Graduate Sports Assistant, Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Leicestershire

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Ratcliffe CollegeRatcliffe on the Wreake, Leicestershire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

We are seeking to appoint 2 x female and 2 x male Graduate Sports Assistants, to commence 28th August 2018; fixed term contract to 5th July 2019 with the possibility of an extension contract over the summer 2019.

Ratcliffe College is a highly successful Independent School that was awarded Excellent in all categories in our last Inspection. We have recently expanded our sporting facilities to now include a second astro turf as well as a new running track and flood-lit netball courts.  There are plans for a new fitness suite for the start of the new academic year.

This post would be ideal for a graduate who is 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 (as per the duty rota), providing pastoral care for the boarding students at the College.

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; Girls: Hockey, Netball, Rounders, Tennis and Athletics. Boys: Rugby, Hockey, Athletics 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.

Please see downloadable document for further information and for an application pack, please contact Jane Orton, Human Resources Manager, tel: 01509 817089 or email: 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday, 18th January 2018.

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More about Ratcliffe College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Senior School, Fosse Way, Ratcliffe On The Wreake, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE7 4SG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1509 817000
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Ratcliffe College is an independent, HMC, co-educational boarding and day school for children aged 3 - 18, with boarding available from age 9 to 18. The School is thriving - there are currently over 800 pupils of which over 100 are boarders, about ...