Job Title:                        Football / Sports Coach

Reporting to:                  MCT Football Development

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Contract type:                


Football Coaches will be required to:


  • Be self-motivated, committed and reliable once assigned work.
  • Deliver a variety of comprehensive coaching activities that maintain and meet the needs of individuals or groups delivered to, in line with syllabus (or National Curriculum) or to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Work with individuals and/or groups from a range of backgrounds.
  • Be responsible for the correct use and safe keeping of equipment and facilities allocated to coach/session and update risk assessments accordingly.
  • Build and support positive working partnerships with existing/new key partners to receive continued funding for delivery of programmes.
  • Maintain high standards of professional behaviour towards colleagues, young people with whom we engage and the wider general public when working for or wearing MCT branded kit.
  • Develop professional and supportive relationships with the young people engaged through session delivery.
  • Undertake regular professional development days as set by Millwall Community Trust (MCT) in order to continue your own personal development, whilst allowing us to continue setting a bench mark within the industry.
  • Undertake administrative tasks related to the sessions that including updating registers, consent forms, risk assessment, incident and accident forms, writing case studies that demonstrate impact of projects, and recording any outcomes and accreditations achieved by participants using relevant monitoring and evaluation systems.
  • Have knowledge and experience of (or be willing to develop) working in diverse settings, such as leisure centres, public parks and schools and colleges.
  • Have up to date knowledge of, and adhere to, all MCT policies and procedures, including those relating to Safeguarding, Health and Safety and emergency procedures, including those of venues where you may be based.
  • Carry a fully stocked first aid kit at all sessions.
  • Undertake other duties as required to ensure efficient delivery of MCT sessions.
  • To undertake relevant training courses as requested by MCT officers when required.


Please send in CV to Sean Daly football and sports development Manager on [email protected]

MCT are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.