The first phase of our new Academy structure is to appoint a Head of Academy. THIS APPLICATION PROCESS HAS ENDED.
Head of Academy Job Description
The Head of Academy will oversee the football development within Weston-s-Mare AFC. This post is to improve the ongoing development of Weston-super-Mare AFC by using the outstanding football Academy already in operation. This post requires high quality organisational, management, coaching skills and player knowledge and recruitment.
Salary: £15,000-£16,500 (depending on qualifications and experience)
Hours per week: 20-25 per week average based on term and season time
Annual Leave: 28 days (including Bank Holidays), to be taken outside the football season
Responsible For: The Lead Phase Coaches and the Academy Coaches and recruitment team
Responsible to: The Relevant Director
You will be responsible to a Director of the Board and will be required to devise and implement a technical football programme that contributes to the club’s ongoing development programme for 6-19 boys.
Your primary role will be to manage the whole academy programme by appointing all coaches and supporting them in their roles, also supporting the first team manager on training and match days.
It is essential that you have a UEFA A Licence or minimum UEFA B and working towards your A license and continue development and updating of qualifications, a sound understanding of football development, the ability to work as part of a team, and also have good organisational and communication skills.