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Associate Performance Tennis Coach

Millfield School

Millfield is a public school located in Street, Somerset, England. It was founded in 1935. Millfield is a registered charity and is the largest co-educational boarding school in the UK with approximately 1,200 students, of whom over 900 are full boarders of over 70 nationalities.

23 Mar 2024
Full Time
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

Millfield School are seeking a creative and energetic Associate Performance Tennis Coach to deliver first-class coaching & competition programmes for school, county, regional and national level tennis players.

Millfield Tennis has a rich history of success from the schools’ arena to the development of international players. We are currently within the LTA Performance Network with a growing reputation of delivering a High-Performance Tennis Programme. We have outstanding indoor and outdoor facilities, and an integrated programme of player scholarships, education and support.

The Associate Performance Tennis Coach will integrate into a fully engaged team of coaches with a common goal of giving each pupil the best opportunity to exit Millfield School into a top-level UK/US University or with tennis as a valuable life experience. Lifestyle management and the development of the pupil are central to our philosophy. The Associate Performance Tennis Coach will lead the coaching and planning for Squad sessions and Individual players, be responsible for the planning and delivery of competitive schedules and provide parent feedback within their role.

The successful candidate will be working towards their level 4 Senior Performance Coach award, or equivalent, and will also have had experience playing the sport to a high level. We are a mixed school and therefore the role would include coaching girls and boys.

The standard workweek comprises an average of 32 hours from Monday to Saturday during term time, with an additional commitment of 4 weeks outside of term (total of 36.6 working weeks).

You will receive an annual salary of £18,680.11 (inclusive of holiday pay) with the option to supplement the salary with additional private lessons (the hourly rate will be dependent on the level of coaching qualification held by the successful applicant).

You will also recieve an array of staff benefits including freshly prepared lunches for a nominal fee of just £10 per month, access to the school facilities, and discounts/cashback on high street shops and restaurants through the school’s Employee Assistance Programme.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work in one of the UK’s leading sporting environments among a vibrant team of multisport coaches.


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**Please note that applications will be considered on receipt, and as a result the vacancy may close early should an appointment be made. As such we would recommend submitting your application as soon as possible**

Millfield School is committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment for all. We are a community that celebrates diversity, supporting our pupils and employees to be brilliant as individuals.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Specific safeguarding responsibilities for this position are outlined in the job description. Offers of employment are subject to satisfactory safeguarding checks including, but not limited to, Enhanced DBS clearance. All positions within the school are exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Be kind, be individual, be brilliant. Millfield School, where being an individual is recognised as the key to brilliance.

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