Graduate Sports Assistant (Year 1), North Yorkshire

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Ampleforth CollegeNorth Yorkshire

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

Come and work in a school:   

  • Where 82% of pupils achieved grades A* to B at GCSE last year 
  • That seeks to nurture well-rounded, resilient students with a good compass for life
  • That produces outstanding academic results – top 150 schools 
  • Committed to outstanding learning for pupils and staff  

Ampleforth is one of Europe’s foremost Catholic boarding schools, committed to all round excellence and academic ambition. This post will provide the successful applicant with the opportunity to join us in working with students to cultivate learning as an attitude, a value for life.

We are looking to appoint a graduate Sports Assistant for the academic year 2018-2019. This is a fixed term contract for one academic year (September - June).  The post is likely to appeal to a graduate who is looking to develop their teaching and coaching skills and gain experience in this field.  

The successful candidate must ideally demonstrate an ability to coach Hockey, Netball, Tennis or Cricket.   

Coaching qualifications and relevant CPD may be available to support the person appointed, but significant playing or coaching experience and formal coaching qualifications are desirable. There may also be the possibility to undertake Initial Teacher Training (ITT), starting in September 2019.    

The Sports Assistant will be expected to assist with Ampleforth College’s Activities programme, Games sessions and Physical Education lessons. Some classroom teaching may be offered if appropriate, depending on the experience of the person appointed.  

The Sports Assistant is also likely to be appointed as a reserve tutor in one of the College’s 10 boarding houses and undertake an evening duty one night per week. All staff are expected to be committed to the busy life of a boarding school. 

The successful applicant will take up post in September 2018. 

The closing date for applications is 3pm on Monday 16th April 2018.  

The Ampleforth Abbey Trust, St Laurence Education Trust and its Schools are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people. They expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and will ensure that all recruitment and selection practices and procedures reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) along with other relevant employment checks. 

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More about Ampleforth College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Ampleforth College Campus, York, North Yorkshire, YO62 4ER, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1439 766000
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