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Sports Graduate Assistant

  • £22,720 per annum 
  • Full time, 36 hours per week (term time plus 5 days)
  • Fixed term, one year
  • September 2022 

The role

We are looking for a well-qualified, enthusiastic and engaging Sports Graduate to join our busy and exciting Sports Faculty, undertaking coaching, some sport/PE teaching and administrative duties.

Ours is a forward-thinking and welcoming school where sport is highly valued and there is an exceptionally supportive and driven Faculty, offering Hockey, Netball and Cricket as our core sports, alongside a comprehensive programme of health and fitness. Our girls are motivated, kind and joyful and take enormous pride in their sporting achievements.

We are seeking a Sports professional who would be confident in leading a few classes in our Prep and Senior year groups, alongside developing our sporting activities through leading clubs, coaching and supporting fixtures. You would also support the faculty with administrative duties, such as transport bookings.

About Sutton High School

Sutton High School is a vibrant and diverse independent day school for girls with an age range of 3 to 18 years. We are situated on a green and leafy site in central Sutton, close to excellent public transport links and major roads. Both Senior and Junior Schools are amongst the top schools in the country. 

Sutton High School is characterised by a warm, happy and energetic community, where behaviour is excellent and girls support each other to aspire and achieve.

Why work at Sutton High School? 

The school is a member of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) and the Girls’ Schools Association (GSA). Membership of the GDST, the largest group of independent girls’ schools in the UK, gives us unrivalled opportunities for training and sharing of good practice.

Employee benefits include:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details and to apply, please click the apply button.

Closing date: Friday 29th April, but please apply as soon as possible and we reserve the right to call candidates to interview as applications are received.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.
The GDST 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.