Graduate Sports Assistant (Netball), Leicestershire

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Ratcliffe CollegeLeicestershire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

We are seeking to appoint 1 Graduate Assistant who is a keen Netball player or coach, to work within the Sports Department and to assist within the Girls Boarding House.  To commence 27th August 2019; fixed term contract to 3rd July 2020 with a possible extension through the summer 2020 working for the Ratcliffe College Summer School.

Ratcliffe College is a highly successful Independent School that was awarded Excellent in all categories in our last Inspection.  We have recently expanded our sporting facilities to now include a second astro turf as well as a new running track and flood-lit netball courts.   A  brand new Fitness Suite is scheduled to open in Spring 2019.

This post would be ideal for a graduate who is considering a career in Education or Sports Coaching. You will gain extensive experience through being an integral part of both the Physical Education Department and the Boarding Staff Team.  There will be opportunities for you to make a significant input into the broader life of the College, based on your particular strengths and interests.  

The Role of the Graduate Assistant is split into two main areas:

Within the Sports Department, taking responsibility for School teams as well as assisting with PE and Games lessons across the age range of the College.  

Within Boarding, working as part of the duty team assisting with activities, trips and supervision in the evening and at weekends.

To be successful, you will:

• be enthusiastic;

• be able to use your own initiative;

• take responsibility;

• have high professional standards;

• be proficient in Netball and any other sports.  

• demonstrate an interest in pastoral care

Full-board accommodation is provided as well as a salary.  In addition, there will be CPD opportunities.

Details, including an application form, can be downloaded from or are available from Jane Orton, Human Resources Manager, Ratcliffe College, Fosse Way, Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Leicester, LE7 4SG. Telephone: 01509 817089. Email:  

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9.00am on Monday, 29 April 2019

Ratcliffe College 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.

More about Ratcliffe College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Fosse Way, Ratcliffe On The Wreake, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE7 4SG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1509 817000
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Ratcliffe College is an independent, HMC, co-educational boarding and day school for children aged 3 - 18, with boarding available from age 9 to 18. The School is thriving - there are currently over 800 pupils of which over 100 are boarders, about ha...