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Children’s Academy Coach

Coaching Vacancy at Thistle Weir Academy

Role: Children’s Academy Coach

Salary: Salary to be agreed, depending on experience and qualifications.

Location(s): Based at Petershill and Springburn sports facilities, Glasgow

Days / times: Evening and Weekend work essential

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join our progressive coaching team at Thistle Weir Youth Academy. We are seeking to recruit exceptional individuals who are dynamic, selfmotivated and good communicators to play a pivotal role in our mission to develop the best youth players for Partick Thistle Football Club.

The post requires:

Essential: Scottish FA Children’s Coaching Licence or enrolled on the Course
Desired: Scottish FA Advanced Children’s Licence or currently undertaking or enrolled on the Course

The applicant will:

  1. Have an unrivalled passion for developing young footballers.
  2. Proactively promote the consistent application of the Thistle Weir Youth Academy
    mission, values and beliefs.
  3. Have the ability to be able to affect change in individual players and the team.



  • Minimum requirements of Scottish FA Children’s Coaching Licence or
    enrolled on this course
  • Experience of working with young players, along with good leadership and
    organisational skills.
  • A confident and vibrant personality.
  • Availability to take part in evening and weekend work.
  • PVG Scheme disclosure



  • Sports First Aid or equivalent qualification.
  • A current driving licence and access to a car


Start date for post would be immediate upon success

For more information contact Academy Administrator:  


Thistle Weir Youth Academy is an Equal Opportunities Employer. This post includes
regulated work with children and all offers are subject to references and PVG Scheme

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