Employment Opportunity – Coaches for ALDI MiniRoos Kick-Off for Girls & MiniRoos Step Up Programs.

Employment Opportunity – Coaches for ALDI MiniRoos Kick-Off for Girls & MiniRoos Step Up Programs.

Garden Suburb Football Club is seeking applications for coaches to become part of the 2018 ALDI MiniRoos Kick-Off for Girls program and MiniRoos Step Up program.

ALDI MiniRoos Kick-Off for Girls is Northern NSW Footballs introductory football program for girls aged 4 – 9. The program uses short, game-based sessions to introduce the sport of football to newcomers in a fun and inclusive way and provides grassroots football participants with more opportunities to try the world game

MiniRoos Step Up is designed for both girls and boys aged 6-11, who already have foundational football skills. This program offers young players the opportunity to continue their MiniRoos experience at the next level. They will have short, game-based sessions aimed at the intermediary skill level, mixed with fun.

Both programs run for 8 weeks during term 4 (22ndOctober – 10thDecember) on Monday afternoons.

Coaching Opportunities 

Successful applicants must attend a modified coaching certificate and ALDI MiniRoos Kick-Off training/ information session. This course will be held in each area sometime early in October.

If you are interested in becoming part of this program, please submit a resume and cover letter outlining the below to gsfcsummerfootball@gmail.com

  • Current involvement with football and/or other sports
  • Any coaching experience
  • Any refereeing experience
  • Why you would like to be part of the ALDI MiniRoos Kick-Off program in 2018
  • Which program you have an interest in coaching
  • If you are available for the entirety of the program (8 weeks)
  • What qualities you would bring to the program

Please note: If you are over the age of 18 you will need to hold relevant Working with Children Check; Employment is subject to WWCC clearance.

Applications close 5pm Friday 14thSeptember 2018.

For more information on the program please visit: http://northernnswfootball.com.au/miniroos/miniroos-kick-off-for-girls/

If you have any question regarding this opportunity please contact Michelle Forbes via email gsfcsummerfootball@gmail.comor by phone 0421285301.

Position Outline

Coaches will be in charge of a group of 10 participates at Garden Suburb Football Club for 45 minutes a week and will facilitate training as directed by the ALDI MiniRoos Kick-Off for Girls/ Step Up session plans. The session plan is in line with the game-sense philosophy of sport participation. This approach to sport delivery emphasises a move away from traditional coach dominated sessions to those that are player-centred, using game-like situations rather than technical drills.

Coaches will be overseen by a Centre Coordinator and will have sufficient support throughout the program.

Coach responsibilities include:

  • Supervise a group of 10 players each week
  • Plan, prepare and deliver 30-minute coaching session each week (session plan provided)
  • Referee and coach during a 15-minute game each week
  • Keep session moving fluently, with animation, limiting stoppages and encouraging all players;
  • Create an environment that ensures all players have fun and have maximum involvement;
  • Be flexible, patient and positive.

Coaches are provided with a uniform shirt and are paid at a rate of $20 per session.

Please note: If you are over the age of 18 you will need to hold a relevant Working with Children Check; Employment is subject to WWCC clearance.