Job vacancy

Postgraduate Assistant Teacher of Sport

Full Time

Closing date: 19.04.2024

Start: August 2024; Fixed term – One academic year

This is an exciting opportunity to join our highly successful, committed and well-established Sports Faculty. The department has a long-standing history of success at local, regional and national levels across a range of sports. We are privileged to boast amazing facilities on site, including sports halls, award-winning outdoor pitches, state-of-the-art all-weather surface and purpose-built strength and conditioning gym, which is accessible to all students. We have strong links with local clubs and community providers as well as high-level sporting organisations. St Joseph’s is the official college partner of EalingTrailfinders Rugby. In addition, we work closely with Northampton Saints and other Premiership rugby clubs. The College also works in partnership with Ipswich Town Football Club. We are seeking to appoint a strong postgraduate assistant teacher of sports to join our amazing faculty. They must have a sporting background in Netball/ Rugby/ Football/Cricket/ Athletic Development. The successful candidate will need to be enthusiastic, well organised and demonstrate a genuine commitment to driving sports participation, coaching and physical education at all levels (students 2-19). Support and professional development are a priority at St Joseph’s College. We invest in our staff by providing regular coaching, career planning and training sessions. We have an “open door” lesson policy which ensures you receive extensive support and we promote peer-to-peer sharing of practice, all designed to help you be the best teacher you can be.​

We welcome applications from those with varying backgrounds in sports, education and industry.​

For an informal conversation, please contact Mr O’Riordan, Director of Sport at [email protected] ​

Closing date: Midday on Friday 19 April 2024. 

The College reserves the right to interview prior to the closing deadline, so early applications are encouraged.    

Please send a completed application form and cover letter which evidences your suitability for this position at St Joseph’s College to [email protected].

To help with your application the following guidance relating to recruitment at St Joseph’s College is available for all applicants to download:

St Joseph’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please be advised that applications cannot be accepted unless they are on the College’s Application Form. References will be taken up and will be carefully checked. DBS charge payable by applicant.

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