Graduate/experienced residential sports assistant - female, Shropshire

Closing date:

Oswestry SchoolShropshire
Date posted:
Start date: September 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

`We learn not for school but for life’

Oswestry School is an independent, co-educational day & boarding school, with a 11-18 senior school of c.350 pupils and a 4-11 junior school (Bellan House) of c.120 pupils. The strong ethos of the school is reflected in its fabulous pastoral care and sense of community. The School recently underwent inspection, with an excellent report. As well as providing a fantastic learning and living environment for young people, Oswestry School offers an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding working environment.

Graduate/experienced residential sports assistant - female

Oswestry School seeks an assistant to support sport, girls’ boarding and the wider life of this busy school. The role is necessarily residential and will involve coaching, general supervision, and sports administration during the day, as well as providing boarding supervision and activity leadership on some weekends and evenings. Start date September 2017.

The successful candidate will be expected to lead coaching sessions in at least one of the School’s major sports (including hockey, netball, soccer, rugby, cricket, tennis and athletics). Coaching qualifications or experience of high-level sport are desirable. The role will suit a recent sports graduate looking to move into the arena of coaching or teaching.

The School benefits from excellent facilities including artificial pitch, spin bikes room, pool, and a sports hall with two indoor netball courts will be completed by Christmas.

Details available upon request. For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Dominic Bradburne (Director of Sport) on 07801 275288 or email at

As a residential position, all costs, board and lodgings, are provided. A medical support package and use of facilities, help emphasise that Oswestry School is a community which cares for its employees.

Closing dates for the above position: Friday, 4 August 2017

Provisional interview date for the above position: week  beginning 7 August 2017

The school reserves the right to offer the post at any stage in the appointment process or not to offer the post.

For an application form please contact:

The Bursary, Oswestry School, Upper Brook Street, Oswestry, SY11 2TL

Telephone 01691 655711 or email 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

A company limited by Guarantee No 3931222.

Charity Registration No. 1079822.

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More about Oswestry School
Address: Upper Brook Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2TL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1691 655711