Applications are invited for the position of Girls Elite/Development Centre Coach.

Job Title: Girls Elite/Development Centre Coach

Location: idverde Training Ground, Oundle Road, Peterborough, PE2 7EA

Type of contract: Part-time/volunteer (depending on qualifications and experience)

Start date: September 2021

Reporting to: Girls Coordinator


We are looking to recruit several high-quality coaches to work within our Girls Elite/Development Centre during the 2021/2022 football season. Our Girls Elite/Development Centres are for players aged 8-16 and allows us to coach the players whilst they still train and play for a grassroots team. We aim to develop the players technical and physical ability as well as aid their social and psychological development. Each week is focused on a different topic to ensure the players are always learning.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • To coach within the Girls Elite/Development Centre on a weekly basis – to be able to assist other coaches and lead sessions where required
  • To support with Girls Elite/Development fixtures mid-week and during school holidays
  • To complete player progress reports at the end of each training block
  • Be able to be pro-active, flexible and passionate about developing girls’ football

Person Specification



FA Level 1 in Coaching Football.

Experience coaching within junior/youth football.

The ability to be able to enthuse, motivate and communicate effectively with participants.

A flexible approach to work, including being able to work evenings.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Drive to complete player progress reports.

FA Level 2 in Coaching Football or higher.

Experience coaching within girls’ football.

In date FA Safeguarding Children and FA First Aid certificates (these can be achieved on appointment).

Please note:

The person appointed to this role will have contact with children and vulnerable adults, and therefore, the post holder will require an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check.


Peterborough United Foundation is committed to safeguarding and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.

Equality & Diversity:

We are a diverse organisation that respects differences in race, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, background or personal circumstance, we welcome all applications.

How to apply: If you are interested and can demonstrate you have the necessary skills and experience outlined above, please send your CV with covering letter to