Juniors Coach (BFC Women)

Juniors Coach (BFC Women)


Job vacancy: Juniors Coach (BFC Women)
Remuneration + benefits: £Competitive hourly rates plus holiday pay 

Free parking 

Contract type: Zero Hours / Casual
Location: Various locations across Burnley and Pendle 
How to apply: Download application form here
Full job description: Juniors Coach (BFC Women) - Job Description


About us


Burnley FC in the Community (BFCitC) is the award-winning, official charity of Burnley Football Club.

We work hard every day to deliver our mission to inspire, support and deliver change to communities across Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale, the Ribble Valley and West Yorkshire.

We believe in the immense power of our football club to transform people’s lives for the better. We believe Burnley and Pendle is a special place – a home to extraordinary people like you. Come and be part of our story!


The role


We are now looking to recruit to the role of BFC Women Juniors Coach for the 2022/23 season. The successful applicant will coach four age groups within the Junior set up at U10/U12s/U14s/U16s. Players train during the week and play weekend fixtures during the months of August – May. Each year, players are required to attend trials to try and secure a place within their respective age groups. The trials are well attended and highly competitive.


Role expectations


  • Reporting to the Football Development Manager the Juniors Coach will be expected to:
  • Engage, inspire and empower the female players to reach their full potential.
  • Engage and liaise with parents about training, fixtures and event details
  • Evidence detailed session plans that link to the BFC Women Junior curriculum
  • Produce Mid-season Individual player development plans (IDP’s) for the team
  • Deliver high-quality sessions that engage, enthuse, challenge and progress the players.
  • To help monitor and evaluate the programme & have an input into the future design of programme delivery.
  • Identify talented individuals involved in the projects and refer those individuals to appropriate destinations.
  • To understand and implement the Charity’s Safeguarding policy, procedures, and best practice guidelines in your role. To use this understanding to ensure safe working practices, appropriate reporting of concerns and contribute positively to a safe environment.
  • To be able to work flexible hours where the role of the job requires.
  • To work towards agreed objectives.
  • Comply with all Charity policies.
  • Promote the Burnley FC in the Community brand and ethos in a professional, strong, and positive manner.
  • Work alongside other team members to support in other areas of the organisation as and when required to promote best practice.
  • Hold a commitment to equality and diversity in the workplace.
  • Willingness to attend training courses to enhance own professional development.
  • Always demonstrate the Charity’s values.

This job description is issued as a guideline to assist you in your duties and is not exhaustive. You may, on occasions, be required to undertake additional or other duties within the context of this job description


An ideal candidate will have;



  • Hold a Level 2 qualification in Football Coaching
  • Experience of working with Female Players for several years
  • Have experience working with a team in a competitive environment
  • An understanding and passion for planning and delivering high quality specific sessions that link to a curriculum
  • An understanding of the players wants, challenges and needs
  • An understanding of Safeguarding procedures.
  • A passion for the community and making a difference within the women’s game


  • UEFA B Licence Award in Football Coaching – or working towards
  • Knowledge of the FA women’s football strategy
  • Experience of working with female players ages 8-16 in a competitive environment.
  • Talent ID process
  • Have the ability to stretch and challenge players learning & development

Applicants will need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to work evenings, weekends and match days as required.

Please apply by downloading and completing the job application form  (alternative format available upon request).

 BFCitC no longer accept CV’s.  

Burnley FC in the Community is committed to safeguarding children and young people and is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Check (DBS) which will be paid for by the employer.  

*Please note that due to the number of applications we receive, only candidates selected for interview will be notified.