Part Time Academy GK Coach

  • Job Reference: Acad/PT GK Coach
  • Date Posted: 17 July 2023
  • Recruiter: Colchester Academy
  • Location: Tiptree, Essex
  • Salary: £30.00 to £40.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Colchester United
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

Job Description

Colchester United Football Club are seeking a part time goalkeeper academy coach to work within our exciting, progressive Cat 2 Academy.  The role will develop players across the Foundation Phase (FP) Youth Development Phase (YDP) 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 FP & YDP GKs.
  • Delivery of matchday duties for FP & YDP GKs.
  • Assist on Individual Leaning Plans for the FP & YDP GKs.
  • Input on MDT within the FP & YDP programme.
  • Input on the retain and release process for FP & YDP GKs.
  • Ensure PMA and other player records are kept up to date for FP & YDP GKs.


  • UFEA B coaching award essential / ‘A’ Licence Desirable
  • UEFA B GK Licence aware essential / ‘A’ Licence Desirable
  • Advanced Youth Award
  • First Aid for Sport
  • DBS check

Person Specification:

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

Salary: £30 per session. £40 per game.

All staff must be aware of all safeguarding and equity and diversity issues, along with all academy and club policies, rules and regulations.  We are dedicated to fostering a diverse and dynamic working environment by building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.