Seasonal Lead Football Coach: North East Football Academy

North East Football Academy provides holiday football camps for children in Aberdeenshire. 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 Lead Coach in order to add to our established team of staff.

Lead Coach


  • holds a minimum of SFA 1.3 coaching certificate and/or other relevant coaching or teaching qualifications
  • has completed the SFA child wellbeing and safeguarding course
  • has a minimum of 5 years relevant experience working with children and young people in a leadership capacity
  • has substantial experience in establishing positive relationships with parents and colleagues
  • demonstrates the ability to work with various ages and abilities
  • has the ability to travel to camp locations across Aberdeenshire
  • possesses excellent time keeping and organisation skills
  • possesses ability and confidence in managing large groups


  • plan, deliver and evaluate fun, safe, inclusive and engaging coaching sessions for all children in the allocated group
  • assume responsibility for the safety and wellbeing of camp attendees for the duration of each day
  • mentor voluntary staff and/or NEFA Coaches where required
  • maintain accurate records of attendance and have clear knowledge of individual requirements, such as medical conditions, for participants within the allocated group
  • assume responsibility for all allocated kit and equipment
  • ensure timings and camp processes/structures are followed accurately
  • ensure all working areas are kept clean and well maintained
  • ensure all activities are completed in line with the relevant risk assessments
  • other relevant duties as directed by NEFA Management staff

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 £325.00 per week


  • Employee discount


  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday


  • coaching/leadership: 3 years (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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