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Academy Casual Coach Vacancy

Minimum Qualification of UEFA B Only Considered

Luton Town Football Club is seeking to appoint an Academy Coach to join its thriving coaching structure on a casual basis. Working either in our Foundation or Youth Development Phases, the successful candidate will be committed and passionate in successfully developing football players. Reporting to the Phase Lead Coach, the post-holder will:

• Provide quality, age-appropriate coaching to players in accordance with the Academy philosophy and coaching curriculum

• Deliver, monitor, and periodically review each player’s individual learning plan

• Be fully conversant with the PMA, ensuring all player records, session planning and administration is completed in an accurate and timely manner

• Be familiar with all Academy policies and processes, working as part of an interdisciplinary approach to player development as per the Academy Performance Plan

• Be available to work across several evenings and regular weekends

Luton Town does not require the assistance of recruitment agencies for this vacancy.

Job Title: Casual Academy Coach

Location: The Brache Training Ground, Luton

Contract: Casual Worker, Seasonal Basis

Remuneration: Competitive and commensurate with skills and experience

How to Apply: To apply for this exciting opportunity, please review the job description and submit an application form to Emily Howes, Academy Administrator, at emily.howes@lutontown.co.uk. Applications will close at 5.00pm on Monday 16th May 2022.

Interview Dates The shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview process, to take place during week commencing Monday 23rd May 2022.

Please note that all applicants should have existing right to work in the UK. Due to recent immigration law changes related to Brexit, any EU nationals who are applying for work should already hold EU Settled or Pre-Settled Status and will be asked to provide evidence of this if they are successful.

Retail Manager

Luton Town FC has an exciting opportunity for an experienced manager to join our Retail Team, managing a team across both our Park Street and Stadium store.

The successful candidate will be required to work five out of seven days, including match days, and will manage retail activity to maximise the commercial contribution of the Retail department - utilising both online and store sales.  

The role would suit a candidate who is able to motivate people with a hands-on approach, creating a supportive, fun, and customer-focused environment and is passionate about helping customers find the perfect product.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE JOB DESCRIPTION

Being a supporter isn’t a requirement of working for the Club, but the ideal candidate needs to be able to demonstrate enthusiasm for the brand and its supporters.

Other requirements include, but are not limited to;

  • Driving and maintaining an ethos of great customer service that is consistent with the Clubs supporter focussed approach,
  • Managing relationships with key suppliers such as E-commerce platforms, manufacturers, and delivery services
  • Leading, motivating, and encouraging the Retail team to foster a positive and proactive working environment.

Luton Town Football Club prides itself on being a diverse and inclusive employer.

The Club’s commitment is to maintain and promote inclusion, and to confront and eliminate discrimination, whether by reason of age, disability, gender reassignment, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, or belief. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

If you have any questions about our recruitment policy and process, or how we can make any adjustments for you through this process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

To apply for this role, please send your CV to hr@lutontown.co.uk.

Ground Staff

To role will support the Head Groundsman and ground staff team in the day-to-day management of the Club’s premises, with particular focus on the maintenance and preparation of the pitch for first team home fixtures and other matches. 

This will extend to the training facility and across all Club premises. This is a busy and varied role, where matchday and work out of hours is required.

The role requires an experienced individual who has successfully maintained football pitches and surrounding areas to a professional standard. The individual must also hold the appropriate technical qualification, such as; Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma in Sports and Amenity Turf Maintenance, or an NVQ Level 2 Sports Turf Management.              

For more information, please view the job description HERE.

Please apply by:

  1. Submitting a cover letter and CV to HR@lutontown.co.uk
  2. As part of your submission please provide details of your salary expectations and notice period (where applicable).

Please note that applications which do not meet the above criteria will not be considered.

Please note that all applicants should have existing right to work in the UK. Due to recent immigration law changes related to Brexit, any EU nationals who are applying for work should already hold EU Settled or Pre-Settled Status and will be asked to provide evidence of this if they are successful.

SAFEGUARDING STATEMENT
The Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Club has systems in place to ensure that the welfare of vulnerable groups is dealt with appropriately and sensitively. Everyone working at the Club has a duty of care to safeguard the welfare of children and young people by creating an environment that protects them from harm. Our standards of practice ensure all staff are fully aware and understand their responsibilities under safeguarding legislation and statutory guidance.

The Club ensures that all staff that have a direct responsibility for children, young people, or vulnerable adults, have been subject to the most stringent of recruitment practices which include DBS and reference checks.  These staff are alert to signs of abuse or maltreatment and will refer concerns to the relevant Designated Safeguarding Officers using the agreed safeguarding procedures.


EQUALITY STATEMENT

The individual must at all times carry out their duties with due regard to the Club’s policies and procedures and in particular the Clubs Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Policy.

The individual must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation, or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders. The individual must contribute to encouraging equality and respecting diversity by embedding such values in the workplace and challenging inappropriate behaviour and processes.


LIVING WAGE FOUNDATION

As a Real Living Wage employer, we offer a competitive rate of pay alongside training, experience, and development opportunities in an exciting and diverse atmosphere. Luton Town FC was the first professional football club in England to be fully accredited by the Real Living Wage Foundation (www.livingwage.org.uk).