17 May, 2024

Sport Graduates

  • Bootham School
  • https://www.boothamschool.com/vacancies/
Cricket, Netball, Tennis, Football, Swimming Graduate Assistants

Job Description


Bootham School seeks Sports Graduates to inspire students to enjoy and engage in a lifelong love of physical activity. The importance of an active and healthy lifestyle is vital, and Bootham aim to motivate and excite students to continue beyond their time at Bootham. Through the setting of a broad range of challenging physical experiences, pupils are able to develop their competences, to grow and to learn as an individual and as part of a team. 

Sports Graduates should possess the skills and passion to deliver high quality coaching in one of Bootham’s major team sports (mainly football for boys and girls and netball). The candidates will undertake training sessions and matches within these sports, and assist in the curriculum teaching and after school coaching of PE and sport in some of our various other competitive sports on offer (basketball, swimming, cricket, tennis and athletics). Experience of teaching strength and conditioning would also be an advantage, with the potential to work on sport related fitness with our older teams. The Sports Graduates would help promote sport and physical activity throughout the whole school, including the opportunity to work with our Junior School PE department; gaining valuable experience of working with students throughout the whole age range (3-19).

There is great scope for personal and professional development for Sports Graduates. Working with a team of seven PE teachers across the Junior and Senior school, Sports Graduates will be given the opportunity to gain an array of professional development experiences. Bootham School would welcome anyone with a vibrant, enthusiastic, child-centered approach to sports coaching.    

This is a residential post working in the Sports Department and assisting in the Boarding Houses.

Bootham School has its own salary scale and pay policy.   The salary for Resident Graduates is £15,000 paid over ten months.

Includes residential accommodation, bills and all meals during term time.

Next Steps:

Closing date - 7th June

Applications to: recruitment@boothamschool.com. For further information regarding the recruitment process contact Alison Paterson, HR Manager: +44 (0)1904 683745.

For Sport queries, please contact :

Andy Bell, Director of Sport (Andy.Bell@boothamschool.com)

For Boarding queries, please contact :

Mandy Naylor, Head of Boarding (Mandy.Naylor@boothamschool.com)

The school has the right to appoint at any stage so early applications are advised.


For more information please look at our brochure or visit our website.



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