An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and qualified coach to join the Huddersfield Town Foundation as a Community Coach!

The Foundation’s Community Coaches deliver a range of workshops and practical sessions to both young people and adults across Kirklees.

We’re looking for somebody that is passionate about sport to plan and deliver engaging sessions in schools and other community settings on weekdays, evenings and weekends.

Applicants must be educated to a minimum of GCSE level or equivalent including Maths and English at grades A*-C (or 9-4) and hold a FA Level 2 qualification in Football or higher, along with valid First Aid and safeguarding qualifications and/or training.

£16,500 to £19,000 per annum

35+ hours per week

Fixed-term to August 2022 in the first instance

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CLICK HERE for the full Job Description and Person Specification.

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For an informal discussion about this position please contact Katie Suttron, Head of Education and Community Activity

To apply, please request an application form by email to Completed applications must be submitted by 12 noon on Friday 28th May 2021.

In the first instance, short-listed candidates will be invited to participate in a practical assessment, which is likely to take place on 11th June 2021. Formal interviews will take place on 16th June 2021.


The Huddersfield Town Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

As this role is likely to involve the supervision of and work with children and young people or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will require an Enhanced Criminal Records Check (CRC) through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Applicants must disclose all previous convictions including spent convictions in accordance with the associated legislation. The amendments to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) provide that when applying for certain jobs and activities, certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’.

This means that they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.

Equality & Inclusion

Huddersfield Town AFC and the Huddersfield Town Foundation are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where everyone can be themselves and in which everyone feels valued and included, and supported to achieve their full potential.

We offer a range of family-friendly and inclusive employment arrangements and we have a zero-tolerance approach to any form of discrimination. We are committed to the redress of any inequalities by taking positive action where appropriate.

We are a Disability Confident Leader and welcome applications from candidates with a disability. We are also seeking to diversify our workforce, in particular by gender and ethnicity.

We welcome applications from all individuals who believe they meet the criteria for the role as set out in the person specification.

Further information about the Company, and what it is like to work with us can be accessed from the Careers section of our WEBSITE.