Football Coaching Apprenticeship

  • Bloomsbury Football Foundation
  • London, Greater London
  • £192.00 per week

At Bloomsbury Football, you will assist one of our Academy teams in high-level competitive league football, whilst also learning to lead sessions in our Schools programme. Foster positive relationships with parents, partners, and venues. Seize the opportunity to drive program improvement through innovative coaching and ideas, directly impacting overall quality and success.

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  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
    £192.00 p/w
  • Hours
    30.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date
  • Approx. Duration
    12 months

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    Bloomsbury Football Foundation


Bloomsbury Football Foundation aims to ensure that every child can take part in our programmes - regardless of their ability to pay or play. We provide an experience and environment that is professional, competitive, and enjoyable for all players, coaches, and parents.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people, and adults at risk of harm with whom we work, and we expect all our team to share this commitment. As part of this commitment, we carry out basic disclosure checks on all employees and require all roles working directly with children, young people, and adults at risk of harm to have an enhanced DBS check. This post is subject to an extensive disclosure check.

Key Duties

- Assist one of our Academy teams, competing & training at a high level in competitive league football.

- Assist and lead a number of sessions as part of our Schools programme.

- Create and maintain positive relationships with multiple stakeholders (parents, partners and venues).

- Opportunity to have a direct impact on the improvement of the programme (quality of coaching, innovative ideas etc).

- Report to Central Regional Lead for off pitch duties.


- Passion and enthusiasm for working with young people.

- Ability to work in different settings and venues (schools and external venues)

- Flexibility in working hours, which will include morning, afternoon and weekend work.

- Seek to be proactive and to get involved with

- Confidence to communicate effectively with young children, parents and stakeholders.

- Creativity in sessions and the wider role.

The candidate must have the right to live and work in the UK. Bloomsbury Football Foundation does not sponsor visas.


- Ongoing internal and external CPD

- Branded Nike coaching kit

- Free gym

- Charity worker discounts

- Sponsored FA coaching qualifications

- Be a part of a growing organisation

- Opportunity to increase salary and grow your role

- Central London office located in Camden market

- Regular staff socials and football matches

- Opportunity to work with organisations such as Coaches voice

- Free tickets to Premier League, WSL, FA Cup, League Cup, and Champions League football matches

At Bloomsbury Football Foundation you will work towards your L2 Community Activator Coach apprenticeship Qualification over the course of 12-18 Months.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Lifetime Training on 0333 0143 669 (Ref ID: 248005)

This is an apprenticeship programme, designed to help you gain skills and experience 'on the job.' We aren't looking for any previous coaching qualifications or experience but certain personal qualities and characteristics are a must: -Passion and enthusiasm for working with young people. -Ability to work in different settings and venues (schools and external venues) -Flexibility in working hours, which will include morning, afternoon and weekend work. -Seek to be proactive and to get involved with -Confidence to communicate effectively with young children, parents and stakeholders.
No Qualifications Required, All Training will be provided. Missed out on getting your Maths and English GCSE's? Don't worry- you can still apply but you will need to complete Functional Skills Level 2 before you finish the apprenticeship. Our Learning Coaches can support you with this so don't let this put you off!
Community Activator Coach Apprenticeship L2 including Functional Skills in Maths and English
You must be enthusiastic about wanting to work within the sport and physical activity sector and be committed to inspiring others to be more physically active. No prior coaching experience is required, but a willingness to learn, work hard and challenge yourself is essential.
This apprenticeship opens up loads of opportunities for your future. Here's what some Coach Core graduates are now up to across the Country: Health and Wellbeing Officer- Argyle Community Trust Full time Basketball Coach- Bristol Flyers Inclusion Officer- Surrey FA Did you know? 89% of Coach Core graduates agreed that the programme had helped their career 60% were still working with their original employer and 74% of those were earning a higher salary once they completed

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