Seasonal Football Coach: North East Football Academy

North East Football Academy provides holiday football camps for children in Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City. Our organisation and camps are based on five values; safety, fun & enjoyment, valuing all individuals, inclusive & welcoming and affordability.

We are seeking to recruit for the position of Coach in order to add to our established team of staff.



  • holds, or is working towards, a minimum of 1.1 SFA coaching certificate or other relevant qualification
  • has a minimum of 1 year experience of working with children in a leadership capacity
  • has completed the SFA child wellbeing and safeguarding course
  • has the ability to travel to camps across Aberdeenshire
  • possesses a positive mentality and approachable personality that attendees can feel comfortable working with
  • possesses excellent time keeping and organisation skills
  • possesses ability and confidence in managing large groups


  • work with Lead Coaches or NEFA Management staff to assume responsibility for groups of children attending each camp
  • assist in planning, leading and evaluating fun, safe, inclusive and engaging coaching sessions with the relevant age group
  • lead coaching sessions and assume responsibility for groups as directed by Lead Coaches or NEFA Management
  • work as directed by Lead Coaches or NEFA Management in order to ensure the safety of all group members
  • be willing to learn and gain experience and advice from Lead Coaches or NEFA Management staff
  • ensure all NEFA policies, risk assessments and safe practices are followed at all times
  • create a positive and encouraging environment in which group members are inspired to participate
  • ensure all participants are kept safe in line with NEFA policies, including traveling between onsite facilities (eg, changing rooms to playing facilities)
  • ensure all kit and equipment is kept safe and tidy throughout each day of camp
  • other relevant duties as directed by Lead Coaches or NEFA Management
  • successful applicants will have access to CPD and development opportunities where deemed appropriate

Successful candidates will be required to complete PVG and background checks along with providing a minimum of one reference. NEFA reserve the right to recruit staff prior to the closing date. Interviews will be held either virtually or in person and may include a practical coaching element.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Pay: From £250.00 per week


  • Employee discount


  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday


  • coaching/leadership: 1 year (preferred)

Work Location: In person

Expected start date: 08/07/2024

Further information and applications


Date published: 21 May 2024
Date updated: 21 May 2024


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