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Boys' Games Coach - Part-time

Marlborough House School, Cranbrook

  • Ref:KCC886-6005-5T
  • Posted:05/04/2019
  • Pay:according to the Marlborough House scale
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:23/04/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Monday 29th April 2019

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About the role

We are seeking a qualified teacher or experienced Boys’ Games Coach with a warm, open and enthusiastic personality to join the successful games department of our thriving School in September 2019.

The post holder will assist with games 5 afternoons a week.  We are seeking a candidate with teaching or coaching experience specifically in, rugby, football, hockey, cricket and tennis.  Hours of work will be as detailed below (see Outline Terms and Conditions) but the ideal candidate would be willing to be flexible over hours worked where necessary.

The successful candidate will be involved in teaching children from Year 1 (age 5-6) to Year 8 (age 12-13) and responsibilities will include writing progress reports and supervising changing rooms.  The Boys’ Games Coach will take full responsibility for leading and running teams, including compiling team lists, accompanying children to matches, and writing weekly match reports.

All staff at Marlborough House School have an important role to play in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  All staff at the School are subject to a full DBS check.

Please visit the School's website to view the full job description and person specification, and to download our application forms.

How to apply

Please note that only applications which are on school application forms can be accepted and that applications received after the closing date will not be considered for shortlisting.

Please download all 3 application forms from the School's website and return, electronically (but not in pdf format please) to recruitment@marlboroughhouseschool.co.uk or by post to the School in an envelope marked RECRUITMENT.

Closing date for applications: 9am Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Information about the school

Situated in beautiful, spacious grounds on the edge of the Kentish village of Hawkhurst, Marlborough House is a thriving school for 3 to 13 year olds, consisting of a Nursery, Pre-Prep and Prep school. We also offer flexi-boarding opportunities for pupils aged 8 and over.

Marlborough House is a happy school community where ‘Valuing Self and Others’ is at the heart of everything we do. Everyone here receives a warm welcome; ours is a school where you will hear laughter, where “some children really do skip between lessons” (Good Schools Guide, July 2016) and where pupils, teachers and parents are known as individuals. Teachers and children work together to achieve the highest standards underpinned by the strong value system and growth mind-set, adopted from the outset by children and teachers alike. Our beautiful 34 acres of grounds provide the perfect setting for sports matches and hugely successful Forest School programme – described by the Independent Schools Inspectorate as a ‘natural and inspiring focal point’ for reflection.

At Marlborough House we look to balance the demand for class spaces with our promise to deliver a high quality education where the focus is still very much on the individual. We are committed to employing and developing inspirational teachers who have passion, drive, and vision, but most importantly, the ability to bring their ideas to life and really make things happen.

Our website www.marlboroughhouseschool.co.uk provides a great deal of useful information about us and will give you a flavour of life at Marlborough House.

All staff at Marlborough House are responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of pupils for whom they are responsible or with whom they come into contact and are expected to adhere to and ensure compliance with the school’s Safeguarding policy at all times. If, in the course of carrying out the duties of the post, the postholder becomes aware of any actual or potential risk to the safety or welfare of children in the school, s/he must report concerns to the Designated Safeguarding Lead.

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.