Graduate Resident Assistant in Sport

Posted 02/05/2024 by Felsted School

Preparatory School

Preparatory School
Commence September 2024 or January 2025
Fixed-Term Contract until 31 August 2025
Full-time | Term-time (34 weeks per year) | Salary £15,743.34 per annum | Full board and accommodation provided 

Every academic year we appoint Sports’ Graduates 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, rugby 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 enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about sports together with excellent subject knowledge of our main sports: hockey, netball, rugby, cricket and tennis. It is essential you are able to communicate effectively with a wide age group of students, have an evident passion for sports and a strong interest in the teaching and learning process, including high expectations of all students.

The role will include covering lessons when needed with the possibility of accompanying school trips. 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 in either September 2024 or January 2025 until 31 August 2025. This would be an ideal position for someone who holds a degree in Sport and is considering a career in teaching or boarding education.

Benefits include free life assurance and parking, contributory pension scheme, unlimited use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities, on-site Coffee Shop and membership to Felsted Connect; an online multi-platform engagement tool where employees have access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and offers from online and high-street retailers.

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. 

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 24 May at 9:00am.
Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.

If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website (url removed)/employment-opps to complete our online application process.

Felsted is committed to equal opportunities and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils and a ‘culture of vigilance’ to safeguard and protect all in its care, and to all aspects of its ‘Safeguarding (Child Protection and Staff Behaviour) Policy’. Please note, it is an offence to apply for this position if barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. All employees are subject to pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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