Graduate Sports Coach (Rugby Specialism) – Uppingham Careers

Graduate Sports Coach (Rugby Specialism)

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Job details

Contract hours: Full time
Basis: Fixed term
Salary: £15,341.87 per annum, plus free accommodation for the year and food during term time
Closing date: 31 May 2023, 9:00 am


Required: September 2023

If you are passionate about Rugby and have ambitions for a future in sport, this position offers an exciting opportunity to develop your career working alongside a world-class coaching team in a school with some of the very best sports facilities in the country.

Our graduate programme aims to prepare you to be able to run your own sports programme and allows you to gain valuable experience. You will work alongside our Director of Rugby and experienced Rugby coaches to increase, stretch, and challenge the provision of our current programme whilst promoting participation in, and enjoyment of, the game. You will also be exposed to the latest evidence-informed coaching pedagogy, coach up to 16 hours a week and take charge of your own team. It will be a year of discovery and exploration as you find your own coaching and leadership philosophy.

Alongside your coaching responsibilities, you will be expected to play a full part in this seven-day-a-week boarding school. This will include involvement in the school’s exceptionally varied co-curricular programme, as well as being attached as a tutor to one of the school’s 15 boarding houses.

If you share our vision to transform lives and change the world through providing sporting experiences that build skills for a lifetime of achievement, enjoyment and wellbeing, we would be delighted to hear from you.

This position is for the academic year 2023-24.

Closing date: 31 May 2023, 9.00am.

Interview date: 6 June 2023.

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo full screening in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE), including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Issues relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils will be explored at interview.

Graduate Sports Coach (Rugby Specialism) – Candidate Information Pack

Uppingham School 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.

All positions at the School are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore ALL convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered ‘spent’ under the Act) MUST be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. All information given will be treated as confidential and each case will be taken on its merits. Failure to disclose this information may result in the withdrawal of an offer of employment or immediate termination of employment.

Uppingham School is an equal opportunities employer.

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Uppingham is a vibrant, stimulating, energetic and forward-looking school. Our community is made up of talented people offering a diverse range of experiences. We welcome applications from candidates who are both experienced and new to working within the independent education sector.