Hockey GAP Student, Edinburgh

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ESMS - Stewart's Melville CollegeEdinburgh

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Start date: 21 August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary

Fancy playing and coaching hockey in Edinburgh as a GAP student from 21 August 2018 to 31 March 2019??

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated player, preferably with coaching experience, but more importantly with the personality and drive to make a difference to our coaching programme; working with players who are just picking up a stick for the first time to those who are currently part of the Scotland U16 and U18 National squads. The Hockey GAP will work in the PE Department each morning and coach hockey each afternoon, Monday to Friday, and will also coach/umpire on Saturday mornings.

Accommodation (full board) within the Boarding House will be provided and the Hockey GAP student will receive a monthly allowance of up to £500.

Stewart’s Melville College are the reigning Scottish School Champions (Senior boys and U15s) having completed the same feat last year (the Double, Double!!).

This year’s hockey GAP is Callum Mackenzie (Current Scotland U21 and GB EDP player).

For further information, please contact the School’s Head of Hockey, Andrew Brogdon (

Applications should be in the form of a letter, addressed to Mr Neal Clark, Head of Stewart's Melville College Senior School, and should be supported by a full Curriculum Vitae along with the names, addresses and contact details of two referees.  They should be sent by email to or by post to the HR Administrator, Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools, Ravelston, Edinburgh EH4 3NT.

The closing date is Friday 1 June 2018.

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More about ESMS - Stewart's Melville College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Part of Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools (ESMS), Queensferry Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH4 3EZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 131 311 1000

Stewart's Melville College is an independent, non-denominational day school for boys aged 11-18 in Edinburgh.  There are approximately 740 boys, of whom about 25 are boarders. Admission is through assessment.  ESMS has a charitable foundati...