Position: First Team Head Coach

Contract Type: Full Time

Salary: Dependant on experience


London Bees FC has opened applications for a new Head Coach, ahead of the 24/25 season.


We are looking for candidates with previous experience in senior women’s football and who have an ambitious and pro-active approach with a drive to push the First Team back up the women’s pyramid and grow the Club’s player pathway.


The Head Coach will manage all on and off-field football activities for the First Team, with a view to promoting and supporting the Club’s plans and philosophy for the future. They will also work with youth / reserve team coaches to ensure aligned recruitment and development plans, establishing a clear and strong pathway for London Bees players.


Role & Responsibilities:

• Manage all on- and off-pitch football activities for London Bees First Team with the aim of recruiting and building a competitive squad which can push for promotion and ensuring continued player development.
• Oversee all First Team support staff and provide effective leadership and a clear sense of cohesion.
• Work with youth / reserve teams coaches and players to establish and support a strong player pathway.
• Develop and deliver a clear vision which supports the Club’s football strategy, values and overall philosophy.
• Engage in the Club’s community, promotional and media work and look to help grow the Club’s fanbase and support its off-pitch ambitions.
• Establish and maintain good working relationships with Club staff, coaches and players.
• Uphold and adhere to Club policies, in particular its policies on equality & diversity, safeguarding and welfare.
• Be responsible to the Board and to report to the Board on all matters, including performance and strategy.


Role Requirements:

• Minimum UEFA B Licence (- with UEFA A Licence being preferred).
• Proven experience and success within senior women’s football at a high level.
• Previous experience in player development.
• Ability to attend all First Team training sessions and matches and to commit to full-time hours in keeping with business needs.
• Ability to work in accordance with policies, procedures and established practices and within assigned budgets.
• Ability to work toward Club plans and philosophies and communicate effectively with senior management.
• Strong communication skills and an ability to develop good working relationships.
• Commitment to working with the Club’s community and media teams to grow support for the Club.
• Proof of right to work in the UK and clear safeguarding checks.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV by email to:
Emails should use the subject heading: LONDON BEES – HEAD COACH APPLICATION


Closing Date
08 April 2024


Equality & Diversity
London Bees FC is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment, selection, training, development and promotion are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, ethnic and national origin, disability or gender.