Coach Development Vacancy at Northumbria University

Coach Development Officer (Women and Girls' Football)

Ref: CAM17/05
Salary: Up to £32,000**
Location: City Campus
Closing date: 17/09/2017
Selection date: 5th October 2017
Contract Type: Fixed Term 31/07/2020
Working Type: Full time

Northumbria University, in collaboration with the FA, is seeking an accomplished individual to lead and drive the development of coaches in the North East region, working at both grassroots and the elite level of the women’s and girls’ game.  

The post-holder will drive collaboration between Northumbria University, local football providers and the Northumberland, Durham and North Riding County FAs, to support the successful development of a creative and effective coach development programme to provide female players with consistent and fit for purpose coaching.

You must hold a UEFA B Coaching Licence with a successful track record of developing, coaching and mentoring both players and coaches in a variety of settings. You will have a good understanding of FA LTPD-4 corner model; FA DNA, coaching and learning philosophies; and of the FA Women’s Football strategy and National Game Strategy.  

Your communication skills will be first class and you will have the ability to influence others to gain support.  You will be an inspiring and motivating leader and self-driven to achieve results.  You will have the ability to work collaboratively and to develop, prioritise and evaluate work programmes to best meet the FA group objectives.

For further information about the role please contact Kate Hansbury, Student and Staff Development Manager via email at

To apply for this vacancy please visit Northumbria University’s website and click apply now at the top of the page, please submit a detailed Covering Letter, which demonstrates how you meet the person specification, as well as an up-to-date CV.

Please note only applications submitted through the Northumbria University vacancy site will be considered.

If you are successful in your application for this role, it is likely that you will be employed by Northumbria University Services Limited.

Further details can be found here

** Salary is dependent on experience

Please note this vacancy will close at 23:59 on 17/09/2017

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