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VACANCY – Lead Foundation Phase Coach

Grimsby Town Football Club Academy is inviting applications for the following post:

Lead Foundation Phase Coach

We are looking for a qualified and experienced Football Coach to join our Academy coaching team, and to lead on all operations of the Pre-Academy and Foundation Phase. The successful candidate will work closely with the Academy Manager, Head of Academy Coaching, players/teams, and staff throughout the Academy, to assist in the operational delivery of the Academy Performance Plan within training and match days.

This is a significant position, in which you will play a key role in the personal and professional growth and development of players and staff of the Academy.

Candidates must have previous experience in a football coaching role, working with players aged between 6-12 and must hold relevant qualifications including the relevant age-specific FA Advanced Youth Award, UEFA B Licence, FA Safeguarding Children’s Certificate and Emergency First Aid in Football (EFAiF).

We are looking for a team player who is passionate about individual player development within a team process, and who wants to lead and inspire children and young people to progress to represent our Football Club and beyond. This role requires flexibility and a willingness to work non-standard hours in accordance with the needs of the Academy.

If you have the specified qualifications and personal attributes and are enthusiastic about the variety and opportunities that this role offers, we would love to hear from you.

How to apply: To apply, please complete and submit the online application form. You can view a full Job Description and Person Specification by clicking here.

Application form found here:

Closing Date for receipt of applications: Thursday 11th August at 12 noon.


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