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Girl's Academy U14 Head Coach


Manchester, GB

Opening Date:  24-May-2023
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Job Description

Role Title: Girl’s Academy U14 Head Coach

Reports to:  Girl’s Academy Technical Director

Division: Manchester City Women 

Department: Manchester City Women 


Closing Date for Applications: 26th May 2023

Role specific purpose:     


To lead our U14 Girls Academy team. The role involves leading, planning, delivering and reviewing training sessions alongside preparing players and the team for competition. The head coach will be responsible for delivering the academy curriculum and completing documentation related to monitoring player development. The head coach will be expected to co-coach and work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team and will have leadership responsibility for the U14 team coaches.


Role specific accountabilities:


To prepare, deliver and review training sessions and games.


Implement club methodology within our player development curriculum.


Completion and delivery of club player assessment and feedback processes to monitor player progression.


Work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team.


Relationship management with players and guardians.


Create a positive learning environment for players.

Role specific knowledge, skills and experience:


  • Masters qualification in sport related subject / A Licence certificate in coaching football
  • Min 3yrs teaching experience
  • Experience of leading elite level female youth football programmes
  • Experience of coaching roles in elite level female youth teams
  • Excellent communication skills, able to build and maintain relationships
  • Current FA safeguarding certificate
  • Knowledge of the girl’s and women’s game
  • High level of organisational skills


  • Experience of leading coaches
  •  Experience of designing and implementing elite female player development curriculums
  • Elite level playing experience – youth or senior





City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose skills and experience seem to meet our needs. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you only if you are selected for an interview. 

Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Due to our safeguarding promise, all UK based CFG roles will be subject to a DBS check upon commencing employment with us. This will be either a basic, standard or enhanced check depending on the job role and responsibilities.

If you have any further questions about the role or your application, please contact


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