Graduate Assistant Sports Coach, Sevenoaks, Kent

Closing date:Expiring soon

Sevenoaks SchoolSevenoaks, Kent

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Pro-rata of £19,890 (fte) plus subsidised accommodation
Contract term: Fixed Term

Graduate Assistant Sports Coach x 2

Founded in 1432, Sevenoaks enjoys a global reputation as a centre of academic excellence and a flagship school for the International Baccalaureate. A co-educational day and boarding school, it offers a stimulating, intellectually demanding and balanced education for pupils from the age of 11 to 18.

We are seeking two  enthusiastic, well-qualified, dynamic graduates to lead coaching sessions which develop student skill, fitness and tactical understanding. The candidates will be expected to manage a team for training sessions (during games afternoons and after school practices) and fixtures and to provide positive and constructive feedback to students on their performance.  

We are looking for applicants confident to deliver across a range of sports and have an understanding of supporting students through their athletic development. We aim to provide all students access to individual and team coaching sessions through out the year, whilst ensuring that students are physically prepared for the demands of performing. 

In supporting the work of the department, the graduate assistant will foster a strong team spirit, help to develop their skills and look to inspire the students. He or she will also be a good administrator, able to proactively manage given day-to-day tasks in the department efficiently and with initiative. They will be responsible for ensuring that teaching staff are supported with the necessary equipment for lessons. 

A commitment to excellent pastoral care and enriching all co-curricular activities is desirable.

Please see attached job description for full details.

Sevenoaks School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

More about Sevenoaks School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Inter-denominational
Address: High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1HU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1732 455133
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Academic excellence, with a strong pastoral and co-curricular emphasis and a global dimension.

Sevenoaks School is a large, co-educational HMC school. Founded in 1432 by William Sevenoke, the school has over the last 50 years developed an internati...