Graduate Assistant – PE, Sport & Physical Activity, Gloucestershire

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Cheltenham Ladies' CollegeGloucestershire

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,477 per annum inclusive of holiday pay
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Two year, fixed-term contract commencing September 2020 with the option of an additional year

40 hours per week, 42 weeks per year (predominantly during term time)

An enthusiastic, motivated and innovative graduate is required to support our large PE, sport and physical activity team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for a supportive yet challenging work environment. You will be part of a dynamic and experienced team of professional staff. If you are committed to growing professionally and want to make a difference to young people’s lives through sport, then this opportunity could be for you.

As Graduate Assistant, you will support the delivery of the highest quality sport and physical activity programmes to all pupils in College. You will assist with the delivery of PE, co-curricular sport and school teams from Year 7 to Year 13. It is an incredibly exciting time to join CLC, we have recently undergone a significant extension of our World Class facilities and set ambitious visions to:

  • Deliver World leading PE curriculum that creates competent and confident learners through excellent teaching;
  • Ensure every girl is engaged in physical activity for at least one hour everyday within and beyond College; and
  • Be the leading school for supporting and developing student-athletes.

We are on an exciting journey involving delivery of cutting edge, innovative and exciting programmes. We need someone with the enthusiasm, openness and ambition to help us on this journey.

In addition, in the first year, the post holder will gain valuable pastoral experience working in one of our boarding houses as a member of our Housestaff for one evening per week during term time.

In return, not only do we offer a stimulating work environment with world class facilities, we offer financial assistance (up to £500) and paid time off to extend your portfolio of coaching awards plus benefits including, heavily subsidised membership of our Health & Fitness Centre. Should it be of interest to the successful candidate, we are open to considering support of gaining Qualified Teacher Status while working as Sports Graduate Assistant.

A sports degree is essential; a range of coaching/officiating qualifications is desirable. While we offer an incredibly wide range of sports and activities, our main team sports through the autumn and spring are Hockey, Netball and Lacrosse and we would really welcome applications from those with experience in these disciplines.

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Closing date: Thursday 30 January 2020 (12.30pm)

Interview date: Monday 10 February 2020

Cheltenham Ladies’ College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

More about Cheltenham Ladies' College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Bayshill Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3EP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1242 520691
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