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11 July 2016

Opportunity to work at grassroots level entry for Ipswich Town


Salary: Hourly rate
Location: Various PDP Venues across Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire
Contract type: Season - Part-time 
Closing date: July 17, 2016
Interview date: July 18 2016 (week commencing)

Ipswich Town is looking to recruit  self-motivated, committed, confident and knowledgeable individuals to join the  youth football department in the position of PDP part-time coach.  

The role of the  PDP coach is fundamental to the long term vision of Ipswich Town FC  in helping to identify and develop players.

The role includes planning and delivering a co-ordinated  coaching programme from the Club's coaching philosophy for  U7-U16 age groups.  
The successful candidates will be expected to work on specific weekday evenings for two hours and weekday fixtures during school holidays, covering both training and/or the games programme.

The successful candidates will be required to have good knowledge of the game through playing experience and preferably have previous experience of coaching at youth development level.

Candidates will be expected  to complete a Youth Player Development Review document for each player within your age groups at the end of each training block.

 Essential qualifications:

• FA Level 2 football coaching certificate 
• FA Youth Award Modules 1 & 2 
• Basic First Aid for Sport
• FA Safeguarding Children
• Member of the FA Licensed Coaches Club
• CRB/DBS Certified
• Full UK driving licence and use of own vehicle 

Further qualifications: UEFA B Licence and FA youth module 3 or working towards  would be desirable.

Applicants to apply by email with covering letter, including personal statement and full CV to Richard Boreham at

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