Senior Scottish FA Community Coach

Work Location: Based at Aberdeen Football Club; Pittodrie Stadium.
Hours: 37 hours per week (Full Time).
Salary: Based on qualifications and experience. Plus additional benefits.

Job Description

Aberdeen Football Club is working in partnership with the Scottish Football Association to recruit a dynamic, hardworking and innovative individual to fill the post of Senior SFA Community Coach.

The purpose of the Senior SFA Community Coach will be to manage a community coaching team in the delivery of all aspects of the Aberdeen FC and Scottish FA football related community programmes.

Main responsibilities will include:

Planning, influencing and co-ordinating projects, large football participation programmes and new initiatives.
Developing relationships with local coaches and parents. Enhancing existing relationships with various partners and sponsors.
Promotion of and assisting with talent identification in the community football programme.
Management of fulltime and part time coaching staff to include recruitment, retention and training of coaches.
Planning and delivering SFA Coach Education.
Delivery and management of SFA and externally funded initiatives in line with the National Local plan.
Ensure a consistent quality of coaching and standards are upheld in respective areas.
Enhancing existing community projects and build an affinity with the North East public.
Programme and Regional In-Service programme.
Oversee and support SPL community initiatives.

Candidates should have a proven track record of managing people and successfully managing programmes and achieving targets. Excellent knowledge of grassroots football and sports development is essential along with experience in working with football clubs and associations.

Candidates must hold a Scottish FA Coaching Licence (Advanced Youth/Advanced Children's/UEFA A Licence or a UEFA B Licence.
How to Apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter to 
Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2012
Interview Dates
If you have not been invited to interview by Friday 7 December 2012 please assume, on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.