Graduate Sports Assistant, Loughborough

Closing date:

Our Lady's Convent School (OLCS)Loughborough

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes




We are seeking to appoint four Graduate Sports Assistants from September 2018 until July 2019. 

One post will involve working with mixed gender Pre-Preparatory and Preparatory age group 4 – 11 and Senior Girls in the 11 to 18 age range. 

Three posts will involve working with Senior Boys in the 11 to 18 range. 

The post of Graduate Sports Assistant is an ideal opportunity for a graduate seeking an insight and professional development opportunity to teaching and coaching and for those who are considering a career in Education or Sports Coaching. 

The successful candidates will provide expertise in coaching a variety of sports and will ideally have the ability to coach two of; Hockey, Football, Rugby, Racket Sports, Cricket or Swimming.  

Within the PE Departments you will take responsibility to coach sports within the curricular games programme but to also manage and coach teams as part of an extensive extra-curricular sports programme, which will involve regular Saturday commitment. 

Graduate Sports Assistants will have a flexible time table with an expected working week of approx. 30 hours which will involve hours between: 

Our Lady’s Covent School: Monday – Friday inclusive (11am – 5:30pm) (average 6.5 hours per day) ISA weekday fixtures and Saturday matches (average 3.5 hours) 

Loughborough Grammar School: Monday – Friday inclusive 13.00-17.30 approximately, however occasionally can be later due to fixtures. 

To apply please submit an application form and covering letter stating which post you are interested in. You can apply online or download the form from the website ( Please email the HR department with any queries or your completed form; 

Closing date for receipt of applications: 21 March 2018  

Interviews will be held week commencing: TBC

Loughborough Endowed Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. 

Loughborough Endowed Schools is a Company Limited by Guarantee No.4038033.  It is also a Registered Charity No.1081765.

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More about Our Lady's Convent School (OLCS)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Gray Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2DZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1509 263901
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About Our Lady's Convent School (OLCS)

OLCS - Our Lady’s Convent School was founded in Loughborough in 1850 by the Rosminian Order of the Sisters of Providence.  The School is located in the centre of Loughborough on a 10 acre, self-contained ca...