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Job Vacancy: Sporting Club Albion

18 February 2015

Opportunity to work for SCA

Sporting Club Albion FA Girls’ Centre of Excellence Technical Director

Salary: £6,500 - £8,000 per annum

Responsible to: The Director of The Albion Foundation

Start Date: ASAP

Purpose of post: To develop and implement a technical/tactical player and coach development programme across all age groups within the Girls’ Centre of Excellence programme in line with FA criteria.

Responsible for:

•    Implementing a training programme in line with LTPD guidelines

•    Ensure high standards of coaching delivery across all five age groups

•    Develop and overseeing a continuous professional development programme, to include a comprehensive mentoring strategy, for coaches and support staff involved within the Centre of Excellence

•    Ensuring the Centre of Excellence adheres to the FA standards for safeguarding children

•    Monitoring and evaluating the player and coach performance of the Centre

•    Provide 11 performance reports for all players and staff

Key skills and experience required:


•    A Licence

•    FA Youth Award Module 1 & 2 and must have attended Module 3

•    FA Licensed

•    A recognised First Aid Qualification

•    Knowledge and understanding of child protection issues including holding a current FA Safeguarding Children Workshop certificate

•    An accepted Enhanced FA CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) Disclosure

•    Experience of coaching young players

•    An appreciation and experience of mentoring and developing other coaches

•    Understanding of the FA Women’s and Girls player pathway. 

•    An understanding and implications of Long Term Player Development

•    Experience of managing individuals and teams

•    Willingness to work weekends when required

•    Ability to travel independently 

The closing date for applications is Wednesday, February 25.

If you would like to discuss this role further please contact Rob Lake, Director, The Albion Foundation 0871 271 9840 or via email

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