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Job details
Employer Royal Russell School
Location Croydon
Salary c£12,600 pa
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Temporary
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1st September 2017

Co-educational boarding and day school (HMC)

1000+ pupils (3 to 18) with 200 in Sixth Form

Post-graduate football and hockey coaches

September 2017

We are looking for two proactive post graduate coaches specialising in Football and Hockey who wish to be part of an outstanding sports programme. You should have the enthusiasm and drive to improve your subject knowledge and expertise in your sport and become an outstanding coach/teacher. You will be given the opportunity to coach students and take responsibility for a team in your sport. This role will be of interest to anyone wishing to consider a career in teaching. Residential accommodation on-site may be available.

Our exceptional onsite facilities include, 6 full size grass football pitches, a new Olympic standard floodlit hockey pitch, 2 further new floodlit all-weather games areas for Netball and Tennis. We also have a large well equipped sports hall, a gymnasium and a 25m indoor swimming pool. A challenging cross-country course challengingly winds its way through our extensive grounds.

The school has full planning permission to build a floodlit 4G football AstroTurf. With further exciting projects in the near future and a nationally successful reputation, sport at Royal Russell offers exceptional opportunities for all our pupils.

If you are interested in joining us, please visit where you will find further information on this position and an application form. A fully completed application form which includes a supporting statement outlining the extent to which you meet our requirements as set out in the person specification, and details of two referees, one of which should be a current or most recent employer should be emailed to our Human Resources team at to whom any enquiries about the post should be addressed. References may be taken up before interview. 

Applications will be considered on receipt and should arrive no later than 12 noon on Wednesday 10th May 2017. Interviews will be held at the school in w/c 15th May 2017. If you have not heard from us by Friday 19th May 2017 you should presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (including a check against the Children’s Barred List) and other pre-employment screening including a check on the Secretary of State list of prohibited staff.

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