FA Coach Mentor Vacancy - Lincolnshire

The Football Association is looking to appoint a FA Coach Mentor to support Lincolnshire FA. 

They will work with specific projects, supporting:

  • FA Charter Standard Clubs
  • Specific target groups (BAME, Female and Disability)
  • Grassroots coaches
  • Football Leagues
  • Coach Education in a Mentoring capacity

You would be working on a part-time basis, on a minimum 96 hour contract for the season and will provide agreed hours of mentoring support, until the end of the 2017/18 season. Mentors will provide quality targeted support that challenges coaches to excel in their work and enhance coaching standards nationally.

The aim of the Mentoring programme is;

  • To support the development of coaches in Grassroots football  leaving a lasting legacy
  • To work with Clubs to identify the needs of coaches
  • To  mentor and support coaches working in Charter Standard Clubs
  • To observe, provide feedback and create action plans for clubs and individuals 
  • To develop and deliver a programme of support for coaches across the 4 corners
  • To support coach development, focusing upon the knowledge, skills and attributes to be an effective coach
  • To support and develop reflection skills
  • To develop  individual, bespoke  club  based  events  to  support  the  learning  of  coaches 

The mentoring programme will meet the needs of coaches at a local level, promoting and cascading the principles of the England DNA, as well as linking with The FA Respect programme.

We now seek applications from perspective mentors with the right credentials, knowledge, skills attributes and time to provide mentoring opportunities for coaches working within specific target groups (BAME, Female and Disability), Grassroots Clubs, Football Leagues and Coach Education in a Mentoring capacity

Application Process

If you wish to be considered for  the Coach Mentor position please complete the application form and return it together with your CV to: coachmentorapplications@thefa.com. Please note that only electronic applications will be accepted. Unfortunately, as we will not be able to respond to everyone individually if you do not hear from us by 6th December 2017 please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. 

The deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm on the 28th November.  Any applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

Interviews are scheduled to take place within the region on the 11th December 2017

Following interview, the successful candidate accepted as the FA Coach Mentor will be required to attend a training / familiarisation session at a centralised location within their region (for which no fee will be payable). These inductions will take place on the 6th January 2018. (Further details will be provided at interview) and it is essential that you attend these days prior to being appointed as an FA Coach Mentor.   

If you cannot attend the interview date or the induction training date, please do not apply as attendance on these dates is mandatory. If you have any queries please contact us on coachmentorapplications@thefa.com

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