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Rackets Professional

Rackets Professional

Permanent; Full time; Term time

Start date: 23 August 2024

Closing date: 14 April 2024

Haileybury is seeking to appoint a Rackets Professional.


Haileybury is one of a small number of schools to have their own Rackets court and this role is an opportunity to lead a programme for this sport. The successful candidate will be able to generate a sense of club and galvanise further what is an already strong programme of which Haileybury is proud. The post holder will ensure that Rackets is accessible to all pupils whilst being able to set high performance expectations for the top players. Haileybury has a triple National Champion within its pupil body and a number of young players who show great potential. There is also a growing girls’ programme with the requirement of the post holder to develop this further.

The role will also include a broader involvement in the sporting programme at Haileybury throughout the year, where an interest and competence in our focus sports of cricket, netball, rugby and/or hockey would be an advantage.

Please see the attached job description for further information.

About Haileybury

Haileybury is an outstanding independent co-educational boarding and day school of around 900 pupils aged 11 to 18.  Established in 1862, the School is situated on a beautiful 500-acre estate in Hertfordshire.

Haileybury has an outstanding national and international reputation, and was recently judged by the ISI to be excellent in all areas.

Benefits offered include membership of the Operations staff pension scheme, lunch in the School’s Dining Hall (subject to hours of work), and use of the School’s facilities including gyms, a swimming pool, tennis club, and our health and wellbeing centres.

How to apply

To apply for the above position, please complete the attached application form in full, with reference to the enclosed job description and return it to hr@haileybury.com by 14 April 2024.

Please be aware that we cannot consider an application unless the application form has been filled in completely, including details of your full employment history.

The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date; candidates are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

The School has a diverse pupil body and is committed to its strategy of equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from candidates with a wide range of backgrounds to enrich our collective knowledge and experience.  Appointments will be made on merit.

Please see full details of our Privacy Notice for Staff and Recruitment Policy.

Haileybury is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants for the above post must be willing to undergo child protection vetting, including reference checks with previous employers, prohibition checks and a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Job Description

Application Form