience of previously working in EPPP or Academy environments


BAME and Equality Declaration

The EFL has introduced positive action measures aimed at tackling the under-representation of coaches and managers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethic (BAME) backgrounds.   

M.T.F.C. welcomes Male Applicants and Female Applicants of BAME origin  

Please note that this is a vital position within the Academy department at Mansfield Town Football Club and will require a high degree of commitment to the role, including evening and weekend work.  

Please send a C.V. and Covering Letter (Ensuring completion of Equality Form) to 

Closing date for Applications is Friday 01 March 2024

Interviews will be held W/C Monday 04 March 2024

Click here for to view the equality form

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