Girls football RTC Sports Scientist (Performance Coach) (U10, U12, U14 and U16)

Location: Lewisham

Part-time:

Closing Date: 1/06/2018

 

The designated role RTC To be responsible for managing and delivering the Sports Science programme for all RTC players (U10-U16) (foundation and youth phase) . Delivering a comprehensive service that is in-line with the FA RTC criteria and the Millwall RTC philosophy.

For further information please download an application pack from: HERE

To apply for this role, please send a completed application form and a covering letter, detailing how you meet the requirements of the role to:

[email protected]

Or via post to:

Millwall community Trust

Lions Centre

Bolina Road

London SE16 3LD

MCT is committed to the safeguarding of its staff, volunteers and young people. Any job offer made is subject to satisfactory references and DBS check.

MILLWALL COMMUNITY TRUST

Job Description

 

Post:

Millwall RTC Sports Scientist (Performance Coach)

Based at:

Millwall Community Trust,

Millwall Lions Centre,

Bolina Road,

SE16 3LN

 

Reports to:

RTC Technical Director 

Post Summary:

The designated role RTC To be responsible for managing and delivering the Sports Science programme for all RTC players (U10-U16) (foundation and youth phase) . Delivering a comprehensive service that is in-line with the FA RTC criteria and the Millwall RTC philosophy.

 

Length of Contract:

Part time  (fixed -term)

Hours / Shifts:

Approximately 4 hrs per week including weekends

Flexibility:

In order to work effectively in a changing environment, flexibility is required from the post-holder. 

Description of duties:

1.0  Key Responsibilities

  • Be self-motivated, committed and reliable.

·         Deliver a LTPD programme for all RTC players (U10-U16) within each age group, including both gym and pitch based strategies;

·         Implementation of systems and processes to measure and monitor aspects of wellness, fitness and performance of players throughout the RTC age groups;

·         Monitor and manage RTC players training loads through the use of various systems such as, GPS and questionnaires;

·         Ensure a comprehensive player athletic screening process is in place and reviewed regularly throughout the season as part of a wider injury prevention model;

·         Work with the RTC technical director and assigned coaches on a day-to-day basis to deliver Sports Science and Conditioning programmes, which will include attendance at all home and away matches for the assigned group;

·         Implement and develop appropriate nutrition strategies for all RTC age groups including educational material and talks to both players and parents;

·         Liaise regularly with the RTC Medical staff regarding player fitness and ongoing injury prevention strategies;

·         Regular physical testing of players in each age group in line with RTC guidelines;

·         Ensure that individualised training programmes are formulated for all RTC players in their Phases.

·         Develop appropriate warm up routines for each RTC age group.

  • To be a positive role model, creating a stimulating and fun environment in which to motivate and encourage females to excel in football
  • Ensure that all administrative parts of coaching/work completed (Team sheets. Minutes of playing time for each player)
  • Evidencing of planning and evaluation of sessions and competition.
  • To develop and maintain effective and positive working relationships with all partners and to attend regular meetings as and when necessary
  • Have the ability to communicate effectivity with players and parents.
  • To agree to abide by a code of conduct and carry out duties in accordance with MCT’s policies, including equal opportunities, child protection, health and safety at work, etc.
  • To undertake other duties and responsibilities as required, commensurate with the grade of the post and be prepared to regularly carry out work during evening and weekend periods.

 

2.0  Safeguarding responsibility

·         To be aware of MCT Safeguarding Children Policy its processes and procedures, particularly who MCT DSO is and how they can be contacted and procedures for reporting concerns.

      The process.  

·         To understand and adhere to MCT's Child Protection and & Safeguarding Policies & Procedures Handbook

·         To promote and embed the culture of Safeguarding Children in everyday working practice.

      Safeguarding Certification

·         To hold a valid Millwall or FA Enhanced CRB certificate with checks against relevant barred lists prior to start of employment OR be subscribed to the Disclosure and Baring (DBS) update service on which an online employer certification check will be made

·         To hold a valid FA Safeguarding certificate and maintain certified status via FA renewal safeguarding workshops and Millwall Community Trust internal Safeguarding training

   

3.0  General Conditions

·      You will carry out your responsibilities with due regard to MCT’s Equal Opportunities Policy. 

·      You will be required to comply with relevant provisions of The Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and other associated legislation, which places responsibilities for Health and Safety on all employees.  Therefore, it is the post holder’s responsibility to take reasonable care for Health, Safety and Welfare of him/herself and other employees in accordance with legislation and the Trust's Safety Policy.

 

4.0  Delegated Tasks

·      To complete other duties as directed by the RTC technical Director   

Person Specification

 

 

Essential

Desirable

Qualifications

·         A degree in Sports Science or a relevant Sports Science discipline i.e.; Strength and Conditioning

·          Relevant professional qualifications in strength & Conditioning (UKSCA, NSCA, NASM etc)

·          Registration with appropriate governing body (BASRaT, BASES etc)

  • FA Safeguarding Children Certificate

• UK Strength and Conditioning Association (i) Foundation Workshop and Certification (Level 1), (ii) Weightlifting Workshop, (iii) Plyometric Agility and Speed Workshop and (iv) Planning Effective Programmes Workshop

 

·         Working towards The FA ‘S Level 3 Physical performance award, CSCS or UKSCA accreditation.  

 

Experience

   *   Experience of working as a Sports Scientist within elite sport 

* Experience of working with adolescent athletes

·         Experience of working within professional football

Skills and abilities

• Understanding of the benefits of physical activity for children and young people

• Knowledge of MCTs programmes

Personal Qualities

• Be self-motivated, committed and reliable

• Ability to prioritise workload

• Good planning and evaluating skills

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Ability to travel independently to training and matches

 

 

APPLICATIONS

MCT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any job offer is subject to satisfactory employment references and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Application forms are available from HERE

To apply for this role, please send a completed application form, and a covering letter, detailing how you meet the requirements of the role to: [email protected]

Or via post to: Millwall Community Trust, Lions Centre, Bolina Road, London, SE16 3LD

Closing date for applications:   1ST June 2018

Interviews:      w/c 2nd June

Successful candidates informed by:  4th June 218

MCT is committed to the safeguarding of its staff, volunteers and young people. Any job offer made is subject to satisfactory references and DBS check.