Job Description

Sports Coach (Permanent)


From September 2024

This is an exceptional opportunity for a new part-time Sports Coach to join a flourishing boarding and day school, set on an attractive 100-acre campus in a beautiful part of rural Surrey.

We are seeking a part-time coach on a permanent basis to help support the department on the delivery of the sport within our Games and Co-Curricular programme.  Our main core Sports are football, hockey, netball and cricket so a particular background in one or more of these sports is highly desirable but other sports can and will be considered.  The working days are negotiable but it is worth noting that our main Games delivery programme are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons from 2.10pm until 5.30pm so we would expect the successful applicant to be able to work during the bulk of these days.  Taking teams for Saturday fixtures (usually morning or an afternoon) is essential.

In return, we offer a rewarding environment, as well as a number of notable benefits such as free school lunches, free on-site parking, use of our schools’ gym and pool facilities & competitive rates of pay.

King Edward’s School is a co-educational boarding and day 11-18 school for some 470 pupils, around 30% of whom are full boarders. We are an HMC school and proud of our unique heritage and place among British co-educational independent schools.

To apply, please complete the Application Form or for further details, visit our website or contact the HR Department on HR@KESW.ORG or telephone 01428 686739.

Closing date for applications: 12pm, Friday, 28th June 2024.  Applications will be considered on receipt and early applications for opportunity are recommended, as we reserve the right to interview and offer the position prior to the closing date.

We are fully committed to equality, diversity and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  Please refer to our websites or ask HR for our child protection and rehabilitation of offenders’ policy.  All successful applicants will be required to complete an Enhanced disclosure through DBS.  Applicants from underrepresented groups are particularly welcome.