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Jobs at Ipswich Town

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Current Vacancies

The Academy is now recruiting for the position of Part Time Strength and Conditioning Coach for their exciting new initiative with the FA Women's U21 East Region Academy.

The successful candidate will take responsibility for leading the physical development and physical performance program in relation to the FA Women’s U21 East of England region players.  

They will lead, manage and develop Sport Science and Strength and Conditioning strategies in addition to being an applied practitioner based within the academy on a part time basis.

The successful candidate must have a thorough understanding of the various Sports Science and Medicine disciplines and their impact on training and performance of elite athletes.

Salary will be based on experience and qualifications

Initially, this will be a two year fixed term contract.  The hours of work are varied up to 15 hours per week and worked over evenings and weekends. 

Interested applicants should send covering letter and full CV to Academy Operations Manager, Helen Broughton at helen@itfc.co.uk

The closing date for this position is 23 November.

Interviews will be held week commencing 27 November.

PURPOSE

To oversee, coordinate, develop and implement Strength and Conditioning training in relation to the FA Women’s U21 East of England region players 

To assess, plan and deliver Strength and Conditioning training to individual, small groups and teams on a daily basis, and as and when required by the ITFC Elite Performance Development Model focussing on Physical Development and Physical Performance outcomes.

To oversee, coordinate, develop and implement Physical Development and Physical Performance testing, and contribute to the Physical Benchmarking of the FA Women’s U21 East of England region players..

To oversee, manage and work collaboratively with all relevant staff in the management and reporting of physical exertion and training load monitoring for the PDP through the utilisation of GPS and subjective monitoring tools. 

To contribute to the Physical reporting of player development through the six and 12 week cycle player reviews.

To ensure all relevant information is correctly input into the Performance Management/Clock applications (PMA). 

To be an integral part of the Elite Performance team, in conjunction with other medical, sports science, strength and conditioning, and psychology staff, in the development of both the Physical Development and Physical Performance pathways for the PDP.

To work within the multidisciplinary team to ensure elite player development.

 

Key Responsibilities

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

 

Player Maturation

1

To oversee and organise the monthly measurement of growth and maturation of all players in the academy alongside the medical team.

2

To understand, review and report on the changing body composition, and the predictive testing of size and shape of all players, and adapt player management for the purpose of player development.

Player Robustness

 

1

Working alongside the Head of Sports Science and Medicine and Medical team, assist in the organisation, development and implementation of a comprehensive movement screening assessment in relation to the FA Women’s U21 East of England region players, based on the departmental philosophy.

2

To assist the medical team in the continued running and development of injury prevention programmes, and ensure a phased approach to individual and team physical preparation that fit in line with the coaching framework and aid player development.

3

To assist in the collection and evaluation of ‘Readiness to Train’ measures, including RPE, well-being questionnaires and daily player assessment.

4

Deliver first class recovery and injury prevention strategies to all players both immediately after games and on recovery days.

5

Deliver strength and conditioning programmes that aid reduction in injury risk through strength, power, flexibility and coordination training.

6

Deliver end stage rehabilitation coaching sessions, and return to play test(s) under the supervision of the medical team.

Athletic Development 

1

To oversee, coordinate, develop and implement Strength and Conditioning training in relation to the FA Women’s U21 East of England region players alongside the Head of Sports Science and Medicine.

2

To assess, plan and deliver Strength and Conditioning training to individual, small groups and teams, and as and when required by the ITFC Elite Performance Development Model focussing on Physical Development outcomes.

3

To develop the Strength and Conditioning individual and team programmes in line with the ITFC Elite Performance Development Model focussing on the Physical Development of Strength, Power, Hypertrophy, Coordination and Fundamental Movement Skills.

4

Working alongside the Head of Sports Science and Medicine and Medical team, assist in the organisation, development and implementation of a comprehensive physiological (laboratory based) screening assessment of all academy players to aid Physical Development of all players.

 PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE

 

Athletic Performance

1

To assess, plan and deliver Strength and Conditioning training to individual, small groups and teams, and as and when required by the ITFC Elite Performance Development Model focussing on Physical Performance outcomes.

2

To oversee, coordinate, develop and implement Physical Performance testing, and contribute to the Physical Benchmarking of ITFC Academy.

3

To develop the Strength and Conditioning individual and team programmes in line with the ITFC Elite Performance Development Model focussing on the development of Physical Performance qualities; Speed, Agility, Endurance, Metabolic conditioning and football specific performance skills.

4

To contribute to the education and implementation of elite nutritional and diet strategies for all players and teams alongside the club nutritionist.

 

 

Training and Game Performance

1

To be responsible for the collection, assessment and reporting of data; GPS, Heart Rate, RPE’s to monitor physical exertion for training and games in relation to the FA Women’s U21 East of England region players..

2

To be responsible for the implementation of strength and conditioning programmes that improves training and game performance in relation to the FA Women’s U21 East of England region players.

 

 

     

MANAGEMENT

Management Responsibilities

1

To contribute to the recruitment of all Strength and Conditioning/Sports Science staff.

2

Take an active role in all Elite Performance meetings and other planning meetings.

3

To provide suitable In-Service training to relevant staff when required.

4

To supervise part time/internship Strength and Conditioning/Sports Science staff as required.

5

To facilitate a professional forum for discussion of all Elite Performance related matters, including external support where necessary.

6

To be responsible for the maintenance and storage of up to date gym sessions and injury prevention sessions of all Academy players, on the PMA.

7

To contribute to the Physical reporting of player development through the six and 12 week cycle player reviews.

8

To evaluate current practice and implement appropriate changes on a regular basis.

9

Take responsibility for continued professional development, ensuring that you attend regular courses/conferences and keeping an up to date portfolio of achievements.

10

Strive to advance working practices both within the Strength and Conditioning team, and in the wider Elite Performance setting by promoting and performing clinical research.

Salary: TBC

Hours of Work: Flexibility is essential for this role. This is a part time role requiring flexibility to work between 12-15 hours per week to include evenings and weekends, plus regular travel to away matches.  Ability to work irregular and unsocial hours as required. Work may be subject to change with less than 24 hours notice on occasions. 

Location: The normal place of work will be the Ipswich Town Football Club Training Ground, Playford Road, Rushmere, Ipswich IP4 5RQ. 

You will be expected to undertake travel as is necessary to fulfil your job requirements and to the satisfaction of Ipswich Town Football Club.

The Academy is now recruiting for the position of Part Time Goalkeeping Coach for their exciting new initiative with the FA Women's U21 East Region Academy. 

The successful candidate will take responsibility for delivering the U21 Goalkeeping Programme within the academy on a part time basis.

Salary will be based on experience and qualifications

Initially, this will be a two year fixed term contract.  The hours of work are varied up to 15 hours per week and worked over evenings and weekends.

Interested applicants should send covering letter and full cv) to Academy Operations Manager, Helen Broughton at helen@itfc.co.uk 

The closing date for this position is 23 November.

Interviews will be held week commencing 27 November.

Specification

  • Contribute to the development of the Club’s Football Philosophy.
  • Design, implement & manage the Goalkeeping Coaching Programme
  • Responsible for the Goalkeeping technical programme and evaluating performance outputs against intended inputs.
  • Responsible for the delivery of the goalkeeping programme.  
  • Deliver the Goalkeeping technical programme and supporting Goalkeepers in the Programme.
  • Ensure effective input & maintenance of the Performance Management Application, Performance Clocks, including ensuring that all relevant data is recorded thereon.
  • Writing goalkeeper reports six times per year as required by the Academy Manager.
  • Attend the relevant Parent/Coaches meetings.
  • Advise the Academy Management Team (where appropriate).
  • Attend all Academy staff meetings and others relevant to the role.
  • Undertake equity, diversity & safeguarding awareness training as required.
  • Enter qualifications & CPD records on FA Coach Licensing system.
  • Maintain UEFA qualification with 5hrs (min) relevant external CPD delivered by The FA.
  • Attend all Club in-house in-service training.
  • Deliver staff appraisals on an annual basis.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR POST

  • Organisational & effective managerial skills.
  • Excellent reporting skills (verbal & written).
  • Experience working in a professional Club at Youth level.
  • UEFA ‘B’ Goalkeeping Licence qualification
  • Current enhanced FA CRB check.

  •  Emergency Aid Certificate

Ipswich Town FC are looking to add to their Match Day Hospitality Staff for the 2017-2018 season.

Ideally previous experience within the Hospitality Sector is desirable, however it’s not essential as training is provided.

We are looking for friendly staff members who have a can do attitude and strive to deliver excellent customer service.

You will need to be able to work under pressure, think on your feet and multitask where needed. You will work as part of a team and report into your Duty Manager 

It is essential you have great communication skills, can work well with others and complete the tasks in hand. The hours are variable and will mainly be match days, however once trained you have the opportunity to work on the events side of the business.

To apply for this role please email wesley.barton@itfc.co.uk with your CV

All applicants must be over the age of 18.

Ipswich Town FC’s Player Development Centres and Elite Programme wish to recruit experienced and suitably qualified part time staff to work across various venues in Suffolk and Essex. 

A minimum of an FA Level 2 Coaching qualification and FA Module 2 (working towards module 3), together with an FA First Aid qualification, safeguarding workshop certification and valid DBS are required for the position. 

Hours of work will be mainly evening, weekend and school holidays.

If interested please send CV and covering letter to richard.boreham@itfc.co.uk

Please do not apply if you do not meet the minimum standard required, as detailed above.

Applications from candidates who do not have the relevant qualifications will not be considered or responded to.

You will only be contacted if you are invited for interview.

Studio Fashion Models Sought

Ipswich Town FC are looking to collate a database of available studio fashion models to enable the Club to enhance the presentation of our retail fashion range online and in-store.

We are looking for models of all ages, both sexes and any ethnicity. Model applicants under the age of 18 MUST have written permission from a parent or guardian to support their application. Due to our range covering all ages, from time to time we do look to use child, toddler and baby models. If you are a parent who would like to recommend your child for this, we’ll be happy for you to apply on their behalf.

This work is voluntary (unpaid). We will however be happy to share photography images from the studio team to assist with developing a personal portfolio.

Previous modelling experience is not required - it is an advantage - however don't let this put you off if you are new to modelling, or are just looking for the experience. We expect applicants to be comfortable in front of the camera, have a professional attitude, and be good with taking direction. Applicants must be flexible with availability, and be able to work at short notice (if necessary).

Please send all registrations of interest and test shots to planetblue@itfc.co.uk. Test shots should be a minimum of (i) Full length body shot (ii) headshot.

Ipswich Town FC cannot guarantee any work to any applicant. At this stage we are starting to collate our model database which will continue on an ongoing basis. Model applications will be kept securely on our database indefinitely. The Club will then contact suitable applicants for upcoming photoshoots as  and when required. 

Centerplate are on the lookout for retail concourse staff to work on matchdays throughout the 2017/18 season.

The main duties will include, but are not limited to:

- Providing an efficient service to all visitors and staff while serving food and drink to them.
- To upsell and promote our products.
- To deliver fantastic customer service at all times.
- Be responsible for ensuring all areas are kept clean and tidy at all times.

For more information, or to register you interest, please contact tclaydon@centerplate.co.uk

Required for Shop & Kiosk work 
Must be available to work majority of ITFC home match days (includes Evening & Weekends) 
Various hours available 
Customer Service / Cash Handling experience preferred but not essential as training is provided 

CV’s can be dropped in to Planet Blue on Portman Road, posted to Retail Manager, Ipswich Town Football Club, Portman Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 2DA, or emailed to gavin.preston@itfc.co.uk 

ITFC are looking to recruit matchday turnstile operators. You will need to have good communication skills, the ability to work under pressure and preferably have some cash handling experience. Training will be provided.

Application forms should be sent to mick.warden@itfc.co.uk

Ipswich Town FC are continually recruiting voluntary mystery shoppers, interested in volunteering 30 minutes of their time along with their thoughts and feedback on the Club’s Planet Blue retail store. Voluntary mystery shoppers are asked to visit the store on a set time/date (suitable to their availability), carry out a purchase and complete an online survey within 24 hours of their successful visit. The feedback received from these anonymous visits is critical to the desire for continuous improvement within the Club’s retail operation and assists the department to obtain a regular feedback critique which is fed back into the store management team.

Ideal candidates should;

-     Be aged 18 or over

-     Have access to an emailed online survey

-     Have varied availability to visit the Planet Blue stadium store between 9am – 5pm, Monday to Saturday

-     Be willing to observe in-store customer service and feedback an honest, unbiased opinion

-     Be anonymous as a mystery shopper to all staff at Ipswich Town FC

-     Be willing to process a cash or debit card payment in-store

Any product(s) purchased during the visit are returned immediately after the visit to the store and are not kept by the mystery shopper. All purchases made in-store will be refunded immediately after your visit to the store with full instructions given on how to claim this prior to your visit.

Those interested in assisting the club on an occasional basis should email their confirmation of interest to planetblue@itfc.co.uk in the first instance.

The Club offer a pair of home league match tickets to a match of the volunteers choice for each successfully completed visit and accompanying feedback survey.

Have you got what it takes to be a Steward? We need people to assist and direct spectators and to implement ground regulations at all our home games and other major events held at the Stadium. You should be fit and active, calm under pressure, and have good communication skills. 
Training to NVQ level Two is provided in Spectator Safety. 

Send all applications to mick.warden@itfc.co.uk 

Ipswich Town Football Club participates in the Suffolk Schools Work Experience program. 
We are able to offer one placement in March and one placement in October to Year 10 students. 
If you would like to be considered for a placement, please send your CV and covering letter to- trisha.brown@itfc.co.uk
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