PL ‘Kicks’ is our Premier League’s flagship community project, using the power of football and sport to inspire young people in areas of high need.
Are you passionate about working with and engaging young people aged 8–18 years old to help them to achieve their full potential and improve their well-being?
You will be working with our committed PL Kicks team to build a stronger, safer and more inclusive environment within the community.
We welcome applications from anyone regardless of their age, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or beliefs or sexual orientation.
You will be responsible for, but not limited to:
- Planning and delivering inspiring, interactive, and engaging Sport and Youth Club sessions for young people from 8-18 years old.
- Providing a safe and fun environment for young people to meet new friends, develop skills and improve their mental and physical well-being.
- Developing and maintaining positive relationships with young people, parents, staff, and local partners.
- Encouraging young people to take advantage of volunteering opportunities and social action projects to give back to the local community.
- Selecting suitable young people to represent the Community Trust in tournaments and events.
- Helping to break down barriers between young people and the police.
- Supporting the education of young people on current issues through workshops and youth forums.
You must have:
- The ability to develop positive relationships with young people.
- The ability to work as part of a team and maintain good working relationships.
- Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills.
- A positive ‘can do’ attitude, always looking for solutions to problems or issues.
- Enthusiastic and self-motivated to make a difference within the community.
- Excellent communication and inter-personal skills to adapt to different age groups and stakeholders.
- Minimum FA Level 1 in Football Coaching or the new FA Introduction to Coaching award.
- A recognised Youth Work Qualification.
- Proven track record of working with hard-to-reach young people.
- Understanding of and a commitment to health & safety, equal opportunities and data protection policies and procedures.
- Understand the importance of and deliver best practice when working with hard-to-reach young people.
- A full driving licence and access to a vehicle.
- A flexible approach to work and be able to work unsociable hours (including some evenings and weekends).
Benefits in working for us:
You will have the opportunity to work alongside a high-quality delivery team, benefitting from a range of training and development opportunities
We are dedicated to fostering a diverse and dynamic working environment by building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more wide-ranging we are, the better our work will be.
We are committed to Safeguarding children and adults at risk. The necessary Disclosure and Barring Service check will apply to this post.
- If you would like to work as the Casual Coach (PL Kicks), please download an application form located on this page.
- Please send a completed application form and equal opportunities form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Ensure that in your application form you have referred to the ‘must have’ and ‘ideally have’ requirements for this role in the Supporting Statement section.
- If you receive the opportunity for an interview, copies of all relevant qualifications, and a copy of your proof of right to work in the UK will be needed on the day.
- If you require any further information please contact Karen Stephanou, Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Strategic Lead, email@example.com