22 Nov, 2022

Graduate / Undergraduate Sports Assistant

  • Blackheath High School
  • Wemyss Road, Blackheath SE3 0TF
Cricket, Hockey, Netball, Athletics, Other Graduate Assistants

Job Description

Required from: January – July 2023

Contract term: Fixed term, 7-month contract

Hours: Full time, 36 hours per week, term time only

If you are considering a career in education, coaching or other sports related pathways, this is an exciting opportunity to gain experience working in a flourishing PE department with excellent facilities.

As a Graduate / Undergraduate Assistant, you will be based in the junior school, working closely with the PE department and other sports coaches, primarily assisting them in coaching, team management, umpiring and team-teaching PE. 

It is expected that you will add to the profile of sport at the school, demonstrating enthusiasm and energy and inspiring participation at this exciting time in the development of sport at Blackheath High School.  

You will need to be able to coach/lead at least two of the following– Hockey, Netball, Dance, Cricket or Athletics.

If you have a particular passion for inspiring a love of sport, we would be delighted to hear from you. 

About the School 

Founded in 1880 by the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, Blackheath High School is a selective school for girls aged 3–18.  We are fortunate to be located on the edge of the stunning Heath and within easy reach of historic Greenwich and Canary Wharf. Following an £18 million investment, our brand-new Senior School opened in 2019, and has been provided with state-of-the-art facilities to ensure that our school environment matches the excellent standard of education we provide. 

There are many good reasons to work with us. Blackheath High School has a real sense of community, and you’ll be part of it. You’ll be part, too, of the wider GDST family and you’ll be in the company of some of the best and brightest people in independent education.

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Applications must be received by 4 December 2022.

Interviews will take place in the week commencing 5 December 2022.

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

Blackheath High School and the GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including online searches, and checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.


£23,115 FTE (actual salary £18,117 per annum)

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