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Job details
Employer St. John's School Leatherhead
Location Leatherhead
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2018

Graduate Assistant

Fixed term contract: January 2018 to June 2018

From January 2018, St John’s School is looking to employ an exceptional graduate with a good degree in any discipline. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in an educational setting by contributing to the sporting and co-curricular programme of a leading co-educational independent school in the south east of England. There is also the prospect of getting involved in other aspects of school life for those who are considering a career in teaching and/or wish to take full advantage of the opportunity. There is a possibility to develop into a teaching fellow role for the right candidate. 

Ideally candidates will have coaching or playing experience in a variety of sports, but those who excel in one sport will still be considered. We are particularly interested in graduates with a strong background in football or netball. 

Enthusiasm, flexibility, a positive approach to all games, the ability to work as part of a team, and a willingness to participate fully in a busy and thriving School are essential, as is a sense of humour.

Further details and an application form are available from our website: or by contacting our HR department on 01372 384410, email:

Closing date: 9am, Friday 20 October 2017

Applications will be assessed in order of receipt and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received. Please apply as soon as possible.

Reg Charity No: 312064

St John’s School 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. 

About the employer

Set in the beautiful Surrey countryside, St John’s School is an independent HMC senior school on a 50-acre campus which offers the advantages of proximity to a town centre and the cultural attractions of nearby London, as well as excellent communicat...

Information about St. John's School Leatherhead
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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