Lead Foundation Phase Coach

  • Job Reference: Acad/Lead Foundation
  • Date Posted: 15 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Colchester Academy
  • Location: Tiptree, Essex
  • Salary: £21,000 to £25,000
  • Sector: Colchester United
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Colchester United Football Club – Academy Lead Foundation Phase Coach

Job Description:

Colchester United Football Club are seeking a full time Lead Foundation Phase Coach to work within our exciting, progressive Cat 2 Academy.  The role will oversee all players and coaches in the 8s-10s age groups, to ensure continual individual player development and ensure our coaching programme follows the Academy Performance Plan (APP).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivery of high-level coaching sessions for U8s-10s players.
  • Delivery of matchday duties for U8s-10s matchdays.
  • Lead on Individual Leaning Plans for the U8s-10s players.
  • Manage the MDT staff and other coaches within the U8s-10s programme.
  • Lead on the retain and release process for U8s-10s players
  • Ensure PMA and other player records are kept up to date for U8s-10s players.


  • UFEA B coaching award Essential / ‘A’ Licence Desirable
  • Advanced Youth Award
  • First Aid for Sport
  • EFAiF Certificate
  • DBS check

    Person Specification:

  • Hard working
  • Clean driving license
  • Good communication skills
  • Passion for working with young people