Graduate Sports & Administrative Assistant, Birmingham

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King Edward VI High School for GirlsBirmingham

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17,604
Contract term: Fixed Term

The Post

The School is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated individual for the role of Graduate Sports & Administrative Assistant for a one year fixed term contract. This position is ideal for someone wishing to gain experience in a school environment where sport plays a key role. To complement our team, we are looking for someone with expertise in swimming, gymnastics or dance, although we offer a wide range of sports and other specialisms would be considered.

Successful candidates will be given an opportunity to provide support and participate in timetabled PE lessons. They will also have coaching responsibilities in lessons, during lunch time and after school clubs, and on match days. Further responsibilities include equipment management, administrative support within the department and some facilities management duties.

The KEHS Sports Department

Sport plays a very important part in school life and the school aims to provide excellence and high levels of participation for all: our best teams compete at national level, but it is important to us that our curriculum sport is inclusive and our extra curricular activities are a place where the girls can flourish.

The school has outstanding outdoor facilities: 5 netball courts, 7 tennis courts, a grass field for football, rounders and athletics as well as two all weather hockey pitches. Our indoor facilities are of a similar high standard, boasting a large sports hall, a dance studio, a fully equipped fitness suite and an indoor swimming pool.

The PE department currently consists of three full-time members of staff, all of whom have played sport at a high level, a PE Assistant and several part-time professional coaches. Every girl has the opportunity to experience a huge variety of sports, from the diverse core curriculum to the wide range of extra curricular activities. The major team sports are hockey and netball; with over 100 fixtures each season, but in recent years our rowing, swimming and gymnastics teams have developed and are showing huge potential for success.

Application Procedure

If you wish to be considered for this post, please complete an application form giving full details of your qualifications and experience and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of two referees and send it, together with a letter to the Principal (no more than 2 sides of A4 please) outlining the reasons for your application, by 9am on Friday 23rd March 2018.  Applications should be sent to

This is a fixed term one year contract from September 2018, with a salary of £17,604.

Interviews will take place provisionally on Monday 26th or Wednesday 28th March 2018.

Job location

More about King Edward VI High School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2UB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 472 1834
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King Edward VI High School for Girls is one of the country’s leading girls’ independent day schools, with a reputation for academic success and wide-ranging extra-curricular opportunities.  Rated ‘excellent’ by ISI in 201...