Stenhousemuir Football Club

Warriors in the Community


Community Coach

(Full-time permanent contract)


Salary- Subject in line with national minimum wage

Hours- 37.5 pw with regular evening and weekend work



Stenhousemuir Football Club is inviting applications for the position of Community Coach.


The purpose of the role is to work as a Head Coach across a range of programmes within the highly acclaimed Warriors in the Community programme which the football club operates. The club has one of the largest community programmes of any club in Scotland, with around 500 people from the local community taking part in football and education sessions each week, over 10,000 people involved annually and approximately 250,000 visitors to Ochilview Park each year.


The Club is looking for an individual with experience of working with all age groups and ability levels within a community football setting. The successful applicant must demonstrate the drive, passion and energy required to deliver first class community football sessions and be a positive role model to the young people within the programme.


The successful applicant will report directly to the Club’s two Football Development Officers.


If you are interested in the position, please read over the person specification and apply as detailed below before the closing date.



Closing date for Applications is 5pm Wednesday 2nd October 2019 

Interviews will take place the following week at Ochilview Park


How to apply:

Please send your CV and Covering Letter to




Main Responsibilities

The role of the Community Coach is to support the function of the Warriors in the Community programme by acting as a Head Coach across a range of programmes. Working under 2 Football Development Officers to perform the duties required to positively impact the community programmes whilst also aiming to help achieve the goals of the organisation.

Pre-School Football / Mini Maroons (30%)

  • Planning & preparing sessions
  • Organising sessions / keeping times and days on calendar
  • Mini Maroons / managing number of participants
  • Working with the FDO- Children’s Section to prepare a Mini Maroon Curriculum
  • Increase number of participants in the programme with potential opening of new classes

Adults & Youth Programmes (25%)

  • Planning & delivering sessions with our Twilight Leagues/Mental Health / Walking Football Programmes
  • Entering competitive leagues / competitions for both programmes and travelling with the squads
  • Organising travel / transport for away days
  • Preparing strips
  • Increase the number of participants to grow the programmes

Young Maroons & Afterschool Football (25%)

  • Planning and delivering football sessions
  • Delivering weekly after school sessions per week in various schools in the local cluster schools
  • Planning and delivery of Wednesday afternoon Young Maroon sessions

Holiday Camps (10%)

  • Delivering a high standard of coaching to our Holiday Camp participants during Easter/ Summer/ October/ Christmas Camp

Community Select Teams coaching cover (10%)

  • Supporting the community team coaches with the delivery of training sessions when required
  • Helping CST Teams on a Saturday morning when available


Area What


HDC or above in a sports related field

Minimum of Scottish FA 1.3 Coaching Children’s & Youths

Experiences Experience of working with football clubs and associations

Experience of coaching and working with all ages and ability levels

Skills Manages time effectively

Manages challenging people including upset parents

Competent with all Microsoft programmes including outlook, word, excel

Behaviours Builds rapport easily

Self-reliant and resilient

Equally productive in a team

Shows “can do” attitude

Focuses on quality and delighting customers

Confident to challenge ideas

Committed to their personal development

Working environment Regular evening and weekend work

As a small team, we expect everyone to “muck in” when required.