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Cricket Coach

Royal Russell SchoolCroydon

Co-educational boarding and day school (HMC)
1000+ pupils (3 to 18) with 200 in Sixth Form

Two Cricket Coaches required

5.5 hrs pw and Saturday morning fixtures during term-time for each role

An exciting opportunity has a risen in this role created to improve the provision of our cricket programme.

You should be passionate at delivering high quality sessions and be interested in supporting teams and individuals to achieve at all levels. You will join a team of talented and professional staff who have a passion to inspire our students to compete and aspire at the highest level. 

During the day you will be actively coaching on the sports field on games afternoons Monday or Tuesday 1.00-5.00 and after school you will take part in the extra- curricular programme Tuesday or Wednesday 4.00-17.30pm. You will also be required to support our Saturday and midweek fixtures programme during term-time for which you will receive an allowance of £1,000 for the term. 

Royal Russell School educates over 1000 girls and boys between the ages of 3 and 18 and is situated on a beautiful green campus of 110 acres in the Shirley Hills near Croydon, only 30 minutes from Central London. We have over 150 boarding students in the Senior School, and are proud of our day and boarding facilities that rank amongst the best in the South of England. Our pupils, parents and staff experience a warm and friendly environment with strong pastoral care for every pupil alongside a comprehensive co-curricular and enrichment programme. In March 2016 the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) judged the school as ‘excellent’ in all areas and in October 2018 we successfully passed a full ISI compliance inspection. 

Our exceptional onsite facilities include 6 full size grass football pitches (1 floodlit), an Olympic standard floodlit hockey pitch, 2 further floodlit all-weather games areas for Netball and Tennis. We also have a large well-equipped sports hall, a gymnasium and a 25m indoor swimming pool. Sport is top of our agenda for future capital projects to enhance our facilities and we have full planning permission to build a floodlit 4G football AstroTurf. 

Alongside this fantastic opportunity to join a top team of colleagues, we offer excellent benefits including all meals provided free in term time, free car parking, immediate access to a non-contributory pension scheme, a discount on School fees, use of the Swimming Pool, Strength and Conditioning facility and, where possible, support for your professional development through internal professional development activities and support to attain specific coaching qualifications. You will work in our beautiful green parkland estate with easy access to transport link, and thrive as part of the vibrant community of the historic Royal Russell School. Full details of our staff benefits and recruitment procedures can be found on our School recruitment page at: https://www.royalrussell.co.uk/our-school/vacancies  

Applications will be considered on receipt and should arrive no later than 9.00 am on Tuesday 5 April 2021. Interviews will be held w/c 12 April 2021. If you have not heard from us by 9 April 2021, you should presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (including a check against the Children’s Barred List) and other pre-employment screening including a check on the Secretary of State list of prohibited staff, references and medical fitness.

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