Residential Sports Assistant (Female), Shropshire

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Oswestry SchoolShropshire
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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: N/A
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Oswestry School seeks a female assistant to support girls sport, boarding and the wider life of this busy school. The role is necessarily residential and will involve coaching, general supervision, and sport administration during the day, as well as providing boarding supervision and activity leadership on some weekends and evenings.

The successful candidate will be expected to lead coaching sessions in at least one of the School’s major girls sports (Netball & Hockey.) An interest in or experience in Swimming would also be desirable. Coaching qualifications or experience of a high-level sport are desirable as are any lifeguard and Swimming coaching qualifications. The role will suit a recent sports graduate looking to move into the arena of coaching or teaching.

The School benefits from excellent facilities including artificial pitch, spin bikes room with weights studio, swimming pool, and a new sports hall with two indoor netball/tennis courts the prime usage but other sports are catered for in this environment comfortably.

Details available upon request. For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Dominic Bradburne (Director of Sport) on 07801 275288 or email at

As a residential position, all costs, board and lodgings, are provided. A medical support package and use of facilities, help emphasise that Oswestry School is a community which cares for its employees.

Closing dates for the above position: 12 noon on Thursday 28 March 2019

Provisional interview date for the above position: Thursday 4 April 2019

The school reserves the right to offer the post at any stage in the appointment process or not to offer the post.

For an application form and job description please contact:

Victoria Barker, Headmaster’s PA, Oswestry School, Upper Brook Street, Oswestry, SY11 2TL

Telephone 01691 655711 or email

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Address: Upper Brook Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2TL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1691 655711