Classroom & Sports Coaching Intern (Senior School), Edinburgh

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The Edinburgh Academy Senior SchoolEdinburgh

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Start date: Academic year 2018-19
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £13,812.50 (Aug-June)
Contract term: Fixed Term

The Edinburgh Academy seeks to appoint a paid intern for the academic year 2018-19 to work alongside teaching, support and sports support staff. This is a full-time, fixed-term position.

The successful applicant will be educated to degree level, or working towards a degree, and will show a genuine interest in working with children and young adults. This post may be of particular interest to those looking for experience in preparation for a career in teaching and/or sports coaching. You will be highly motivated, reliable and conscientious, and be willing to take ownership of assigned task.

This is a demanding term-time post and the successful candidate must be flexible, resourceful and able to work unsupervised.

Responsibilities of this post include:

Working alongside teaching staff, you will provide additional support in the smooth operation of the Senior School.  During the first half of the day you will be responsible for actively assisting pupils in the classroom, providing administrative assistance, and assisting in the organisation of resources and activities.  During the second half of the day you will support the Games Staff in providing sports coaching to pupils of all ages.  Additional Saturday working will be required if you become involved in coaching a School sports team.

Full job description, person specification and an application form can be found on our website using the link

Closing Date: 28 March 2018

Contact Corinna Patience at  or on 0131 624 4920

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More about The Edinburgh Academy Senior School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 42 Henderson Row, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 5BL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 131 556 4603
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The Edinburgh Academy is an academically selective, independent, co-educational day school for pupils aged 5-18 years with a reputation for being caring and friendly. It aims to provide co-educati...