Early Years Specialist Female Coach

Evolution Soccer Qatar

Doha, Qatar

To be responsible for all coaching sessions within the pre-school programme, which fall in line with the Evolution Sports Coaching philosophy, vision and values of the Club as a whole.

Job Role Summary

Job TitleEarly Years Specialist Female Coach
LocationDoha, Qatar, Asia
FunctionCoaching & PerformanceAcademy
Employment TermsPermanent, Full Time
Closing DateApplications must be submitted by Friday, 14th August 2020 at 6:00pm

Job Role Details

JOB ROLE DETAILSJOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Objective of Role

To be responsible for all coaching sessions within the pre-school programme, which fall in line with the Evolution Sports Coaching philosophy, vision and values of the Club as a whole.

Main Responsibilities:

- Work closely with the manager and other coaches within the department.

- Act at all times in accordance with Evolution Sports polices and health & safety procedures.

- Responsible for planning and delivering fun stimulating training to your respective teams in line with the coaching syllabus.

- To compile performance reviews, and deliver feedback to players and parents both formally and informally, as required.

- Co-ordinate and communicate session changes, festivals and events with parents.

- Identify and recommend players for movement to a different ability group.

- Support community initiatives, as required, including PE support, after-school clubs, tournaments and school fayres.

Coaching Responsibilities:

- Deliver fun and engaging football and basketball sessions to toddlers 18 months to 6 years

- Coach and manage your respective teams during festivals and events.

- Evaluate players learning from coaching sessions

- Be fully responsible for the safety and welfare of all players under your care.

Player Development and Progression:

- Compile performance reviews, and deliver feedback to players and parents both formally and informally as required.

- Compile a formal report of conclusions and actions following the performance review meetings and ensure that these are recorded.

- Liaise with the Manager and Coaches, on a regular basis, to ensure that the needs of all players are catered for.

Talent ID and Recruitment:

- Identify and recommend players for movement to a different ability group.

- Discuss player movements within departmental meetings and inform parents of any movement accordingly.

Other responsibilities:

- Ensure that the ClassDojo App is kept up-to-date in all matters relating to your team.

- Keep the manager fully informed on all matters relating to players in your teams.

- Attend staff meetings, as required.

- Be active on social media and post regular images to support the promotion of the programme.

- Continually look for ways to develop and improve our coaching programme.

- Attend at least 5 hours of in-service training organised by the FA each year and the first aid training for coaches at least once every 3 years.

- Undertake Continued Professional Development programmes, organised by the Club.

- Understand, adhere to and enforce the codes of conduct set by Evolution Soccer for players, parents and coaches.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Key Requirements

Qualifications:

- Minimum Secondary/High School Level Education

- FA Coaching Level 2

- FA Youth Module 2 (or working towards)

- Membership of the FA Coaches Club

- Emergency First Aid Certificate

- Safeguarding Children Certificate

- Satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure

Experience:

- Experience of working with pre-school children between 18 months- 6 years

- Experience of co-ordinating activities for a large number of people.

- Experience of working oversees is desirable

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

- Engaging and enthusiastic with the ability to enhance a child's learning and social skills.

- Imaginative and Creative.

- Patient and hard working.

- Self-motivated and innovative with a strong work ethic.

- Willingness to experience and manage change, self-evaluate and work towards continuous improvement.

- Proactive "can-do" approach to work.

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).

- Team-player, who is flexible to take on any task assigned.

- Excellent command over written and spoken English.

- Must be able to prioritise and plan work activities as to use time efficiently.

- Must be organised, accurate, thorough, and able to monitor work for quality.

- High degree of initiative and forward planning.

- High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

- Adept in the use of Microsoft applications and databases.

- Intermediate to advanced skills in the use of MS Office packages, excel, mail merge etc.

- Ability to plan, deliver, develop and monitor football coaching sessions.

- Ability to effectively manage player, parent & staff relationships.

- Ability to work independently and with internal and external teams.

- Adaptable & flexible.

- Ability to remain calm under pressure.

- High levels of customer service; promptly respond to queries, ensure promises are kept and manage expectations.

- A good understanding of sports equity issues and some understanding of player pathways, education sector and football in Qatar, would be desirable.

- Some knowledge of FA regulations in regard to youth team football/Academies, would be desirable.

To apply for this role, you are required to send footage of yourself coaching, along with your CV to mmiah@evosportsqatar.com

Anti-Discrimination and Equal Opportunities

Evolution Soccer Qatar is committed to eliminating discrimination whether by reason of gender, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, colour, religion or ability and to encourage equal opportunities.

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