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Colfe's School Greenwich

Colfe's School, previously Colfe's Grammar School is a co-educational independent day school in Horn Park in the London Borough of Greenwich, in southeast London, England, and one of the oldest schools in London.

8 Jun 2022
Part Time
Closing date
27 Jun 2022

We are looking for inspirational and motivated individuals to support the coaching of rugby at Colfe’s School. The role of the coach will be to support and lead coaching sessions as well as managing and officiating fixtures in addition to the duties below. The role would include working mid-week and Saturdays and paid hourly.

Duties will include:

  • Planning effective and appropriate sessions
  • Management of school teams
  • Officiating at school sports fixtures and tournament
  • Leading curriculum and after school training sessions
  • Administration including selecting and publishing team lists
  • Supervision of pupils on sporting fixtures
  • Other related tasks as reasonably requested by the Director of Sport/Head

The successful candidate will be:

  • A sportsperson who has experience of coaching young people and/ or working in a school environment.
  • Ideally hold a level 2 rugby coaching qualification/ ERCA
  • Enthusiastic, positive and self-motivated with a desire to inspire and pass on knowledge to young people.
  • Organised and efficient at administrative tasks with a good range of IT skills
  • Sufficiently mature and confident to act as a role model to young people and liaise with school staff and parents as necessary.
  • Prepared to familiarise him/herself with school policies and formal procedures, including Health and Safety.

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How to Apply

The recruitment process will require all applicants to complete an application form, accompanied by a letter of application, current CV and details of two referees, who will be contacted prior to interview, in accordance with the School’s Safer Recruitment procedures.

There will be an interview and practical exercise for short-listed candidates.

Applications should be submitted by clicking 'Apply Now'; or,

by post to: Mrs A Ross, Human Resources, Colfe’s School, Horn Park Lane, London SE12 8AW

Applications should be sent as soon as possible and by Noon 27th June. Colfe’s reserves the right to appoint to this post before the closing date if necessary.

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Colfe’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Additional Information

Part Time
Job Type
Rugby Union

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