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Graduate Sports Assistant

From September 2017

Permanent; Term Time + 5 Weeks Holiday Club Cover

The Elms, established in 1999 as the Junior School to Trent College (11 – 18 co-educational HMC School), is a thriving independent school located in Long Eaton and has grown to its present size of around 400, including children in the Pre-School and Nursery.

This is an exciting opportunity for a sports graduate to work with pupils aged 4 -11 to develop leadership skills, coaching skills, motivational ability – as well as pursuing their own interest in sport.

We are seeking an individual to support our thriving Sports Department, which offers a wide variety of sporting opportunities. The role would entail teaching or supporting classes and groups aged between 4-11 in their sports lessons, as well as the opportunity to run practices, manage teams and run sports-themed clubs. The appointed candidate will be expected to contribute fully to the extensive extra-curricular programme during and after school.

Other responsibilities would include officiating in fixtures, organising and preparing for PE and Games lessons, planning lessons, organising and managing sports equipment, liaising with parents, pupils and colleagues and assisting them in team selection.

If you have any queries about the role, or would like to discuss it in more detail, please contact Mr Keith Morrow, Headmaster or Mr Tim Caldwell, Head of Sport on: (0115) 849 49 42.

An application form can be downloaded here.

A job description can be downloaded here.

A completed application form and a covering letter should be sent to Mrs Lorraine Broughton, The Head’s PA, The Elms, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4AD  (

Closing date: 16 June 2017

Trent College and The Elms is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note, should your application be successful a full range of vetting checks will be undertaken including an enhanced DBS check.

NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES - for appointment to any post at this school

Staff Safer Recruitment Policy

Trent College and The Elms are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Should your application be successful; an enhanced disclosure will be requested from the Disclosure and Barring Service and any contractual offer will be subject to rigorous recruitment procedures.

Your appointment will be subject to a vetting procedure.

As part of the process we have to confirm your identity and in this respect we should be grateful if you would bring with you to interview your current passport or new style driving licence plus at least two proofs of current address - such as a recent utility bill, credit card statement, etc.

If there is anything which you wish to disclose in advance of an interview, you should send this information in under separate cover for the attention of the HR Manager in an envelope marked "Confidential".

The successful applicant for this post will be required to obtain an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service). The appointment remains provisional until this process has been completed.

Information relating to any conviction provided to the school by the Disclosure service will be treated in strict confidence and will not necessarily be a bar to appointment.

For more information please download the Recruitment, Selection Disclosures Policy and Procedure 2015.

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The Elms, Junior School to Trent College, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottinghamshire,
NG10 4AD, United Kingdom

PHONE: 0115 849 4942

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