An exciting role has become available within the Academy.

An exciting role has become available within our Academy. This role will contribute to the development of footballers within the Academy programme. Helping the academy achieve its vision of becoming ‘a leading Category 2 Academy developing a minimum of 3 academy graduates per season’. To lead on all aspects of player development within a certain age group.

To plan, deliver and review coaching sessions and matchdays in alignment with our academy methodology. To ensure each individual player under your provision has an up-to-date individual development plan which is being consistently worked towards.

Academy Coach 15's/16's – 9 hours per week, Peterborough United Football Club Stadium - ASAP start - quick interview process

Pay - £6,000.00 per annum depending on experience

Hours - 9 per week – to be worked a mixture of evenings and weekends. Start date ASAP - end date: 7th May 2023

Benefits – Excellent annual leave allowance, Workplace pension, free staff parking, staff events and more!


To play a significant role in the safeguarding and development of all the children that fall under your provision in alignment with our academy methodology

Plan and deliver effective coaching sessions in alignment with the PUFC academy methodology

Plan and lead matchdays effectively in alignment with the PUFC academy methodology

Ensuring all players under your provision have an up-to-date, relevant, detailed Individual Development Plan (IDP) which is consistently worked towards.

Ensuring the PMA is maintained consistently; including game time, session plans, attendance and ongoing player reviews

Plan and deliver effective player (and parent) review meetings on a six (and 12 weekly) basis with each player under your provision

Where required, planning and delivering effective classroom content to the players, including analysis, using software such as Hudl

Ensuring full participation and application in academy meetings and CPD. Where appropriate, contributing to these meetings and CPD events

Ensuring trialists are greeted, accommodated and looked after appropriately

Embodying club and academy values at all times Working with multi-disciplinary staff within the academy effectively to support player development

Communicating with parents effectively when required Other responsibilities Be available to travel to other sites outside of their region (if required)

Be aware of the PUFC policies, procedures & best practise so that concerns of non-compliance can be raised at all times e.g. Safeguarding, Inclusion, Diversity

Always ensure GDPR and CQC compliance

To maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate.

Support, guide and encourage other staff in personal and professional development

Self-assess and work on own personal and professional development Page 2 of 2 June 2022

Help new colleagues through induction process and complete all areas to the highest standard

Experience & Qualification

UEFA B Coaching Licence

FA Youth Award

Emergency First Aid in Football (EFAiF)

Up-to-date safeguarding certification

Experience working within player development

Extensive experience working within professional football (desirable)

FA Advanced Youth Award (desirable) Skills and personal attributes

Well-presented and professional

High organisational and planning skills

Ability to communicate to, build relationships with and teach young people effectively

Ability to travel to various sites

Ability to build excellent working relationships with our managers, colleagues and staff

Plan and prioritise workload and own administration so that deadlines and standards are met

High level of integrity and discretion

Strong work ethic with a can-do attitude with drive and self-motivation

IT skills to be able to use platforms such as PMA and Hud


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CLOSING DATE: 8th July 2022 (we may close the role early due to ongoing interviews)