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Resident Sports Assistant

Resident Sports Assistant

Part Time – Fixed Term Post – Starting September 2024

£12,860 with free accommodation

We are seeking an enthusiastic Resident Sports Graduate to join our thriving PE & Games Departments on a fixed term contract for one year. You will be providing sports coaching from Year 7 up to 6th Form pupils. Experience in one or more of the following sports would be advantageous: Rugby, Cricket, Netball, Tennis or Hockey (playing at a high level or coaching). This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to work with an exceptional team, and to gain invaluable experience for a future career in teaching or coaching.

For a full description of the role, please see the Role Profile and Person Specification.

The Leys is an inclusive and inspiring co-educational boarding and day school offering an incredible learning environment and pupil experience in Cambridge. Putting pupils at the heart of everything we do, our shared values create a strong, caring, and cohesive community. The successful candidate will be joining a dedicated, successful, and welcoming team of teaching and business professionals, committed to working together to combine their skills, experience, and insights to deliver an excellent education to our pupils.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Before appointment to any role in the school, checks including an Enhanced DBS Check and workplace references will be undertaken in accordance with current statutory guidance.  Evidence of eligibility to work in the UK is required. A six-month probationary period will also apply.

The Foundation is committed to fostering an inclusive culture that promotes and values diversity and celebrates the diverse voice of our community.

Applications with a covering letter should be submitted to The HR Department, The Leys School, Cambridge CB2 7AD or [email protected] by 09.00 am on 16 February 2024. We will review applications as they arrive and reserve the right to interview candidates prior to the closing date. We would therefore recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

This role has the opportunity for regular contact with pupils and therefore is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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