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Sports Fellow

Sports Fellow

Fixed-term; Full Time; Term time

Start Date: 19 August 2024

Closing Date: 9 February 2024 at 12 noon

Haileybury is seeking to appoint a number of Sports Fellows to join our co-curricular team for the next academic year.

Sport is integral to life at Haileybury and we encourage sporting excellence on both an individual and team level. At the same time, we strongly foster a “sport for all” mentality throughout the School and all our pupils participate within our sporting curriculum.

We have a history of producing players who go on to perform at an elite level, and currently have 70 representative players within the current pupil body, including several at international age group level in: England Rugby, England Hockey, England Lacrosse, England Netball and England Schools Cricket.

The primary responsibility of the post holder will be to support the delivery of the sports and co-curriculum programmes. The role will suit a new graduate with an interest in entering the teaching profession, or one who is looking for one years’ professional experience before following a career outside education.

The successful applicants will have a university degree in any subject, and have a passion for, and a high ability in either hockey, rugby, cricket, netball or strength and conditioning.

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 support 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 9 February 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.

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.

Candidate Brief

Application Form