Vacancy: Premier League Kicks Coach

The Town Foundation – the Club’s official registered charity – is recruiting a Premier League Kicks Coach to join its team.

Full information on the role, including how to apply, is below.



An hourly rate will be paid dependant on experience as well as reasonable travel expenses.


Leeds Road Sports Complex, Leeds Road, Huddersfield, HD2 1YY

Type of Contract


Closing Date

Recruitment will be ongoing


The Huddersfield Town Foundation provides inclusive sporting and educational opportunities to people across Kirklees under our five themes, Sport, Education, Inclusion, Heath and Trust. The Foundation is currently seeking to increase our coaching staff as we continue to grow in our delivery.The vacancy will be offered on an initial 20 hours per week contract and will present a great opportunity for individuals to enter the sports sector and work for Yorkshire’s only Premier League Club. The successful candidates will be dynamic, forward-thinking individuals who are results-driven, team players, and who have the welfare and positive experience of the young people they will be working with at the forefront of their minds.

How to apply

Please send an up to date CV to James Rawlinson Head of Sport / Football, The Huddersfield Town Foundation, Leeds Road Sports Complex, Leeds Road HD2 1YY or by email to

Job title

Premier League Kicks Coach


Huddersfield Town Foundation

Reporting line

You will be required to report to the Head of Sport/Football and the Project Co-ordinators.

Contract type

The vacancy will be offered on an initial 20 hours per week contract

Hours of work

Rotas may change on a week to week basis to meet demand and this will include evening and weekend work.


An hourly rate will be paid dependant on experience as well as reasonable travel expenses

Key Tasks

The roles outlined above will form the core basis of your working week, but hours may also be made up in other areas of the Foundations work. This includes in schools and the local community. You will be required to plan and deliver high quality, fun and engaging sessions in a variety of sports, including football.

– Maintain a high standard of delivery while representing HTAFC Foundation making sure all standards are at the highest of levels

– Take a person-centred approach to all delivery

– Manage registers and required reporting on all sessions

– Report back to the Head of Football/Sport at required times with registers, course numbers and anything else that may be required as part of the Foundations monitoring and evaluation process

– Be the ‘face’ of the Foundation, build good relationships with partners ensuring repeat business is gained.

Role Requirements:

You must hold relevant coaching qualifications such as FA Level 1 and 2 (or equivalent in other sports), First Aid trained and have completed an FA Safeguarding course.

– Other coaching qualifications such as youth module awards are desirable.

– Experience as a youth worker is desirable.

– Experience in working with children and young people is essential.

– Full driving licence and access to vehicle or ability to travel throughout Kirklees is essential.

You will be expected at all times to adhere to the Huddersfield Town Foundation Code of Conduct and represent the Foundation in a positive and professional manner. The Huddersfield Town Foundation is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Huddersfield Town is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If this role involves the supervision of and work with children and young people or vulnerable adults you will require an Enhanced Criminal Records Check (CRC) through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and clearance for work in football by the FA. As such, this post is exempt for the rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and the applicant must disclose all previous convictions including spent convictions.

As Huddersfield Town is a diverse club that respects differences in race, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, background or personal circumstance we welcome all applications. We want everyone to feel valued and included within the club to achieve their full potential. Huddersfield Town is opposed to any form of discrimination and commits itself to the redress of any inequalities by taking positive action where appropriate.