VACANCY: Casual Assistant Development Centre Coaches

By SFC Media time Tue 26 Jul

Casual. Part time – one session per week. (Closing date: Tuesday 2nd August 2016).

Casual Assistant Development Centre Coaches, Southampton Football Club (Casual. Part time – One session per week).

Southampton Football Club is a Premier League club competing at the highest level of professional football with a culture which promotes respect, unity, accountability, creativity and aspiration – this is The Southampton Way.

We look for people with integrity, compassion and support for those around them; people who take pride in what they do with an honest approach, who embrace a challenge while also being accountable for their decisions; people who have the energy and passion to bring an innovative approach to their role and strive to be different from the rest; people with the aspiration to lead the way and become an example to others.

At Southampton Football Club you’ll be given the platform to work in a vibrant, intelligent and challenging work environment with the potential to develop and become the best at what you do. 

We don’t stand still, we are constantly moving forward.

What is the role?

This role will involve working with young players aged from 5-8. You will help them develop and progress both with their football and life skills, and guide them on a possible pathway towards Academy football.

With a reputation for producing players such as Gareth Bale, Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain the centre offers opportunity to coach some of the best talent in the South of the country.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for skilled football coaches to work within our development centres across the South of the country. You will be qualified to the relevant level and will have experience working with junior players within the Foundation phase. 

Where are we looking to recruit?

We are currently looking for Casual Assistant Coaches in these centres:

• Bournemouth

• Southampton

• Guildford

The competencies which are required include:


• Experience working with foundation age players.

• Minimum FA Level 2 (working towards).

• FA Youth Award (or working towards).

• Age appropriate F.A. Certification.

• Excellent communication skills.

• Exceptional organisational skills. 

• Excellent IT skills.


• Experience working within professional football at an elite junior / youth level.

• Experience of working with a variety of schoolboy age groups.

• UEFA B Licence.

What will you get from the role?

• Kit and equipment.

• Learning and development from CPD sessions covering a variety of topics.

• Experience of working within a Category 1 Academy set-up. 

• Help develop the footballers of tomorrow.

Please be aware that a criminal disclosure and identity check will be carried out for this opportunity.

Click here for the full job description.

If you are keen to undertake a new exciting challenge, please email your CV with a covering letter outlining your current salary to

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 2nd August 2016. 

Southampton Football Club recognises that the safety and protection of those children and young people in day to day contact with the Club is paramount.  The Company is committed to creating a safe culture for all. 

Southampton Football Club is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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