Graduate Sports Assistant, Rutland

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Uppingham SchoolRutland
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


If you are a graduate with a serious sporting pedigree and looking to develop your skills for a career in teaching or professional coaching, a year working at one of the United Kingdom’s premier boarding schools might just be the right next step forward.

Uppingham School has, arguably, the very best sports facilities in the country and is undergoing a number of exciting changes as it drives towards sporting excellence. For our aspirations to be met, we want to recruit talented young graduates to join our world-class sports coaching team.

At Uppingham, you will play a full part in the life of this seven-day week boarding school. In addition to sports coaching, you will be attached as a tutor to one of the School’s fifteen boarding houses and will be expected to assist the Director of Sport and Head of Girls’ Sport with the administration of sport throughout the School.

The School’s major sports are hockey, rugby, netball, cricket, tennis, cross-country and athletics. Coaching qualifications and development will be available to support you, and significant coaching experience and formal coaching qualifications are not expected.

Applications are welcome from graduates in any subject. Some classroom teaching may be offered if appropriate, depending on the subject and experience of the person appointed.

Accommodation is available.

For further details about the role, the School and Sport at Uppingham please click the apply button.

Please apply immediately: applications will be considered as they arrive and the School will be interviewing as applications are received.

Uppingham School 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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