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    Youth Team Physical Development Coach (Full-Time)

    Tottenham Hotspur Football Club

    A rare opportunity is available for a Youth Team Physical Development Coach to assist and support the Head of Academy Physical Development to fulfil his duties and meet the needs of the Medical Department.

    The successful candidate will:

    • Implement industry-leading Sports Science and Strength & Conditioning support to the Youth Team (U17 and 18 age groups), under guidance from the Head of Academy Physical Development.
    • Work within an inter-disciplinary team to deliver programmes in-line with Tottenham Hotspur’s Physical Development philosophy.
    • Comply with safeguarding and good practice protocols.

    The position is full-time and based at the Training Centre in Enfield. The job holder needs to be flexible and work irregular hours (eg, evenings/Saturdays/Sundays/bank holidays). Leave to be taken during the closed season (June).

    This position is suited to someone with a solid academic background and a range of skills and experience, including:

    • Degree in Sports Science or Strength & Conditioning or equivalent
    • Postgraduate Degree in Sports Science or Strength & Conditioning or equivalent (desirable)
    • Track record (post-internship) delivering effective Sport Science programmes in Elite Sport, preferably in Football
    • UKSCA Accreditation (desirable)
    • EXOS Performance Mentorships plus FMS Certification (desirable)
    • Excellent IT skills
    • Current Safeguarding Children certificate and First Aid (desirable)
    • Solid written and spoken communication skills – Level 2 minimum or equivalent (eg, GCSE English)

    This position involves working with young people (under 18s) in Regulated Activity and is a position of trust. It is subject to safer recruitment protocols, including DBS check at Enhanced Level, satisfactory references and a six-month probationary period.

    Tottenham Hotspur is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

    Tottenham Hotspur is an equal opportunities employer.


    Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Monday 25th January 2016
    Interviews: W/C 1st February 2016
    Position Commences: ASAP

    Download and complete the:

    Application Park
    Application Park (.doc version)

    and submit to medical.recruitment@tottenhamhotspur.com

    Tottenham Hotspur Traineeship

    Tottenham Hotspur Foundation

    Tottenham Hotspur Foundation is offering you the opportunity of a Coaching Traineeship at White Hart Lane stadium.

    During this 12 week traineeship in Administration, Education, Health or Community Development you will be placed with the appropriate team in the foundation office during the 12 week placement.

    The eligibility criteria we are looking for is, 16-18 year olds, unemployed and not in full time education. Next to this, you cannot hold a qualification higher than a level 2 or equivalent.

    The Traineeship has 3 key elements:

    • Work experience with Tottenham Hotspur Foundation
    • Principles of Sports Coaching
    • L1 Award in Employability and Customer Service

    Position: Full Time Community Coach

    Detailed Requirements:

    • Be self-motivated, committed and reliable once assigned work.
    • Deliver a variety of comprehensive coaching activities that maintain and meet the needs of individuals or groups delivered to, in line with syllabus (or National Curriculum) or to achieve desired outcomes.
    • Work with individuals and/or groups from a range of backgrounds.
    • Be responsible for the correct use and safe keeping of equipment and facilities allocated to coach/session and update risk assessments accordingly.
    • Build and support positive working partnerships with existing/new key partners to receive continued funding for delivery of programmes.
    • Maintain high standards of professional behaviour towards colleagues, young people with whom we engage and the wider general public when working for THF.
    • Develop professional and supportive relationships with the young people engaged through session delivery.
    • Undertake regular professional development days as set by THF in order to continue your own personal development, whilst allowing us to continue setting a bench mark within the industry.
    • Undertake administrative tasks related to the sessions/ tasks, including updating registers, consent forms, risk assessment, incident and accident forms, writing case studies that demonstrate impact of projects, and recording any outcomes and accreditations achieved by participants using relevant monitoring and evaluation systems.
    • Have knowledge and experience of working in diverse settings, such as housing estates, youth clubs, leisure centres, public parks and open spaces, schools and Post 16 colleges.
    • Have up to date knowledge of, and adhere to, all Tottenham Hotspur policies and procedures, including those relating to Safeguarding, Health and Safety and emergency procedures, including those of venues where you may be based.
    • Undertake other duties as required to ensure efficient delivery of Tottenham Hotspur Foundation sessions.

    To secure a place or/and an information pack please contact: Mathijs Leenhouts mathijs.leenhouts@tottenhamhotspur.com.