Graduate Assistant, Leatherhead

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St. John's School LeatherheadLeatherhead

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Fixed term contract: January 2019 – June 2019 

Hours of work: term time only

St John’s School is looking to employ an exceptional graduate with a good degree in any discipline. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in an educational setting by contributing to the sporting and co-curricular programme of a leading co-educational independent school in the south east of England. 

The postholder will be an associated member of the Common Room and will report to the Assistant Head (Co-curricular).  The tenure of the post is from January 2019 to June 2019, with the opportunity to develop into a teaching fellow role for the right candidate. 

Ideally candidates will have coaching or playing experience in a variety of sports, but those who excel in one sport will still be considered. We are particularly interested in graduates with a strong background in netball, football, athletics and cricket.  Enthusiasm, flexibility, a positive approach to all games, the ability to work as part of a team and a willingness to participate fully in a busy and thriving School are essential, as is a sense of humour. 

Further details and an application form are available from our website: or by contacting our HR department on 01372 231426, email:

Closing date: 9.00am, Friday 19 October 2019 

Applications will be assessed in order of receipt and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received. Please apply as soon as possible.

St John’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.  

Reg Charity No: 312064

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More about St. John's School Leatherhead
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Epsom Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 8SP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1372 373000
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Set in the beautiful Surrey countryside, St John’s School is an independent HMC senior school on a 50-acre campus which offers the advantages of proximity to a town centre and the cultural attractions of nearby London, as well as excellent communicat...