Job Vacancy | Head of Children’s Academy

Hours: Part time
Salary: Monthly expenses    

An opportunity has arisen at Greenock Morton Football Club based in Scotland. The club is seeking for a full time head of children’s academy for the Greenock Morton Football Club Youth Academy.  The official title for the role is “Head of Children’s Academy “.

This is a brilliant opportunity for any coaches out there looking to work within a professional football club which are currently competing in the second tier of Project Brave whilst progressing their SFA coaching pathway further.

Job details

  • Overseeing the under 10’s, 11’s and 12’s teams, liaising with coaches and provide feedback to the Director of Youth.
    • Delivering coaching sessions in line with the academy’s philosophy and structure.
    • Overseeing match day organisation.
    • Liaise with parents, formally through parental interviews and informally when appropriate.
  • Work closely with the Chief Scout in relation to recruitment of players for all age groups.
    • Ensure all players required are fully briefed regarding match day or training arrangements.
    • Attend Child Protection training and adhere to all policy pertaining to Child Protection.
    • Ensure kit and equipment is appropriate, maintained and available.
    • Submit training session planners & match reports by agreed deadlines issued by the Director of Youth.
    • Assist with the production of formal assessment profiles.
    • Make recommendations regarding the retention/release of players and trialists.
    • Make the Director of Youth aware of any possible problems as soon as possible.
    • Attend all in-service training arranged by the SFA/SPFL or Greenock Morton FC, if deemed appropriate by the Director of Youth.
    • Maintain your personal continuous professional development.
    • Abide by all guidelines, code of conduct and agreements set down by Greenock Morton Football Club.

How to apply

If you would like to be part of a dynamic team and think you could be a successful candidate for this role then please forward your CV with cover letter to

Please note, you must have a Children’s Licence to apply.

Closing date for all CV’s is Friday 26thJuly 2019