Girls football RTC Technical Director (U10, U12, U14 and U16)

Location: Lewisham

Part-time:

Closing Date: 1/06/2018

The designated role technical director is responsible for developing and supporting RTC coaches in implementing the foundation and youth phases of a Millwall RTC technical and tactical coaching syllabus, with planning, delivery and evaluating coaching sessions and games programme based on the Millwall RTC philosophy, the FA RTC criteria and England DNA.

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:

RTC Technical Director

Based at:

Millwall Community Trust,

Millwall Lions Centre,

Bolina Road,

SE16 3LN

 

Reports to:

MCT CEO 

Post Summary:

The designated role technical director is responsible for developing and supporting RTC coaches in implementing the foundation and youth phases of a Millwall RTC technical and tactical coaching syllabus, with planning, delivery and evaluating coaching sessions and games programme based on the Millwall RTC philosophy, the FA RTC criteria and England DNA

Length of Contract:

Part time  (fixed -term)

Hours / Shifts:

Approximately 6 hrs per week plus match day 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.

·         Develop and Implementing a training and games programme  / Syllabus in line with Millwall RTC  Philosophy  and the FA Long Term player development (LTPD) guidelines, and ensuring that all parties of the RTC ie performance coach, physio etc have input to the development of the syballus.

·         To ensure and implement well-structured and progressive coaching sessions and game match experience, ensuring a high quality, enjoyable coaching experience centred on the needs of the players across all four age groups

·         Ensuring that syllabus focusing on the foundation and youth phase of the RTC   

·         Develop and overseeing a continuous professional development programme, to include a comprehensive mentoring strategy, for coaches and support staff involved within the RTC.                     

·         Ensuring the RTC adheres to the FA standards for safeguarding children

·         Monitoring and evaluating the player and coach performance of the RTC.

·         Provide performance reports for all players and staff

  • To ensure and implement well-structured and progressive coaching sessions and game match experience, ensuring a high quality, enjoyable coaching experience centred on the needs of the players
  • To take positive steps to identify and overcome barriers to participation amongst young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, prioritising access and inclusion
  • To identify talented young players and encouraging further development via RTC Talent Camps
  • To be a positive role model, creating a stimulating and fun environment in which to motivate and encourage females to excel in football
  • To be committed to continuous professional development relevant to the post and personal training needs supporting future career advancement. To maintain current knowledge of relevant Football Association programmes, policies and practices
  • To carry out administrative duties as necessary e.g. maintain accurate attendance registers, carry out risk assessments and to assist in the collation of management information
  • 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 MCT CEO   

Person Specification

 

 

Essential

Desirable

Qualifications

·         UEFA A licence

·         FA youth award module 1 & 2

·         FA licensed coach

·         FA Talent ID

·         FA Level 2 emergency First aid in Football (EFAiF) qualification or Basic first aid for sport qualification (BFAS)

·         FA safeguarding children certificate

 

 

 

Experience

·         Experience of coaching young players

·         Understanding of the FA women’s and Girl’s Player pathway.

 

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:   28TH May 2018

Interviews:      w/c 30TH May 2018

Successful candidates informed by:  31st May 2018

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.