ADVERT | Chester FC Women Manager

ADVERT | Chester FC Women Manager

Chester FC Women, members of the North West Women’s Regional Football League, are looking to recruit a First-Team Manager.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and ambitious coach to be part of a progressive club community organisation and assume a key role in the development of our women’s and girls’ section.

The successful candidate will be the on-pitch lead for Chester FC Women and assist with implementing the club’s development pathway for women’s and girls’ football.

This is a voluntary role, however expenses including CPD will be paid. The team’s training and fixture schedules will determine days and hours.

To apply for this post, please email a football CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to Community Trust Chief Executive Jim Green via jim.green@chesterfc.com.

Closing date is 5pm on Monday 13th May 2019 with interviews commencing later that week.

Key Accountabilities

  • Create and oversee a positive culture that attracts, retains and develops players to maximise their talent
  • Build and manage a team to compete in the North West Women’s Regional Football League
  • Implement a training programme in line with the FA Four Corner Model
  • Develop a programme of continuous development for players and coaches
  • Work with the Steering Group to monitor and evaluate the performance of the programme and manage the budget
  • Ensuring high standards of coaching delivery and administration
  • Manage coaches, medical staff and support staff involved in the running of the team
  • Develop strong relationships with the Under 18s side and community coaching team
  • Represent Chester FC Women in a professional manner at all times including attendance at relevant club, league and FA meetings
  • Responsibility for the welfare, monitoring and evaluation of players and coaches
  • Ensure club adheres to FA regulations and league rules, safeguarding standards and Respect programme

Criteria

  • Minimum FA Level 2 (ideally working towards UEFA B Licence)
  • Member of the FA Licensed Coaches Club
  • Experience of coaching with women’s and girls’ football
  • Current FA Safeguarding and Emergency Aid certificates
  • Current DBS

Person Specification

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to inspire and build strong, positive relationships with a wide range of people
  • Track record of and enthusiasm for coaching and developing youth and senior players
  • Understanding of and commitment to creating high quality learning environments for players and LTPD
  • Good knowledge of and experience within the women’s football pyramid
  • Awareness of diversity and equality challenges in football
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekend
  • Ability to travel independently
  • Willingness to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure

Chester FC Community Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.