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Graduate Sports Assistant

Ratcliffe CollegeLeicestershire

We are seeking to appoint 2 Graduate Assistants to work within the Sports Department and to assist within the boys Boarding House.  To commence 01 September 2021; fixed term contract to 8th July 2022 with a possible extension through the summer 2022 working for the Ratcliffe College Summer School.

Ratcliffe College is an outstanding Independent School for 850 students from age 3 to age 18.  We have recently expanded our sporting facilities to now include:  a second astro turf, a new running track, a fantastic new Fitness Suite opened in Spring 2019 and a second Sports Hall has opened in January 2020.

These posts would be ideal for graduates who are considering a career in Education or Sports Coaching. You will gain extensive experience through being an integral part of both the Physical Education Department and the Boarding Staff Team.  There will be opportunities for you to make a significant input into the broader life of the College, based on your particular strengths and interests.

The Role of the Graduate Assistant is split into two main areas:

Within the Sports Department, taking responsibility for School teams as well as assisting with PE and Games lessons across the age range of the College.

Within Boarding, working as part of the duty team assisting with activities, trips and supervision in the evening and at weekends.

To be successful, you will:

  • be enthusiastic;
  • be able to use your own initiative;
  • take responsibility;
  • have high professional standards;
  • be proficient in at least one of the following sports offered at Ratcliffe; Rounders, Tennis, Athletics, Rugby, Hockey and Cricket.
  • demonstrate an interest in pastoral care

Full-board accommodation is provided as well as a salary.  In addition, there will be CPD opportunities.

Application is via our website:  www.ratcliffecollege.com/about/vacancies 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 1.00pm Thursday, 15 April 2021

Ratcliffe College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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