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ACADEMY ASSISTANT COACH 

Gillingham Football Club is a club currently in League One of the English Football League, but with aspirations of returning, as a minimum, to the Championship. Plans are currently being developed to relocate the main stadium away from its traditional Priestfield Stadium home.

The club runs a “Category 3” Academy and as part of its continual improvement wishes to appoint an Academy Assistant Coach to work in our Youth Academy largely based at the University of Kent at Canterbury. The role is within the “Youth Development” Phase and the successful applicant will need to demonstrate significant experience of working with players between the ages of 12 and 14.

 On the last cycle of Academy audits the club finished 4th out of 52 Category 3 clubs, and is consistently ranked in the top quartile of appearances made by Academy graduates throughout the category.

Remuneration: Sessional

CV’s plus completed application form to gwellard@priestfield.com by June 12th. Interviews will take place week commencing June 19th 2017. Click here to download an application form.

Start date: August 2017 but with a need to attend a staff development day on July 8th.

Skills & Experience Required

  • Holder of an up to date UEFA B Licence, FA Youth Awards up to and including module 3 Please note these are mandatory qualifications
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Availability for flexible working hours (evenings and weekends)
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Adaptable to work to the demands of the job
  • Dedicated to self-improvement and personal development
  • Good IT skills
  • Focused on individual player development within a team process
  • Willing to follow and promote the Club football philosophy

OUTREACH TUTOR

The Gillingham Football Club Community Trust School is currently looking to recruit an Outreach Tutor for an immediate start.

Title: Outreach Tutor
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary/Wage: Dependent on qualifications and experience
Hours of Work: Full time
Location: Kent area, working at no more than a 40 mile radius from Ashford Kent
Responsible To: Outreach Coordinator and Head of School
Contractual Status: Employed

Overall purpose of the job

  • The post holder is required to carry out the duties of a teacher as set out in the teacher's handbook and any such other specific duties that form part of this job description.
  • The post holder is responsible to the Outreach Coordinator for supporting the general good order and discipline and policies of Gillingham FC Community Trust School whilst in the community. All staff are expected to have a clear understanding of the aims, objectives and ethos of Gillingham FC Community Trust School and an awareness of its role in the community. It is essential that the academic and pastoral frameworks of Gillingham FC Community Trust School be seen as inter-related.

A full job specification can be accessed here. 

How to apply: To request an application pack, please contact Lisa Darran on LDarran@priestfield.com or call 01634 623420.

Closing Date: Monday, June 26 2017. 

Job Reference: GFCCTIS-OT-JUN17

ACADEMY HEAD OF COACH DEVELOPMENT 

Gillingham Football Club is a club currently in League 1 of the English Football League, but with aspirations of returning, as a minimum, to the Championship. Plans are currently being developed to relocate the main stadium away from its traditional Priestfield Stadium home.

The club run’s a Category 3 Academy and as part of its continual improvement wishes to appoint an Academy Head of Coach Development.

On the last cycle of Academy audits the club finished 4th out of 52 Category 3 clubs, and is consistently ranked in the top quartile of appearances made by Academy graduates throughout the category.

The role it must be stressed is to assist the development of the academy coaching staff rather than players or groups of players and the individual appointed will need to understand this important distinction.

Salary: competitive

Start date: July 2017

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Holder of an up to date UEFA A Licence, FA Youth Awards and FA Advanced Youth Award with the age specific specialist element to the development of players in The Professional Development Phase. Please note these are mandatory qualifications
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Availability for flexible working hours (evenings and weekends)
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Adaptable to work to the demands of the job
  • Dedicated to self-improvement and personal development
  • A clean UK driving licence
  • Good IT and presentation skills
  • Focused on individual coach development within a team process
  • Willing to follow and promote the Club football philosophy

To download a full job description, click here.

Interviews will be held during the week-commencing Monday, June 26, 2017.

Closing date for applications Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Please contact gwellard@priestfield.com  for an application form.

COMMUNITY TRUST COACHES WANTED 


Gillingham Football Club's Community Trust is currently looking to recruit part-time Coaches with a view to starting immediately. 

Successful candidate needs to be hardworking, flexible, outgoing and self-driven with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high quality performance. Applicants should also be reliable, determined, and keen for the opportunity of a new experience. The positions would involve coaching children aged 5 to 15 years old within local primary and secondary schools, during a series of different sessions throughout the day. 

These sessions will include Breakfast, Lunchtime and After-School Clubs as well as In-School, PE and PSHE Lessons. Hours will be flexible throughout the week during school term time and school holidays. 

Pay would be subject to qualifications and experience. 

Key skills and experience required; 

•    FA Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football or working towards the qualification 
•    FA First Aid Qualification 
•    Knowledge and understanding of child protection issues including holding a current FA Safeguarding Children Workshop certificate 
•    Enhanced FA CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) Disclosure 
•    Own transport essential 
•    Flexible 
•    Have or working towards FA Youth Modules 

See attached for full Job Specifications.

If you are interested in this position please send your CV with a covering letter to: 

Jack Knighton 
Lead Community Coach 
Gillingham Football Club 
MEMS Priestfield Stadium 
Redfern Avenue 
Gillingham 
Kent. ME7 4DD 
Email: jknighton@priestfield.com
Tel: 01634 623410 

Closing Date: On-going 
Job Reference: GFCCTCC314

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A STEWARD?

The Gills are looking for enthusiastic people to join our stewarding team for the 2016/17 season.

This is a great opportunity to become part of the backroom staff at Gillingham Football Club; stewards perform an important function helping to maintain a safe environment for spectators on matchdays at the MEMS Priestfield Stadium.

A typical tour of duty will start two hours before kick-off and end around 30 minutes after the end of the match. Duties could typically include working in the car park, on exit gates and pitchside access points, and looking after supporters in the spectator areas of the ground. 

If you are over 18 years of age and interested then please download an application form (or pick one up from reception at the club) and complete. Applicants are advised to return complete documents to us as soon as possible. 

For further information contact the Safety Officer, Chris Baker on cbaker@priestfield.com.