Sport Graduate Resident Assistant (Prep School), Felsted, Essex

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Felsted SchoolFelsted, Essex
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Start date: 01 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £10,650 per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term

One-Year Fixed-Term Contract from 01 September 2018 until 31 August 2019

Full-time | Term-time (34 weeks per year) | Salary £10,650 per annum plus full board and accommodation

Felsted is a leading day and boarding independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of Schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities. 

Every academic year we employ Graduate Resident Assistants to assist our Physical Education and Sports teams with supervising, coaching, refereeing, umpiring and organising major games and activities for students aged between four and thirteen years. The main sports at Felsted are hockey, netball, cricket and tennis. This role will also consist of supporting Boarding and House duties and contributing to the co-curricular learning activities during the academic year.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about sports together with excellent subject knowledge of our main sports hockey, netball, cricket and tennis. It is essential you are able to communicate effectively with a wide age group of students. The role will include covering lessons when needed with the possibility of accompanying school trips. It is essential candidates have an evident passion for sports and a strong interest in the teaching and the learning process, including high expectations of all students to effectively fulfilling the role.

We particularly welcome applications from those who are able to coach more than one major sport, as is the willingness to assist with the life of our ‘Excellent’ Independent Schools Inspectorate rated school.

Full board and accommodation will be provided plus an honorarium payment. This is a fixed-term position commencing from 01 September 2018 until 31 August 2019. This would be an ideal position for someone who holds a degree in Sport and is considering a career in teaching or boarding education.

We are rated ‘'Excellent in every aspect' by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.  

Benefits include free life assurance and parking, contributory pension scheme,  uniform, lunch on full days worked and unlimited use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities, plus a subsidised on-site 'Aroma' by Caffé Nero Coffee Shop and membership to FelstedConnect.org; an online multi-platform engagement tool where employees have access to hundreds of discounts, offers and cashback from high-street retailers.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 28 February 2018 at 12:00 noon.

Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date

If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website  www.felsted.org/employment-opps for a role information pack and online application form.

Felsted School is committed to equal opportunities, the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, all employees are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check.



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Address: Felsted, Essex, CM6 3LL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1371 822600