Graduate Assistant (Lacrosse), Wiltshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

St Mary's CalneWiltshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: St Mary's own pay scale
Contract term: Fixed Term

Graduate Assistant (Lacrosse)

St Mary's Calne

St Mary’s is a leader in the field of girls’ independent boarding education. It has approximately 365 girls aged 11-18, including 120+ girls in the Sixth Form.   As well as innovative teaching, learning and scholarship, St Mary’s offers outstanding pastoral care and a vibrant, warm community.    

The Post

We are looking for a dynamic, highly motivated graduate with excellent communication skills, to assist with the provision of Lacrosse within the school and, in addition, to undertake a significant number of boarding duties. 

The position would suit an enthusiastic, committed and forward looking graduate who would be keen to contribute to all aspects of life in a boarding school and who might, in the longer term, be considering a career in teaching.  

Can you demonstrate

• An ability to coach Lacrosse from Year 7 to Year 13

• An ability to work in a team and a responsible attitude to work

 • Excellent communication skills and a desire to work with young people and their parents

• Good and demonstrable organisational skills and an ability to prioritise and manage your time effectively

• Good ICT skills e.g. a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

• An ability to show an empathetic approach and the ability to define appropriate boundaries 

• Flexibility and a willingness to commit to the boarding ethos of the school 

• An ability to work in an enthusiastic manner bringing new ideas and suggestions 

• The desire for excellence in all areas

• An ability to coach another sport(s) (desirable but not essential)

• An ability to help with Health Related Fitness and Strength conditioning (desirable but not essential)

What we can offer

• On-site accommodation with free meals during term time

• Highly motivated girls with lessons delivered in small teaching groups

• For a nominal fee, membership of the St Mary’s Sports Centre with its excellent sporting opportunities

• Free onsite parking

Further details and an application form are available via the school's website or on request from the school office on 01249 857200 or via email to

St Mary's is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils.  Due to the nature of the work involved, the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: midday, Wednesday 24th April 2019

More about St Mary's Calne
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 0DF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1249 857200
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St Mary’s Calne is an independent boarding and day school for girls aged 11-18, a happy, purposeful and flourishing community of around 365 pupils with a 80% to 20% boarding to day ratio. 

Founded in 1873, the school has been providing an outsta...