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VACANCY | Head of Coaching (Full Time)

Newport County AFC Academy is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, talented, confident and hard-working individual to join the full-time coaching team.

Currently in League Two and operating a Category Three Academy, Newport County AFC is an ideal club for a knowledgeable and enthusiastic coach, who loves the game and takes great pride in the professional development of young players and themselves.


JOB TITLE: Head of Coaching (Full Time)

HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours per week (Weekend work is essential)

REPORTING TO: Board & Academy Manager

CONTRACTUAL: Permanent – subject to 3 months probationary period


Closing Date –

Friday 19th July 2019, 5pm


Safeguarding Statement

Newport County AFC is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment.

This post requires Enhanced Criminal Records Checks and may include checks against the Barred Lists, as such it is exempt from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Therefore, all convictions including spent convictions that have not been subject to filtering by the DBS should be declared”.

Relevant information and / or documents will be distributed as part of the recruitment process.


BAME Declaration

The English Football League has introduced positive action measures aimed at tackling the under-representation of coaches and managers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethic (BAME) backgrounds. New regulations require clubs to shortlist at least one suitably qualified BAME candidate (where an application has been received) for all roles in Academy football that require a UEFA A or UEFA B Licence.

As part of the application process, you will therefore be asked to declare your ethnicity.


General Information

The employee must at all time carry out their duties with due regard to Newport County AFC policies and procedures. The employee must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders.

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Interested in Volunteering for Newport County AFC?

The Club is always looking for committed, reliable people to volunteer around the Club.  Whether this be welcoming supporters to the ground on match day, helping in the Club Shop and Ticketing, becoming part of the match day team, or helping with admin tasks during the week.

If you'd like to become part of the Newport County AFC Volunteering Team, please contact us ( and let us know what kind of role you would be interested in.