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Sports Assistant

St. John's School LeatherheadSurrey

Fixed term contract from September 2021 – June 2022 • Term time only

We are looking for individuals with exceptional sporting skills to join our fun, forward-thinking school on a 10-month fixed-term contract. This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience in an educational setting and to contribute to the sporting programme at the School. The successful candidate will assist professional sports coaches and PE/games staff across the curriculum.  Coaching experience of a range of sports preferable, including rugby, football, netball, hockey, cricket and athletics, and specialism in one sport essential.

The position demands enthusiasm, flexibility, and a positive approach to all games. If you like to work collaboratively and welcome the opportunity to participate fully in a busy and thriving School, we offer a comprehensive induction and CPD programme for all levels of staff, a competitive remuneration package, and outstanding, well-equipped facilities.  

The role is term time only, Monday to Saturday, with flexible hours to include early morning and evening work. The postholder will also be expected to assist with Saturday sports (home and away fixtures) and any other School trips as required. During term-time, the successful candidate will work at the School and any other confirmed locations as may be reasonably required.

Meals will be provided during term time.

Closing date for this vacancy: 9am, Thursday 24 June 2021

Interviews will be held the week commencing 28 June 2021

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as we will process applications in order they are received. We reserve the right to appoint before the closing date.

Further details, an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form are available from our website: or by contacting our HR department on 01372 231426, email:

St John’s 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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