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Lead Children’s Academy Coach

Coaching Vacancy at Thistle Weir Academy

Role: Lead 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 Thistle Weir Youth Academy. We are seeking to recruit exceptional individuals who are dynamic, self-motivated 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:
QUALIFICATION REQUIRED – Minimum Advanced Children’s Licence or Currently undertaking Advance Children’s Licence Course

(Please do not apply if you do not meet this criteria)


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 Advanced Children’s Licence or Currently on Advanced Children’s Licence 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 link to application form, 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 membership.

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