Graduate Sports Assistant (Aquatics), South Croydon

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Whitgift SchoolSouth Croydon
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £21,347.00 per annum (full-time, full-year salary). Pro rata equivalent is £16,831.28 per annum (term-time only)
Contract term: Fixed Term

Whitgift is a leading independent day and boarding school for boys, with approximately 1,500 pupils and over one hundred boarding pupils. It set in an attractive 48-acre parkland site in South Croydon with excellent transport links to London, Surrey and the South Coast.

School has an outstanding tradition of sporting success in a variety of sports. We are seeking a graduate to work within the Physical Education and Games department on a fixed-term contract from 5 September 2018 to 4 July 2019.

The post would suit someone with a Sports Science or sports related degree who has a passion for Aquatics and is committed to developing talent.  No formal teaching experience is required but an understanding of the expectations required at a thriving school such as Whitgift is beneficial. Expertise in aquatics, water polo, and swimming in particular would be an advantage, but all applications will be considered. Accommodation may be available.

In return we offer a generous salary and benefits package including a money purchase pension scheme (plus Life Assurance over), Employee Discount Club, discounted off-peak membership at our on-site gym (Nuffield Health), membership of a healthcare plan, a range of family-friendly benefits and season ticket loan.

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to attract staff that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.

For further information and an online application form, please visit For any queries, please telephone the HR Department on 020 8688 9222 or e-mail

Applications will be reviewed on a daily basis and we invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible. 

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 25th February 2018 

Interviews will be: Week commencing  26th February 2018

Whitgift School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Services.

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