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VACANCIES: Academy Coaches

24 June 2013

The O's are looking for part-time Academy coaches

Leyton Orient Football Club Youth Academy requires part-time Academy coaches to work within the Foundation Phase U8’s – U12’s reporting to the Foundation Phase Lead Coach and Academy Operations Manager.

The successful candidate will be working alongside other Academy coaches, and will have a passion for developing talent for the future, whilst being able to operate within the Leyton Orient Academy planning, delivering, evaluating and recording coaching sessions and match reports.

Candidates should possess:

• Minimum UEFA B coaching award
• FA Youth Modules 1&2
• Valid Safeguarding children certificate
• Valid Emergency aid Certificate
• Computer literate, ability to use internet explorer, email, word and excel based documents.

Additional Desirable qualifications would include:

• FA Youth Award Modules 3 or working towards
• Full Driving License

Successful candidates will possess the following:
• Committed, enthusiastic and highly motivated, showing a passion for developing players
• A positive and professional attitude and the ability to work with a range of individuals
• Ability to work on one's own initiative and as part of a team and a willingness to work unsocial hours including evenings and weekends
• Effective communication, interpersonal and motivational skills and as well as being a role-model and professional.
• Plan, deliver, evaluate and recording coaching sessions

The successful candidate will be expected to devote themselves to their continuous professional development and undergo a screening process that will include an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure.

How to apply

Please send your CV and a concise Covering Letter detailing your experience and how you meet the relevant criteria, to by the closing date of 5pm Friday 19th July 2013.


Selected candidates will be invited for an interview which will include a coaching appraisal.

Leyton Orient FC is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults

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