Skill Development Coach (Rugby)

St Joseph's CollegeIpswich

Fixed Term Part Time, Term Time only

St Joseph's College is a vibrant independent day and boarding school in Ipswich providing a broad and seamless education for over 580 boys and girls aged 3 - 18. We provide a wide range of stimulating and challenging opportunities that our pupils embrace in both the academic and extra-curricular life of the College.

The resultant all-round education develops our pupils into well-rounded individuals who challenge themselves to ‘be our best’ in every aspect of life at the school, and beyond. Our innovative teaching and subsequent success starts in the Prep School and runs all the way through the Senior School and Sixth Form.

St Joseph’s College has a well-established and proud history in Schools’ Rugby, Hosting and competing in the National Schools Festival and competing across two terms. The College would be considered one of the most well-established school rugby programmes in the UK and works with Premiership and Championship clubs in a formal capacity.

The college is proud of its ability to support and nurture Student Athletes at all levels through a unique educational environment. St Joseph’s College Student Athletes often progress through to International, Premiership, Championship, National League and University programmes.

As the Skill Development Coach at St Joseph’s College Ipswich; you will be responsible for delivering advanced skill development initiatives across the whole school.

The successful candidate will be engaging, personable, confident and keen to develop their rugby coaching alongside our Full-Time Faculty.

We welcome applications from those who have had experience of playing and/or coaching in a performance environment. The candidate must be at least RFU Level 2 Coaching qualified and committed to developing their career within an institution that places importance on an excellent education and sports development in equal measure.

You will be afforded the benefit of working alongside the College’s Performance Sport Faculty and will be included in the National School Festival coaching team and Performance 7s Coaching team.

This is a Part Time position and salary will be commensurate with experience.

Further details and an application form can be found at or by contacting the HR Officer by email (c ) or telephone (01473) 690281.

Midday on Friday 15 January 2021. The College reserves the right to interview prior to the closing deadline, so early applications are encouraged.

St Joseph’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please be advised that applications cannot be accepted unless they are on the College’s Application Form. References will be taken up and will be carefully checked. DBS charge payable by applicant.