Graduate Assistant Sports Coach
Founded in 1432, Sevenoaks enjoys a global reputation as a centre of academic excellence and a flagship school for the International Baccalaureate. A co-educational day and boarding school, it offers a stimulating, intellectually demanding and balanced education for pupils from the age of 11 to 18.
The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, well-qualified graduate and a dynamic coach. He or she will be able to lead coaching sessions to develop student skill, fitness and tactical understanding. The candidate will be expected to manage a team for training sessions (during games afternoons and afterschool practices) and fixtures, providing positive and constructive feedback to students on their performance. Love of the subject and an ability to convey this to students is essential.
In supporting the work of the department, the graduate assistant will foster a strong team spirit, help to develop their skills and look to inspire the students. He or she will also be a good administrator, able to proactively manage given day-to-day tasks in the department efficiently and with initiative. They will be responsible for ensuring that teaching staff are supported with the necessary equipment for lessons. As such, it is essential that all requirements and regulations for Health and Safety and Child Protection policies laid down by both Sevenoaks School, the PE department and the Sennocke Centre Manager (as appropriate) are adhered to. We are looking for applicants comfortably confident to deliver in areas such as hockey, netball, rounders, tennis and athletics for girls games, and applicants in football, rugby, cricket, tennis and athletics for boys games.
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