21 Sep, 2022

Graduate Assistant / Gap Student

  • Copthorne Prep
Rugby, Cricket, Hockey, Netball, Tennis, Physical Education, Football, Swimming, Other Graduate Assistants

Job Description

The graduate assistants/gap students provide essential support to many areas of the school. We currently offer flexi-boarding and are seeking graduate assistants/gap students to work with the Head of Boarding and support the day-to-day activity involved in boarding from supervising evening activities, mealtimes and checking-in, bedding and closing down of the house in the evening. The role also involves teaching games activities in the afternoon and support teachers across the Prep and Pre-Prep & Nursery. This is a great opportunity to get involved in school life and learn some excellent transferable skills for your future career.

This is a full time role, 40 hours per week. Accommodation is provided with all bills and meals included.

The successful candidate will have the following skills, experience and attributes:

·         Dynamic individual and a great team player

·         Flexible, sensible and approachable

·         Respect the confidential and sensitive nature of children’s issues that arise

·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

·         Friendly and approachable

·         Honest, polite, reliable, resourceful, flexible, punctual and committed

·         ‘Can do’ attitude and the willingness to help a variety of tasks

·         Willingness to undertake post related training

·         Sensitivity to and interest in adolescent girl welfare

·         Competent IT (Microsoft Office; Outlook, Word, Excel) and administration skills

·         Able to deal with the changing needs of a busy boarding community

·         Educated to GCSE and A Level. Part-way through or have completed a university degree.

·         Clean UK driving license is desirable but not essential

Copthorne Prep follows safer recruitment guidelines and stand alone CV's cannot be accepted. Please complete an application form and return it to hr@copthorneprep.co.uk. Further information can be found on our school website: https://www.copthorneprep.co.uk/our-school/vacancies/ Please get in touch if you have any questions and we look forward to receiving your application.




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