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We're hiring: Academy Coach

An exciting opportunity to join the Luton Town Academy team at the Brache.

23 October 2020

Luton Town Football Club is seeking to appoint an Academy Coach to join its thriving coaching structure on a casual basis.

The successful candidate will be 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 a number of evenings and regular weekends

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

Job Title: Academy Coach

Location: The Brache Training Ground, Luton

Contract: Casual, fixed term

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 Friday November 13th 2020.

Interview Dates: The shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview process, to take place on Sunday December 13th 2020.

Safeguarding Statement

Luton Town is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment. This post requires Enhanced Criminal Records Checks and may include checks against the Barred Lists, as such it is exempt from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Therefore, all convictions including spent convictions that have not been subject to filtering by the DBS should be declared. Relevant information and / or documents will be distributed as part of the recruitment process.

Equality Statement

Luton Town FC is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment, selection, training, development and promotion are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity.

Living Wage Foundation

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).


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